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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joseph Hance is Excellent. Dr. Hance has been reviewed by 5 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Joseph Hance, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Hance graduated from Wayne State University, Detroit.


Dr. Hance has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • Northern Michigan Regional Hospital 
  • Charlevoix Area Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Joseph W Hance MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 35 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Joseph W. Hance practice?
Dr. Joseph Hance has 2 office locations.
Dr. Joseph Hance practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Petoskey, MI.
Additional practice locations include: Cheboygan, MI.
See Petoskey Orthopedic Surgeons.