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Check-up: Skin tightening with InMode (Nicole Phillips, MD)
Dr. Nicole Phillips describes how the new InMode technology at Stonegate Plastic Surgery of Lakeland can be used to tighten and even out sagging skin, melt fat, and reshape the face, neck, and body with little downtime.
Health, Housing and Healing: A Community Grand Rounds Event
The large gap in homeownership rates between Black and white Americans is caused by years of policies and laws that have resulted in housing inequities. Keynote speaker, Natalie Moore, will unpack that history and how it relates to our health.
Physician video profile: Nicole Phillips, MD (Plastic Surgery)
Nicole Phillips, MD, is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon at Stonegate Plastic Surgery.
Check-up: The importance of cervical cancer screenings (Betsy Fuzi, CNM)
Your routine gynecological care, like annual exams with PAP smear, family planning visits, and postmenopausal support and care, can be scheduled with a Certified Nurse-Midwife.
Umbilical cord prolapse: Bethany Curtis "Right place, right time"
Bethany Curtis shares her birthing experience with the care team at BellaNova Women's Health.
Provider Video Profile: Kenlyn Laureys, NP (Oncology)
Nurse Practitioner Kenlyn Laureys cares for patients getting cancer infusion treatments in Niles, Michigan.
Preparing for your surgery at Lakeland Neurosurgery
Learn how to prepare for you upcoming procedure and become familiar with the recovery process.
Breast Cancer: Nancy Pallas "3D approach to care"
At age 79, Dowagiac resident, Nancy Pallas, decided to opt for a 3D mammogram, which was able to detect a stage 1A tumor. Her care team quickly assembled to help her beat the cancer.
Caring Circle: Mike and Pam Feeney "Honoring a wish to be at home"
Caring Circle was able to provide hospice care to Pam and support to Mike and their sons as they made the most of the quality time Pam had left.
Physician Video Profile: Linda McBryde, MD (Palliative Care)
Linda McBryde, MD, provides palliative care on the Caring Circle team and has over 30 years of experience in the clinical field.
Physician Video Profile: Kristyn Beaver, NP (Dermatology)
Nurse Practitioner, Kristyn Beaver, cares for patients at Stonegate Dermatology of Lakeland offering cosmetic or medical dermatology, advice, or treatment.
Prostate cancer: Martin Dixon "Put to the test"
Retired engineer Martin Dixon takes a matter of fact, analytical approach to life. So, when he was diagnosed with prostate cancer, he faced his treatment with the same outlook.
Linda is a Watchman implant recipient, hear her story.
Watchman patient Linda discusses how the Watchman has changed her life.
Common questions about Watchman, answered by patients
Patients discuss how the Watchman has worked for them.
See why Watchman reduces stroke risk and how the procedure is done.
The Watchman procedure is a trusted alternative to blood thinners that permanently reduces both stroke risk and bleeding worry.
Watchman Patient Jerry Zerby explains why this is a wonderful invention that will save many lives.
Watchman is a one-time, minimally invasive procedure for people with atrial fibrillation not caused by a heart valve problem who need an alternative to blood thinners.
Double knee replacement: Orlando Valera "Spectrum Health Lakeland delivers good medicine"
Orlando Valera had double knee replacement surgery with Jeffrey Postma, DO.
Check-up: Getting to the bottom of GERD (Julie Yam, DO)
Gastroenterologist, Julie Yam, DO, discusses how to identify, and manage the symptoms, of GERD.
Check-up: Managing Crohn’s disease (Julie Yam, DO)
Gastroenterologist, Julie Yam, DO, discusses how to identify, and manage the symptoms, of Crohn's disease.
Physician Video Profile: Michael Quion, MD (Family Medicine)
Michael Quion, MD is a family medicine doctor with Spectrum Health Lakeland that specializes in primary care for all ages at University Medical Specialties in Berrien Springs.
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Corewell Health South Gala raises over $500,000 for nurse education
Thank you to everyone who donated to and attended our At the Heart of Healing Gala, hosted by Corewell Health Foundation Southwest Michigan! With your support, we welcomed more than 300 guests and raised over $500,000. These essential funds will offer higher education opportunities for our Corewell Health South nurses.
Corewell Health South Hospitals Awarded “A” in Patient Safety
The Leapfrog Group designates "A" grades in Patient Safety to Corewell Health South Hospitals.
Lory’s Place receives grant for grief alliance work in Benton Harbor
The Berrien Community Foundation awarded Lory’s Place, a program of Caring Circle at Corewell Health South, a $10,000 project grant to support one year of continued grief work aiding the Community Grief Alliance program, and Community Grief Brunch.
Corewell Health South receives grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the United States’ largest philanthropy focused solely on health, recently awarded Corewell Health South, formerly Spectrum Health Lakeland, a $40,000 grant to support research into neighborhood and institutional trust to improve community conditions and advance health equity.
Corewell Health South Offering Free Open Enrollment Help
Corewell Health South, formerly Spectrum Health Lakeland, is providing free financial counseling support to community members during health insurance open enrollment, which runs from November 1, 2022, through January 15, 2023.
Corewell Health South Welcomes New Primary Care Physician in Niles
Corewell Health South, formerly Spectrum Health Lakeland, is pleased to welcome primary care physician, Max Schaefer, DO, to the medical staff.
