Dr. Russel Jelsema, MD

Dr. Russel Jelsema, MD

Maternal-Fetal Medicine  ·  
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Age 57
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Dr. Russel Jelsema, MD is a maternal-fetal medicine specialist in Grand Rapids, MI and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in maternal-fetal medicine.

221 Michigan St NE Ste 600

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Contact Information

(616) 774-7035

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
very high
more than 97% of peers
Pregnancy Ultrasound
very high
more than 96% of peers
Pregnancy-Related Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Jelsema'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.

1  Specialties

  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Maternal & Fetal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

24  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Hemorrhage from Placenta Previa
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Lupus
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Placenta Previa
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases

11  Procedures

  • Amniocentesis
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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 University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Butterworth Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Butterworth Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Hutzel Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Jelsema has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Jelsema's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jelsema to family and friends
20 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Jelsema's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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