Dr. Pihl graduated medical school from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He subsequently completed his General Surgery Residency at Mclaren Greater Lansing in Lansing, Michigan. During his residency he completed additional training in colorectal surgery at the prestigious Cleveland Clinic as well as trauma surgery at the busiest level I trauma center in Ohio; Grant Medical Center. He was an active participant of the Mclaren Breast Care Center, which is nationally recognized and associated with the Karmanos Cancer Institute. Dr. Pihl is an avid educator and has a Clinical Faculty appointment at Michigan State University, and is a Core Faculty member of the General Surgery Residency Program at Metro Health Hospital. He has been active in research with several publications and presentations. As a surgeon, Dr. Pihl has special interests in abdominal surgery, particularly cancer operations, gallbladder disease, breast cancer, colon and rectal cancer, melanoma, hernia repair including sport's hernias, and minimally invasive techniques. He is also competent in endoscopy - both upper and lower scopes. Dr. Pihl and his partner at Grand Rapids Surgical Associates aim to provide exceptional patient care. The decisions a patient must make surrounding the time of surgery can be challenging, but Dr. Pihl makes the process as easy as possible through patient education, an easy going bedside manner, and taking all the necessary time to ensure his patients understand what they should expect around the time of surgery.
Learn about this doctor
Dr. Pihl's Care Philosophy
Our motto is: Healing all with faith, love, and skill in surgery. At Grand Rapids Surgical Associates, we strive to offer excellent surgical care, compassion, and ensure that our patients understand their disease process and what to expect with surgery. For more information visit our website: www. grsurgical .com
Dr. Pihl's Experience
For the best healthcare for your needs, choose a doctor who specializes in your medical condition.
Check to see that this provider treats your medical condition.
Check to see that this provider performs the procedure that you need.
Check to see if your provider has any malpractices, board actions, or sanctions.
Learn more about where this provider went to medical school, residency, and more.
Check to see what languages this provider and/or staff speak.
Memberships & Professional Affiliations
View memberships and affiliations associated with this provider.
Overall Patient Satisfaction
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pihl to family and friends is 5 out of 5