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Physician Video Profile: Andrew Vaughan, D.O. (General Surgery)
As a surgical expert, Dr. Vaughan offers patients relief for various surgical concerns, including hernia, bowel and colon.
Check-up: A gentle approach to surgery (Allison Hoch, D.O.)
Robotic minimally invasive surgery offers a gentle approach to care–with a smaller incision and significant benefits to your overall health.
Physician Video Profile: Allison Hoch, D.O. (General Surgery)
Dr. Hoch is expertly skilled in the surgical treatment of numerous health issues, including a specialty focus on caring for hernia and gallbladder concerns.
Community Grand Rounds: Black Maternal and Infant Health Panel Discussion
Learn how communities and health systems can come together to find solutions for inequities related to Black maternal and infant health, including breastfeeding support.
Community Grand Rounds: Black Maternal and Infant Health Summit
Why do we need to bring awareness to Black Breastfeeding and the inequities in maternal and infant health? Watch to learn about the historical and current experiences and policies that make it difficult to create equitable birth outcomes.
Check-up: Understanding COPD and its causes (Jeffrey Grondin, MD)
COPD can be triggered by genetic conditions and environmental factors at work and home.
Weight loss surgery: Audrey Henriquez "We can inspire change because life doesn’t stop"
As a mom of three, St. Joseph resident Audrey Henriquez struggled with her weight and health for years and often felt like a spectator during family trips. Support from Corewell Health turned her setbacks into a comeback.
Physician Video Profile: Stephen Komara, DO (General Surgery)
Dr. Komora provides guidance and care related to a broad spectrum of surgical concerns and health conditions.
Physician Video Profile: Kamelia Burrell-Fowler, NP (Family Medicine)
Burrell-Fowler’s approach to care is focused on listening, empowering and educating patients as they collaboration to develop a plan of care tailored to each unique individual.
Check-up: Health check for turning 45 (Lindsey Kinney, DO)
A colonoscopy helps prevent colon cancer and can address and test areas of concern.
Check-up: The importance of routine health care (Lindsey Kinney, DO)
Prioritizing regular, yearly health screening can have major impacts to your long-term health.
Check-up: Measles; very contagious and unpleasant (Raul Torres, DO)
Raul Torres, DO, explains that this is something we hadn’t seen for a long time and the way to prevent it is through vaccination.
Check-up: Antibiotic use and ear infections (Prakash Shrestha, MD)
Family medicine physician Prakash Shrestha, MD, explains the symptoms of a virus versus an infection and signs to look for that an antibiotic is the next step.
Check-up: Longest-living people stay active (Esther Servillas, MD)
Esther Servillas, MD explains how staying active can look different for everyone, but making sure to take the time to move around will help improve health and wellness.
Check-up: Why your health matters (Esther Servillas, MD)
Internal medicine physician Esther Servillas, MD talks about the importance of regular visits with your doctor and how you play a role.
Provider Video Profile: Ingrid Kwak, NP (Cardiology)
Ingrid Kwak is a nurse practitioner at Corewell Health in Southwest Michigan. She is part of a specialized team that cares for individuals with cardiovascular disease.
Check-up: Pulmonary hypertension and its diagnosis (Katie Fitton, DO)
Pulmonary hypertension occurs when the pressure on the right side of the heart is high. It mostly affects individuals with a history of autoimmune disease and blood clots.
Title: Physician Video Profile: Brooke Bredbeck, MD (General Surgery)
Dr. Bredbeck has a specialist interest in surgical oncology and treating skin cutaneous cancers like melanoma.
Physician Video Profile: Max Schaefer, DO (Family Medicine)
Max Schaefer, DO, is a family medicine and osteopathic neuromusculoskeletal medicine physician seeing patients in Niles at Corewell Health Primary Care - Longmeadow located in Southwest Michigan.
Physician Video Profile: Lindsey Kinney, DO (Family Medicine)
Lindsey Kinney, DO, is a family medicine doctor seeing patients in Niles at Corewell Health Primary Care - Longmeadow located in Southwest Michigan.
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Corewell Health Welcomes New Primary Care Provider in Coloma
Family nurse practitioner Andrea Edgerly, N.P., has joined the Corewell Health™ medical staff in Southwest Michigan. Edgerly is accepting new patients at Corewell Health Watervliet Hospital Primary Care - Coloma, 6701 Paw Paw Ave.
Corewell Health Welcomes New Nurse Midwife
Alexandra Vroom, CNM, has joined Corewell Health™ in Southwest Michigan. Vroom will see patients alongside three physicians and four other advanced practice providers at Corewell Health Women’s Health‐ Royalton, 3950 Hollywood Road, Suite 100, in St. Joseph.
Corewell Health Named a 2023 Top 75 Company for Executive Women
Corewell Health was named among the list of 2023 Seramount Top 75 Companies for Executive Women.
Local Students Complete Corewell Health’s GROWTH Internship Program
Recently, 20 local high school students in Southwest Michigan graduated from the Corewell Health™ 2023 GROWTH internship program.
Corewell Health Welcomes New General Surgery Provider
Please welcome general surgeon Brooke Bredbeck, M.D., to the medical staff at Corewell Health Lakeland Hospitals General Surgery ‐ Royalton.
Annual Gala 2023
Save the date for Corewell Health Foundation Southwest Michigan's Annual Gala. This year’s theme is “Coming Together,” raising funds to benefit the Patient Assistance Fund.
