Jefferey Michaelson, MD


Orthopedics, Sports Medicine, Shoulder Care, Elbow Care, Hand & Wrist Care, Knee Care, Joint Replacement, Fractures & Trauma



Services & Specialties

Orthopedics, Sports Medicine, Shoulder Care, Elbow Care, Hand & Wrist Care, Knee Care, Joint Replacement, Fractures & Trauma



Office Information

Novi Clinic

26750 Providence Pkwy
Suite 200
Novi, MI 48374

Main Number: 248.349.7015
Fax: 866.939.2673

Office Information


Jefferey Michaelson, MD is a board certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon, specializing in sports medicine with a special interest in knee, shoulder, and hip arthroscopy. He currently serves as the Orthopedic Consultant for the Detroit Tigers and Team Physician for Detroit Catholic Central High School and formerly Madonna University.

Dr. Michaelson obtained his fellowship training in sports medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation where he served as team physician for the Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Cavaliers and Cleveland Rockers. Prior to his fellowship, he completed his orthopedic surgery residency and earned his medical degree from Wayne State University, where he graduated with Alpha Omega Alpha honors.

Dr. Michaelson has received several awards and accolades for his expertise, including 150 Physicians to Know and 15 Surgeons to Know in Michigan by ASC Magazine and multiple year recipient of Hour Magazine Top Docs. Dr. Michaelson served on the Board of Trustees of the Northwest Detroit Orthopedic Surgery Residency program and was founding Chairman of the Novi Bone and Joint Surgery Center. He is also a volunteer on multiple community boards.

Dr. Michaelson is an avid triathlete who has completed the Ironman triathlon. He is a fellow of American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery (AAOS) and member of American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), Warthog Society and board member of the Michigan Orthopedic Society (MOS).

Procedures & Areas of Interest

  • Shoulder and Elbow Pain
  • Arthritis, Bursitis, Tendinitis and Instability
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Femoral and Tibial Osteotomy
  • Fracture Care
  • Knee and Hip Arthroscopy
  • Knee and Hip Instability
  • Malalignment Correction of Femur and Tibia
  • Multi-ligament Knee Reconstruction & Meniscal Transplantation
  • Patellofemoral Disorders
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections
  • Reparative Joint Injection Therapy
  • Robotic (MAKO) Joint Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Tears & Repairs
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains
  • Total Knee Replacement


Cleveland Clinic Foundation


Wayne State University


Wayne State University


Columbia University

Board Certification

Board Certified


  • 2013 – Top Docs Award, Hour Detroit Magazine
  • 2011 – 150 Physicians to Know, ASC Magazine
  • 2011 – 15 Surgeons To Know in Michigan, ASC Magazine
  • 2002 – Zimmer Travel Award, Mid-America Orthopedic Association
  • 1999-2000 – Residency Review Committee for Orthopedic Surgery Chief Orthopedic Resident, Wayne State University
  • 1997-1998 – Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, Wayne State University Aesculapian Honor Society, Wayne State University School of Medicine New Leaders Project, Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit
  • 1995 – Alpha Omega Alpha, Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • 1991 – Dean’s List, Columbia University

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