Physicians

Karl Roberts, MDKarl C. Roberts, M.D.

Dr. Roberts joined West Michigan Orthopaedics in August, 2003 after graduating from the Grand Rapids Orthopedic Surgery Residency Program. In addition to our Grand Rapids office, Dr. Roberts maintains office hours at clinics in Canadian Lakes and Lakeview. As a board certified orthopaedic surgeon, his specialties include trauma, sports medicine, total joint replacements, fractures and arthroscopic surgery.

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Dr. Patrick Zietz, MDPatrick M. Zietz, M.D.

Dr. Zietz joined West Michigan Orthopaedics in 2007 after completing a sports medicine fellowship in Miami, Florida. A portion of his fellowship involved taking care of the NBA’s Miami Heat basketball team. Prior to his fellowship, Dr. Zietz graduated from the Grand Rapids Orthopaedics Surgery Residency Program. In addition to our Grand Rapids office, Dr. Zietz maintains office hours at GR Sports Center, Canadian Lakes and Lakeview. His professional interests include sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery, joint replacement and fracture care.

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Dr. Carl Wierks, MDCarl H. Wierks, M.D.

Dr. Wierks specializes in the treatment of hip, knee and shoulder pain in active people. His interest in hip preservation techniques, including hip arthroscopy, has set him apart as a “destination” provider in western Michigan.

Dr. Wierks completed his medical training at Loyola-Stritch School of Medicine and his residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Wierks finished his medical training with a renowned sports fellowship at The Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colorado. He started his practice in western Michigan in 2010.

Dr. Wierks is a physician to the U.S. Snowboard teams, and is an avid snowboarder himself. He has also provided sideline coverage to the Baltimore Orioles baseball team and local high school and college sports teams.
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