Orthopaedic Associates of Grand Rapids (OAGR) Research & Education Institute (REI)

To provide the best and most innovative care for our patients, OAM physicians partner with the Research and Education Institute (REI). Since opening in 2005, REI has quickly grown into a highly productive research entity coordinating clinical and outcome studies. As an independent, not-for-profit corporation, REI is dedicated to the advancement of the science and knowledge associated with musculoskeletal disorders. By staying at the forefront of orthopaedic research and education, we are setting the standard for orthopaedic care around the world.

Our Providers

Active Projects & Current Studies

Search for current studies accepting patients.


Find publications that contain the discoveries and conclusions determined by our internationally recognized orthopaedic specialists.

Latest Research News & Highlights

Research outcomes at REI are helping improve treatment and quality of life for patients locally and around the globe.


Read about our consortium memberships and community partnerships with schools, hospitals and research programs.

Resources for Patients

Are you a patient interested in taking part in one of our research studies?

Resources for Researchers

Our staff facilitate researchers starting and finishing projects on site, without the need for outside management.