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wroblewskiDr. Wroblewski

Alfred J. Wroblewski, MD specializes in a variety of surgical techniques and treatments for the hand, shoulder and elbow. Dr. Wroblewski is trained in the technique of endoscopic carpal tunnel release and has performed over 4,000 of these surgeries. He also performs arthritis hand surgery, microscopic repair and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Wroblewski has a special interest in total shoulder replacement and shoulder arthroscopy. He was one of the first surgeons to perform advanced arthroscopic shoulder repairs in Northern Michigan.

Dr. Wroblewski did his undergraduate studies at the University of Detroit where he graduated number one in his class, majoring in Biology. He earned his medical degree, with honors in several clinical rotations, at the University of Michigan School of Medicine. He completed a general surgery internship at Rhode Island hospital, an affiliate of Brown University. Subsequently, he completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, including a rotation in pediatric orthopedics at Shriners Hospital for Children in Tampa, Florida. He then did an additional fellowship year in hand, shoulder and elbow surgery at the State university of New York in Syracuse. Dr. Wroblewski is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and received a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Hand Surgery.

Dr. Wroblewski has given numerous lectures and presentations on hand surgery and reconstruction. He has lived in Northern Michigan since 1997 with wife Kim and two sons, Kevin and John. He enjoys spending time with his family, fishing, hunting, sailing, woodworking, Michigan football and skiing.

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Scott A. Nemec, DO, joined Bay Street Orthopeadics in 2009. Dr. Nemec specializes in foot and ankle trauma and reconstruction. He has subspecialty training in total ankle replacement, foot and ankle reconstruction, bunion and hammertoe correction. His work also extends to the practice of general orthopedics.

Dr. Nemec graduated from Michigan State University College of osteopathic Medicine in 2003 as a member of Sigma Sigma Phi National Osteopathic Honor Society. He did his internship and residency at Ingham Regional Medical Center in Lansing. He completed fellowship in complex foot and ankle reconstruction at Orthopedic Associates of Michigan in Grand Rapids. Dr. Nemec is currently on staff at McLaren Northern Michigan in Petoskey, McLaren Northern Michigan-Cheboygan Campus in Cheboygan, and Charlevoix Area Hospital in Charlevoix.

He enjoys fly fishing and fly tying, boating and skiing. He lives in Petoskey with his family.


bozzioAnthony Bozzio, MD

Anthony Bozzio, MD, specializes in surgical treatment of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine. Dr. Bozzio has experience in all aspects of spine surgery including: disc replacement, corrective revision surgery, decompression, discectomy, minimally invasive spinal surgery, fusion, treatment of scoliosis and spine deformity, compression fractures, and spine trauma. Dr. Bozzio also practices general orthopaedics.

Dr. Bozzio was appointed Clinical Assistant Professor – Department of Surgery by Michigan State University in January of 2018.

Dr. Bozzio completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Utah in 2007 and earned his Doctor of Medicine from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine in 2011. He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Colorado and was awarded a spine fellowship at Texas Back Institute in Plano, Texas, where he practiced prior to joining Bay Street Orthopedics.

Dr. Bozzio lives in Petoskey with his wife and two children. He enjoys cycling, golf, hockey, and both alpine and cross country skiing.


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Eric Mancini, MD, is a orthopaedic surgeon specializing in all areas of sports medicine including shoulder, hip, and knee arthroscopy; rotator cuff repair; shoulder instability; ACL reconstruction; and shoulder, knee, and hip replacement.

Dr. Mancini graduated with honors from University of Michigan in 2006 and completed his medical training at Wayne State University School of Medicine in 2011. He performed his orthopaedic surgery residency at Wayne State University/ Detroit Medical Center where he was chief resident. He completed a sports medicine fellowship at the Kerlan Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles, California. Dr. Mancini has worked with many college and professional sports teams, including serving as assistant team doctor for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Rams, Kings, Sparks, Anaheim Ducks, USC Trojans Football and Loyola Marymount University.

Dr. Mancini resides in Petoskey with his wife and their young daughter, Vivienne. They share a love of outdoor activities including skiing, water sports, and cycling.

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Joseph Hance, MD

Joseph Hance, MD, is a general orthopaedic surgeon who has extensive experience in the evaluation of patients with shoulder, knee, hip and elbow problems including trama. 


The native Detroiter graduated from Wayne State Medical School in 1977.  He completed a five-year program in orthopaedic surgery at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, on June 30, 1982. Dr. Hance arrived in Petoskey one week later, beginning his practice with Bay Street Orthopaedics on July 5, 1982.



