Dr. James Hoekwater, DO

Pulmonary Disease •  Male • Age 53
  
Dr. Hoekwater
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Metro Health Pulmonology

2122 Health Dr Sw Ste 220 Wyoming, MI 49519

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Dr. James Hoekwater, DO is a pulmonologist in Wyoming, MI and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine in 1994 and specializes in pulmonary disease and critical care medicine.


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Amazing Dr. Loved him.
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Jan 28, 2020
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I would not trust his judgement. Get a second opinion. Better yet, don't even see him.
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Jan 09, 2020
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first visit with him this a.m. could not have been more pleased. will continue seeing him as needed
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He was arrogant and self centered. Very rude and unknowlefgeable.
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Biography

Dr. James Hoekwater, DO is a pulmonologist in Wyoming, MI and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine in 1994 and specializes in pulmonary disease and critical care medicine.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

2001
Henry Ford Health System
Fellowship Hospital
1998
Butterworth Hospital
Residency Hospital
1995
Metro Health Hospital
Internship Hospital
1994
Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine
Medical School

Awards

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Practice Areas

Obstructive Lung Disease

Obstructive lung disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions including COPD, emphysema, asthma and cystic fibrosis that cause blockages or narrowing in the airways of the lungs, making breathing difficult.

Typically treats 97% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Emphysema
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hoekwater treats Emphysema more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Hoekwater treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hoekwater treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Hoekwater treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hoekwater performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Hoekwater performs this procedure more than 97% of their peers

Sleep-disordered Breathing

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.

Typically treats 96% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hoekwater treats Sleep Apnea more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Hoekwater treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hoekwater treats Sleep Disorders more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Hoekwater treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Interstitial Lung Disease

Interstitial lung disease specialists diagnose and treat a range of conditions that cause scarring of lung tissue due to autoimmune disease or environment exposure to harmful materials.

Typically treats 73% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Emphysema
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hoekwater treats Emphysema more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Hoekwater treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hoekwater treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Hoekwater treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hoekwater performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Hoekwater performs this procedure more than 97% of their peers

Respiratory-tract Conditions

Immunologists diagnose and treat conditions such as pneumonia, bronchitis, and COPD that affect the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, bronchi and lungs.

Typically treats 66% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 11 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Low Blood Oxygen Level
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hoekwater treats Low Blood Oxygen Level more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Hoekwater treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hoekwater treats Asthma more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Hoekwater treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Partial Lung Collapse
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hoekwater treats Partial Lung Collapse more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Hoekwater treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

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Dr. Hoekwater's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Emphysema
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hoekwater treats Emphysema more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Hoekwater treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Pulmonary Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hoekwater treats Pulmonary Disease more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Hoekwater treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hoekwater treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Hoekwater treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Hoekwater's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Common Cold
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Fungal Infections
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Valley Fever
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

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Metro Health Pulmonology

Metro Health Pulmonology2122 Health Dr Sw Ste 220 Wyoming, MI 49519
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