Dr. Patrick Zietz, MD

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Dr. Patrick Zietz, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

West Michigan Orthopaedics 1000 E Paris Ave SE Ste 215, Grand Rapids, MI 49546 Get Directions
(616) 949-8945

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My name is Patrick Zietz and I am a partner in West Michigan Orthopaedics in Grand Rapids, MI. I completed...
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4.9 based on 37 responses
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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in Otsego, MI |
I would highly recommend Dr Patrick Zietz. Very caring - did an awesome job fixing my mess in my shoulder. Takes time to explain so I could understand, at the beginning I am the type just fix it spare the details.... Afterwards, okay now tell me all about... Then he had to tell me again... I took a list of questions to my appointment and he answers them. Great bedside manner and very talented!!! I am so glad we chose him....
in Caledonia, MI |
He has excellent technical skills, but terrible inter personal skills. I would recommend you find a doctor, somewhere else.
in Grand Rapids, MI |
Dr. Zietz is one of the most caring, personable and thorough doctors I've ever had. He explains every step of the procedure and takes time to make sure you understand everything. I highly recommend him to anyone who needs orthopedic assistance. He is wonderful!
in Grand Rapids, MI |
Dr. Zietz is personable - always taking the time to get to know the patient and determine what's the best course for treatment, how do you want to proceed, and what you're able and willing to do to recover as best you can.
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger

Procedures Performed

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine

    Graduated in 2001

  • Residency Hospital
    Grand Rapids Med Education Research Center/Msu

    Completed in 2006

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Doctors Hospital Orth Sports Med

    Completed in 2007

  • Undergraduate School
    University of Michigan / Ann Arbor

    Graduated in 1997

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Zietz's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Malpractice claims in Michigan not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Zietz's Care Philosophy

My name is Patrick Zietz and I am a partner in West Michigan Orthopaedics in Grand Rapids, MI. I completed my Orthopaedic Surgical Residency in Grand Rapids, MI, where I gained extensive experience in all types of Orthopaedic Surgery. Upon completing my residency I pursued a post-residency fellowship in Sports Medicine in Miami, FL. During this year I had the privilege of assisting in the orthopaedic care of the NBA's Miami Heat basketball team. In addition I learned advanced techniques for treatment of all types of sports-related injuries. Currently I see a mix of patients with both general orthopaedic and sports medicine related problems. My top priority is to reduce your pain and improve your function in order to return you to an active lifestyle. I strongly believe it is important to educate patients so that they can be involved in the treatment process. I will take as much time as is necessary at each appointment in order to meet these goals. I do not work with a PA which means you will see your doctor at every appointment. In addition, I have only one partner in my practice and this allows us to provide quality personalized care in a smaller office setting. I have had the pleasure of treating patients of all activity levels including professional athletes, weekend warriors, and those who are less active. I emphasize non-operative treatment when indicated and reserve surgery as a last resort. Most importantly, I will always put the patient's best interest above anything else. I look forward to working with you to treat your orthopaedic problems.