Dr. Michael Wheeler, DO

Dr. Michael Wheeler, DO

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Age 48
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Dr. Michael Wheeler, DO is a pain medicine specialist in East Lansing, MI and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Michigan State University / College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1999 and specializes in pain medicine, rehabilitation, and more.

250 E Saginaw St

East Lansing, MI 48823

Contact Information

(517) 337-3080

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Wheeler performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

Dr. Wheeler's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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."

3  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

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

35  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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5  Procedures

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

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wheeler to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

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)

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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