New fellowship-trained foot and ankle surgeon coming to Port Huron

William Braaksma, M.D., will join Orthopedic Associates of Port Huron

Aug 13, 2015, 12:22 ET from Orthopedic Associates of Port Huron

PORT HURON, Mich., Aug. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- William Braaksma, M.D., the area's only fellowship-trained foot and ankle surgeon, will join Orthopedic Associates of Port Huron in September. Patients in need of specialized foot and ankle care are encouraged to call (810) 985-4900 to schedule an appointment.

With advanced training through his fellowship, Dr. Braaksma's expertise includes a wide variety of advanced procedures and techniques to promptly and effectively diagnose and treat orthopedic injuries and conditions of the foot and ankle.

"Dr. Braaksma joins us with a wealth of knowledge and skill in helping foot and ankle patients to return to their active lifestyles," says Dr. Todd P. Murphy, sports medicine surgeon. "We are thrilled to welcome him to our expert team of doctors. He will make an excellent addition to our practice and community."

After receiving his doctorate of medicine from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, Dr. Braaksma completed an internship and his residency in orthopedic surgery at Grand Rapids Medical Education Partner – Michigan State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Following his residency, Dr. Braaksma underwent extensive specialty training by completing a fellowship in foot and ankle surgery at Harborview Medical Center – University of Washington in Seattle, Washington.

Dr. Braaksma is an active member of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Braaksma, please call (810) 985-4900. 

Orthopedic Associates of Port Huron is St. Clair County's largest orthopedic practice, with nine specialists trained and skilled in treating the bones, joints and muscles within several areas of the body. The doctors' areas of expertise include ankle, back, elbow, foot, hand, hip, joint replacement, knee, neck, osteoporosis, pain management, physical medicine and rehabilitation, shoulder, spine, sports medicine and wrist. Orthopedic Associates of Port Huron proudly provides sports medicine coverage for several area athletes and teams. For more information on the practice and its doctors, visit or "like" Orthopedic Associates of Port Huron on Facebook.


SOURCE Orthopedic Associates of Port Huron