Orthopedic Surgery Specialist
Shannon Manno is a board-certified and fellowship-trained Physician Assistant working primarily alongside Dr. Bak.
Shannon was born in Grand Rapids and graduated from Central Catholic High School in Toledo, OH. She then accepted a tennis scholarship to attend Hillsdale College where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science while volunteering weekly at Hillsdale Hospital. Aspiring to become a Physician Assistant, Shannon applied to various programs and chose the rigorous, 27-month University of Toledo Physician Assistant Program where she gained extensive knowledge utilizing state-of-the-art laboratories and immersion simulators.
After earning her Master’s Degree as a Physician Assistant, she was accepted to the Detroit Medical Center Orthopedic Fellowship—one of only five such fellowships in the nation for PA’s. As an orthopedic fellow, Shannon gained extensive experience in the OR, assisting in surgeries including but not limited to joint replacements, open and arthroscopic ligament reconstructions, and fracture repair. She also treated countless orthopedic patients of all ages and became adept at the diagnosis of musculoskeletal injuries as well as their management, including fracture treatment and joint injections. Additionally, she has also covered a variety sporting events including the Detroit Grand Prix, Detroit Marathon, and Professional Cycling races.
Due to her extensive skill set in orthopedics and her outstanding performance throughout fellowship, Shannon was asked to join Motor City Orthopedics. Establishing trust with patients is crucial to Shannon’s practice. She believes trust between provider and patient leads to better end results—no matter the diagnosis. Shannon enjoys taking time with each patient to ensure they are comfortable with the treatment plan she and Dr. Bak establish.
-Known to mix a mean Mojito
-Passionate about medical mission work in Central America
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