Henry Ford Orthopedic Surgeon, Michael Charters, MD

Michael A Charters, MD

Specialties: Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certification and Education

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery


  • University of Michigan, Medicine, MI, 2009

Residencies & Internships

  • Henry Ford Hospital, Orthopaedic Surgery, MI, 2014


  • Cleveland Clinic, Joint Replacement, OH, 2015

About Me

I specialize in hip and knee replacement surgery and robotic knee replacement.

Biographical Statement

Dr. Charters graduated summa cum laude from the University of Michigan College of Engineering where he also obtained his master of engineering degree in biomedical engineering. He received his medical degree from the University of Michigan. He underwent residency training at Henry Ford where he was chief resident. Following this, he completed an additional year of subspecialty training dedicated to hip and knee replacement surgery at the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Charters is board certified in orthopaedic surgery by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Charters performs surgery at Henry Ford Hospital, Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital and Cottage Medical Center.

Research Interests

Dr. Charters is active in research to improve the recovery and outcomes after joint replacement surgery.

Dr. Charters is the recipient of several research awards including:

  • Edward D. Henderson Award, Mid-America Orthopaedic Association (2014, 2020)
  • "Blue Ribbon Article Award," Healio Orthopedics (September/October 2019)
  • "Best Clinical Article Award," Orthopaedics Journal (2016, 2019)
  • "Blue Ribbon Article Award," Healio Orthopedics (March/April 2017)
  • Best Research Project, Detroit Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Awards and Honors

Dr. Charters has been recognized for providing high quality joint replacement care. He received awards including:

  • "Top Doctors" award in Orthopaedic Surgery, Hour Detroit (2018 - Present)
  • "Honor Roll," Healthgrades (2000 - Present)

Dr. Charters is the recipient of numerous research awards nationally, regionally, and locally which can be found in the 'Research Interests' section above.





Michael Charters, MD - Orthopedic Surgery, Henry Ford Health System

Overview of Knee Replacements

Methods of Entry for a Hip Replacement

Technology in Joint Replacement Recovery


Henry Ford Hospital
2799 W Grand Blvd
Detroit, MI 48202
Henry Ford Medical Center - Royal Oak
110 E 2nd St
2nd Floor
Royal Oak, MI 48067

Hospital Privileges

  • Henry Ford Hospital
  • Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital

Patient Ratings

Overall Patient Ratings:

4.8 out of 5
217 Ratings

To obtain patient ratings and comments, we partner with Press Ganey, an independent patient satisfaction company that works with more than 26,000 healthcare organizations to improve the patient experience. Learn more about patient ratings and comments.  For questions or concerns related to specific comments posted on a profile, please click here

The comments below reflect the 20 most recent comments for this provider:


Very informative & confident he could solve my problem.


He listens very well and gives excellent guidance for my health concern.


Excellent - Dr. Started with questions about my family, myself. Very personal.


Very pleased with how he explained things. Very patient with all of my questions.


Very well.

Schedule Appointment Online

Please call 911 if you have an emergency or urgent medical question.

Already a Henry Ford patient?
For the best experience, existing Henry Ford patients can request and self-schedule appointments through Henry Ford MyChart.

Henry Ford Health is committed to ensuring our Deaf or hard-of-hearing patients and visitors have equal access to all services. We provide the appropriate auxiliary aids and services, including qualified sign language interpreters, TTYs and other assistive listening devices, at no cost. To request assistance, call 313-916-1896 or email [email protected].

Schedule Appointment for