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James Foote Bariatric Surgeon M.D.

9y Experience

9y in Bariatrics

9y in Laparoscopic Surgery

9y in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

99% Practice is Bariatrics

Minimum Age of Patient is 18

Maximum Age of Patient is 80

  • About Me

    Dr. Foote was born in Dearborn, Michigan in 1969. He is a third generation general surgeon. He received his B.A. from Hope College and his M.D. from Wayne State University. He completed his Surgery Residency at Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital in 2002, during which he did a one year Fellowship in Surgical Critical Care. He is an Assistant Professor of Surgery for Michigan State University and currently serves as the Medical Director of Bariatrics for North Ottawa Community Health Systems.

    Known as one of the leading Grand Rapids weight loss doctors, Dr. Foote has performed over 2,400 bariatric operations. He also performs General Surgery procedures including Acute Care surgeries and Advanced Laparoscopy including ventral and inguinal hernia surgeries, gallbladder surgery, appendectomies and other emergency surgeries.

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  • Reviews 128 reviews
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    aem on March 3, 2013

    Dr Foote is an awesome surgeon! After hearing about other WLS patient experiences with surgery, i have cone to appreciate his skill and knowledge. He is on the cuting edge of this surgery, and his practice has performed thousands of surgeries so they have extensive More...

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    aem on March 3, 2013

    Dr Foote is an awesome surgeon! After hearing about other WLS patient experiences with surgery, i have cone to appreciate his skill and knowledge. He is on the cuting edge of this surgery, and his practice has performed thousands of surgeries so they have extensive More...

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    araggs on July 9, 2012

    My surgical experience, both pre and post op, was amazing. Dr Foote was informative, compassionate, and supportive. Without hesitation, he was honest about risks/benefits, and any questions I had. I recommended him to my brother, who also had a great experience. I could not More...

  • Location

    Grand Health Partners

    Grand Health Partners
    2060 East Paris Avenue, S.E. Suite 100
    Grand Rapids, MI 49546

    Phone: 888-691-0050
    Alt Phone: 616-956-6100
    Fax: 616-956-6637

    North Ottawa Community Health System

    North Ottawa Community Health System
    1445 Sheldon Rd Ste 203
    Grand Haven, MI 49417

    Phone: 616.607.8136
    Fax: 616.935.7145
  • Seminars
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  • Certificates & Diplomas
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