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Zachary Stender, MD, MS

Zachary Stender

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Stender obtained sub-specialty training in advanced arthroscopy and orthopaedic sports medicine at the Detroit Medical Center. Here, he worked as assistant team physician for the Detroit Redwings, Pistons and Tigers and provided orthopaedic care for the Detroit Marathon. At DMG, Dr. Stender strives to deliver high-quality medical care by working closely with his patients and their families to formulate optimal treatment plans.



  • General Orthopaedics
  • Hand and Upper Extremity
  • Sports Medicine

Patients Seen

Accepts both children and adults


  • English

Medical Interests

Dr. Stender specializes in arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery. Particular interests include complex knee ligament reconstruction, meniscus and cartilage work, as well as treatment of rotator cuff disease and instability of the shoulder.

Personal Interests

Basketball, tennis, golf, BBQ, spending time with family and friends



School The Chicago Medical School
Graduation Date 05/2008
Degree MD
Honors Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society


School University of Connecticut
Title Orthopaedic Surgery


School Detroit Medical Center
Specialty Sports Medicine


General Orthopaedics

  • Fracture Care
  • Treatment of Arthritis

Hand and Upper Extremity

  • Carpal Tunnel Surgery
  • Cubital Tunnel Surgery
  • De Quervain Tenosynovitis
  • Ganglion Cysts and Tumors
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Trigger Finger

Sports Medicine

  • ACL Reconstructive Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Meniscus and Cartilage Repair
  • Non-Surgical Treatment of Sports Related Injuries
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Instability Treatment
  • Surgical Treatment of Sports Related Injuries
  • Treatment of Disorders of the Biceps Tendon


  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards and Accolades

Name Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
Date 05/2008