Dr. Colleen App, MD

Dr. Colleen App, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 47
Dr. Colleen App, MD is a general surgery specialist in Grand Rapids, MI and has been practicing for 16 years. She graduated from Wayne State University School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in general surgery, surgery, and more.

630 Kenmoor Ave SE Ste 102

Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Contact Information

(616) 920-0825

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. App performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 95% of peers
Secondary Hypertension
more than 74% of peers
more than 71% of peers

Dr. App's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

5  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Oncology
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

24  Conditions Treated

14  Procedures

  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Thoracentesis
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • Wayne State University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • St John Hospital and Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. App has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. App's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. App to family and friends
27 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

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Dr. App's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr App is a very caring and skilled physician. She explains in detail what treatment she is recommending and what happens during that time, what follow up may be needed with her and makes referrals to other specialists as needed. Her office staff is very friendly and helpful with any paperwork that...more
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Dr. App is extremely compassionate and makes she you understand your diagnosis, all of your test results, and treatment options. She makes sure you have everything scheduled ASAP. Her and her staff always respond to any questions or needs. She and her staff are amazing!
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Dr App had amazing patient care and truly strives to make her patients feel absolutely comfortable. Her follow up and ability to listen to her patients is so comforting. Her entire staff is just as great from scheduling to receptionist to nurses they are wonderful.
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Dr. App is very thorough and caring. She wants to make sure her patients have options and explains them very well. Her bedside manner is excellent. You can tell this is truth an area that is true to her heart.
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Dr App is wonderful! Always takes the time to explain things to you and is very concerned about her patients.
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