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Dr. Michael J. Ostempowski

Dr. Michael J. Ostempowski

Dr. Ostempowski is a Board-certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, Fellowship Trained in Joint Replacement & Cartilage Reconstruction.


Dr. Ostempowski was born and raised in Buffalo, NY. He grew up in Cheektowaga and graduated from JFK High School before attending Canisius College for his undergraduate studies. While at Canisius, Dr. Ostempowski playing football and baseball for the golden griffins and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in Biology. Dr. Ostempowski completed his medical school program at the State University of New York at Buffalo and his orthopaedic residency at University of Cincinnati where he was the Chief Resident. Dr. Ostempowski went on to complete advanced fellowship training focused on joint replacement at the State University of California at San Diego before entering private practice.


Dr. Ostempowski began his private practice career in 2002 at Amherst Orthopaedics before transitioning to Buffalo Orthopaedic Group where he practiced for 12 years before deciding to join Excelsior Orthopaedics.  When not treating patients, Dr. Ostempowski enjoys spending time with his wife (Robyn) and son (Justin).


His areas of focus include:


• Joint Reconstruction Surgery
• Partial Replacements
• Primary Total & Revision Joint Replacements of the Hip, Knee & Shoulder
• Rotator Cuff Surgery
• Fracture Care


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