Dr. Susan Day is a celebrated board-certified orthopedic surgery specialist based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. With more than twenty years of experience in orthopedic surgery, Dr. Day has become a top choice for adult reconstructive surgery and joint replacement, including somatic and peripheral nerve block, and hip and knee surgeries, among other concerns. For her skillful and compassionate client care, Dr. Day has been recognized by Healthgrades Honor Roll.
Today one of the most highly sought-after orthopedic surgeons in her area, Dr. Day received her M.D. with honors from Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine and completed both an internship and residency at Blodgett Memorial Medical Center. She notes that it was her desire to help people live vibrant lives well into old age that motivated her to focus on her specialty:
It’s exciting to be able to replace things that are damaged and give people a new lease on life. To see people finally be able to get up and move around, and maintain a level of activity that they’re used to—just to continue with their lives—is incredibly rewarding.
Now, more than twenty years after completing her training, Dr. Day has remained faithful to her mission. She provides a wide range of procedures, including both non-invasive and surgical procedures, to treat numerous orthopedic conditions. From knee sprains, joint pain, and osteoporosis to herniated discs, scoliosis, and total reconstructive and joint replacement surgery, Dr. Day offers targeted treatment plans to give patients a better quality of life. Her genuine client care and technical skills have earned her high patient satisfaction ratings as well as a robust and loyal patient base.
An undisputed leader in her field, Dr. Day has taught classes at Grand Valley State University and at Michigan State University's College of Human Medicine. She has also contributed to her area of practice through publications in orthopedic journals as well as seminars. To remain abreast of cutting-edge practices which may allow her to better serve her patients, she is a member of both the American Association for Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS). From this unique vantage point, Dr. Day has been able to pay close attention to the use of robotics in surgical procedures. She elaborates:
Using robotics for surgery allows surgeons to perform necessary operations in a manner that is less invasive and allows patients to get back to their lives, faster.
After more than two decades of service to her patients and her community, Dr. Day remains steadfast in her commitment to better her clients’ lives through her work as an orthopedic surgeon. Looking to the future, she is sure to remain a fixture in her field for many years to come.