Dr. Ronald Ford, MD

Dr. Ronald Ford, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Ronald Ford, MD is a general surgery specialist in Grand Rapids, MI and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1989 and specializes in general surgery, plastic surgery, and more.

245 Cherry St SE Ste 302

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Contact Information

(616) 459-1907

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health
  • Spectrum Health

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Top Care Areas

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Wound Repair
very high
more than 98% of peers
Skin Grafts
more than 89% of peers
Excision of Skin Cancer
more than 82% of peers

Dr. Ford'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.

3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

10  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Deformities of Auricle or Pinna
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Skin Cancer

14  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Plastic Cosmetic Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Skin Grafts
  • Wound Repair

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.


  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Blodgett/St Mary's Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Blodgett/St Mary's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University Nm Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ford has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ford's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ford to family and friends
12 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Ford's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr Ford has operated on my hands three times in the last 5 years. Each time was a different finger. Every time I have not experienced post-op pain. I have been very pleased with his skill and experience. He also is a teaching physician to help guarantee that there will be new well-trained...more
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Wonderful physician, wonderful staff, wonderful experieince. Professional, compassionate and educating.
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