Hand, Wrist and Upper Extremities

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Orthopedics: Hand, Wrist and Upper Extremities

Spectrum Health Grand Haven Center provides comprehensive and collaborative care to help you get moving again. Our surgeons specialize in hand, wrist and upper extremity pain, injuries and other disorders. From nonsurgical to surgical procedures, our surgeons are dedicated to keep you on the move.

Our team specializes in but not limited to:

  • Shoulder pain, fracture and injuries
  • Biceps tendon – Proximal or distal injury
  • Gangilon Cyst
  • Fractures from shoulder to fingertips
  • Tendon problems
  • Amputations shoulder to fingertips
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Cubital tunnel syndrome
  • Trigger finger
  • Mallet finger
  • Shoulder replacement
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Rotator cuff tear
  • Labrum tear
  • Shoulder impingement
  • Arthritis hand, wrist, finger
  • Wrist, hand and finger fusions
  • Small joint replacement

Meet the Team

Dr. Levi Hinkelman is an orthopedic surgeon. He earned his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency through Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners in affiliation with Michigan State University College of Human Medicine in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and his hand and upper extremity surgery fellowship at Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center in Indianapolis. Dr. Hinkleman’s clinical interests include treatment of adults and children with hand, wrist, forearm, and elbow trauma including tendon and nerve injuries, sports injuries of the hand, wrist and elbow, arthritis of the hand, wrist and elbow, neurologic disorders of the upper extremity and microsurgical reconstruction and soft tissue coverage of the extremities.

Alexandra Schumar, PA-C, is a board-certified physician assistant. She earned her bachelor’s degree in biomedical science from Marquette University in Milwaukee and her master’s degree in physician assistant studies from Butler University in Indianapolis. Alexandra is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

Kevin Vardon, PA-C , works closely with our Orthopedic Surgeons and Sports Medicine Physicians in providing non-operative and surgical care in treating a variety of conditions within the orthopedic spectrum. He has extensive knowledge in sports medicine, fracture care and injection therapy. Kevin places a high priority on patient education by empowering the patient with knowledge of their condition, treatment options and taking the time to answer any question.