Dr. Daniel Baxter, DO

General SurgeryMaleAge 57

Dr. Baxter
Accepting new patients

Hillsdale Community Health Center

168 S Howell St Hillsdale, MI 49242

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(517) 437-4451

Dr. Daniel Baxter, DO is a General Surgery Specialist in Hillsdale, MI. He is affiliated with medical facilities Hillsdale Hospital and Sparrow Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Baxter to book an appointment.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Baxter

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Baxter treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Baxter treats other conditions, please contact the office at (517) 437-4451.

Liver/Pancreas/Gallbadder/Spleen Surgery

This subspecialty of general surgery treats a variety of conditions affecting the liver, pancreas, gallbladder and spleen through procedures including liver resection, gallbladder removal, and the Whipple procedure.Compare with other Liver/Pancreas/Gallbadder/Spleen Surgery specialists.

Dr. Baxter typically treats 50% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal
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Dr. Baxter's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ulcer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair

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Dr. Baxter accepts the following insurance:

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  • Staff friendliness (4)
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Dr. Baxter is wonderful, I wouldn't want any other surgeon. He explained everything, answered any questions and did a great job.
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Joyce Bremner in Jonesville MI – Jul 22, 2017
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I had to go to Dr. Baxter for Breast Cancer, I had a Masectomy which he did. I have had 2 biopsies, 2 ports put in and he spent plenty of time with me. I will only have Dr. Baxter when I have things done in Hillsdale.
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Patricia Kekker in Mosherville, MI – May 31, 2016
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About Me


Dr. Daniel Baxter, DO is a General Surgery Specialist in Hillsdale, MI. He is affiliated with medical facilities Hillsdale Hospital and Sparrow Hospital....Read more


  • General Surgery


Chicago College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of Midwestern University, Midwestern University
Medical School

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. Daniel Baxter, DO's top areas of care?

Dr. Baxter frequently treats Liver/Pancreas/Gallbadder/Spleen Surgery. See all practice areas where Dr. Baxter specializes.

Where is Dr. Daniel Baxter, DO's office located?

Dr. Baxter's office is located at 168 S Howell St, Hillsdale, MI 49242. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Hillsdale Community Health Center168 S Howell St Hillsdale, MI 49242

Affiliated Hospitals

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Hillsdale Hospital

Hillsdale, MI

63% Patient experience rating, 6% lower than the national average

Sparrow Hospital

Lansing, MI

67% Patient experience rating, 2% lower than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ (2019)
  • Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2019)