Dr. Heather Orkwis, DO

Dr. Heather Orkwis, DO

Dermatology  |  
Female  |  
Age 38
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Dr. Heather Orkwis, DO is a dermatologist in Shelby Township, MI and has been practicing for 5 years. She graduated from Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 2009 and specializes in dermatology, cosmetic dermatologic surgery, and more.

45700 Schoenherr Rd

Shelby Township, MI 48315

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Medicare
  • Tricare

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Top Care Areas


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Itchy Skin
very high
more than 95% of peers
Skin Infections
very high
more than 94% of peers
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Orkwis "To provide excellent dermatologic care to address all of your skin care needs, while focusing on education and skin cancer prevention."


  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Dermatology*

Conditions Treated


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  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Aged or Sun-Damaged Skin Treatment
  • Biopsy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facial Peel
  • Kybella Treatment for Submental Fat
  • Mole Removal
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • Lankenau Hosp-Jefferson Hlth Sys
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • St Joseph Hosp/Mich State U
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Orkwis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Orkwis' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Orkwis to family and friends
based on 18 total reviews (11 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

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Dr. Orkwis' Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

Answers all questions, explains your condition and never makes you feel rushed
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in Sterling Heights
Smart,.. Intelligent.... Loyal.... Caring.. Never feeling rushed.... AWESOME DOCTOR!!!!!!
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Dr. Orkwis is VERY caring and takes time to listen to what you say. Her staff is wonderful and I've never had to sit for an extended period of time.
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in Clinton Township, MI
By far, the best dermatologist I have seen. She is very smart and had a great bedside manor.
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