Spectrum Health Sports Medicine

We know how important it is to be in the game

It’s the reason our specialists have fellowship training from some of the most recognized sports medicine institutions in the country. Discover greater possibilities for expert care, from diagnosis to full recovery, and get back in the game.


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Sports Medicine Team

Our experienced team of sports medicine providers takes professional and collegiate level care and services to high school, middle school and recreational athletes in our community.

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The Spectrum Health Medical Group team of orthopedic and sports medicine providers has significant experience in the diagnosis, medical management and surgical repair of bones, joints, muscles and connective tissues. Our goal is to provide patients with the most comprehensive range of treatment and rehabilitation options available so that you can resume normal activities as quickly and as pain-free as possible.

Sports Medicine

  • Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction
  • Arthroscopy (elbow, hip, knee, shoulder)
  • Cartilage transplantation (grafting and regrowth)
  • Elbow ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction (Tommy John surgery)
  • Fracture care
  • Injection therapy
  • Ligament, joint and muscle injury treatment
  • Meniscus repair/resection
  • Shoulder rotator cuff

Non-operative Sports Medicine

Diagnose and manage:

  • Arthritis/Osteoarthritis
  • Bursitis
  • Concussion (sports-related)
  • Conditions of the hand, wrist, elbow, shoulder, hip, knee, foot, ankle
  • Epicondylitis
  • Injury, sprain, strain, fracture
  • Osteoporosis
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections
  • Tendonitis

Urgent Care

  • Same day care for:
    • Cast or wound dressing issues
    • Dislocations
    • Fractures
    • Sprains
    • Strains
  • On-site imaging


Spectrum Health Medical Group’s experienced team of orthopedic specialists treats sports-related injuries from head to toe. Beginning with a comprehensive diagnosis and treatment plan, our physicians, licensed athletic trainers and neuropsychologists are here for you every step of the way. Our on-site services include physical therapy, injections, X-ray, MRI and more. When it comes to getting you all the way back, we’re here to give you greater possibilities.

Fall Sports Injury Clinics

Every Saturday from August 29 to October 29 from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.

See us for a thorough injury evaluation.
No appointment necessary.


Grand Rapids
Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
4100 Lake Drive SE, Suite 300
Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
707 S. Greenville West Drive
Greenville, MI 48838

Sports Concussion Clinics

Tuesdays and Thursdays (fall sports season only) from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. by appointment only.

Call 616.267.7600 to schedule an appointment or request an appointment online.


Grand Rapids
Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
4100 Lake Drive SE, Suite 300
Grand Rapids, MI 49546


Spectrum Health Medical Group partners with professional, club and community organizations and schools to provide injury care, athletic training and physical therapy services.

Professional Affiliations

Grand Rapids Ballet
Grand Rapids Cyclones
West Michigan Whitecaps

Clubs & Community Organizations

AGA Nation
Champion Gymnastics
Crew Soccer
Grand Rapids Football Club
Grand Rapids Storm Basketball
GR Gymnastics
Midwest United FC
West Michigan Outlaws


Calvin Christian
Central Montcalm
Comstock Park
Davenport University
Grand Rapids NorthPointe
Grand Rapids West Catholic
GRPS Ottawa Hills
GRPS Union
Kenowa Hills
Kent City
Kent Community


Godwin Heights
Godfrey Lee
Lakeview (Lake Odessa)
Maple Valley
Northpointe Christian
Wyoming Tri-Unity Christian

Patient Stories

Assessing the Baseline

Patient Story - WM Whitecaps with Dr. Matt AxtmanDr. Matt Axtman covers the bases as a West Michigan Whitecaps team doctor.

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“I can’t wait for the winter season to begin. I’m ready!”

Patient Story - Hunter VeltKampWhen sophomore quarterback Hunter VeltKamp was tackled from behind, team athletic trainer Katlyn Saunders knew immediately something wasn’t right.

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Sports medicine team keeps a young gymnast vaulting

Patient Story - gymnast Chloe Shane Uson was told his daughter Chloe’s painful elbow was “normal” for a young gymnast, but when the pain persisted, he sought out a second opinion with Spectrum Health Medical Group.

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Spectrum Health becomes a professional football player’s goal line

Jeff Maddux playing footballJeff Maddux, center for the Arizona Rattlers, knew he was in trouble when an opposing player landed hard on Maddux’s leg.

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Amateur Skateboarder Continues to Pursue his Passion

Auttiesh DangerOne of the area’s top skateboarders, Auttiesh Danger lives up to his name. Nothing gets in his way—not even a serious back injury.

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Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Locations

Grand Rapids
4100 Lake Drive SE, Suite 300
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
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2750 East Beltline Avenue NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
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80 68th Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49548
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707 S. Greenville West Drive
Greenville, MI 48838
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