Dr. Melissa A. Rakowski, DO

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Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat • Female • Age 35

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Spectrum Health- Butterworth Hospital
100 Michigan Street North East
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Mercy Health Saint Mary's Campus
200 Jefferson Avenue South East
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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GRAND RAPIDS EAR NOSE & THROAT PC
GRAND RAPIDS EAR NOSE & THROAT PC
1555 44th St SW
Wyoming, MI 49509
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    Dr. Rakowski's Experience

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    Dr. Rakowski's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Ear, Nose, and Throat

    Board Certifications

    • Otolaryngology
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    • Adenoidectomy
    • Allergy Testing
    • Allergy Treatments
    • Balloon Sinuplasty
    • Botox® Injection
    • Ear Tube Placement
    • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
    • Excision of Neck Mass
    • Facial Reconstruction
    • Juvéderm® Injection
    • Nasal Surgery
    • Parotidectomy
    • Septoplasty
    • Sinus Surgery
    • Sleep Apnea Surgery
    • Tonsillectomy
    • Turbinate Reduction
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    Background Check for Dr. Rakowski

    Malpractice Claims not available

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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • http://www.msusurgery.com
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Michigan State University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Graduated in 2005

    Internship Hospital

    Botsford Hospital
    Complete in 2006

    Residency Hospital

    Botsford Hospital Otorhionolaryngology
    Complete in 2010

    Undergraduate Schools

    University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Graduated in 2000
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Rakowski & Staff

    • English
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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Ionia County Memorial Hospital

    • Mercy Health Saint Mary's Campus

    • Metro Health Hospital

    • Spectrum Health- Butterworth Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Dr. Rakowski's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    12 responses
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    13 responses
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    12 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 12 responses
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    Experience with Dr. Rakowski
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    12 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    12 responses
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    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    12 responses
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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    12 responses
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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    GRAND RAPIDS EAR NOSE & THROAT PC
    1555 44th St SW
    Wyoming, MI 49509
    (616) 249-8000 (Office)
    (616) 249-8088 (Fax)
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