Dr. John S. Esch, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 57

1840 Wealthy St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
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Dr. Esch's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Osf Saint Joseph Medical Center
2200 East Washington Street
Bloomington, IL 61701
Advocate BroMenn Medical Center
1304 Franklin Avenue
Normal, IL 61761

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
1840 Wealthy St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
JOHN M WEILAND MD
JOHN M WEILAND MD
1505 Eastland Dr Suite 2300
Bloomington, IL 61701
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    Dr. Esch's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery, 2006
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    • Adrenalectomy
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Colectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Rectal Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gastrectomy
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy & Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Trigger Point Injections
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    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Second-Degree Burns
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
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    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Esch

    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

    Southern Illinois University At Edwardsville
    Graduated in 1982

    Residency Hospital

    Blodgett Meml/St Marys
    Complete in 1982
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Esch & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Esch'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 2 hospitals where Dr. Esch has admitting privileges:

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    • Osf Saint Joseph Medical Center

    • Advocate BroMenn Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Esch

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Esch to family and friends

    3 responses
    above
    national average

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    3 responses
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    3 responses
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 3 responses
    same as
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    Experience with Dr. Esch
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    3 responses
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    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    3 responses
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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    3 responses
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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Esch accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    1840 Wealthy St SE
    Grand Rapids, MI 49506
    B
    JOHN M WEILAND MD
    1505 Eastland Dr Suite 2300
    Bloomington, IL 61701
    (309) 662-9022 (Office)
    (309) 662-2091 (Fax)
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