Don't Settle for a Life with Chronic Joint Pain

From minimally invasive joint replacements to spine surgery and sports medicine, Beaumont Health is a preferred destination for orthopedics. Our nationally recognized orthopedic specialists will work to get you back to an active lifestyle. Beaumont is located in Southeast Michigan.

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About Beaumont Orthopedics

Our program includes:

  • one of the top hospitals for orthopedics in the nation according to U.S. News and World Report (Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak)
  • some of the nation’s most experienced orthopedic specialists
  • a destination for joint replacement and spinal surgery
  • latest research and innovative orthopedic procedures and treatments

About Michael Wiater, M.D.

Dr. Wiater is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon whose practice focuses on shoulder and elbow surgery. Dr. Wiater is Vice Chairman and Chief of Shoulder Surgery, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI – one of the nation’s highest volume joint replacement centers. He is also Professor of Orthopedic Surgery in the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, and Program Director for the Orthopedic Surgery Residency and the Fellowship in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.

Dr. Wiater conducts original scientific research, has published many peer-reviewed scientific articles and book chapters and has lectured internationally about numerous topics in shoulder and elbow surgery.  His primary clinical and investigative interests include the outcomes and design of anatomic and reverse total shoulder arthroplasties.