Dr. Jeffrey Gerken, DO

Dr. Jeffrey Gerken, DO

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Dr. Jeffrey Gerken, DO is a general surgery specialist in Farmington Hills, MI and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Mi State Univ Coll Of Osteo Med in 2004 and specializes in general surgery.

28080 Grand River Ave Ste 208N

Farmington Hills, MI 48336

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
very high
more than 92% of peers
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
very high
more than 92% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

71  Conditions Treated

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53  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • 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
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Mi State Univ Coll Of Osteo Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gerken has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gerken's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gerken to family and friends
13 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Gerken'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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Went to Gerken for excision of an ingrown hair on my butt cheek. It ended in an unnecessary butt probe under anaesthesia. He said he feared the cyst spread to my colon. It did not and had no sign of doing so. While trusting him, I had him look at a problem that Ive had with my wrist while I was...more
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Excellent doctor. Does good work, communicates well. Listens to the patient.
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He was referred by my Primary. Met him for the first time in the procedure room for my colonoscopy and Endoscopy. In our post procedure discussion, he was thorough and clear with his explanation. He answered all questions. I would certainly recommend him.
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Was very informative and compassionate
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Dr gerken is such a great and caring dr would recommend him anytime to anyone he even gave us his personal cell number so hes always available
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