James Foote

Bariatric Surgeon
Rating: 5.0 out of 5 with 126 ratings

James Foote Bariatric Surgeon M.D., F.A.C.S.

12 yr Experience

12 yr in Bariatrics

12 yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

12 yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

99% Practice is Bariatrics

Min Age of Patient is 18

Max Age of Patient is 80

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Derek Nagle
M.D., F.A.C.S.

  • 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 2,500 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.
  • Latest Reviews See all 126 reviews
    avatar 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...

    avatar 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...

    avatar IrishRN on May 6, 2011

    Dr. Foote's experience and talent speaks for itself. I chose him because he is an incredibly talented surgeon. What I found out was a caring human being. I had a rough time post op with nausea and hard time getting fluids down. My nurse More...

  • Location
    Grand Rapids, MI 49546
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