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Scott M. Heithoff, D.O.

Joint Replacement Surgeon

Dr. Heithoff is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes in joint replacement surgery. Having dedicated his practice to helping patients with joint-related injuries and conditions, he is highly skilled at performing a variety of joint procedures, including total knee replacement using VISIONAIRE◊ technology as well as anterior hip replacement, which is a minimally invasive, muscle-sparing procedure. Dr. Heithoff joined Orthopedic Associates of Port Huron in 2002.

After completing his bachelor's degree in exercise science at The University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa, Dr. Heithoff received his medical degree from Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine in Des Moines, Iowa. He completed an internship and orthopedic surgery residency at Garden City Hospital in Garden City, Michigan, then received advanced fellowship training in adult reconstructive surgery at the University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City, Utah. He is the chief of the department of orthopedics at Port Huron Hospital.

Dr. Heithoff is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.


  • The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 1992

Medical School

  • Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Des Moines, IA, 1996


  • Orthopedic Surgery, Garden City Hospital, Garden City, MI, 1997


  • Orthopedic Surgery, Garden City Hospital, Garden City, MI, 2001


  • Adult Reconstructive Surgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, 2002


  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


  • Michigan

Professional Membership

  • Michigan Association of Osteopathic Physicians

Hospital Affiliations

  • Blue Water Surgery Center
  • Lakeshore Surgery Center
  • McLaren Port Huron Hospital
  • “Dr. Heithoff and the staff were very personable and helpful. I’ll be using your facility for PT.”

    – Sonja R.

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Insurances Accepted

Accepts all major forms of insurance. Please contact the office at (810) 985-4900 to verify your specific carrier.


Mako® Robotic-Arm Assisted Technology

Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Technology enables Dr. Scott Heithoff to provide patients with a personalized surgical experience based on their specific anatomy and diagnosis. Mako promotes accuracy, enhances control, and spares any healthy bones, ligaments, or other tissues from being removed for a less painful and quicker recovery.

Board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon Dr. Heithoff is committed to utilizing state-of-the-art procedures and techniques to get his patients moving and enjoying their life fully. With the Mako Robotic-Arm Technology, he is able to perform minimally invasive and muscle-sparing joint replacements for patients who suffer from chronic joint pain. 

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