David W. Prieskorn, D.O.
Dr. Prieskorn completed his medical education at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic medicine. He completed his internship and residency at Botsford General Hospital, a training location for Michigan State University. He has completed two fellowships in adult reconstructive and trauma surgery of the lower extremity. He is a frequent academic lecturer and has published several journal articles.
As a certified physician in orthopedics, Dr. Prieskorn attempts to first prevent injury by education and proper training technique. If appropriate physical therapy and non operative treatment are not successful, Dr. Prieskorn uses state of the art surgical techniques to treat the skeletal system and associated muscles, joints, and ligaments. Dr. Prieskorn concentrates on adult reconstruction and sports medicine of the shoulder, hip, knee and foot. In his specialty, he considers the whole person as he treats each patient’s specific condition and establishes a personalized approach to answer questions and concerns. Dr. Prieskorn has designed his practice to promote maximum patient comfort and mobility. His office is equipped to conduct diagnostic testing including x-rays.
His affiliations are as follows:
- Dr. Prieskorn is affiliated with the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics
- The American Osteopathic Association,
- Michigan Association of Osteopathic Surgeons,
- The American College of Osteopathic Surgeons,
- the Oakland County Osteopathic Association and the Detroit Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.
- Dr. Prieskorn is also an associate clinical professor at Michigan State University.
- Dr. Prieskorn is affiliated with Beaumont Hospital Botsford Farmington Hills campus and Health Match.
Germaine R. Fritz, D.O.
Dr. Germaine R. Fritz is a native Detroiter. She pursued a Doctor of Osteopathy degree from Michigan State University, completed in 1991. She proceeded to further her training and education by completing an internship and Orthopedic Surgery Residency at Botsford Hospital in Farmington Hills, Michigan. Her additional interests in Hand and Microvascular Surgery led her to pursue the Hand and Microvascular Surgery Fellowship at Ohio State University/ Riverside Methodist Hospitals, which she completed in 1997. Dr. Fritz currently practices at Orthopedic Surgery Specialists, PLC in Novi, MI. She is on staff and performs surgery and consultations at Beaumont Hospital Botsford Farmington Hills campus and Novi Surgery Center. She is board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery and has a Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery.
Dr. Fritz is committed to high quality patient care with a personalized approach to answering questions and concerns. She treats the patient as a whole person and explains the latest treatment options available to patients. She enjoys teaching medical students, residents and other physicians, which further demonstrates how she feels about the importance of education and awareness of patient care.
She is a frequent academic lecturer, has published multiple journal articles and continues to teach anatomy to orthopedic surgery residents throughout the state of Michigan each year at Michigan State University. She is Assistant Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Michigan State University.
She is passionate about her volunteer work with Health Volunteers Overseas, Orthopedics Overseas and Hand Surgery Overseas, providing healthcare and education in many developing countries including Peru, Costa Rica, Honduras, St. Lucia, Nicaragua, Ethiopia, and Ghana. She has served on the board for Orthopedics Overseas as member and treasurer. She believes in their mission statement of transforming lives and improving global health through education. She received the Volunteer Service Award in 2009, from the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.
Dr. Fritz is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics, Michigan Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and Detroit Academy of Orthopedic Surgery.
She has served as President for the Michigan Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and Detroit Academy of Orthopedic Surgery. She has received the Detroit Hour Magazine - Top Docs Award for many years.