Michigan Knee Institute

Patient Story: Wendy Bernard

Dear Dr. DeClaire, I’m sure you don’t remember me, but you did my right knee replacement in 2003 and my left in 2006. I came to you initially because of...

Patient Stories: Mike Harrison & Pete Simon

Co-workers and friends Pete Simon and Mike Harrison had a love for skiing until arthritis made even walking a struggle. They searched separately for the best knee replacement surgeon in...

Patient Story: Kristie Bennett

Kristie Bennett, a former collegiate athlete, lost an eye to cancer but was even more devastated because of the pain in her knee and her lack of mobility.  High doses...

Patient Story: Robin Neumann

Robin Neumann, a former nurse and knee replacement patient of Dr. DeClaire, says she did her research to “find the best knee replacement surgeon in Michigan.”  She chose Dr. DeClaire...

Patient Story: Judy Marie Chown

Judy Chown of Grand Blanc, MI, was struggling with pain and range of motion in her knee. She researched doctors and discovered that Dr. Jeffrey Declaire, orthopedic knee specialist and...

Patient Story: Karen Koval

Years After surgery with Dr. DeClaire for a Torn meniscus and torn ACL, Fraser, Michigan resident Karen Koval found that her past injuries were now preventing her from living a...

Patient Story: Nichole Taylor

Nichole Taylor is a busy woman and a young mother of four who tore her ACL and meniscus after a scooter accident, which put a halt to her active lifestyle....