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About Dr. Michael P Schuhknecht

Dr. Michael P Schuhknecht, DO is a Doctor primarily located in Niles, MI, with another office in Niles, MI. He has 25 years of experience. His specialties include Bariatric Medicine. Dr. Schuhknecht has received 6 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

47 Ratings with 10 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Michael P Schuhknecht is Excellent. Dr. Michael P Schuhknecht has been rated by 47 patients. From those 47 patients 10 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Michael P Schuhknecht is 4.6 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Lakeland Community Hospital

60 N Saint Joseph Ave Ste E
Niles, MI 49120
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Lakeland General Surgery

42 N Saint Joseph Ave Ste 100
Niles, MI 49120
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Specialties

Dr. Michael P Schuhknecht has the following 1 specialty

  • Bariatric Medicine

    Bariatric medicine focuses on the causes, prevention and treatment of obesity. Bariatric specialists are trained in medically supervised weight loss and the management of obesity as a chronic condition. These specialists are skilled in various disciplines that help patients lose weight and obtain optimal health.
    The field encompasses dieting, exercise and behavioral therapy, anti-obesity medication, pharmacotherapy and surgery. Bariatric specialists might be from surgical backgrounds and perform obesity-related operations or they might be nutrition and hormone focused, prescribing diet and exercise plans as well as weight loss medications.
    Patients defined as obese or having unhealthy Body Mass Indices (BMI) have much greater risk of heart disease, diabetes, asthma, sleep apnea, hypertension, many types of cancer and chronic musculoskeletal problems.
    One subspecialty of bariatrics is the focus on the correlation between obesity and mortality.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Michael P Schuhknecht has the following 3 expertise

  • Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery)
  • Morbid Obesity
  • Gastric Bypass (Gastrojejunostomy)

Dr. Michael P Schuhknecht has 0 board certified specialties

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Reviews

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Emergency Appendectomy

This was my first-ever surgery. This Guy was super, Hollywood-AWESOME! Hope to see him for future gall bladder removal!

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Five Stars

Great Doctor. Very very compassionate with total caring for his patients. He change my life repairing a hernia and a pannaculectomy. The excess fat from a weight loss, 23#'s worth, and I feel great! He has a great sense of humor too. Plus he's a real hottie 😊. I wouldn't go to any other surgeon 😎.

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Cutest baby face Dr. i ever seen!

Very pleasant and caring Dr.!

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Awesome

I couldn't be more pleased with the care I receive from Dr. Schuhknecht & his staff.

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Five Stars

We won't go to anyone other than Dr. Schuhknect. He is VERY Informative and gives the BEST CARE!

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  • Awards

    6 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree

    Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2017, 2018)

    Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award

    Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2016, 2017, 2018)

    The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - State

    Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Education

    25 Years Experience

  • Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine

    Graduated in 1993

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Michael P Schuhknecht accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Michigan
    • BCBS MI Blue Care Network HMO Group Enrollees
    • BCBS MI PPO Plans Group Enrollees
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • PHCS PPO
  • PHP Northern IN
    • PHP Select with Encircle
  • PriorityHealth
    • PriorityHealth HMO
    • PriorityHealth Priority PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

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