Dr. Jeffrey Gawel, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 49

1900 Wealthy St SE Ste 180
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
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Dr. Gawel's Specialties

  • General Surgery

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Spectrum Health Medical Center - Butterworth Hospital
100 Michigan St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Spectrum Health - Blodgett Hospital
1840 Wealthy St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506

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Spectrum Health Med Grp Gen Sgy
Spectrum Health Med Grp Gen Sgy
1900 Wealthy St SE Ste 180
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
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Lake Drive Surgical Center
4069 Lake Dr SE Ste 210
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
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    Dr. Gawel's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Colectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Gallbladder Removal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Hernia Repair
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Stomach Surgery
    • Thoracentesis
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    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Wound Repair
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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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    Dr. Gawel's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Spectrum Health - Blodgett Hospital

    • Spectrum Health Medical Center - Butterworth Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.3
    • 19 responses
    • 2 reviews

    4.3 out of 5

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    1 out of 5
    - in Dorr, MI |

    I had complications from hernia surgery and still have side effects.

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    5 out of 5
    - in Grand Rapids, MI |

    Had outpatient surgery on December 18 and the whole experience was awesome! outside of a little pain after which was much better than expected.

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    Office Locations

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    Spectrum Health Med Grp Gen Sgy
    1900 Wealthy St SE Ste 180
    Grand Rapids, MI 49506
    (616) 774-8501 (Office)
    (616) 774-8595 (Fax)
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    Lake Drive Surgical Center
    4069 Lake Dr SE Ste 210
    Grand Rapids, MI 49546
    (616) 285-1120 (Office)
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