Dr. Jeffrey C. Gawel, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 48

4069 Lake Dr SE Suite 210
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
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Dr. Gawel's Experience

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Patient Satisfaction

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
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    Dr. Gawel's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery, 2008
    1
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Colectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Thoracentesis
    • Tracheal Surgery
    2
    • Appendicitis
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Hidradenitis
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Second-Degree Burns
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Gawel

    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

    Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine
    Graduated in 1993

    Internship Hospital

    Butterworth Hospital
    Complete in 1994

    Residency Hospital

    Butterworth Hospital
    Complete in 1998
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Gawel & Staff

    • English
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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Gawel

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gawel to family and friends

    19 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Gawel's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    17 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    19 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    18 responses
    same as
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 19 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Gawel
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    19 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    19 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    19 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    19 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Gawel accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Lake Drive Surgical Center
    4069 Lake Dr SE Suite 210
    Grand Rapids, MI 49546
    (616) 285-1120 (Office)
    B
    Spectrum Health Weightloss Spec
    4100 Lake Dr SE Suite B01
    Grand Rapids, MI 49546
    (616) 974-4400 (Office)
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