Dr. Wayne North, MD

Dr. Wayne North, MD

Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics  |  
Male  |  
38 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Wayne North, MD is a joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedic specialist in Detroit, MI and has been practicing for 2 years. He graduated from University of Sydney / Faculty of Medicine in 2009 and specializes in joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedics, orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

Henry Ford Medical Group

2799 W Grand Blvd

Detroit, MI 48202
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio

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Top Care Areas


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Joint Pain
more than 21% of peers
Trigger Finger
more than 15% of peers

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Dr. North's bio

This content was provided by Dr. North "I am an Orthopaedic Surgeon who practices within the Henry Ford Hospital System. I completed my fellowship training, in hip and knee replacement surgery, at the Cleveland Clinic. I pride myself in providing compassionate care for patients with hip and knee pain/arthritis."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. North "Active and open communication is the first step in identifying your concerns and the goals of treatment. By creating this open dialogue early, we can tailor the education necessary for you to make informed decisions about your care and treatment.

The thought of having hip and knee replacement surgery can be anxiety provoking. I have a compassionate team that strives to allay your fears by providing personalized care and education from our first meeting through follow up care.  "



  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Gout
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Joint Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Trigger Finger


Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • McMaster University / Faculty of Health Sciences
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2005
  • University of Sydney / Faculty of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • Henry Ford Hlth System
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2015
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2016

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. North has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Henry Ford Hospital

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Outstanding Patient Experience Award

Hospital Quality Award

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Dr. North's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. North to family and friends
based on 30 total reviews (20 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. North's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
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Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (20)

in Detroit , Michigan
Dr North really knows his work. I’ve already recommended him to some of my friends.
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in Taylor, Mi
Dr North is very nice and did a very good job on my knee replacement.
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in SouthGate, Mi
Extremely competent!
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in Shelby Township,MI
Very thorough and explained all procedures and risks. Excellent communication skills - even called me personally at home the night prior to my surgery to be sure I didn't have any further questions.
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in Grossed Pointe, MI
Wonderful doctor. He inspired great confidence as he helped me make choices for the treatment of my arthritis. He assisted me with a uniloadet brace as one alternative to knee replacement. And , ultimately recommended partial knee replacement. He explained all the risks and benefits very...more
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