Dr. Joseph Looby, DO
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General Surgery | Male

Joseph Looby & Megan Looby Dos 2540 Woodmeadow Dr SE Ste 102 Grand Rapids, MI 49546 Get Directions

Biography

Dr. Joseph Looby, DO is a general surgery doctor who practices in Grand Rapids, MI. He is 47 years old and has been practicing for 22 years. Dr. Looby is affiliated with Metro Health Hospital.

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Dr. Looby's Reviews

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Dr. Looby's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (5)
in Hudsonville, MI |
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 job. My shoulder and back muscles all work great. I have had to do some P/T which is normal. He is very caring, and answers any questions you may have but you have to ask!
grand rapids, mi |
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 she asked what this bulge was in my pants. When I questioned post surgery, he said it would have cost more, but didn't tell me prior, Couldn't afford to correct it. More embarrassing than loose skin!
in Wyoming, MI |
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 and he was very caring and very professional. He knows what he is doing and will make sure it is done right. I would recommend him to anybody and I would go back to him if I ever needed anything..
Wyoming, MI |
I would not recommend going here the staff never returns calls and is not very helpful not a good place
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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  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in General Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery and Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Michigan not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • General Surgery
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • 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
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Cancer
  • Third-Degree Burns

Education

  • Medical School
    Ohio Univ College Of Osteo Med

    Graduated in 1995

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Gynecomastia Repair
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Liposuction
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Repair of Pigmentation Defect
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Wound Repair