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Top 5 Reasons Families Flock to Internal Medicine and Pediatrics of West Michigan

Anytime we poll our readers about favorite pediatricians or family doctors, people come out of the woodwork singing praises for Dr. App and his office. So what is it about Internal Medicine and Pediatrics of West Michigan that has the locals so excited? We set out to find out…

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Last year, GRKIDS readers voted Dr. App as the BEST Primary Care Physician in greater Grand Rapids. Children love Dr. App’s caring and friendly approach. Just take a peek at their Facebook page and you’ll see numerous raving reviews from parents exclaiming their love for Dr. App. Here are a few reviews below:

“Dr. App is the best!!! He has been our family doctor for about 10 years. He is amazing with our children and when we go to see him it’s like visiting a friend.” -Kristin Z.

“My kids have been seen by Dr. App for the past 8 years. There is no better peace of mind than knowing your pediatrician truly cares about the well-being of his patients. He has a great rapport with my kids and makes going to the doctor not so bad after all.” -Jill W.


Busy families can conveniently bring their entire family to Internal Medicine and Pediatrics of West Michigan. Dr. App is a graduate of University of Michigan and is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. He and his medical care team are well-trained to meet the needs of your whole family.

“Families love that we are a ‘one stop shop.’ We know families are busy, so it is nice that we can see them all together, from newborn care to well-woman exams to taking care of sick kids and more.” -Allison Boonie, NP at Internal Medicine and Pediatrics of West Michigan

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Dr. App has a small provider team and they work together to provide personalized care to each of their patients. Numerous families have been seeing Dr. App from one generation to the next. He and his staff are down to earth and truly care about their patients’ lives. One patient wrote this on their Facebook page:

“Yes, he is excellent with adults as well as children. The best doctor my husband and I have ever known. Dr. App gets to know his patients, listens, and spends the time needed with them. He is top notch professional and very caring. The world needs more physicians like him. We are very thankful for Dr. Michael App!” -Lin S.


Internal Medicine and Pediatrics of West Michigan is a private practice, so they make it easier to get in for an appointment when you need one. They always offer same-day appointments, making life much easier when you need medical attention quickly. Their practice is subsidiary of the Spectrum Health system and they are part of the Spectrum Health Physician Alliance.

Patients enjoy being able to utilize a similar online patient portal to what Spectrum Health uses. Patients are able to easily and securely access their electronic medical records online, view test results and transfer information when needed to Spectrum Health Hospital and specialists.


In addition to their well-visits and acute visits, Dr. App’s office provides attentive and consistent care for patients with chronic conditions. They have three nurse practitioners and they have developed a strategy that allows the NPs to work very closely with their patients. Each NP has specialty area(s) of chronic diseases that they work with and keep up-to-date on the latest research and strategies coming out.

They have developed the following approach to provide superb care. Allison manages patients dealing with diabetes while Kelly handles patients with asthma, ADD, and COPD. Likewise, Tena works with patients that have hypertension and heart failure.

Patients dealing with chronic conditions really enjoy the consistent and personalized care they receive from their own Nurse Practitioner. This allows them to build a strong trust and rapport with their care team.

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Learn More About Dr. App’s Practice

Meet the Provider Team:

internal medicine pediatrics west michigan staffMichael App, MD  |  Allison Boonie, NP  |  Kelly Burri, NP  |  Tena Landers, NP

The Staff’s Mission:

“Our mission is to provide high quality personalized care in an efficient and timely manner. Our staff is committed to come to know all patients on a first name basis and will make concerted efforts to see and address patient concerns within 24 hours. The culture of the office is a unified team approach where all staff will be extensively cross trained, and will be working together to provide one common goal of the best care to each patient. As a small primary care private practice we will continue to provide care and service for patients of all ages, which is family oriented with emphasis on the patient, who will always be at the center of what we do.”

Pediatric Services

Dr. App provides the following pediatric services to his pediatric patients:

  • Newborn Care
  • Well Child Examinations
  • Immunizations
  • Sports Physicals
  • School Physicals
  • Minor Procedures
  • Acute & Chronic Illness Care
  • ADHD Evaluation & Treatment
  • Treatment for Injury
  • and more

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Internal Medicine Services

Dr. App provides the following Internal Medicine Services in his office:

  • Chronic Illness
  • Diabetes
  • Thyroid Disorders
  • Hypertension
  • Routine Physicals
  • Injury
  • Sore Throat
  • Back Pain
  • Diet & Exercise Programs
  • Cholesterol Management
  • Gout
  • Cardiac Risk Assessment
  • Cancer Screening
  • Arthritis
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Colds and Flu
  • Infection Management
  • and more

They Are Accepting New Patients!

If you are looking for a high quality, caring, personalized medical team for you, your kids or your entire family, don’t delay in calling Internal Medicine and Pediatrics of West Michigan. Dr. App and the three Nurse Practitioners are accepting new patients. Call the #1 PCP in all of Grand Rapids at 616-363-7690 today!


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