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Dr. Josh Goethals is an orthopedic sports medicine surgeon specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of complex knee disorders, shoulder arthroscopy, and hip preservation.

Dr. Goethals completed his medical education at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine.  Following medical school, Dr. Goethals pursued his orthopedic residency at Garden City Hospital, where he gained comprehensive training in the field of orthopedic surgery.  To further enhance his expertise, Dr. Goethals completed a sports medicine fellowship at the Detroit Medical Center. This fellowship provided him with specialized training in the latest techniques and advancements in the field of sports medicine.

Dr. Goethals has a particular focus on complex knee disorders, including patellofemoral instability, anterior knee pain, knee ligament injuries, cartilage restoration, and knee preservation techniques such as osteotomy and partial knee replacements. He is well-versed in the latest advancements in knee surgery and utilizes a multidisciplinary approach to provide personalized treatment plans for his patients.

In addition to his expertise in knee disorders, Dr. Goethals is highly skilled in shoulder arthroscopy. He specializes in the treatment of shoulder instability, rotator cuff injuries, and shoulder replacements. Through minimally invasive techniques, he aims to restore shoulder function and alleviate pain, allowing his patients to regain their active lifestyles.

Furthermore, Dr. Goethals is experienced in hip preservation, including hip arthroscopy, labral injuries, and femoral acetabular impingement. He understands the importance of preserving the hip joint and utilizes advanced techniques to address hip conditions, providing his patients with optimal outcomes.

He is skilled in treating disorders of the ankle and elbow related to sports injuries. 

Dr. Goethals is committed to staying at the forefront of his field and regularly attends conferences and workshops to expand his knowledge and refine his surgical skills.  He is an active member of American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, American Academy of Orthopedics, American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, and Michigan Orthopedic Society.

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