Dr. Michael Schuhknecht, DO

Dr. Michael Schuhknecht, DO

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Bariatric Surgery  ·  
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53 y/o
(85)

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Dr. Michael Schuhknecht, DO is a bariatric surgery specialist in Niles, MI and has been practicing for 25 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
  • ASR Health Benefits
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Physicians Health Plan of Northern Indiana, Inc.

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Obesity
very high
more than 96% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
high
more than 84% of peers
Esophageal Surgery
high
more than 81% of peers

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5  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

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

25  Conditions Treated

44  Procedures

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Background Check

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Education

  • Michigan State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Michigan State University / College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schuhknecht has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schuhknecht's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Schuhknecht

4.8

Based on 85 reviews

5 Stars
92.94117647058823%
(79)
4 Stars
3.5294117647058822%
(3)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
1.1764705882352942%
(1)
1 Star
2.3529411764705883%
(2)

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Dr Schuhknecht recently performed gastric sleeve surgery on me. It went very well. Based upon info received from another who previously had the surgery in another state, I anticipated pain for the first few days following surgery, I virtually had none. I appreciate Dr Schuhknecht because he...Read More
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Bob Tjernlund in Bridgman, MI – Jul 26, 2018
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I have been a patient of Dr. Schuhknecht for almost eight years. Dr. Schuhknect has helped me achieve my weightloss goal that I was not able to do by myself. Michael and his staff are the most caring team that I have ever met, and I would highly recommend Dr. Schuhknect to anyone that is...Read More
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Mark Linton – May 26, 2018
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Dr. Michael Schuhknecht is my Knight in shining armor. He is a very skilled surgeon that I would highly recommend to any person in need of surgery...God Bless!
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Cindy Hogue in Sister Lakes, MI – May 18, 2018
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In a figure from 1-5 ..Highly satisfied with a score of 5 , I feel he was very attentive before and after surgery and was able to answer any questions we had he was also very thorough with both post op and pre op
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Sally Luth in Dowagiac – Apr 19, 2018
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Dr. Schuhknecht is the most personable and caring physician I have ever met! He always explains everything and answers all questions.
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Apr 11, 2018
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