Dr. Ronald Grifka, MD

Dr. Ronald Grifka, MD

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Pediatric Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
59 y/o
(2)

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Dr. Ronald Grifka, MD is a pediatric cardiology specialist in Grand Rapids, MI and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in pediatric cardiology.Read his story

Metro Heart & Vascular

555 Midtowne St NE Ste 310

Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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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. Grifka

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Top Care Areas

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

Septal Defect
very high
more than 99% of peers
Congenital Heart Disease
very high
more than 98% of peers
Heart Murmur
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Grifka'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. Grifka's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Grifka "I am passionate about providing high-quality, personal and compassionate care for my young patients with congenital and acquired heart conditions. I offer a full range of pediatric heart care. I enjoy working with my patients to improve their heart health, to see them thrive and to help them stay well."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Grifka "I make sure each interaction with a patient is kind, compassionate and thorough. I value having open communication with my patients and their families, listening to each of their needs and working with them to improve their health. I also believe in educating patients so they can become active participants in their own health."

1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Cardiology

1  Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

48  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries (CCTGA)
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Kawasaki Disease
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Neonatal Bradycardia
  • Neonatal Tachycardia
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Takayasu's Arteritis
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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9  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

  • Wayne State Univ Som
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Chldn's Hosp Mich
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Chldn's Hosp Mich
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Tex Chldn's Hosp/Baylor Coll Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Grifka has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Grifka's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Grifka to family and friends
2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Grifka's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
Dr. Grifka Says:
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