Dr. Erik Hedlund, DO

Dr. Erik Hedlund, DO

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 48
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Dr. Erik Hedlund, DO is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Grand Rapids, MI and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Midwestern University Chicago College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1998 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine orthopedic joint reconstruction, and more.

1111 Leffingwell Ave NE Ste 100

Grand Rapids, MI 49525

Contact Information

(616) 459-7101

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
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Top Care Areas

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

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers
Adhesive Capsulitis
high
more than 85% of peers
Knee Sprain
normal
more than 58% of peers

Dr. Hedlund'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

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery*

23  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Sports Injuries of the Knee
  • Subacromial Bursitis

14  Procedures

  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff and Labral Repair
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery

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.

Education

  • Bethel University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • Midwestern University Chicago College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Michigan State University / College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Michigan State University/Mount Clemens Regional Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Michigan State University Sports Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hedlund has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hedlund's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hedlund to family and friends
29 total reviews (15 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (27)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Hedlund's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (15)

Dr Hedlund did my first total knee replacement on February 5. He did an excellent job, especially considering the messed up knee he had to start with. Always kind, considerate and spot on about the surgery: expectations, realities, healing, etc. Second knee to come. At this point, he definitely...more
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I've had two shoulder surgeries prior to my last rotator cuff tear surgery with Dr. Hedlund and I have had no pain since surgery on 11-30-17. I'm very impressed with my movement zero pain after surgery even my PT folks at Northern PT are very impressed with my motion two weeks after surgery my arm...more
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Every time we need to contact this office, all calls are automated. You must leave a message, which states that they will respond before 4pm that same day. That NEVER happens, we have waited up to 2 weeks for a response. The Physical Therapy office wanted to clarify the prescription of exercises...more
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I think Dr. Hedlund did a great job preparing me for surgery as well as keeping me update with my progress and any restrictions he had for me.
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Dr Hedlund has done two surgeries for me now and while I hope there is not a third in my future I would go back to Dr. Hedlund again. His skills as an Ortho are amazing. Both times I had rotator cuff surgery, once on my right shoulder five years ago and on my left this year. Both times recovery was...more
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