Dr. Michael Zakem, DO

Dr. Michael Zakem, DO

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Hematology  ·  
Male  ·  
65 y/o
(22)

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Dr. Michael Zakem, DO is a hematology specialist in Wyoming, MI and has been practicing for 38 years. He specializes in hematology and oncology.Read his story

The Cancer Center at Metro Health Village

5950 Metro Way SW

Wyoming, MI 49519
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Health Net Federal Services
  • Humana
  • Meridian Health Plan
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Priority Health
  • Priority Health Choice, Inc.
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Zurich

Learn about Dr. Zakem

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Top Care Areas

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

Anemia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Blood Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Zakem'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.

Dr. Zakem's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Zakem "I am a physician at The Cancer Center at Metro Health Village in Wyoming, MI and specialize in oncology and hematology. I am passionate about providing high-quality, comprehensive care for patients that is personal and compassionate. I am a graduate of Michigan State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed my internship and residency in internal medicine at Metro Health Hospital. After residency, I completed a fellowship in hematology/oncology at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, followed by a hematology/oncology fellowship at Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital. I have been in practice since 1986."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Zakem "I believe each patient plays a key role in their health and work with them to develop an individualized plan for their treatment and recovery. I value open communication and am dedicated to collaborating with specialists and the entire care team to provide the best care for patients."

2  Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Oncology

3  Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Oncology
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine*

133  Conditions Treated

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14  Procedures

  • Bone Marrow Aspiration
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Bone Marrow Evaluation
  • Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Cancer Counseling
  • Cancer Pain Management
  • Cancer Risk Counseling
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Chemotherapy
  • Intrathecal Chemotherapy
  • PET Scan
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Thoracentesis

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 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Zakem has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Zakem does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Zakem and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Zakem's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zakem to family and friends
22 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Zakem's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Zakem Says:
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Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. I look forward to sharing your comments with our team. We will review each comment to make sure we are providing the best healthcare experience for our patients.

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Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Zakem has been wonderful to me and my family during my ongoing journey with multiple myeloma. He listens, provides information, questions, and supports during challenging times. I’m grateful for his care.
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I'd never wish anyone to have to see him but if you have to fight for your life be glad he's on your side. He made the hole cancer treatment go very smooth and was nice to have someone be a straight shooter about everything and his team was very helpful with everything that I was going through. I'm...more
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He's an awesome doctor and I trust him completely.
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