TCO PHYSICIANS

DR JUSTIN HOLLANDER, D.O.

DR JUSTIN HOLLANDER, D.O.

Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Justin Hollander received his doctor of osteopathy degree at Michigan State University’s college of osteopathic medicine.


BIO

During his residency, Dr. Hollander completed subspecialty rotations in pediatric orthopedics trauma orthopedics and joint reconstruction.

Dr. Hollander was also a student athletic trainer at Michigan State University working with college athletes for 3 years.  He opened his practice in Traverse City in August of 2011. Dr. Hollander treats many injuries and conditions including revision hip replacements, total hip arthroplasty, total knee Arthroplasty, unicompartmental knee replacement, arthroscopic surgery, revision knee Arthroplasty, adult trauma, fracture care and general orthopedics.  Dr. Hollander offers multiple approaches to total hip arthroplasty tailored to the individual patient.

Dr. Hollander is accepting new patients.


DR ERIC B. LERCHE, D.O.

DR ERIC B. LERCHE, D.O.

Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Lerche received his bachelor’s degree from The University of Michigan majoring in molecular biology and biotechnology, Dr. Lerche attended medical school at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine.


BIO

Dr. Eric B. Lerche is a fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes in shoulder/hip/knee reconstruction, fracture care and sports medicine. He is also board eligible by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.

He is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons – AAOS, Orthopedic Trauma Association – OTA, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine – AOSSM,
and the American Osteopathic Association – AOA.

Dr. Lerche’s philosophy in his own words…”I provide compassionate care for my patients focusing on exhausting all non-operative treatments before proceeding to surgery. I treat my patients as I would like to be treated; approachable and on the same level. All treatment options are shared between myself and my patient because it is the patient that knows their body the best.”

Dr. Lerche is currently accepting new patients.


DR MICHAEL J VANWAGNER, D.O.

DR MICHAEL J VANWAGNER, D.O.

Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. VanWagner is a Fellowship Trained Orthopedic Surgeon. Specializing in adult hip and knee reconstruction surgery, he treats a wide range of disorders in the hip and knee.


BIO

Dr. VanWagner earned a bachelor’s degree at Michigan Technological University, where he played NCAA Division I college hockey for the Huskies. He graduated with honors, and was a recipient of the WCHA Scholar-Athlete Award. He obtained his medical degree from Michigan State University, College of Osteopathic medicine, where he also received his orthopedic surgery training. His fellowship in Adult Hip and Knee Reconstruction was performed at the prestigious Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida.

Dr. VanWagner was born and raised in Traverse City, and is excited to give back to the community by practicing in his hometown. His wife, Dr. Angela VanWagner, is an emergency medicine physician at Munson Otsego Memorial Hospital and MMC in Traverse City. They enjoy the northern Michigan lifestyle, including being on the water, road cycling, skiing, hiking, and spending time with family and friends.

Dr. VanWagner is accepting referrals for hip and knee arthritis, hip disorders (arthritis, dysplasia, necrosis, and fractures), general orthopedic conditions, fracture care, and arthroscopy.

Dr. VanWagner is currently accepting new patients.





Amy S. Collins FNP

Amy S. Collins FNP

FAMILY NURSE PRACTIONER

Amy S. Collins FNP received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Northern Michigan University, then went on to receive her Master of Science in Nursing at Grand Valley State University.

BIO

Amy S. Collins is a Family Nurse Practitioner certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center since 2004. Much of her early nursing career was spent in the hospital setting. Amy now sees patients in the office and assists in major surgical procedures as well. Amy is accepting new patients.

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