Maximizing function
to maximize your lifestyle.


See our Spine Specialists.

Keeping you
moving forward.


Orthotics Department

A continuum of care,
to keep you on track.


See our Sports Medicine Specialists.

Reaching your potential
under one roof.


On-Site Physical Therapy

A Center of Excellence, Centered on You.

Welcome to Great Lakes Orthopaedic Center, the region’s resource for orthopaedic care. Located in the heart of Northern Michigan, our depth of surgical specialties allows us to offer comprehensive care on a world-class level. With board-certified surgeons and a highly trained team, we continue to research and advance our practice for the benefit of our patients.

To maximize results for each individual, we rely on a continuum of care within GLOC. Our on-site Physical Therapy and Orthotics departments work closely with the physicians to assess and treat patients before and after surgeries. Having a complete team involved in your recovery means quicker results — saving time and money and hassle. At GLOC, we’re focused on helping you manage your health by educating you and aligning your goals with our knowledge.

We are a leader in the health care community and take pride in seeing our patients regain their maximum amount of lifestyle. You truly deserve the best care, and thankfully, it’s right here in Traverse City. Go forward, Go GLOC.

MEET DR. Wiersema

Dr. Wiersma specializes in orthopaedic trauma, fracture care, total joint replacement, hip preservation surgery and more.

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Hip Care Seminar

Join Dr. Brent Wiersema and Dr. Joseph McGraw of Great Lakes Orthopaedic Center (GLOC) as they present “Advances in Hip Care,” a FREE seminar

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On-Site Services

Our ancillary service departments support our program of continued care for patients. Learn more about these comprehensive GLOC resources.

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