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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

Professional Membership

  • Michigan Association of Osteopathic Physicians

Hospital Affiliations

  • Blue Water Surgery Center
  • Lakeshore Surgery Center
  • McLaren Port Huron Hospital


  • Michigan
“Started having extreme pain in my knee over the weekend. I called today (Monday) and was able to make an appointment for this afternoon. Dr. Scott Heithoff recommended injections to help with my problem, as the injections were successful in the past. I received my first injection today and have two more scheduled over the next few weeks. I'm very thankful for such a caring and knowledgeable doctor.”
– Marian D.