Dr. Michael Schuhknecht, DO

Dr. Michael Schuhknecht, DO

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Bariatric Surgery  ·  
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54 y/o
(93)

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Dr. Michael Schuhknecht, DO is a bariatric surgery specialist in Niles, MI and has been practicing for 14 years. He specializes in bariatric surgery, general surgery, and more.

Lakeland General Surgery, Niles

42 N Saint Joseph Ave Ste 100

Niles, MI 49120
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • ASR Health Benefits
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • CareSource
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule

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Dr. Schuhknecht's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Obesity
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schuhknecht treats Obesity more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Schuhknecht treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Esophageal Surgery
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schuhknecht performs Esophageal Surgery more than 60% of his peers

Dr. Schuhknecht performs this procedure more than 60% of his peers

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schuhknecht performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 37% of his peers

Dr. Schuhknecht performs this procedure more than 37% of his peers

Dr. Schuhknecht's conditions and procedures:

Adjustable Gastric Banding
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Biopsy of Breast
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Carcinoma in Situ
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colectomy
Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Crohn's Disease
da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal
da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Gastric Sleeve Surgery
Gastrotomy
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hiatal Hernia
Incisional Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Obesity
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Port Placements or Replacements
Pyloric Stenosis
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Screening Colonoscopy
Secondary Malignancies
Sigmoidoscopy
Single Incision Gallbladder Removal
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach Surgery
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Ventral Hernia

About Me

Biography

Dr. Michael Schuhknecht, DO is a bariatric surgery specialist in Niles, MI and has been practicing for 14 years. He specializes in bariatric surgery, general surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2004
    Facos
    Fellowship Hospital
    2004
  • 1998
    St John Detroit Riverview Hosp
    Residency Hospital
    1998
  • 1997
    Detroit Riverview Hosp
    Residency Hospital
    1997
  • 1994
    Detroit Riverview Hosp
    Internship Hospital
    1994
  • 1993
    Michigan State University / College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School
    1993
  • Michigan State University
    Undergraduate School

Awards

Dr. Schuhknecht's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Schuhknecht

4.8

Based on 93 reviews

5 Stars
93.54838709677419%
(87)
4 Stars
3.225806451612903%
(3)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
1.075268817204301%
(1)
1 Star
2.150537634408602%
(2)

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Easy to talk with and very helpful in explaining so I could understand. He is down to earth and compassionate. Would highly recommended Dr. Schuhknecht to anyone. The office staff is friendly and treat me as though they have known me for years. (Which they have not). Very happy with the care I have...Read More
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The surgery went well and the recovery has been phenomenal-pain free! Dr. Schuhknecht is friendly and very easy to understand when he explains what to expect post surgery.
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Dr. Schuhnecht is awesome! I trust, respect and like him. Not only is he a very good surgeon and Doctor he is also very good at explaining and answering questions. He can do all of it while making me feel like I’m family.
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Very professional in pre- & postoperative surgery & followup care
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Aetna
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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
ASR Health Benefits
ASR
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Care Network
Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Blue Preferred PPO
CareSource
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Open Access
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Golden Rule
HealthSmart
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
NGS CoreSource
Nippon Life Benefits
North America Administrators (NAA)
PHCS
Physicians Health Plan of Northern Indiana, Inc.
Physicians' Care Network
Physicians Care Network
Physicians Care Network PPO
Principal Life
Priority Health
Priority PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus
Starmark
Thrivent Financial
Tricare
TriCare for Life
Trustmark Companies
Trustmark Insurance Company
UnitedHealthCare
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Universal American
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