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 otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Saint Joseph, MI and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Chicago College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of Midwestern University, Midwestern University in 2003 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat, facial plastic & reconstructive surgery, and more.

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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Top Care Areas

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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

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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
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT 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

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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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)

Very friendly? Approachable and professional.
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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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