Dr. Susan Day, MD

Dr. Susan Day, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 53
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Dr. Susan Day, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Grand Rapids, MI and has been practicing for 21 years. She graduated from Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine in 1992 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

4100 Lake Dr SE Ste 300

Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Contact Information

(616) 267-8860

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Nerve Block, Somatic
very high
more than 99% of peers
Peripheral Nerve Block
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

86  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
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27  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

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

  • Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Blodgett Memorial Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Blodgett Memorial Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Day has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Dr. Day's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Day to family and friends
40 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (40)

  • 5
    (33)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Day'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 (5)

Dr. Day gave me my life back when she replaced my two worn out hips and two worn out knees when other doctors would not do it for me because of complications. I was a very complicated case but she make sure that I have the correct medical care I deserved. I cannot thank her enough! Thank you...more
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Dr. Day replaced both of my knees over 10 years ago. I was delighted to feel so much better, sorry that I waited so long, and grateful that there have been no knee problems since. Her kindness and directness impressed me, from the way she focused directly on me at my first appointment to her kind...more
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I had both knees replaced in the fall of 2006, one on a Wednesday and one on the following Friday. It changed my world. Zero problems since. Great doctor.
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My experience with Dr.Day is her and her staff will tell you what they think you should hear but don't listen.I let this Doctor talk me into getting BOTH knees replaced at the same time...I kept complaining about my left knee and they would not listen..Her response was its the way your walking.....more
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I've known Dr Day for a long time. She radiates intelligence and professionalism on a daily basis. Wonderful bedside manner and has a way of making a patient (me) not so nervous. She is an excellent surgeon and I highly recommend her services if ever needed! Dr Day is %100 the real deal!
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