Dr. Stephen Bovenkerk, DO

Dr. Stephen Bovenkerk, DO

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Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
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42 y/o
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Dr. Stephen Bovenkerk, DO is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in Saint Joseph, MI. He is 42 years old and has been practicing for 14 years. Dr. Bovenkerk is affiliated with Lakeland Medical Center, St. Joseph and Lakeland Hospital, Niles.

Lakeland Ear, Nose, and Throat

2680 S Cleveland Ave

Saint Joseph, MI 49085
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • ASR Health Benefits
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Fortis Benefits Insurance Company
  • Golden Rule
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Medicaid

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Ear Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Ear Ache
very high
more than 96% of peers
Tinnitus
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bovenkerk "To treat my patients as I would like to be treated."
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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Pharyngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Common Cold
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Dermatitis
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • Dysphagia
  • ENT Cancer
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Infection
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Geographic Tongue
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hives
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Latex Allergy
  • Leukoplakia
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Snoring
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Throat Pain
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Wheezing

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Hope College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Chicago College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of Midwestern University, Midwestern University
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • St John-Oakland Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • St John-Oakland Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bovenkerk has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bovenkerk's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bovenkerk to family and friends
4.4
based on 14 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Bovenkerk'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
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
St Joseph, MI |
Very friendly? Approachable and professional.
in Saint Joseph, MI |
Always have a positive experience. He has been very flexible with me when I've come in for allergy shots and need to see him regarding something else ENT related, he can always see me sometime that day.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Bovenkerk accepts 24 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • ASR Health Benefits
    ASR
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Preferred PPO
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Fortis Benefits Insurance Company
  • Golden Rule
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
    Medicaid HMO
  • Nippon Life Benefits
  • North America Administrators (NAA)
  • Physicians Health Plan of Northern Indiana, Inc.
  • Physicians' Care Network
    Physicians Care Network
  • Priority Health
  • Starmark
  • Thrivent Financial
  • Trustmark Companies
    Trustmark Insurance Company
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • US Health and Life Insurance Company

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Hospitals where Dr. Bovenkerk has admitting privileges

Lakeland Hospital, Niles
31 N Saint Joseph Ave
Niles, MI 49120
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Lakeland Medical Center, St. Joseph
1234 Napier Ave
Saint Joseph, MI 49085
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