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Dr. Charles Willekes, MD

Dr. Charles Willekes, MD

Age 59 Cardiothoracic Surgery M
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Dr. Charles Willekes, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Grand Rapids, MI. Dr. Willekes completed a residency at University of Wisconsin / Madison. He currently practices at SHMG Cardiothoracic Surgery - Meijer Heart Center and is affiliated with Spectrum Health Zeeland Community Hospital. He accepts multiple insurance plans, including Medicare. Dr. Willekes is board certified in General Surgery.


  • University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics - Madison (GME), Fellowship Hospital
  • University of Wisconsin / Madison, Residency Hospital — 1998
  • Atlantic Health Hospital - Morristown (GME), Residency Hospital — 1996
  • Morristown Meml Hospital, Residency Hospital — 1996
  • Roy J Lucille A Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa, Medical School — 1991
  • University of Iowa (COM), Medical School — 1991
  • University of Iowa, Undergraduate School — 1986

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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After getting through a few weeks, I feel as good as new. Thank You
Dale Randall — Sep 15, 2022
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Hospital Affiliations

  • Spectrum Health Zeeland Community Hospital
  • Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital
  • Spectrum Health United Hospital
  • Mercy Health - Mercy Campus
  • University of Michigan Health - West

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Dr. Willekes frequently treats Aortic Aneurysm, Aneurysm, and Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary).  


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  1. SHMG Cardiothoracic Surgery - Meijer Heart Center

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      Grand Rapids Office
      100 Michigan St NE Ste 8830 8830, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 Call