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Shariff K. Bishai

Orthopedic Surgeon

Fellowship Trained in Sports Medicine,

Arthroscopy, and Shoulder Surgery

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Dr. Bishai continued his professional training, completing his orthopedic surgery residency at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital in Clinton Township, Michigan, and participating in an orthopedic sports medicine fellowship at Plancher Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in New York City. During his fellowship he also spent time at Steadman-Phillipon Clinic in Vail, Colorado.

When Dr. Bishai isn't spending time with patients or augmenting his professional skills, you can find him writing orthopedic literature, speaking at national and international orthopedic conferences, or teaching his peers. Dr. Bishai serves as an associate master instructor for the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA), and regularly instructs orthopedic surgeons on improving their arthroscopic skills. He is board certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery and the American Osteopathic Association. He also has board certification in sports medicine. He has spoken or taught surgeons on 5 continents. 

His hard work and dedication haven't gone unnoticed either; in 2015-2016 and 2019-2020, Hour Detroit Magazine named Dr. Bishai as one of the area's best orthopedic and sports medicine specialists in its Top Docs rankings.

Dr. Bishai is a fellow of the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics (FAOAO) and a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (FAAOS). Recently he has awarded the distinction of fellow of the Arthroscopy Associating of North America (FAANA) formally known as the Distinguished Arthroscopy Leader (DAL). 

He regularly shares his knowledge with fellow professionals and students; he serves as an assistant professor for the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in East Lansing assistant professor for Oakland University William Beaumont Hospital School of Medicine in Rochester, Michigan, and is a professor at the Detroit Medical Center for the Sports Medicine Fellowship. He is also Adjunct Clinical Faculty for the University of Dayton Physician Assistant Program. Also, Dr. Bishai previously served as the medical director of the McLaren Macomb Athletic Medicine Institute. Dr. Bishai is also an independent provider for the National Football League (NFL). 

Throughout his career, Dr. Bishai also served in prominent leadership roles. He's a past president of the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics (AOAO) Sports Section and the Detroit Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is the co-chair of the Sports Medicine Certificate of Added Qualification committee for the AOAO.

Dr. Bishai holds membership and committee appointments in an array of professional organizations including the American Osteopathic Association, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedics, American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine, as well as the Arthroscopy Association of North America, the Michigan Osteopathic Academy, the Michigan Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and the Detroit Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Dr. Bishai welcomes patients seeking shoulder or sports-medicine treatment to Associated Orthopedists of Detroit PC.

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