Sports Medicine Specialists at The Institute for Athletic Medicine focus on minimally invasive arthroscopic and reconstructive knee and shoulder surgery. We feature an on-site MRI to facilitate our doctors in their diagnostic testing.

You can elect to do your prescribed physical therapy at IAM. Our highly trained physical therapists work with you one-on-one to restore development and help you regain normal joint functions.

Our Sports Medicine Specialists at The Institute for Athletic Medicine evaluate patients of all ages and we routinely perform the following surgeries and procedures:

Sports Medicine Specialists

Arthroscopic Surgeries

  • ACL Reconstruction
  • PCL Reconstruction
  • Menisectomy
  • Microfracture
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • Labrum repair
  • Capsular shift/Bankart for shoulder instability
  • Capsular release for frozen shoulder
  • Meniscus transplants
  • Cartilage transplant
  • Patella-femoral ligament reconstruction
  • Cartilage cloning procedures

Joint Replacement

  • Partial knee replacement
  • Total knee replacement
  • Partial shoulder replacement
  • Total shoulder replacement
  • Custom total knee replacement
  • Reverse total shoulder replacement

Physical Therapy

  • World Class On-Site Physical Therapists, Strength and Conditioning Coaches, and Athletic Trainers
  • Direct Communication with Your Orthopedic Surgeon
  • World Class Facility
  • State-of-the-Art Equipment

Diagnostic Imaging / MRI

  • Same Day and On-Site MRI
  • Insurance Approval by Our Staff
  • MRI, MRI Arthrogram, XRay, and Ultrasound
  • Stat Readings of Studies by Our Fellowship Trained Radiologists

Outpatient Orthopedic Surgery

  • Outpatient Total Joint Replacement
  • Outpatient Arthroscopic and Reconstructive Procedures
  • Lower Infection Rates
  • Recover at Home
  • Three Centers Close to Home
  • New Innovations Available Allowing for Improved Outcomes and Shorter Recoveries

Injury Prevention

  • ACL Injury Prevention Programs
  • Sport Specific and Position Specific Programs
  • Collaborative Training with World Class Performance Trainers at 2SP
  • 14,000 Sq Ft Training Facility with Field Turf, Sport Courts, Fitness Martial Arts Room, and Fully Equipped and Dedicated Strength Training Area


  • Stem Cell Therapy
    • Bone Marrow Aspirate
    • Umbilical Cord Donor Cell
  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)
    • Leukocyte Rich
    • Leukocyte Poor
  • Visco-Supplementation
    • Synthetic
    • Avian
    • Solution or Gel

Sports Performance Training

  • 2SP: 2SP’s goal is to establish and progressively build an athletic foundation so you can reach peak athletic performance in your respective sport.
  • Premier Softball: Southeast Michigan’s only ALL softball indoor facility staffed by ALL former Division 1 players
  • Empire Basketball: Empire Basketball Training is one of the top basketball training programs in Michigan. Empire Basketball Training gives a unique training experience by using drills that are performed by NBA players and Pros.