School of Medicine

Wayne State University School of Medicine


The mission of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Wayne State University School of Medicine is to advance the field of musculoskeletal medicine, science, and surgery through the education of medical students, residents, other physicians, and the public in general; a process which utilizes basic science and clinical research, as well as excellent patient care.

By integrating our skills, knowledge and enthusiasm, we will be a premier academic program in orthopaedic surgery. Our high quality faculty and staff utilize state-of-the-art facilities to provide the finest in research, teaching, and patient care.

Chair: Lawrence G. Morawa, M.D.
Administrator: John C. Elliott, M.H.A.

Academic Office:
Wayne State University
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Oakwood Heritage Hospital
10000 Telegraph Rd.
Taylor, MI 48180
Phone: (313) 375-7218
Fax: (313) 375-7225

Clinical office locations include: Dearborn (main office), Beverly Hills, and Taylor.  

For patient appointments, please call: (313) 429-7977. Our fax number for the Dearborn office is: (313) 429-7981.