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Dr. Joseph Rakowski, DO

Oncology •  Male • Age 40

  11 Reviews
Dr. Rakowski

Sparrow Gynecologic Oncology SPARROW CANCER CENTER

1215 E Michigan Ave Lansing, MI 48912
Accepting new patients

Dr. Joseph Rakowski, DO is an oncology specialist in Lansing, MI and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from Des Moines University, College Of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery in 2005 and specializes in oncology.

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Dr. Rakowski's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rakowski performs Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy) more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Rakowski performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Hysterectomy
  • Cesarean Hysterectomy
  • da Vinci® Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysterectomy, Robotic-Assisted
  • Laparoscopic Salpingectomy
  • Oophorectomy
  • Supracervical Hysterectomy
  • Vaginal Hysterectomy
Gynecologic Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rakowski treats Gynecologic Cancer more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Rakowski treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cervical Cancer
  • Choriocarcinoma
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Glassy Cell Carcinoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Epithelial Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vulvar Cancer
Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rakowski performs Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Rakowski performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Rakowski's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Chemotherapy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Oophorectomy
  • Operative Hysteroscopy
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Carcinosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cystectomy
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Ovarian Diseases
  • Ovarian Epithelial Cancer
  • Ovarian Germ Cell Tumor
  • Ovarian Low Malignant Potential Tumor
  • Ovarian Tumor
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Salpingo-Oophorectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Total Salpingectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Polyp
  • Uterine Sarcoma
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginectomy
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Vulvectomy

Dr. Rakowski's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rakowski

3.9

Based on 11 reviews

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4 Stars
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Joseph Rakowski, DO is an oncology specialist in Lansing, MI and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from Des Moines University, College Of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery in 2005 and specializes in oncology.

Specialties

  • Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Diagnostic Radiologic Physics
  • Therapeutic Radiologic Physics

Education

2012
Florida Hospital Cancer Institute
Fellowship Hospital
2009
Botsford Hospital
Residency Hospital
2006
Botsford Hospital
Internship Hospital
2005
Des Moines University, College Of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery
Medical School
2000
Central Michigan University
Undergraduate School

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70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average

68% Patient experience rating, 1% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)