Dr. Michael Forness, DO

Dr. Michael Forness, DO

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 59
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Dr. Michael Forness, DO is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Grand Rapids, MI and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Midwestern Univ Chicago Coll Of Osteo Med in 1984 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

35 Michigan St NE Ste 4150

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Contact Information

(616) 391-9814

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Priority Health
  • Spectrum Health

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

31  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hip Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Midwestern Univ Chicago Coll Of Osteo Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Bicounty Community Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Bicounty Community Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Forness has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Forness' Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Forness to family and friends
12 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

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Dr. Forness' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (2)

I went to Dr. forness when I was a teenager for my scoliosis treatment. I was at that time the worst case of scoliosis they had seen, and he was excellent with his treatment to keep my spine from getting a lot worse through bracing. He recommended I would need surgery once I was older and he was...more
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He gave me a new life because of the surgery he performed. An excellent Dr and an overall good person
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