Theodore Vanderkooi, MD

Theodore Vanderkooi, MD


  • General Surgery


Theodore “Ted” J. VanderKooi, M.D. came to Muskegon Surgical Associates from Fremont, Michigan where he practiced for 18 years. He most recently worked for Spectrum Health Medical Group in Fremont and was affiliated with Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial Hospital.

He has a strong passion for general surgery and provides a full gamut of general surgery care. His special areas of interest are endoscopy, laparoscopic hiatal hernia repair and colorectal disease, as well as breast and thyroid cancer.

Ted and his wife Dawn live in Fremont with their six children. He and his family enjoy the outdoors including hunting, farming and fishing, and are also active in various Christian ministries.


B.S. Biology, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI – 1991

M.D., University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI – 1995.

Residency (general surgery), Michigan State University, Butterworth Hospital, Grand Rapids, MI – 1996 –2000