Dr. Susan Day, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 52
(39)
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Dr. Susan Day, MD
Dr. Susan Day, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Grand Rapids, MI. She is 52 years old and has been practicing for 25 years. Dr. Day is affiliated with Spectrum Health- United Hospital, Spectrum Health Medical Center - Butterworth Hospital and Spectrum Health - Blodgett Hospital.

4100 Lake Dr SE Ste 300

Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Contact Information

(616) 267-8860

Dr. Susan Day, MD

Dr. Susan Day, MD

Accepted insurance

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

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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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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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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
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • 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
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger

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Procedures

  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Total Knee Arthroplasty With Robotic Assistance
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Day to family and friends
4.5
based on 39 total reviews (5 with comments)
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)
in grand rapids, mi |
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 Doctor day
Grand Rapids, MI |
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 manner toward me just before surgery. The second time was even better. She made certain adjustments in both surgery and rehab. My recovery was easier. I continue to recommend her.
in Grattan, MI |
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.
in Saranac,Mi |
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.. Yeah because YOU made me walk this way..after 4 long years if pain and falling I was referred to a new surgeon who removed the old replacement that was loose and put a new one in and what a difference.
in Grand Rapids, MI |
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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Dr. Day accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Day has admitting privileges

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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Spectrum Health- United Hospital
615 S Bower St
Greenville, MI 48838
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