Dr. Joseph Looby, DO

Dr. Joseph Looby, DO

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 47
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Joseph Looby, DO is a general surgery specialist in Grand Rapids, MI and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Ohio Univ College Of Osteo Med in 1995 and specializes in general surgery, plastic surgery, and more.

2540 Woodmeadow Dr SE Ste 102

Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Contact Information

(616) 942-2675

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas


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Breast Diseases
more than 85% of peers
Breast Surgical Procedure
more than 68% of peers
more than 60% of peers

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  • General Surgery
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery*
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Hypoplasia
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Congenital Anomalies of Breast
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Skin Cancer


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.


  • Ohio Univ College Of Osteo Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Looby has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Looby's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Looby to family and friends
based on 32 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

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Dr. Looby's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Looby put an expander in for me when I had breast cancer. He also removed it for my 2nd surgery, took out a port, put in an implant and did a back flap reconstruction under my armpit. It was a rather complicated surgery that involved connecting many muscles, etc. Overall, I think he did a great...more
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Dr. Looby did a tummy tuck after loosing over 200 lbs. It is horrible! He made my belly button about an inch off center to the right. He did not lift the pubic skin with the tuck so I look like I have a sock stuffed in my pants. I am a woman, this is very embarrassing! I had a TSA pat down and...more
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Yes, his office staff can be terrible and some people are a little put off by his bedside manner at first but he is an excellent surgeon and a very caring person. I ended up having a butt flap surgery on a stage four pressure sore and he did an excellent job. I was in the hospital for two months...more
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I would not recommend going here the staff never returns calls and is not very helpful not a good place
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Dr. Looby did an excellent job performing surgery. I was very pleased with my results. In addition, Dr. Looby took the time to answer my questions. He genuinely cared about my happiness with the results. I would recommend Dr. Looby!
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