Dr. Lynn Hedeman, MD

Dr. Lynn Hedeman, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 74
Dr. Lynn Hedeman, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Grand Rapids, MI and has been practicing for 49 years. He graduated from University Of Mi Med Sch in 1969 and specializes in neurosurgery.

245 Cherry St SE

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Contact Information

(616) 685-5050

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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Bone Disorders
more than 82% of peers
Brain Disorders
more than 70% of peers
more than 67% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

23  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Stroke
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

7  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Paracentesis
  • Spinal Nerve Block

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.


  • University Of Mi Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1969
  • University Of Kansas Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Kansas Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hedeman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hedeman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hedeman to family and friends
22 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
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  • 3
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  • 1

Dr. Hedeman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Lynn Hedeman performed a laminectomy my back in May of 2017. I found him to be attentive to my concerns about surgery. As my previous spinal injection had not provided significant relief, he recommended surgery. I had immediate relief from all of my symptioms which had been affecting me for...more
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I cough 3 mos yearly from bronchitis, needed C5-C6 fusion. Questioned surgery. Chest xray clear-learned bronchitis doesn't show on xray. Surgery performed-cadaver bone, no instrumentation. Right arm agony post surgery, still coughing. Had laminectomy two mos later. Didn't remove arthritic...more
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I just love him! He's given me life back and continues to fix problems that have been over looked by other doctors. I can't be more grateful to him and his wonderful staff.
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I have had several neck and back surgeries with Dr. Hedeman. I have found him to be knowledgeable, and proficient.
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