Dr. Michael Forness, DO

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(11)
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Dr. Michael Forness, DO
Dr. Michael Forness, DO is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Grand Rapids, MI. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 33 years.

35 Michigan St NE Ste 4150

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Contact Information

(616) 391-9814

Dr. Michael Forness, DO

Dr. Michael Forness, DO

Accepted insurance

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

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Dr. Forness' Experience

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Dr. Forness' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery*
56

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Still's Disease
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger

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Procedures

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment

Background Check

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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

  • 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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Forness to family and friends
5.0
based on 11 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Forness' 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
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
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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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Dr. Forness accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • Priority Health
    Priority PPO
  • Spectrum Health

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