B. Kent Maupin, MD

B. Kent Maupin, MDDr. Maupin is a local leader in orthopaedic and hand surgery. His areas of expertise include problems and treatment of the peripheral nerve, arthritis of the hand and upper extremity, shoulder surgery and joint replacement. Dr. Maupin also has over 25 years of experience in rheumatoid hand management, and he instructs the newest in his field as a clinical professor in the department of orthopaedic surgery at Michigan State University. Dr. Maupin is invested in the local community as a member of the Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce, the Business Advisory Committee for Forest Hills School District and the Forest Hills High School mentorship program.

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Hospital Affiliations

  • OAM Surgery Center at MidTowne
  • University of Michigan Health – West
  • Walker Surgical Center


  • Medical – University of Illinois at the Medical Center (Chicago, Ill.), M.D., 1976
  • Undergraduate – Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.), B.A., 1972

Board Certification

  • Certified in orthopaedic surgery with added qualifications in hand surgery


  • Fellowship – Blodgett Memorial Medical Center (Grand Rapids, Mich.), Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, 1981
  • Fellowship – University of Louisville (Louisville, Ky.), Hand and Microvascular Surgery, 1981

Certifications / Memberships

  • Michigan State Medical Society
  • Michigan Orthopaedic Society
  • Kent County Medical Society
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Fellow in the American College of Surgeons, September 1996