Dr. Michael Wheeler, DO

Dr. Michael Wheeler, DO

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 48
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Michael Wheeler, DO is a pain medicine doctor who practices in East Lansing, MI. He is 48 years old and has been practicing for 18 years.

250 E Saginaw St

East Lansing, MI 48823

Contact Information

(517) 337-3080

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wheeler "Dr. Wheeler focuses on interventional pain medicine for the spine and associated limbs. He sees his role as a 'pain detective', discovering the cause of a patient's pain and then working with the patient to determine the best course of treatment."

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Pain Medicine
  • Rehabilitation
1

Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
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Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tension Headache
  • Upper Back Pain

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Procedures

  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Joint Drainage
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

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

  • Michigan State University / College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Ingham Regional Med Center Mi State University College Osteo Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Ingham Regional Med Center Mi State University College Osteo Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wheeler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wheeler's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wheeler to family and friends
4.0
based on 5 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Wheeler's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Holt, MI |
Dr. Wheeler took time to explain problems and procedures. I appreciated that very much. He has a great bedside manner and is genuinely interested in helping to relieve and manage my pain.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Wheeler accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • HAP Insurance
    Preferred PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Wheeler has admitting privileges

McLaren - Greater Lansing
401 W Greenlawn Ave
Lansing, MI 48910
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Sparrow Hospital
1215 E Michigan Ave
Lansing, MI 48912
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