William K. Kesto, MD
SpecialtyArthroscopic & Reconstructive Surgery of the Shoulder, Elbow & Knee, Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Hip Arthroscopy
Medical SchoolWayne State University School of Medicine
ResidencyDetroit Medical Center and St. John Providence Hospital
FellowshipCincinnati Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center
William K. Kesto, MD is a board certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic sports medicine surgeon. He specializes in advanced shoulder and elbow surgery, knee ligament reconstruction and joint replacement, hip arthroscopy, knee cartilage restoration and meniscus transplantation, malalignment correction including osteotomies of the femur and tibia, and patellofemoral disorders. He is experienced in the field of robotic joint replacement, featuring Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Technology, and regenerative medicine, featuring Lipogems® and Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections. He serves as the Team Physician for Walled Lake Central High School.
Dr. Kesto completed a fellowship in sports medicine at Cincinnati Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center with Dr. Frank Noyes in Ohio. Prior to his fellowship, Dr. Kesto completed his residency at Detroit Medical Center and St. John Providence Hospital, where he served as the Chief Administrative Resident. He received his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine. Prior to pursuing medicine, Dr. Kesto obtained his master’s degree from Georgetown University and his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan.
Dr. Kesto remains active in research and has completed papers and presentations. He is a member of the American Medical Association, Michigan State Medical Society, and the Arthroscopy Association of North America. He is fluent in Aramaic/Chaldean and Arabic.
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Research & Experience
Kesto WK, Esquivel AO, Markel DC. Shear Force at Failure and Stiffness of All-Inside Meniscal Repair Devices. J Knee Surg. 2013 Jun 11. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23760666.
Kesto WK, Esquivel AO, Markel DC. Shear force at failure and stiffness of all-inside meniscal repair devices. J Knee Surg. 2013 Dec;26(6):435-40. doi: 10.1055/s-0033-1347359. Epub 2013 May 31. PubMed PMID: 23729312.
Clinical Outcomes of Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty using Stacked Metal Augments. Kesto, W , Markel, D.
2012 Podium Presentation Michigan Orthopaedic Society Mackinaw Island, MI.
Shear Force at Failure and Stiffness of All-Inside Meniscal Repair Devices. Kesto WK, Esquivel AO, Markel DC.
2011 Podium Presentation Mid-America Orthopaedic Association Tucson, AZ
2011 Poster Presentation Orthopaedic Research Society Los Angeles, CA
2010 Podium Presentation Michigan Orthopaedic Society Mackinaw Island, MI
2010 Podium Presentation Detroit Regional Sports Symposium Detroit, MI