Dr. John Pfenninger, MD

Dr. John Pfenninger, MD

Dermatologic Surgery  ·  
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Age 70
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Dr. John Pfenninger, MD is a dermatologic surgery specialist in Midland, MI and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School-University Of Michigan in 1974 and specializes in dermatologic surgery.Read his story

4800 N Saginaw Rd

Midland, MI 48640

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Care Network of Michigan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Connecticare
  • HealthPlus
  • McLaren Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
very high
more than 98% of peers
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
very high
more than 98% of peers
Warts
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Pfenninger's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Pfenninger "Dr. John L. Pfenninger is a Board Certified Family Doctor serving the Midland Michigan area for more than 30 years. Dr. Pfenninger is experienced in Removal of Skin Growths and Cancers, Chemical Peels and Skin Biopsy. Dr. Pfenninger performs procedures in-office, significantly cutting costs compared to hospital procedural costs (on average 50% - 90% savings). He was the Director of Obstetrics and Procedural Training at the MidMichigan Medical Center Residency Pogram from 1977 – 1989. At this point in time he entered in to private practice. Dr. Pfenninger has published 6 medical text books and numerous medical articles, earning multiple awards for his contribution to the Midland Community. He is a professional member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the Michigan Academy of Family Physicians and the Michigan State Medical Society. Dr. John Pfenninger was also awarded The Robert E. Bowsher Best Teacher Award, the Colposcopy Recognition Award and the Excellence in Teaching Award. Dr. Pfenninger also founded The National Procedures Institute (NPI) in 1989. NPI conducts more than 200 courses a year throughout the US for physicians, residents, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants. Dr. Pfenninger taught dermatologic procedures in Singapore, Taiwan, South Africa, Italy, and the Netherlands, as well as the no-scalpel vasectomy technique in South Africa. In addition to the courses provided by the NPI in which he founded in 1989, Dr. Pfenninger was invited to speak at numerous universities, national scientific assemblies and at the world congress of family physicians (WONCA). PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS American Academy of Family Physicians Michigan Academy of Family Physicians Michigan State Medical Society Midland County Medical Society Society of Teachers of Family Medicine American Association for Primary Care Endoscopy AWARDS & ACCOLADES Best Research Paper at Michigan State University The Robert E. Bowsher Best Teacher Award Colposcopy Recognition Award 2005 Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) Excellence in Teaching Award. 2005 American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Thomas W. Johnson Award for Career Contributions to Family Medicine Education. Midland Daily News – Healthcare Contributor on various medical topics, 1998 - 2016 Pfenninger and Fowler's Procedures for Primary Care textbook. 2100 pages. (Three editions:1994,2003,2011 ) - National Best Seller. FORMS OF PAYMENT Cash Personal Check MasterCard Visa Discover OFFICE HOURS Monday – Friday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM"
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Pfenninger "We specialize in select medical procedures and surgeries that can be performed easily and affordably in the comfort if an office setting. By using the latest technology, we provide exceptional state-of-the-art care for screening, diagnosis, and treatment."

1  Specialties

  • Dermatologic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

147  Conditions Treated

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24  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Chemical Peel
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colposcopy
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dermal Filler
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Endometrial Biopsy
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Intense Pulse Light
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • No-Scalpel Vasectomy
  • Paracentesis
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Venous Sclerotherapy

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University Of Michigan-B.S. Zoology
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1970
  • University Of Michigan Medical School-University Of Michigan
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Family Practice-University Of Utah Affiliated Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pfenninger's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Pfenninger

3.4

Based on 25 reviews

5 Stars
52%
(13)
4 Stars
4%
(1)
3 Stars
8%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
36%
(9)

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Love the girls! Super nice and knowledgeable. They send out a welcome packet in the mail. You have to confirm your appointment 2 days beforehand, or yes, it will get cancelled. Says it all in the welcome packet. Don't leave a bad review because you can't read your mail. They even call you, to...Read More
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Dr. Phenninger cares about each patients whole self not just the issue you came in for. He is SUPER knowledgeable in all topics pertaining to your help.
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Dr. Pfenniger and his staff were absolutely fantastic, until after my husband's vasectomy when he was in more pain than what he felt he could fulfill his job requirements at work. The office staff was so incredibly rude when we called to ask about him being written off of work. When we asked to...Read More
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This is more than a doctors office but more like a second home. The place is elegant, the staff is so friendly and the doctor is above 5 stars. I went in for a vasectomy and never enjoyed a procedure so much! I would probably do it again! He made me feel very welcome and comfortable. He knows how...Read More
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