Dr. Brett Brinker, MD

Dr. Brett Brinker, MD

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Dr. Brett Brinker, MD is a hematology specialist in Grand Rapids, MI and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Emory University in 2000 and specializes in hematology and oncology.

250 Cherry St SE # 2200

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health
  • Spectrum Health

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Dr. Brinker's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Blood Disorders
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Dr. Brinker treats Blood Disorders more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Brinker treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
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Dr. Brinker treats Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Brinker treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Pancytopenia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brinker treats Pancytopenia more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Brinker treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Brinker's conditions and procedures:

Acute Leukemia
Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Adrenal Gland Cancer
All Lymphoma
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anemia
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Autoimmune Diseases
Bladder Cancer
Bleeding Disorders
Blood Disorders
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Bone Marrow Transplant
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Burkitt's Lymphoma
Cancer
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Cholangiocarcinoma
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
Colorectal Cancer
Cryoglobulinemia
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Graft vs Host Disease
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Heart Tumors, Malignant
Hemophilia
Hemophilia A
Hodgkin's Disease
Hypercoagulable State
Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
Kidney Cancer
Laryngeal Cancer
Larynx Conditions
Leukocytosis
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lymphocytosis
Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
Lymphoma, Large-Cell
Lymphosarcoma
Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
Mantle Cell Lymphoma
Marginal Zone Lymphoma
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Melanoma
Meningiomas
Merkel Cell Carcinoma
Multiple Myeloma
Mycosis Fungoides
Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Myeloproliferative Disorders
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Neutropenia
Nodular Lymphoma
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Oral Cancer
Osteosarcoma
Ovarian Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer
Pancytopenia
Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
Plasmapheresis
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Polycythemia Rubra Vera
Pregnancy-Related Disorders
Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
Prostate Cancer
Pulmonary Disease
Purpura
Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
Reticulosarcoma
Retina Diseases
Salivary Gland Cancer
Secondary Hypertension
Secondary Malignancies
Sezary's Disease
Sickle Cell Disease
Skin Cancer
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Testicular Cancer
Thalassemia
Thoracentesis
Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
Thrombocytosis
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Tongue Cancer
Tonsil Cancer
Urinary Disorders
Uterine Diseases
Vascular Disease
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Vertebral Column Tumors
von Willebrand Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Brett Brinker, MD is a hematology specialist in Grand Rapids, MI and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Emory University in 2000 and specializes in hematology and oncology.

Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

Education

Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
2003
Emory University Som
Residency Hospital
2000
Emory University
Medical School
2003
2000

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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Dr. Brinker is a caring, cutting edge physician especially in the area of multiple myeloma. I have reached remission under his superb direction and care. He's the best! The closest we have here in GR to a myeloma specialist. Top knotch- highly recommended.
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Best doctor I have seen in 54 years. He genuinely cares about his patients.
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Dr. Brinker treated me for AML and septic shock. I not only survived the latter, I have been in remission 22 months. I cannot articulate the depth of my gratitude for not only my life, but for how Dr. Brinker helped my children, just young adults, during a potentially tragic situation. I truly...Read More
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My senior father was in excruciating pain for 3 years. Dr. Brinker did a PET scan August of 2015 but did not look at it. December 2015-2nd colonoscopy in 3 years during which they found a large mass; colon cancer. Dad went in to the ER that night with an infection and they rushed him surgery the...Read More
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HAP Insurance
Preferred PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
Priority PPO
Spectrum Health

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