Southern Michigan Orthopaedics, PC Is Now Bronson Orthopedic Specialists - Bronson Healthcare

Published on August 01, 2014

Southern Michigan Orthopaedics, PC Is Now Bronson Orthopedic Specialists

Southern Michigan Orthopaedics, PC, an orthopedic physician group serving south central Michigan since the 1960s, has joined the Bronson Healthcare system as Bronson Orthopedic Specialists.

While the Southern Michigan Orthopaedics, PC name has changed, physicians, staff, phone numbers and locations remain unchanged.  

The Bronson Orthopedic Specialists team includes four of the most experienced orthopedic surgeons in the area − Drs. Joseph E. BurkhardtWilliam J. Comai, Daniel X. Garcia and Mark D. Russell. They are assisted by physician assistants Gabriel BravoJae GreenLori Smith and Heather VanSchoick. Appointments can be made by calling (877) 704-3133. The range of services provided by Bronson Orthopedic Specialists include diagnostic, specialty programs and advanced surgical, interventional and treatment procedures:

  • Arthritis treatment
  • Arthroscopic assisted ligament reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Birmingham hip resurfacing
  • Bone and joint disease treatment
  • Carpal tunnel surgery – endoscopic & open
  • Conformis knee
  • Fracture care and treatment
  • Hand surgery including fusions and tendon reconstructions
  • Joint fluid therapies
  • Joint replacement surgery including hip, knee and shoulder
  • Oxford knee
  • Patient matched implants 
  • Sports injuries
  • Transplantation of knee cartilage
  • Work-related injuries 

“We are very excited to welcome Southern Michigan Orthopaedics to Bronson,” says Jim McKernan, chief operating officer at Bronson Battle Creek. “We have a long-standing relationship with this team and can attribute a number of Bronson Battle Creek’s quality achievements to the great care and surgical expertise that this physician group provides. This includes our 2014 Healthgrades® five-star rating for total knee replacement and Blue Distinction Center for Knee & Hip Replacement designation from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.” Bronson Orthopedic Specialists provides services at two locations in Battle Creek, 2 Heritage Oak Lane and 710 North Ave., and one location in Marshall, 212 Winston Drive.