Dr. James Babel, MD

Dr. James Babel, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 66
(12)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Babel, MD is a general surgery specialist in Kalamazoo, MI and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Wayne State University School Of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in general surgery.

601 John St Ste M-283

Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Contact Information

(269) 488-1524

Insurance Accepted

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

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Lipomas
very high
more than 94% of peers
Umbilical Hernia
very high
more than 94% of peers
Inguinal Hernia
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Skin Grafts
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Wayne State University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Sw Mich Area Health Ed Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Sw Mich Area Health Ed Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Babel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Babel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Babel to family and friends
4.7
based on 12 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Babel'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
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Portage, MI
I Had A Ventral Hernia He did Hernia Repair surgery On Me In June Of 2010 He Did A Great Job I Would Recommend Him With A 5 Star.
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