Comprehensive Musculoskeletal Services Offered at New Health Park
Scheduled to open next month, MidMichigan Health Park – Bay, located at 3051 Kiesel Road, will offer a unique approach to musculoskeletal services for children and adults of all ages. Services will include WellSport (sports medicine), orthopedic surgery, physical therapy, as well as convenient access to University of Michigan orthopedic specialists.
MidMichigan’s WellSport Program is designed to help expedite the assessment, referral and treatment of athletes of all ages suffering from strains, sprains, contusions, fractures, joint injuries and concussions. The program focuses on injury prevention through education and training, helping injured athletes return to play as safely and quickly as possible, as well as managing medical conditions that can affect performance. Providing care oversight at the Bay City location will be Primary Care Sports Medicine Specialist Daniel Diaz, D.O. Dr. Diaz is fellowship trained in primary care sports medicine and provides sports injury evaluation, treatment and preventive care for athletes of all levels and ages.
Orthopedic appointments will be available with Orthopedic Surgeon John Murphy, D.O. Dr. Murphy specializes in joint replacements, outpatient knee replacement surgery, anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, conditions of the musculoskeletal system, and sports-related injuries. He currently serves as MidMichigan’s musculoskeletal service line chief and is the orthopedics team physician for the Great Lakes Loons.
Frances Farley, M.D.
For additional patient convenience, Michigan Medicine will also offer regular specialty clinics at the Health Park. Appointments will be available with University of Michigan Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon Frances Farley, M.D., and Musculoskeletal Oncologist Geoffrey Siegel, M.D.
Geoffrey Siegel, M.D.
Dr. Farley specializes in all aspects of musculoskeletal care for infants, children and adolescents. Her expertise includes the diagnosis, as well as surgical and nonsurgical treatment for a wide range of problems such as skeletal deformities, musculoskeletal diseases, pediatric traumatic injuries, congenital scoliosis, and cervical spine. Dr. Farley currently serves as chief of pediatric orthopedic surgery at the University of Michigan and assistant surgeon-in-chief of C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. Her colleague, Dr. Siegel, is an orthopedic surgeon with fellowship training in musculoskeletal oncology. He specializes in the treatment of soft tissue and bone tumors of the limbs, pelvis and shoulders; benign and malignant tumors; sarcoma and pathologic fractures due to malignancy; metastatic disease of the bone; primary bone cancer in adults and children; limb salvage surgery, as well as complex musculoskeletal reconstruction. Dr. Siegel currently serves as a clinical assistant professor at the University of Michigan in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery.
To support the advanced orthopedic care and sports medicine services offered at MidMichigan Health Park – Bay, will be an experienced physical therapy team. This team, comprised of Physical Therapists Tim Axtell, M.S.P.T., O.M.P.T., and Michael Zahn M.S.P.T., O.M.P.T., and Physical Therapist Assistant Emily Buchanan, P.T.A, is dedicated to helping patients reduce or manage their pain and improve or restore their mobility following an injury, illness or surgical procedure. They specialize in orthopedics; neck, shoulder and arm treatment; sports injuries; back and neck pain; headaches; manual therapy; motion analysis for golf, throwing and running; spine care, as well as total joint rehabilitation.
Those who like more information about MidMichigan Health Park – Bay, may visit www.midmichigan.org/bay. Patient appointments may be made by calling (989) 778-2888.