Dr. Tim Lenters, MD

Dr. Tim Lenters, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 45
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Dr. Tim Lenters, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Grand Rapids, MI and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Rush Medical College Of Rush University in 1999 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic shoulder & elbow surgery.Read his story

350 Lafayette Ave SE

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Community Health Choice
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Dr. Lenters' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Shoulder Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lenters treats Shoulder Disorders more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Lenters treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Arm Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lenters performs Arm Surgery more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Lenters performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lenters performs Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Lenters performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Lenters' conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff and Labral Repair
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Muscle Strain
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Upper Extremity Fracture

About Me

Dr. Lenters has worked hard to develop a team of providers to assist with evaluation of shoulder problems, initiation of treatment, assistance with recovery, and effective communication. His team includes athletic trainers, physician assistants, and ...

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2005
University Of Washington
Fellowship Hospital
2004
Grand Rapids Orthopaedic Surgery
Residency Hospital
2000
Grand Rapids Orthopedic Surgery
Internship Hospital
1999
Rush Medical College Of Rush University
Medical School
1995
Calvin College
Undergraduate School
2005
2004
2000
1999
1995

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Dr. Lenters' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lenters

4.5

Based on 21 reviews

5 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
9.523809523809524%
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Had my shoulder replacement last year with no pain in the joint what a relief. He did a great job I highly recommend him. The incision is practically invisible.
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Brilliant specialist. Friendly. Listened well to my symptoms. Excellent diagnosis.
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I had shoulder surgery in the Fall of 2017. Dr Lenters did an excellent job. I am 100% pain free and enjoying life again. Golfing, lifting weights, hiking...you know living again! I highly recommend Dr. Lenters- He is the best doctor you'll find.
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I found and chose Dr. Lenter after an exhaustive search and vetting process. There are so few "shoulder only" specialists in our region, and he is one. I am a 58 year old male, and underwent a Total Shoulder Replacement with Dr. Lenters at St. Mary Hospital in Grand Rapids. My overall experience...Read More
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Dr. Lenters is the definition of a specialist. He reconstructed my shoulder which was inoperable due to every tendon being torn loose from the rotar cuff, including the bicep. 6 months after surgery i have total movement in my shoulder without any pain. I can never thank him enough for his...Read More
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