Dr. Shannon Armstrong, MD

Dr. Shannon Armstrong, MD

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38 y/o
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Dr. Shannon Armstrong is a highly trained Plastic and Hand Surgeon at Elite Plastic Surgery in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Dr. Armstrong is Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, and completed an internationally-renowned microvascular and hand surgery fellowship at The Buncke Clinic in San Francisco. At The Buncke Clinic, he trained where the field of microsurgery was invented, and obtained vast experience in breast reconstruction, microvascular reconstruction, cosmetic surgery, and hand and complex nerve surgery. He was also clinical faculty for Stanford University and University of California San Francisco plastic surgery residents. Dr. Armstrong is a native of Ohio and received his medical degree from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. In medical school, he received many top honors including selection to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha honorary society. Following medical school, he trained at Michigan State University/Grand Rapids Plastic Surgery Residency. During his residency he published numerous journal articles, wrote a chapter in a plastic surgery textbook, and received many awards for his scholarly presentation. He presented nationally and internationally at plastic and hand surgery meetings. Dr. Armstrong is a Clinical Assistant Professor for the Department of Surgery, Michigan State University and continues to be a vigorous researcher. Dr. Armstrong currently enjoys a busy and diverse practice. His clinical passions include breast reconstruction, hand surgery, microsurgery, complex head and neck reconstruction, extremity and trunk reconstruction, body contouring, and cosmetic surgery.

Hand & Plastic Surgery Centre, PLC

245 Cherry St SE Ste 302

Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Brown & Toland Physicians
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Priority Health

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Care Philosophy

Transform your outlook on plastic surgery.

At Elite Plastic Surgery you will discover a refreshing combination of exceptional patient care and leading-edge surgical expertise. We dedicate ourselves to thorough patient education and communication, so your needs and our services work in tandem to meet all expectations.

Led by Board Certified plastic surgeons Dr. Shannon Armstrong, Dr. Paul Luce, Dr. Matthew Martin, Dr. Ronald Ford and Dr. William Cullen, we offer several years of combined experience. Services include a full range of advanced cosmetic and plastic surgery procedures, along with the latest in non-surgical skin care treatments and therapies.

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Dr. Armstrong's Experience

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Dr. Armstrong's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Plastic Surgery
  • Board certified in Plastic Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand
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Board Certifications

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

  • Adult Acne
  • Age Spots
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Large Breasts
  • Limb Pain
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Protruding Ears
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Spider Veins
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stretch Marks
  • Sun-Damaged Skin
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrinkles
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Arm Surgery
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Procedure
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Burn Care Services
  • Burn Reconstruction
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Facelift
  • Fracture Care
  • Hair Removal
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Liposuction
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Mommy Makeover
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Lift
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrinkle Removal
  • Wrist Replacement

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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

  • University of Heidelberg
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • Wright State Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Grmerc/Michigan Statell
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Grmerc/Michigan Statell
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Buncke Clin/Ca Pacif Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Armstrong has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Armstrong's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Armstrong to family and friends
4.8
based on 161 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Armstrong'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
Patient Comments (3)
in Tucson, AZ |
You will be very happy with Dr. Armstrong and his staff. He preformed a 15 hour surgery on me to reconstruct my breasts after being diagnosed with breast cancer. He and his staff were very friendly and courteous through this awful ordeal. And . . . the results are great!
in Grand Rapids, MI |
Dr. Armstrong's technical skills are unmatched. My results show it. On top of that he is one of the most kind, caring, and compassionate physicians I have ever met. I am priviledged and thankful to be in his care.
in Grand Rapids, MI |
He is an excellent surgeon and has excellent bed-side manner as well.
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Dr. Armstrong accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
    Basic HMO
    Commercial HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Access
    Blue Access PPO
    Blue Advantage
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Advantage Plus
    Blue Advantage Plus HMO
    Blue Advantage PPO
    Blue Card
    Blue Care Connection PPO
    Blue Care HMO
    Blue Care Network Advantage
    Blue Care Security
    Blue Care Security HMO
    Blue Care Security PPO
    Blue Choice
    Blue Choice HMO
    Blue Choice POS
    Blue Choice PPO
    Blue Cross
    Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue HMO
    Blue Lincs
    Blue Lincs HMO
    Blue Plan 65 Medicare Supplement HMO
    Blue Plan 65 Medicare Supplement PPO
    Blue Preferred
    Blue Preferred PPO
    Blue Select
    Blue Solutions HMO
    Blue Traditional
    Blue Traditional HMO
    Blue Traditional POS
    Blue Traditional PPO
    Classic Blue
    Federal Employee Program
    Medicare Blue PPO
    Medicare HMO
    Medicare Plus Blue PPO
    Medicare Preferred
    Preferred Care Blue
    Preferred Care Blue PPO
    Preferred Plan PPO
    Preferred Plus
    Preferred Plus (Ford)
    Preferred Plus (GM)
    State Employees Program
    Trust PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Brown & Toland Physicians
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
    Preferred PPO
  • Humana
    Choice
    Gold Choice
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Priority Health
    Medicare Advantage - Priority Medicare HMO-POS
    Medicare Advantage - Priority Medicare Select PPO
    Medicare Advantage - Priority Medicare Value HMO-POS
    Medicare Advantage HMO
    Medicare Advantage HMO-POS
    Medicare Select PPO
    MyHealth HMO
    MyPriority HMO-HSA
    Priority Health HMO
    Priority Health POS
    Priority Health PPO
    Priority HMO
    Priority POS

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Hospitals where Dr. Armstrong has admitting privileges

Mercy Health Saint Mary's Campus
200 Jefferson Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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Spectrum Health - Blodgett Hospital
1840 Wealthy St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
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Spectrum Health Medical Center - Butterworth Hospital
100 Michigan St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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