Dr. Eddie El-Yussif

Dr. Eddie El-Yussif
Dr. Eddie El-Yussif

Dr. Eddie El-Yussif made Metropolitan Detroit his home in August of 2009, when he joined the the medical staff of Henry Ford Macomb Hospital in Clinton Township. Raised in Fairfax County, Virginia, Dr. El-Yussif graduated with honors from The University of Virginia, received his medical degree at The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, and completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Garden City Osteopathic Hospital (Garden City, MI), an affiliate of Michigan State University.

Dr. El-Yussif is a clinical instructor at Michigan State University School of Medicine.

During residency, he was a chief resident and took an active role teaching his junior residents. He received top national honors for his research paper Distal Femur Fractures in Osteopenic Patients: Plates vs. Nails. Following his residency, Dr. El-Yussif furthered his training in hip and knee arthroplasty alongside the pioneers of joint replacement, as a fellow of the world-renowned Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute in Alexandria, VA. Under the instruction of Drs. Charles Engh, Sr., Gerard Engh, C. Anderson Engh, Jr., William G. Hamilton, and Kevin B. Fricka, Dr. El-Yussif studied the innovative techniques of minimally invasive total knee replacement, hip resurfacing, unicompartmental and bi-compartmental knee arthroplasty, and complex hip and knee revision arthroplasty.

Dr. El-Yussif has an acute interest in implant technology and innovative joint replacement procedures. He looks to help revolutionize the implant and joint replacement techniques of the future, while continuing to relieve pain and restore function for his joint replacement patients. He has a keen interest in Tissue Guided Surgery and Rapid Recovery, a program he has started that allows patients to recover very quickly.

In his free time, Dr. Eddie El-Yussif enjoys both watching and playing sports. He also likes traveling to warm places with his wife Lindsay, as well as attempting to improve his golf game.


Anderson Orthopedic Research Institute, Alexandria, VA
Garden City Osteopathic Hospital / Michigan State University, Garden City, MI
Tampa General Hospital (Level 1 Trauma Center), Tampa, FL
Children’s Hospital, New Orleans, LA
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, Kansas City, MO
The University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Professional Societies and Accolades

Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon


Musculoskeletal System

Practice Name
The Institute for Advanced Orthopaedics

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