Dr. Russel Jelsema, MD

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Maternal-Fetal Medicine | Male

West Michigan OB/GYN PC - Grand Rapids 221 Michigan St NE Ste 600, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 Get Directions
(616) 774-7035

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Dr. Jelsema specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine and practices in Grand Rapids, MI. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    Specialties

    • Maternal-Fetal Medicine

    Board Certifications

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    • Maternal & Fetal Medicine
    • Obstetrics & Gynecology

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bleeding Disorders
    • Blood Disorders
    • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain Disorders
    • Breech Position
    • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
    • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
    • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Ectopic Pregnancy
    • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
    • Gestational Diabetes
    • Hemorrhage from Placenta Previa
    • High Risk Pregnancy
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
    • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
    • Lupus
    • Maternal Anemia
    • Miscarriages
    • Ovarian Cysts
    • Placenta Previa
    • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
    • Preeclampsia
    • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
    • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
    • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
    • Septal Defect
    • Uterine Diseases
    • Venous Thrombosis and Phlebitis in Pregnancy

    Procedures Performed

    • Amniocentesis
    • Birth Control
    • C-Section
    • Fetal Monitoring
    • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
    • Hepatitis Screening
    • HIV Screening
    • Pregnancy Ultrasound
    • Rh Incompatibility Screening
    • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
    • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
    • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC

    Background Check

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      Malpractice Claims not available

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      Sanctions

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      Board Actions

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    Education

    • Medical School
      Wayne State University School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1986

    • Internship Hospital
      Butterworth Hospital

      Completed in 1987

    • Residency Hospital
      Butterworth Hospital

      Completed in 1990

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Hutzel Hospital

      Completed in 1992

    Awards & Recognition

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      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    • Media & Publications

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    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
    • Board certified in Maternal & Fetal Medicine and Obstetrics & Gynecology
    • Malpractice claims in Michigan not available
    • No sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Dr. Jelsema's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Jelsema

    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients