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414 Plymouth N.E.
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Free parking is provided adjacent to the building. Our office is
barrier free and a wheelchair is available.
Great Lakes Neurosurgical Associates
has a large friendly staff of trained professionals to serve you.
Your well-being is always our primary concern.
Choose Great Lakes Neurosurgical Associates by simply requesting a referral from your primary
care physician, chiropractor or other health care professional. For additional info or guidance,
please contact us at: 616.454.3465 or 800.832.1815.
As a new patient, our secretarial staff can facilitate scheduling
tests, office visits, and other procedures while other staff members
serve you by acquiring necessary pre-authorizations, completing
employer paperwork, and filing insurance claims.
During your visits to our office, our nurses and physician assistants
often serve as a liaison between you and your physician, allowing
him to maximize his time in the operating room and in the office.
These highly qualified heath-care professionals will be able to
answer many of your questions regarding pre-operative and post-operative
care, including recommending treatment, relaying test results, and
Please note: Patients under the age of 18 must be accompanied
by a parent or guardian.
Feel free to contact us if
you have any questions.
On your first visit, please bring
information forms (see below).
CT scans, MRI scans or myelograms which you have had
done (unless they were done at a Spectrum Health facility).
(if they are available to you).
G.L.N.A. Patient Information
In order to save you time on your first visit to our office, and
to assure that you have an opportunity to provide the most complete
medical information possible, we have made our basic medical forms
available to you in Acrobat (.pdf) format. We encourage you to download
the appropriate forms, print them out and complete them prior to
your first appointment.
Please note: Some forms are specific to individual physcians.
Medical History Forms for Adult
patients of Dr. Keller and Dr. Winestone (24k pdf)
patients of Dr. Hedeman, Dr. Skarli and Dr. Foody (636k pdf)
patients of Dr. Stevenson and Dr. Figueroa (3.5mb pdf)
Forms & Information for Pediatric
Patients of Dr. Skarli & Dr. Foody
medical history form (870k pdf)
DeVos Children's Hospital pediatric neurosurgery brochure (1.8mb
For all patients (must be completed
General History Form (16k pdf)
G.L.N.A. Prescription Policy Agreement
(must be reviewed and signed)
Prescription Policy (12k pdf)
Fees and Insurance
Please present your insurance
card at each office visit. As our office does NOT participate
with all insurance companies, please verify your coverage before
For a list of G.L.N.A. participating
insurance companies, please click
here. However, we recommend that prior to the initial
exam that you verify that your specific group plan has a contract
with Great Lakes Neurosurgical Assoc PC.
Please be prepared to pay any
co-pays at the time of service. In addition to cash or check,
we accept VISA and MasterCard credit/debit cards. As a courtesy,
we will bill your insurance company for you. Any amounts not covered
by your insurance will be your responsibility.
If we are to bill workmans
compensation or auto insurance, we need the following information:
insurance company's name, address, claim number and contact person
for that insurance. If workmans compensation or your health
insurance provider determines that you have had an unauthorized
office visit and/or surgery, you will be responsible for payment.
If you have any questions regarding
our fees or your insurance coverage, please call us in advance
of your appointment.
Our office is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Our telephones are answered from 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m
After-hours and emergency care
If you find it necessary to contact the doctor after normal office
hours, the answering service will forward your message to the on-call
physician and your call will be returned at the earliest opportunity.
If an emergency situation should arise, we will respond to your
problem promptly, however, if you are in doubt, go immediately to
the emergency room of the nearest hospital and ask them to contact