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Asbestos Exposure in Ann Arbor, MI

Situated along the Huron River, Ann Arbor is located approximately 40 miles west of Detroit in the heart of southeastern Michigan. Ann Arbor has a current population of nearly 114,000 and is the seat of Washtenaw County. Since 1841, Ann Arbor has been the home of the University of Michigan. Today, Ann Arbor is nationally recognized for a tradition of excellence in education. The University of Michigan is regarded as one of the nation's top public universities, notable for its undergraduate education, research and graduate programs, and athletic teams. A significant part of the Ann Arbor health care community is the University of Michigan Medical Center, ranked in a 2004 U.S. News & World Report article as the nation's 11th best hospital.

Chartered as a city in 1851, Ann Arbor's strategic location along the Huron River, the Territorial Road, and the Michigan Central Railroad contributed to its development as a trading center and as a major regional transportation hub. During the course of the 20th century, Ann Arbor’s economy gradually shifted from a manufacturing base to a service and technology base, a shift which accelerated in the 1970s and 1980s. Today, the University of Michigan is Ann Arbor's largest employer, accounting for nearly 10 percent of the work force. The remaining jobs are predominately split between manufacturing, health care, automotive, information technology, and biomedical research fields.

Ann Arbor, Michigan has a long history of manufacturing activity, particularly during a time period when asbestos products were widely used. Exposure to asbestos-containing materials may put workers and loved ones at risk for mesothelioma cancer. For your convenience, we have listed mesothelioma cancer centers located in or near Ann Arbor at the bottom of this page. If you were exposed to asbestos in Ann Arbor, you may benefit from seeking the advice of a mesothelioma lawyer.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Ann Arbor

The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance has compiled information obtained from a number of sources to identify the following jobsites in Ann Arbor where asbestos exposure was known to have occurred. These sites are listed below.

  • Alma Manufacturing Company
  • Angell School
  • Ann Arbor Gas Company
  • Conductron Corp
  • Industrial Tectonics Inc.
  • M Northwoods Apartments
  • Michigan Union Building
  • Muhhlig Funeral Home
  • Parke-Davis & Company
  • Pittsburgh Elementary School
  • Quality Glass Apparatus, Inc.
  • Slauson School
  • Tappen High School
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Michigan Hospital
  • Veteran's Affairs Hospital
  • Warner-Lambert Company
  • Washtenau Gas Company

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Ann Arbor, Michigan

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located within a 100 mile radius of Ann Arbor, Michigan. Please click on a cancer center link to obtain more information about the clinical programs offered, professional designations, areas of expertise and how to contact the center.


3232 Central Park West, Suite C
Toledo, OH 43617

Distance: 42.8 miles


1500 East Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Distance: 2.2 miles


St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Cancer Care Center
5301 Huron River Drive, Suite C-139
Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Distance: 9.1 miles


4100 John R Street
Detroit, MI 48201

Distance: 35.9 miles

Mesothelioma Doctors near Ann Arbor, Michigan

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma doctors that are located within a 100 mile radius of Ann Arbor, Michigan. Please click on a doctor link to obtain more information about his/her background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations, and office locations.

Dr. Gregory P. Kalemkerian
University of Michigan Health System
Cancer Center Floor B1 Reception C
1500 E. Medical Center Dr., SPC 5912
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Distance: 2.2 miles

Dr. Shirish M. Gadgeel
Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute
4100 John R Street
Detroit, MI 48201

Distance: 35.9 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Don’t lose your rights! If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and were exposed to asbestos in Michigan, you may be entitled to compensation. You may have limited time to file a claim. If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma and have a pathology report in hand to support that diagnosis, you are eligible for financial assistance.

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