Kyle Hazelwood, MD, FAAOS

sports medicine orthopedic specialist in Northern Michigan.

Dr. Kyle Hazelwood

Orthopaedic Surgeon


Dr. Hazelwood specializes in sports medicine and arthroscopy, diagnosing and treating sports-related injuries ranging from minor sprains to complex ligament reconstructions. His work also extends to the practice of general orthopaedics.


  • Achilles Tendon Ruptures, Rotator Cuff Tears and Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Articular Cartilage Damage and Osteochondral Defects
  • Fractures and Sprains
  • Shoulder Dislocations, Labral Tears and Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI), Labral Tears and Hip Flexor Strains
  • Patellar Dislocations, Patellar Tendonitis and Patellar Instability
  • Achilles Tendonitis and Ankle Instability
  • Tendinopathies and Bursitis
  • Robotic-Assisted Surgery

Office Locations

  • Petoskey
  • Gaylord
  • Charlevoix
  • Cheboygan
  • St. Ignace

Education & Training

  • Board Certification – American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Fellowship – Sports medicine fellowship at San Diego Arthroscopy & Sports Medicine Fellowship in San Diego, California.
  • Residency – Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at the University of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois.
  • Education – BA degree in Chemistry from Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington. Medical school at Medicine Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood, Illinois.

Special Interests

Dr. Hazelwood has served in the United States Air Force as an active duty orthopaedic surgeon in the Luke Air Force Base 56th Medical Group. Most recently, Dr. Hazelwood has supported the athletes of several collegiate and professional sports teams as a team physician. 

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