Corewell Health South Welcomes New General Surgeon
Corewell Health South, formerly Spectrum Health Lakeland, is pleased to welcome board-certified general surgeon, Stephen Komara, DO, to the medical staff.
Corewell Health Earns Highest Marks in Digital Health
Corewell Health West and Corewell Health South, formerly Spectrum Health and Spectrum Health Lakeland, have earned the highest marks of any health care organization in the country in the 2022 College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) Digital Health Most Wired survey.
Corewell Health South Announces New Human Resource Leadership
Corewell Health South, formerly Spectrum Health Lakeland, welcomes Stephanie McNeil, MBA, as vice president, human resource business partner.
Drug Take Back Day Encourages Disposal of Unwanted Medications
Corewell Health South, formerly Spectrum Health Lakeland, in partnership with the Berrien County Sheriff’s Department is providing community members with the opportunity to dispose of unused and unwanted prescription drugs during a Drug Take Back Day event on Saturday, October 29.
Corewell Health South to Host Community Education Event at Greater Niles Senior Center
Older adults and individuals caring for a loved one 65 years or older are encouraged to attend a free community event, Seniors in the know: Life planning made easy.
New Primary Care Doctor Joins Corewell Health South
Corewell Health South, formerly Spectrum Health Lakeland, is pleased to welcome board-certified family medicine provider, Eli Sager, DO, to the medical staff.
Community Grand Rounds Explores the Connection Between Housing and Health
Corewell Health South, formerly Spectrum Health Lakeland, will host a Community Grand Rounds speaker series event titled “Health, Housing and Healing” on October 27 from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
BHSH System Announces Name: Corewell Health™
BHSH System, the new health system formed in February 2022 by Beaumont Health and Spectrum Health, announced its new name today, Corewell Health™, signaling its bold commitment to health and wellness.
Spectrum Health Lakeland Welcomes New Female General Surgeon and Two Advanced Practitioners
Spectrum Health Lakeland is pleased to welcome general surgeon, Allison Hoch, DO, Hillary Edgerly, NP, and Genna Grondin, NP, to the medical staff.
Community Members Encouraged to Donate Blood, Save Lives
Spectrum Health Lakeland, in partnership with Versiti Blood Center of Michigan, is hosting a series of community blood drives in October.
Lory’s Place dedicates expanded space, additional programs
Lory's Place celebrates the new expansion of services, adult peer support programs, and a new faciality, which are all available for community members to use free of charge.
Spectrum Health Lakeland Heart and Vascular Welcomes New Advanced Practitioner
Spectrum Health Lakeland is pleased to welcome Manthan Kimmane, NP, to the medical staff at Spectrum Health Lakeland Heart and Vascular.
Veggie Van to Offer Free Healthy Foods, Nutrition Information in Berrien Springs
The Veggie Van will offer free healthy foods and nutrition information from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 6 at University Medical Specialties in Berrien Springs.
Spectrum Health Lakeland Urology Welcomes New Physician
Spectrum Health Lakeland is pleased to welcome urologist, Suresh Potluri, MD, to the medical staff.
Spectrum Health Lakeland Foundation Gala to raise money for nurses
Community members are invited to attend the At the Heart of Healing Gala on Saturday, November 12.
Spectrum Health Lakeland Preventing Type 2 Diabetes with Proven National Program
Spectrum Health Lakeland is helping community members lower their risks by providing education about healthy lifestyle changes through a free diabetes prevention program.
Lakeland Care to Offer Drive-Through Flu Shots
Lakeland Care will offer drive-through community flu shots through October.
New Doctor Joins Spectrum Health Lakeland Primary Care
Spectrum Health Lakeland is pleased to welcome Lindsey Kinney, DO, to the medical staff.
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Making health a priority meant a new hip in her 50s
Going to Community Bone and Joint always felt like I was catching up with old friends.
Honoring a wish to be at home
With hospice, you get a whole team who knows how to do what you don't.
Take good care of yourself. If I didn't I might not have had the same result.
Scratched but not broken
I continue to ride, be as safe as I can, and be thankful for the life I have.
A celebration of life
It was an immense blessing for our parents to have this support at the end of their lives.
Healing years and decades after loss
With the community at Lory’s Place, you know everyone there DOES understand.
When you can ‘simply love’ instead of doing it all
They took care of her physically, medically, spiritually, and mentally.
Transform caregiving time to quality time
The difference between struggling on our own and having hospice was huge.
South Haven Grief Support Group
This is a monthly bereavement support group open to the public. All adults who are traveling through their grief journey are invited to take part in the healing process within this comforting, supportive environment.
When you are grieving it can be tough getting out and socializing again. Perhaps those precious moments in the morning once shared with your person are difficult to get through. Having a familiar, comfortable place to go can help ease the transition.
Community Resiliency Model
This free virtual class teaches skills for self-care to balance the nervous system of those impacted by personal or community-level trauma.
Blood Drive, St. Joseph
Patients at all hospitals of Spectrum Health Lakeland benefit from community blood drives.
YMCA Niles-Buchanan Grief Support Group
This in-person adult grief group is for people who have experienced the death of someone significant.
Blood Drive, Niles
Patients at all hospitals of Spectrum Health Lakeland benefit from community blood drives.