Michigan Orthopaedic Surgeons Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Michigan Orthopaedic Surgeons (“MOS”) regarding its recent data breach. The MOS data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to over 67,000 individuals.


MOS is an independent orthopaedic surgery practice based in Michigan. Founded in 2017, MOS is comprised of orthopaedic and musculoskeletal surgeons, specialists, and research pioneers. A full-service medical practice, MOS offers a wide range of medical services, including orthopaedic surgery, physical and occupational therapy, medical imaging, and access to durable medical equipment. Headquartered in Southfield, Michigan, MOS has 22 additional locations in Michigan and employs over 50 individuals.


On June 29, 2023, MOS discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, MOS determined that an unknown, unauthorized third-party may have accessed this sensitive information through an employee’s email account between May 5, 2023, and June 21, 2023. On December 19, 2023, MOS began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information potentially exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Date of birth
  • Financial account number
  • Username and password
  • Medical information (e.g., diagnosis, lab results, prescription information)
  • Health insurance information

If you received a breach notification letter from Michigan Orthopaedic Surgeons:

We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or sam@turkestrauss.com.

If you were impacted by the MOS data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in any free credit monitoring services provided by Michigan Orthopaedic Surgeons:
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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