Doctor Category: Orthopedic Surgery
Board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic knee specialist Dr. Jeffrey H. DeClaire and the team at Michigan Knee Institute are committed to improving patient’s mobility and quality of life by utilizing advanced technology and the most innovative minimally invasive procedures and treatment options, performing over 1000 knee surgeries a year. For almost 30 years, Dr. DeClaire has been an international leader in the advancements and innovations in outpatient partial and total knee replacement surgery.
By combining robotic technology and minimally invasive techniques, Dr. DeClaire performs most knee replacement procedures on an outpatient basis, allowing patients to recover faster and with less pain. His ﬁrst goal is to preserve or restore the normal cartilage. If the cartilage degeneration progresses, partial or total knee replacement can be performed using methods that minimize the trauma to the tissue for a more rapid recovery.
His philosophy is to find practical solutions to preserve or restore normal knee anatomy using the least invasive approach possible. He prides himself on providing personalized treatment plans specific to each patient.
Dr. DeClaire remains at the top of his field by working with international orthopedic surgeons who devise new techniques and procedures for partial and total knee replacement surgery. He is a leader in developing the minimally invasive surgery (MIS) procedure for partial and total knee replacement.
He has been an integral part of the development of surgical techniques and the design of knee implants. His philosophy is to find practical solutions that use the least invasive approach to preserve or restore normal knee anatomy, personalizing each specific treatment plan for each patient.
Michigan Knee Institute is a state-of-the-art medical facility providing patients with the best possible outcomes for injured and damaged knees. The practice offers full-service treatments, including minimally invasive partial and total knee replacements, robotic knee surgery, outpatient knee replacement, cartilage restoration, and arthroscopy to help get patients back on their feet and back to their active lives.