Dr. Alan Messinger, MD

Dr. Alan Messinger, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
Dr. Alan Messinger, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Portage, MI and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Univ Of Il Coll Of Med in 1981 and specializes in plastic surgery.

7901 S 12th St Ste 100

Portage, MI 49024

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

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Burn Injuries
very high
more than 99% of peers
Breast Diseases
very high
more than 94% of peers
Breast Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 90% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

15  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Deformities of Auricle or Pinna
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Cancer
  • Third-Degree Burns

20  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Pigmentation Defect
  • Skin Grafts
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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  • Univ Of Il Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Messinger has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Messinger's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Messinger to family and friends
8 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Messinger's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Excellent doctor. Could not be more happy!!
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One of the worst bed side manners from a doctor I have ever dealt with. If you want comfort and information about your visit, he is not the doctor for you. He also used his gloved hands to open the door and cabinets and proceeded to touch open wound. Waited 25 minds after appointment started...more
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Went to Dr. to discuss possible fillers for facial wrinkles/eye bags. Dr. told me that he wouldn't do anything to me because I was very overweight (I was!) He told me I should stop being a couch potato & lose weight. I tried to tell him that I had injuries that had sidelined me for the past...more
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