Denise M. Stadelmaier

Denise M. Stadelmaier, D.O.

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  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine (Surgical)
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine (Surgical)

Provider Type: Physician

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Denise Stadelmaier, D.O., is an orthopedic surgeon with MidMichigan Health and treats a full range of orthopedic problems, including sports-related injuries and joint replacements. Dr. Stadelmaier sees patients in Midland.

Fellowship trained in sports medicine at Baylor University College of Medicine, Dr. Stadelmaier is the only sports medicine fellowship-trained surgeon in Midland. During her fellowship, Dr. Stadelmaier assisted in the care of athletes with the Houston Rockets, Astros, Oilers and the University of Houston Cougars. As an undergraduate at Clemson University, Dr. Stadelmaier was recognized twice as an academic All-American in volleyball and graduated magna cum laude. She was also inducted into the Clemson Athletic Hall of Fame in 1999.

In addition, Dr. Stadelmaier also completed specialized training in foot and ankle surgery at Hutzel Hospital in Detroit; hand surgery at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Ann Arbor; orthopedic trauma surgery at Florida Orthopedic Institute/Tampa General Hospital in Tampa; and pediatric orthopedics at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

Philosophy of Care

According to Dr. Stadelmaier, by getting to know her patients she can more effectively prescribe an individualized plan for treatment and rehabilitation. “I believe in treating each person as an individual and not as an injury,” she said. “By understanding each patients’ overall goals and what they hope to achieve, I can customize their treatment plan to maximize their overall results.”

Special Interests and Procedures

Denise Stadelmaier, D.O., treats a full range of orthopedic conditions and sports-related injuries. Her procedures include but are not limited to arthroscopic shoulder surgery for rotator cuff repair, labral repair, arthroscopic knee surgery for ACL reconstruction and meniscal repairs, fracture care, minimally invasive total knee replacements, total shoulder replacements and unicompartmental (partial) knee replacements.


  • Female

Year Began Practicing

  • 1996

Board Certified

  • Orthopedic Surgery


  • English


Medical School

Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, East Lansing, MI, DOCTOR OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE


Lansing General Hospital, Lansing, MI


Michigan Capital City Medical Center, Lansing, MI, ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY


Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, SPORTS MEDICINE

Clinical Interests & Special Procedures

  • Arthroscopic Upper-Extremity Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Acromioplasty
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Minimally Invasive Total Knee Replacement
  • Sports Medicine (Surgical)
  • Fracture Care
  • Unicompartmental Knee Replacement
  • Arthroscopic Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction

Professional Memberships

  • American Osteopathic Association
  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics
  • American Acadamy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Michigan Orthopaedic Society
  • Michigan State Medical Society


"I believe in treating each person as an individual and not as an injury. By understanding each patient’s overall goals and what they hope to achieve, my goal is then to return the patient to their preinjury state."

Participating Insurances*

  • United Healthcare Commercial
  • Optum VA Choice
  • TriCare WPS - Prime
  • TriCare Humana
  • ConnectCare - MidMichigan Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Trust PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Traditional
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Plus Blue (Medicare Advantage)
  • Blue Care Network Medicare Advantage HMO
  • PACE Central Michigan (Program for All-inclusive Care for the Elderly)
  • Medicaid
  • Molina - Medicaid
  • Priority Health Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Medicare
  • Blue Care Network
  • Priority Health HMO
  • Priority Health PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage HMO/PPO
  • ConnectCare - Northwood University
  • McLaren Health Plan - Medicaid
  • HAP - Preferred
  • HAP - PPO
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • HAP Medicare Advantage HMO
  • HAP Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Aetna Better Health - Medicaid
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage
  • Cigna
  • Aetna
  • Priority Health Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Cofinity
  • Medicare Railroad
  • US Health and Life
  • Meridian Health Plan - Medicaid

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  • Orthopedics (bones, joints & muscles)
  • Sports Medicine

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MyMichigan Medical Group


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