Dr. Michael D. Kasten, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 53

601 John St Suite M
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
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Dr. Kasten:

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Dr. Kasten's Experience

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Dr. Kasten's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Kasten Performs

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
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Conditions Dr. Kasten Treats

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Kasten

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
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HealthCare Midwest Hand & Elbow Surgery
601 John St Suite M
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
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601 John St Suite M
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
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    Dr. Kasten's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery, 1995
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    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Joint Drainage
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Steroid Injections
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    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Ataxia
    • Bursitis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Gout
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Myelopathy
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
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    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
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    Background Check for Dr. Kasten

    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 1987

    Internship Hospital

    Uc San Francisco
    Complete in 1988

    Residency Hospital

    Uc San Francisco
    Complete in 1992

    Fellowship Hospital

    Luth Mc University Colo
    Complete in 1993
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Kasten & Staff

    • English
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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Kasten

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kasten to family and friends

    27 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Kasten's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    27 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    26 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    27 responses
    same as
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 26 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Kasten
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    27 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    27 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    27 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    27 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Kasten accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    • Priority Health
    • State Farm
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    HealthCare Midwest
    HealthCare Midwest Hand & Elbow Surgery
    601 John St Suite M
    Kalamazoo, MI 49007
    (269) 349-8601 (Office)
    (269) 488-8356 (Fax)
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    HealthCare Midwest Hand & Elbow Surgery
    601 John St Suite M
    Kalamazoo, MI 49007
    (269) 349-8601 (Office)
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