Dr. Michael Raphelson, MD

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Specializes in Hospice & Palliative Medicine • Male • Age 52

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Dr. Raphelson:

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Dr. Raphelson's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Borgess Medical Center
1521 Gull Road
Kalamazoo, MI 49048
Bronson Lakeview Hospital
408 Hazen Street
Paw Paw, MI 49079

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Raphelson

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Bronson Family Medicine Downtown
Bronson Family Medicine Downtown
601 John St # M
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Bronson Family Medicine Downtwn
Bronson Family Medicine Downtwn
601 John St Ste M-020
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
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    Dr. Raphelson's Experience

    Specialties

    • Hospice & Palliative Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Family Practice
    • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
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    Background Check for Dr. Raphelson

    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 1997

    Residency Hospital

    Msu Kalamazoo Center Med Stu
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Raphelson & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Raphelson'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. Raphelson has admitting privileges:

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    • Borgess Medical Center

    • Bronson Lakeview Hospital

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Raphelson

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Raphelson to family and friends

    6 responses
    above
    national average

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    is confidential

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    Dr. Raphelson's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 6 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Raphelson
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    6 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Raphelson accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

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    • MultiPlan
    • Mutual of Omaha
    • NGS CoreSource
    • PHP-Physicians Health Plan
    • Priority Health
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    Bronson Family Medicine Downtown
    601 John St # M
    Kalamazoo, MI 49007
    (269) 341-8282 (Office)
    B
    Bronson Family Medicine Downtwn
    601 John St Ste M-020
    Kalamazoo, MI 49007
    (269) 341-8282 (Office)
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    Dr. Raphelson's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Raphelson
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Raphelson to family and friends*
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