Novi MI's Top-Rated Orthopedic Surgeons Office
Searching For The Best Orthopedic Surgeons In Novi? Choose Michigan Hand and Wrist!
Since 2001, the team at Michigan Hand and Wrist has provided the best quality orthopedic care for each and every patient. We focus on treatment plans which help focus on traumatic and chronic conditions of the upper extremities. We understand that hand surgery isn't always a fun idea, so our center is designed around your comfort. Our staff is here to help you every step of the way.
Common Pathologies Treated:
- Arthritis of the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder
- Carpal Tunnel, nerve entrampments
- Dupuytren's Disease
- Fractures and dislocations of the upper extremity
- Ganglion Cysts, hand tumors
- Tennis Elbow
- Frozen shoulder and rotator cuff tears
- Total joint replacement
Our goal is to provide treatment in a warm and caring atmosphere as if you are a family member. We seek to exhaust all non-operative measures when appropriate before discussing or moving on to operative interventions. We strive to provide exceptional, modern, and progressive care.
Meet Our Surgeons Who Serve The Novi
Jeff Placzek, MD, PT
Jeff Placzek, MD, PT received his undergraduate and graduate physical therapy degrees from Oakland University in 1988 and 1990 respectively. Dr. Placzek completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at William Beaumont Hospital in 2003 and his fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at Washington University in St. Louis in 2004. Dr. Placzek has published articles on a variety of topics involving surgery of the hand , elbow and shoulder in journals including The Journal of Orthopaedic Research, Journal of Hand Surgery, The Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, The American Journal of Sports Medicine, The Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, Physiotherapy and others.
In 2004, Dr. Placzek joined Dr. Guiboux at Michigan Hand and Wrist, PC. Dr. Placzek treats both pediatric and adult conditions including trauma, sports injuries, arthritis, microvascular reconstruction, rotator cuff disease, frozen shoulder and total joint replacement.
Meet Our Hand Specialists and Therapists Who Serve The Novi Area As Well!
Darren Gustitus graduated for Eastern Michigan University in 1996 with a BS in Occupational Therapy. He has worked exclusively in rehabilitation of theupper extremities for the last 11 years. Darren is a certified hand therapist (CHT), indicating an achievement of the highest level of therapeutic competency in hand therapy.
Therapeutic services include custom splint fabrication for upper extremities, post-operative wound care, home exercise program instruction, durable medical equipment provision, upper extremity evaluation, joint mobilization/stretching techniques, customized therapeutic rehabilitation, and patient-education.
Please call the office in advance to schedule an appointment. In the event that you need to cancel or reschedule an appointment, please notify us as far in advance as possible so may use that time to care for other patients. Emergency Appointments will be seen within 24 hours.