Dr. Erik C. Hedlund, DO

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 45

1111 Leffingwell Ave NE Ste 200
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
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Dr. Hedlund's Experience

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Dr. Hedlund's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Hedlund Performs

  • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
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Hospital Quality

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Spectrum Health - Blodgett Hospital
1840 Wealthy St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Metro Health Hospital
5900 Byron Center Ave SW
Wyoming, MI 49519

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Orthopaedic Associates of Michigan
1111 Leffingwell Ave NE Ste 200
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
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    Dr. Hedlund's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Sports Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
    • Ankle Arthroscopy
    • Arm Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Elbow Arthroscopy
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Elbow Tenotomy
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
    • Fracture Care
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hip Arthroscopy
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Knee Surgery
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    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Arthritis of the Elbow
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Baker’s Cyst
    • Bone Disorders
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chondrocalcinosis
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Conditions
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Fracture
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    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Tear
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Osgood Schlatter Disease
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteochondritis Dissecans
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Runner's Knee
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Trigger Finger
    • Wrist Fracture
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Chicago College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Graduated in 1998

    Residency Hospital

    Mount Clemens General Hospital

    Fellowship Hospital

    Michigan State University
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Hedlund & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Hedlund's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Spectrum Health - Blodgett Hospital

    • Metro Health Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    5 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hedlund to family and friends

    5 out of 5

    10 responses

    Dr. Hedlund's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.6 out of 5

    10 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    5 out of 5

    10 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.8 out of 5

    10 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    Under 10 minutes

    10 responses

    Experience with Dr. Hedlund

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    10 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.9 out of 5

    10 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.9 out of 5

    10 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.8 out of 5

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Orthopaedic Associates of Michigan
    1111 Leffingwell Ave NE Ste 200
    Grand Rapids, MI 49525
    (616) 459-7101 (Office)
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