Dr. James A. Foote, MD

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Specializes in Bariatric Surgery • Male • Age 47

2060 E Paris Ave SE Ste 100
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
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Dr. Foote's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Spectrum Health - Blodgett Hospital
1840 Wealthy St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Mercy Health Saint Mary's Campus
200 Jefferson Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Grand Health Partners
Grand Health Partners
2060 E Paris Ave SE Ste 100
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
NORTH OTTAWA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
NORTH OTTAWA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
1309 Sheldon Rd
Grand Haven, MI 49417
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    Dr. Foote's Experience

    Specialties

    • Bariatric Surgery
    • General Surgery
    • Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Gallbladder Removal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Hernia Repair
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
    • Laparoscopic Gastrectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Stomach Surgery
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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    • Abdominal Pain
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Hernia
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Foote

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.
    • 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

    Wayne State University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1996

    Internship Hospital

    Butterworth Hospital
    Complete in 1997

    Residency Hospital

    Spectrum Health Butterworth Campus
    Complete in 1999
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Foote & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Foote's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 3 hospitals where Dr. Foote has admitting privileges:

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    • Spectrum Health - Blodgett Hospital

    • North Ottawa Community Hospital

    • Mercy Health Saint Mary's Campus

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Foote

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    5.0
    • 7 responses

    5 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Foote to family and friends

    5 out of 5

    7 responses

    Dr. Foote's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    5 out of 5

    6 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    5 out of 5

    7 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.9 out of 5

    7 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    Under 10 minutes

    6 responses

    Experience with Dr. Foote

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    7 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

    7 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    7 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    5 out of 5

    7 responses

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Grand Health Partners
    2060 E Paris Ave SE Ste 100
    Grand Rapids, MI 49546
    (616) 956-6100 (Office)
    (616) 956-6637 (Fax)
    B
    NORTH OTTAWA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
    1309 Sheldon Rd
    Grand Haven, MI 49417
    (616) 847-5209 (Office)
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