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Surgical Specialist, Family Practitioner, Bariatric Specialist (obesity)
18 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Michael Schuhknecht is Excellent. Dr. Schuhknecht has been reviewed by 24 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
Promptness 4.7
Courteous Staff 4.9
Accurate Diagnosis 4.9
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Gastric Bypass (Gastrojejunostomy)
  • Morbid Obesity
  • Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery)

Education & Awards

Dr. Schuhknecht graduated from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, East Lansing. He has 4 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2012 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012 - 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Schuhknecht has 11 hospital affiliations:

  • Lakeland Regional Health System - St Joseph 
  • Community Hospital 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Michael P Schuhknecht DO is a male Surgeon, has 18 years of experience and practices in Surgery and Bariatric Medicine.
Where does Dr. Michael P. Schuhknecht practice?
Dr. Michael Schuhknecht has 3 office locations.
Dr. Michael Schuhknecht practices Surgery and Bariatric Medicine near Niles, MI.
See Niles Surgeons and Niles Family Physicians.