Ascension River District Hospital - Orthopedics

Ascension River District Hospital - Orthopedics

  • Specialty care
  • Physical Therapy


Monday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed


About Us

Care teams at Ascension River District Hospital Orthopedics in East China, MI, provide treatment for joint pain and muscle and bone injuries.

Our Team

Robert Dekker, MD
Foot and Ankle Surgery

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Chad Lasceski, MD
Sports Medicine Surgery

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Sanar Yokhana, MD
Adult Reconstructive Surgery

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REFER A PATIENT - 810-329-1250


Age, arthritis, work and sports injury are all possible reasons for joint pain in the knee, hip and shoulder. Orthopedic doctors and care teams diagnose the cause of your pain and provide personalized care for muscle strains, foot, elbow and hand arthritis, back strains and spine arthritis and joint injuries. At Ascension River District Hospital Orthopedics in Southeast Michigan, we listen to understand you and your health concerns. Then, we work with you to create a care plan that’s right for you.

Advanced orthopedic care for bone and joint disorders

Getting the right care at the right time is critical for your health. Our care teams help connect you with an orthopedic doctor. Ascension Michigan brings together experienced orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine doctors and rehabilitation services personalized for your needs. We offer many services, including:

  • Arthroscopy joint procedures
  • Bone fracture care
  • Diagnostic imaging
  • Elbow and hand surgery
  • Foot and ankle care
  • Hip and knee replacement
  • MCL and ACL reconstruction
  • Pain management and joint injections
  • Ascension River District Hospital Orthopedics Physical therapy - Call 810-329-5385
  • Shoulder rotator cuff repair
  • Sports injury care

Outpatient orthopedic surgery offered for hip and knee replacement

Orthopedic surgeons at Ascension River District Hospital Orthopedics specialize in joint replacement surgery with the option for outpatient surgery. We provide a care plan to continue your rehabilitation after hip or knee surgery at one of our outpatient physical therapy clinics. Our joint replacement program includes consistent follow-up appointments and support services to help improve your quality of life.

CALL- 810-329-1250

Frequently asked questions about hip and knee replacement

  • What should I expect before, during and after joint replacement surgery?

    Ascension Michigan sites of care provide these ‘What to Expect’ resources:

    Our care teams are here for you every step of the way. If you have any questions prior to your joint replacement surgery, please contact your orthopedic doctor. Recovery after joint replacement surgery is a partnership. We’re counting on you to do your part by being informed and prepared. And we commit to doing our part by providing you with the compassionate, personalized orthopedic care you deserve. Working together, we can help provide relief from joint pain and improve how you walk, sit, and even run.

  • What exercises should I do pre and post joint replacement surgery?

    Your care team will provide pre and post-operative exercises to help support your recovery.

  • How to bathe post-surgery

    For bathing, we offer these How To’s.

  • Other important reminders
    • Let your dentist know if you had joint replacement surgery. Ask your dentist if you need to take a dental pre-medicine before your dental appointment.
    • It’s likely that your joint replacement will trigger the TSA airport security device and additional TSA scanning may take place.