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Dr. James Hoekwater, DO

Pulmonary Disease*
3.8 (13)
Map Pin Small Wyoming, MI
Accepting new patients
30 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. James Hoekwater, DO

Dr. James Hoekwater, DO is a Pulmonologist in Wyoming, MI. They specialize in Pulmonary Disease, has 30 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and is affiliated with University of Michigan Health-West. Dr. Hoekwater, completed a residency at Butterworth Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Hoekwater an average 3.8 star rating.

Dr. Hoekwater works at Practice in Wyoming, MI with other offices in Grand Rapids, MI. They frequently treat conditions like Shortness of Breath, Emphysema and Asphyxia and Hypoxemia along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Hoekwater's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Metro Health Pulmonology
    2122 Health Dr SW Ste 220, Wyoming, MI 49519 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (616) 252-5220
  2. 2
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    4100 Lake Dr SE Ste 200, Grand Rapids, MI 49546 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (616) 486-5993
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    University of Michigan Health-west
    5900 Byron Center Ave SW, Wyoming, MI 49519 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (616) 252-5220

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  • University of Michigan Health-West

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Asthma
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Bronchiectasis
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Chronic Bronchitis
Interstitial Lung Disease
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Pleural Effusion
Pneumonia
Pulmonary Eosinophilia
Respiratory Failure
Sarcoidosis
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
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Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
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Chest Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Colorectal Cancer
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Lung Cancer
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pulmonary Embolism
Sleep Apnea
Wheezing
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Bronchoscopy
Bronchoscopy with Robotic Assist
Abdominal Pain
Acidosis
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Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Alkalosis
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Asbestosis
Aspergillosis
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Lung Neoplasms
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Bird Flu
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Boerhaave's Syndrome
Bone Cancer
Brain Injury
Breast Cancer
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Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
Bronchospasm
Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
Central Cyanosis
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Chronic Bronchiolitis
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Pulmonary Embolism
Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Common Cold
Cough
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Crohn's Disease
Cystic Fibrosis
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Empyema
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Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diverticulum
Exercise Induced Asthma
Finger Clubbing
Gallstones
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Hiatal Hernia
Hidradenitis
Histoplasmosis
Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Influenza (Flu)
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Intestinal Obstruction
Ischemic Colitis
Lipomas
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Megacolon
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Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Osteosarcoma
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
Pneumonitis
Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Insufficiency
Respiratory Syncytial Virus
Rheumatoid Lung Disease
Rib Fracture
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Malignancies
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Soft Tissue Sarcoma
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Still's Disease
Swine Flu
Systemic Sclerosis
Testicular Cancer
Thyroid Cancer
Traumatic Brain Injury
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Umbilical Hernia
Valley Fever
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Ventral Hernia
Viral Infection
Wegener's Granulomatosis
Whooping Cough
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
Respiratory Management
Sleep Study
Thoracentesis
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    3.8
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    About Dr. James Hoekwater, DO

    Specialties*
    • Pulmonary Disease

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    Years of Experience
    • 30 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1518906163
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Henry Ford Health System
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Butterworth Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • Metro Health Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease
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    Dr. James Hoekwater, DO is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Hoekwater is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Hoekwater has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Hoekwater has seen patients for Shortness of Breath, Emphysema and Asphyxia and Hypoxemia, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Hoekwater on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    13 patients have reviewed Dr. Hoekwater. The overall rating for this provider is 3.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Hoekwater.

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