Dr. John Peter Ferris D.O.
Orthopedist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery1200 E Michigan Ave Suite 460 Lansing MI, 48912
Dr. John Ferris is a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon practicing in Lansing, MI. Dr. Ferris specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries, diseases and disorders of the bodys musculoskeletal system in children. As a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Ferris tends to childrens bones, ligaments, muscles, joints, nerves and tendons. Pediatric orthopaedic surgeons can treat newborns to teenagers. Some conditions Dr. Ferris treats include gait abnormalities like limping, limp and spine deformities, broken bones and bone and joint infections.
Education and Training
Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences 1961
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