Dr. Michael H. Zakem, DO

Dr. Michael H. Zakem, DO

Hematology | Male | 63 years old

I am a physician at The Cancer Center at Metro Health Village in Wyoming, MI...Read more

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I am a physician at The Cancer Center at Metro Health Village in Wyoming, MI and specialize in oncology and...   Read More

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  • Internal Medicinenull
  • Oncologynull
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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.

      in Otsego |
      Best Dr ever no beating around the bush stright shooter and go getter attitude. I mind going to see him becouse even if the worst news I know he has my back on gettin better.
      in Grand Rapids, MI |
      He's an awesome doctor and I trust him completely.
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      Specialties

      • Hematology
      • Oncology

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      • Hematology
      • Internal Medicine
      • Oncology

      Conditions Treated

      • Acute Leukemia
      • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
      • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
      • Adrenal Gland Cancer
      • All Lymphoma
      • Anal and Rectal Cancer
      • Anal Disorders
      • Anemia
      • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Basal Cell Carcinoma
      • Bile Duct Cancer
      • Bladder Cancer
      • Bleeding Disorders
      • Blood Disorders
      • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
      • Bone Cancer
      • Bone Disorders
      • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
      • Brain Cancer
      • Brain Disorders
      • Breast Cancer
      • Breast Diseases
      • Burkitt's Lymphoma
      • Cancer
      • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
      • Cervical Cancer
      • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
      • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
      • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
      • Colorectal Cancer
      • Cryoglobulinemia
      • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
      • ENT Cancer
      • Esophageal Cancer
      • Esophageal Diseases
      • Eye Cancer
      • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
      • Gallbladder Cancer
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Graft vs Host Disease
      • Gum Cancer
      • Gynecologic Cancer
      • Head and Neck Cancer
      • Heart Tumors, Malignant
      • Hodgkin's Disease
      • Hypercoagulable State
      • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
      • Kidney Cancer
      • Laryngeal Cancer
      • Larynx Conditions
      • Leukocytosis
      • Lip Cancer
      • Liver Cancer
      • Lung Cancer
      • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
      • Lymphocytosis
      • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
      • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
      • Lymphosarcoma
      • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
      • Malignant Histiocytosis
      • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
      • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
      • Mast Cell Diseases
      • Maternal Anemia
      • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
      • Melanoma
      • Meningiomas
      • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
      • Mycosis Fungoides
      • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
      • Myeloma
      • Myeloproliferative Disorders
      • Neuroendocrine Tumors
      • Neutropenia
      • Nodular Lymphoma
      • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
      • Oral Cancer
      • Osteosarcoma
      • Ovarian Cancer
      • Pancreatic Cancer
      • Pancytopenia
      • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
      • Penile Cancer
      • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
      • Pleura Cancer
      • Pleural Cancer
      • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
      • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
      • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
      • Prostate Cancer
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Purpura
      • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
      • Reticulosarcoma
      • Retina Diseases
      • Retinoblastoma
      • Salivary Gland Cancer
      • Secondary Hypertension
      • Secondary Malignancies
      • Sickle Cell Disease
      • Skin Cancer
      • Small Intestine Cancer
      • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
      • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
      • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
      • Stomach Cancer
      • Stomach Diseases
      • Testicular Cancer
      • Thalassemia
      • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
      • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
      • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
      • Thrombocytosis
      • Thrombosis
      • Thymomas
      • Thyroid Cancer
      • Tongue Cancer
      • Tonsil Cancer
      • Urinary Disorders
      • Uterine Cancer
      • Uterine Diseases
      • Vaginal Cancer
      • Vascular Disease
      • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
      • Vertebral Column Tumors
      • von Willebrand Disease
      • Vulvar Cancer

      Procedures Performed

      • 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
      • Thoracentesis

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Michigan State University / College of Osteopathic Medicine

        Graduated in 1980

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      Dr. Zakem's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Hematology
      • Board certified in Hematology, Internal Medicine and Oncology
      • Malpractice claims in Michigan not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Zakem says...

      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.

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      Dr. Zakem's Care Philosophy

      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.

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      Dr. Zakem says...

      I see all oncologic cases and treat both benign and malignant hematology disorders.

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      Dr. Zakem says...

      I am board-certified in internal medicine, Medical Oncology and Hematology.

      We provide comprehensive services for patients with cancer and other blood-related disorders. Our integrated team includes physicians, PAs, NPs, palliative care providers, nurses, a social worker, dietitian, psychologist, patient navigator, financial counselor and other professionals to help support patients through their treatment.

      Our partnership with the University of Michigan Department of Radiation Oncology makes it convenient for you to receive nationally-recognized radiation oncology services right here in West Michigan.

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      Dr. Zakem says...

      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.