Dr. Stephen VanWylen, MD

Dr. Stephen VanWylen, MD

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Dr. Stephen VanWylen, MD is a general surgery specialist in Holland, MI and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Michigan State University in 1982 and specializes in general surgery and thoracic surgery.

577 Michigan Ave Ste 202

Holland, MI 49423

Contact Information

(616) 394-0673

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
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Dr. VanWylen's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Esophageal Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. VanWylen treats Esophageal Diseases more than 61% of his peers

Dr. VanWylen treats this condition more than 61% of his peers

Esophageal Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. VanWylen performs Esophageal Surgery more than 60% of his peers

Dr. VanWylen performs this procedure more than 60% of his peers

Lung Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. VanWylen performs Lung Surgery more than 49% of his peers

Dr. VanWylen performs this procedure more than 49% of his peers

Dr. VanWylen's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anorectal Abscess
Aortic Valve Disease
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Benign Tumor
Biopsy of Breast
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Cancer
Carcinoma in Situ
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colectomy
Colorectal Cancer
Congenital Heart Defects
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Diverticulitis
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Empyema
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Fistula
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Malignant
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Vascular Disease
Ventral Hernia
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Stephen VanWylen, MD is a general surgery specialist in Holland, MI and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Michigan State University in 1982 and specializes in general surgery and thoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1988
    East Birmingham Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital
    1988
  • 1987
    Wm Beaumont Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1987
  • 1982
    Michigan State University
    Medical School
    1982

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Dr. VanWylen's Reviews

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Love Dr Van Wylen! He's been my surgeon/dr since 2001. I had lost my voice for 6 months and everything I ate burned he diagnosed my GERD and did my 2 surgeries. I was also born with issues with my esophagus closing-spasms all the time and Dr Van Wylen took care of me. I just found out he retired...Read More
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Dr. VanWylen was the person who performed my Colonoscopy. This gave him a first hand view of what was going on. Dr. listened to me, answered my questions and concerns, explained my test results and condition in great detail. then we discussed my options, together we decided the best route for me....Read More
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Dr. VanWylen was very kind, patient, and helpful with answering my questions regarding potential surgery, we explored every option and took every test that was suggested other than surgery. In the end I went with the surgery based off the information provided and test results.
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Very personable and took time to answer my questions...trusted him totally
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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Blue Preferred PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access
Cofinity
Cofinity PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Molina
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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Holland Hospital

Holland, MI