Dr. James Bicos

Orthopedic Surgery
Bingham Farms, MI
21 years experience male

Locations

Performance Orthopedics

Bingham Farms, MI

Address

24255 W. 13 Mile Road, Suite 100, Bingham Farms, MI
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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Fax

2489888565

Insurances accepted

Anthem BlueCross BlueShield

Medicare

Tricare

Blue Care Network of Michigan

Health Alliance Plan

Aetna Life Insurance Company

United HealthCare Insurance Company

About

Bio

Dr. Bicos is a fellowship trained Orthopedic Sports Medicine surgeon who specializes in taking care of athletes of all ages. Whether you are a weekend warrior or on our Olympic team, he customizes his treatment to help YOU recover and get back to YOUR lifestyle. Dr. Bicos did his undergraduate training at Northwestern University, Evanston, IL in Biomedical Engineering. His thesis at that time was designing knee replacement instrumentation based on sound engineering principles. He then did his medical school training at Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL. He stayed at Rush Presbyterian St. Lukes Medical Center and finished their esteemed Orthopedic Residency Program. From there he did his sports medicine fellowship at the University of Connecticut. During his fellowship year, he helped cover the Hartford Wolfpack, which is the NHL feeder team for the New York Rangers. Currently, Dr. Bicos practices at Performance Orthopedics, just outside of Detroit, Michigan. He is on staff with the Orthopedic Residency Program at the Department of Orthopedics at William Beaumont Hospital, in Royal Oak, Michigan. He is also part of William Beaumont Sports Medicine. Dr. Bicos has extensive sports medicine training and experience. He is currently the USA Gymnastics National Team Orthopedic Surgeon. He has been the lead team physician for them at two World Championships and 2011 Pan American Games. He has also consulted for USA Diving, USA Synchro, and USA Track and Field. More recently he was named to the Top 10 List of Orthopedic Sports Medicine Surgeons for 2012 by Sports Illustrated! Locally, he covers the Oakland University Golden Grizzlies, which is a Division I collegiate sports program, and Groves High School, which is part of the Birmingham School District. Dr. Bicos specializes in comprehensive shoulder issues including: shoulder arthroscopy, rotator cuff repairs, labral repairs, SLAP repairs, Bankart repairs, shoulder dislocations/instability, biceps tendon issues, shoulder fractures, shoulder arthritis, shoulder replacements, total shoulder replacements, Reverse shoulder replacements, and revision shoulder replacement. He also specializes in sports related knee injuries including: ACL, PCL, MCL, PLC tears, multiligament tears, meniscal tears, meniscal transplantation, cartilage restoration (ACI, DeNovo, OATS, Carticel), patellofemoral pain/dislocations (i.e. kneecap dislocations), Fulkerson osteotomies, MPFL reconstructions, and High Tibial Osteotomies. Dr. Bicos also sees hip labral tears. When not operating, Dr. Bicos enjoys flying model airplanes, has an extensive model railroad layout, and plays golf. Follow him on Twitter: @cartilagedoc and @prformanceortho

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Orthopedic Surgery, Board Certified

Sports Medicine

Languages spoken

Greek

Doctor Q&A

242 Answers
30 Agrees
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Bicos
21 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Osteoarthritis: If you have a diagnosis of OA, then it is probably a manifestation of that. OA is a loosely thrown around term, so be careful as a 37 yo of calling y ... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Bicos
21 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Probably not: That does not sound like symptoms of TOS. Men can get breast cancer just like women. I would initially start out with your primary care physician an ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. James Bicos
21 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: I would check with the anesthesiologist doing your surgery. If you call the center you are having surgery at, you can typically talk to the team doin ... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Bicos is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Bicos is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Bicos is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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I've been taking 800mg ibuprofen daily for 4 days and its progressively getting worse. Especially upon waking. I think its nerve entrapment.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I appreciate you taking the time to post. I see my dr in a few days & will discuss it with him.
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Thanks for your quick reply had scar tissue removed 1 week ago placement looks good guess I just have a difficult knee :(

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Rush Medical College, IL
Graduated 1999MD

Residency

Rush University Medical Center

Residency

RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

Top 10 Orthopedic Surgeons in the Country, Sports Illustrated

Affiliations

International Cartilage Repair Society
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Arthroscopy Association of North America
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