Dr. Hance has served the community in various roles over his 37 years, including chief of surgery.

Assisting Physicians

Mark R. McMurray, MD

N. Chris Narten, MD

 

Physician Assistants

To complement expanding surgical staff, three licensed physician assistants provide care to Bay Street Orthopaedics patients both in clinical and surgical settings.


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Kelsey McConnell, PA-C — Kelsey McConnell, PA-C, has extensive education and training in medicine, diagnostics, anatomy, pathology, biochemistry, and pharmacology with over 2,000 hours of practical experience as part of her training. McConnell specializes in upper extremity orthopaedic care.

Her background in orthopedic care also includes surgical assistant in total joint replacement, shoulder and knee arthroscopies, open reduction internal fixations, manipulation under anesthesia, and closed reductions. Before joining Bay Street Orthopaedics, McConnell was a physician assistant in emergency medicine at McLaren Northern Michigan where she was responsible for, or assisted in, a wide range of emergency medical procedures.

McConnell graduated magna cum laude in 2013 from Central Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science degree in health fitness in preventative and rehabilitative programs. She continued at Central for her Master of Science in physician assistant studies. While there, she earned a number of awards and honors for academic excellence. She is a member of the American Academy of Physicians Assistants (AAPA).

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Eric Ferrigan, PA-C — Eric was born and raised in Grayling MI. He attended Michigan State University and majored in Human Biology while working as an Emergency Department Technician prior to attending PA School at Grand Valley State University and graduating in 2016. Ferrigan specializes in knee, shoulder, and hip orthopedic care.

Eric spent the first two years of his career with Detroit Medical Center Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery. Eric assisted in joint replacement and arthroscopic procedures of the knee, shoulder, and hip. He is also proficient in knee, shoulder, and hip injections. He is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

Eric relocated back home to Northern Michigan in 2018. He enjoys hunting, fishing, golfing, and playing guitar in his free time.

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Matt Nedwicki, PA-C — Matt is from the Detroit area, and grew up in Dearborn, MI. He attended University of Detroit-Mercy for both his undergraduate degree in Biology and his Masters degree in Physician Assistant Studies, graduating in 2014. Throughout his schooling, he worked as an EMT in the Detroit area.

Prior to joining Bay Street Orthopedics, he spent 2 years in a Family Medicine office in Southwest Detroit, providing care to patients from newborn to elderly. Following this, he worked in the Emergency Departments at Detroit Receiving Hospital and Harper Hospital. In both positions, he was exposed to a wide variety of orthopedic issues, including initial management of traumatic injuries, routine management of fractures, and closed reduction of dislocated joints.

Matt relocated to the Boyne City area in 2019, and enjoys spending time outdoors, playing soccer, and a wide variety of music, but especially seeing music.

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Bill Crook, PA-C — Bill Crook, PA-C is a native of Charlevoix Mi. He and his wife, Tina, moved back to the area in 2009 with their young family. Bill has an undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences from Michigan State University, and a Masters in Physician Assistant Studies from Central Michigan in 2004. He has worked in orthopedics for the 15 years since, downstate in Owosso and Grand Rapids, and for the last 9 years at Munson Hospital Grayling before joining the Bay St. team.

Bill specializes in office orthopedics including arthritis treatment, fracture care, sports injuries and evaluation of other musculoskeletal issues.

He lives in Charlevoix with his wife and three kids, and spends some of his time as a member of the Charlevoix Area Community Pool Board. Bill also tries to stay in shape by participating in local triathlons and an occasional mountain bike race, and he and his family enjoy boating, hiking and travel.

Nurse Practitioner

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M. Yvette Short, AGACNP-BC — Yvette graduated with her Masters in Nursing in 2016 from Indiana University-Purdue University in Indianapolis, Indiana. She is credentialed by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (AANC) as an Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. She is a member of the Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners (MICNP) and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).

Her background includes emergency medicine care as a nurse for ten years at a Level 1 Trauma Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. She worked as a travel nurse for the INDYCAR series and in air medicine. She was born in Texas and moved to northern Michigan four years ago from Indianapolis, Indiana. She comes to us from Emergency Care Specialists, having worked at McLaren Northern Michigan for the past three years in their emergency department. She has a vast knowledge of acute care pathologies as well as medical procedures including, but not limited to, the care and management of traumatic injuries and lacerations; joint injections and aspirations; orthopedic fractures, dislocations, and reductions under conscious sedation.

Yvette lives in Boyne City with her husband and German Shepherd fur kids. She enjoys college football, traveling, and outdoor activities including hiking, biking, and water sports.