Dr. James Foote, MD

Dr. James Foote, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
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Dr. James Foote, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Grand Rapids, MI and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in bariatric surgery, general surgery, and more.

2060 E Paris Ave SE Ste 100

Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Contact Information

(616) 956-6100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Priority Health
  • Spectrum Health

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Top Care Areas

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

Sleeve Gastrectomy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Obesity
very high
more than 98% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
normal
more than 68% of peers

Dr. Foote'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.

3  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

14  Conditions Treated

22  Procedures

  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Gastrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

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

  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Butterworth Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Spectrum Health Butterworth Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Foote has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Foote's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Foote to family and friends
10 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Foote'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 (2)

It has been almost exactly one year since I returned to work after Dr. Foote performed an inguinal hernia surgery on me..I will be 68 in May and I still work in a warehouse here in Grand Rapids. During the last year I have lifted in excess of 2,000,000 (two million) pounds of product at my job....more
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Dr. Foote was friendly and helpful. He asked questions and listened to my answers. He explained the procedure (hernia surgery) and answered questions I had not even thought to ask. Told me exactly what to expect. Surgery went perfectly. Recovery was quick. Staff was friendly and competent. Surgical...more
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