Dr. Kerent Pihl, DO

Dr. Kerent Pihl, DO

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 34
(3)
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Dr. Kerent Pihl, DO is a general surgery doctor who practices in Wyoming, MI. He is 34 years old.Read his story

1009 44th St SW Ste 101

Wyoming, MI 49509

Contact Information

(616) 828-4622

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Care Network of Michigan (BCN)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
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Top Care Areas

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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
high
more than 77% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
normal
more than 72% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
normal
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"

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Specialties

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

Dr. Pihl does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abdominal Mass
  • Abscess
  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Acute Cholecystitis
  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendiceal Tumor
  • Appendicitis
  • Appendix Cancer
  • Appendix Disorders
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Axillary Lymphadenopathy
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Abscess
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Duct Papilloma
  • Breast Fibroadenoma
  • Breast Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma
  • Chest Wall Mass
  • Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Chronic Appendicitis
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Mass
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colonic Diverticulosis
  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallbladder Infections
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intra-Abdominal Mass
  • Intussusception
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Large Bowel Obstruction
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Malignant Diseases of the Intestine
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Melanoma
  • Neoplasm of Stomach
  • Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Paralytic Ileus
  • Pilonidal Cyst
  • Polyp of Gallbladder
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Regional Lymphadenopathy
  • Retina Diseases
  • Sebaceous Cysts
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Spleen Cancer
  • Spleen Tumor
  • Splenomegaly
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Traumatic Hernia
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia

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Procedures

  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Esophageal Dilatation
  • Esophagogastroscopy
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Procedure
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laproscopic
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Inguinal Hernia Surgery
  • Intestinal Biopsy
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Ventral Herniorrhaphy
  • Laparotomy
  • Melanoma Removal
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Sigmoid Colectomy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Skin Lesion Removal
  • Small Bowel Resection
  • Small Bowel Surgery
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Sports Medicine Surgery
  • Stomach Cancer Surgery
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Therapeutic Colonoscopy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Ventral Herniorrhaphy

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.

Education

  • 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

Dr. Pihl has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Pihl has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pihl's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pihl to family and friends
5.0
based on 3 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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Dr. Pihl's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Jenison |
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....more
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in Kalamazoo, MI |
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...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Pihl accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Care Network of Michigan (BCN)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Meridian Health Plan of Michigan
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • PHP-Physicians Health Plan
  • Priority Health
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
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Hospitals where Dr. Pihl has admitting privileges

Metro Health Hospital
5900 Byron Center Avenue
Wyoming, MI 49519
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Sparrow Carson Hospital
406 E Elm St
Carson City, MI 48811
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Sparrow Ionia Hospital
3565 South State Road
Ionia, MI 48846
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