Dr. Kerent Pihl, DO

Dr. Kerent Pihl, DO

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 35
Dr. Kerent Pihl, DO is a general surgery specialist in Carson City, MI. He graduated from Michigan State University College Of Osteopathic Medicine and specializes in general surgery, breast surgical oncology, and more.Read his story

423 E Main St Ste B

Carson City, MI 48811

Contact Information

(989) 584-6266

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Care Network of Michigan (BCN)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
more than 77% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
more than 72% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
more than 68% of peers

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Dr. Pihl's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Pihl "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."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Pihl "Our motto is: Healing all with faith, love, and surgical skill.

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"

6  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery*

111  Conditions Treated

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68  Procedures

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Background Check

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  • Michigan State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Michigan State University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Ingham Regl Med Ctr/Michigan State Univ
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Feb 15, 2018
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I needed my gallbladder removed. I saw a different surgeon (Dr. Mitchell) before Dr. Pihl. He was so rude and arrogant.. I left his office knowing there was no way he was going to do my operation. I called Dr. Pihl's office to get an appointment, and the receptionist was so kind and helpful....Read More
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Cheryl Wilson in Jenison – Jan 02, 2018
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I have been so sick for last 4 years on couple items and one was two hernias, no one would help. I had to have a couple other surgery's before I could see him. I made it, and to my first meeting with him. I freaked. In my room. remember. no one would help. Dr Kerent Pihl. Came in the room and just...Read More
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Kevin R Skees in Kalamazoo, MI – Jul 13, 2017
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