Dr. Otterberg

Orthopedic Surgeon and Hip & Knee Doctor, Erik T. Otterberg, MD

Dr. Otterberg graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School and completed his residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center/Creighton orthopedic Foundation. He completed a fellowship in hip and knee replacement from Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Otterberg specializes in joint replacement with particular interests in complex deformities, revisions and new technologies. He is active in resident education at the Veteran’s Hospital, as well as in clinical research.


Fellowship: Harvard Medical School Massachusetts General Hospital, William H. Harris, M.D. Boston, MA

Residency: Creighton / Nebraska Health Foundation Omaha, NE

Internship: University of Michigan Medical Center Ann Arbor, MI

Medical School: University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI

Undergraduate: Albion College, Albion, MI


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


  • Femoral Fractures 
  • Hip Arthritis 
  • Hip Bursitis 
  • Hip Dislocation 
  • Hip Fractures 
  • Hip Muscle Strains 
  • Runner’s Knee (Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome) 
  • Knee Arthritis 
  • Knee Bursitis 
  • Labral Tears of the Hip 
  • Loose Bodies of the Hip 
  • Meniscus Tears 
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Knee 
  • Broken Knee Cap 
  • Patella Tendon Rupture 
  • Quadriceps Tendon Rupture 
  • Shin Splints 
  • Snapping Hip Syndrome 
  • Thigh Muscle Strains 
  • Tibial Fractures 
  • Torn Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) 
  • Torn Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) 


Some hip and knee injuries will require surgery, some will not. Whatever the case, Dr. Otterberg will work with you to find the best treatment for you. He offers both surgical and non-surgical treatments, including:

  • ACL Reconstruction 
  • Cartilage Repair 
  • Femur Fracture Fixation  
  • Hip Arthroscopy 
  • Hip Fracture Treatment 
  • Hip Revision Surgery 
  • Injections 
  • Knee Arthroscopy 
  • Knee Revision Surgery 
  • Loose Body Removal 
  • Meniscus Repair 
  • Mini-incision Total Hip Replacement 
  • Mini-incision Total Knee Replacement 
  • Minimally Invasive Joint Surgery 
  • Partial Knee Replacement 
  • Partial Meniscectomy 
  • PCL Reconstruction 
  • Total Hip Replacement 
  • Total Knee Replacement

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