Corewell Health Breaks Ground on New $4.78 Million Care Center in Bridgman
Leaders and medical staff from Corewell Health gathered on Wednesday, Aug. 30, with more than 70 community members and government officials to celebrate the groundbreaking of the new 10,000-square-foot Corewell Health Care Center in Bridgman.
Corewell Health Offers Drive-through Community Flu Clinics in Southwest Michigan
Lakeland Care Network (Lakeland Care), in collaboration with Corewell Health, will offer drive-through community flu shots in September and October.
Corewell Health Welcomes New Primary Care Providers to Southwest Michigan
Corewell Health welcomes family medicine physicians Jon Ferlmann, DO, Garrett Muhlstadt, DO, and advanced practice provider Kamelia Burrell-Fowler, NP to the medical team.
Corewell Health Lakeland Hospital Showcases Art Designed by Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Southwest Michigan
In collaboration with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Southwest Michigan, Corewell Health Lakeland Hospitals - St. Joseph Hospital is hosting an inaugural art show event, focusing on the power of art and creativity.
Community Grand Rounds Highlights Disparities in Maternal and Infant Health during Black Breastfeeding Week
Corewell Health in Southwest Michigan will host the Community Grand Rounds: Black Maternal and Infant Health Summit on Thursday, Aug. 24, from 2 to 4:30 p.m.
Corewell Health Lory’s Place to Host Pet Remembrance Event in September
Corewell Health Lory's Place, a grief healing and education team, is hosting a pet remembrance celebration on Sept. 1 from 4 to 5:30 p.m.
Corewell Health in Southwest Michigan Offers Free Program to Prevent Diabetes
Corewell Health in Southwest Michigan is enrolling individuals in its free, yearlong Diabetes Prevention Program that starts September 11, 2023.
Corewell Health Welcomes Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Please welcome advanced practice provider, Barbara Glassford, NP, to the medical staff at Corewell Health Watervliet Hospital Primary Care.
Corewell Health Has Most U.S. News & World Report Nationally Recognized Hospitals in Michigan
Across Michigan, 12 Corewell Health hospitals have been recognized by U.S. News & World Report 2023-2024 Best Hospitals, including three hospitals that earned national recognition for their services.
Corewell Health Foundation Southwest Michigan Awards $129,000 in Scholarships and Grants
Corewell Health Foundation Southwest Michigan granted a total of $58,500 in the form of 40 scholarships to its team members, volunteers, interns and local students aiming to pursue a career in the health care sector.
Veggie Van to Offer Free Healthy Foods, Nutrition Information
The Veggie Van is making its way throughout Berrien County. This mobile farmer’s market will offer free, locally grown, top-quality, healthy fruits and vegetables, and nutrition information.
Corewell Health Welcomes New Physician to Pulmonary and Critical Care
Corewell Health in Southwest Michigan is pleased to welcome board-certified pulmonologist, Narayana Gandham, MD, to the medical staff.
Corewell Health Cancer Program in Southwest Michigan Reaccredited by American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer
The Commission on Cancer (CoC), a quality program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), recently granted three-year accreditation to the cancer program at Corewell Health in Southwest Michigan.
Corewell Health Hosts Joint-Relief Seminars Across Southwest Michigan
All events are free to join, and attendees may bring along a partner, relative, neighbor or friend who is experiencing joint pain or interested in learning more.
Tickets Now Available for Annual Caring Circle Hospice Benefit Event
Community members are invited to attend and support the annual Hospice Benefit, Wine and Beer Tasting on Saturday, August 19.
Corewell Health and Krasl Art Center Collaborate to Improve Community Wellness
Corewell Health and Krasl Art Center have unveiled a Pop-Up Art and Wellness project thanks to a $55,000 grant from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund.
Corewell Health to Host Community Education Event in Buchanan
Older adults and individuals caring for a loved one fifty-five years or older are encouraged to attend a free community event, Seniors in the Know, on June 20.
Benefit Dinner to Raise Funds for Lory’s Place
Lory’s Place will host its annual benefit dinner, Reflections Reimagined, at the Black River Barn in South Haven, Michigan on July 21. All proceeds stay local and make it possible for Lory’s Place to continue providing essential services to all who are grieving at no cost.
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Standing together for better health
Getting help when you need it is bigger than you, especially when you are a caretaker.
Healthier in my 50s than my 30s
What's important is that you're comfortable in your own skin and healthy.
Finding Phenomenal Support
Little changes in my life have made a major impact in controlling my diabetes.
Determined to find relief
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.
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.
Join us and learn about mindfulness. Taking time for self-care is important, particularly when grieving.
Walking Group - St. Joseph
Enjoy a pleasant walk with others through lovely St. Joseph. You will start and end at Lory’s Place.
Veggie Van Drive-Through
The Veggie Van will offer free healthy foods and nutrition information. Stop by and pick up your bag of free fruits and vegetables while supplies last.
Blood Drive, St. Joseph
Patients at all hospitals of Corewell Health South benefit from community blood drives.
Advance Care Planning Workshop
Learn how to state your decision in writing of the medical treatment you'd like to receive in an emergency and who you would want to make decisions on your behalf if you can't speak for yourself. There is no cost to attend, and an RSVP is required.
Blood Drive, Niles
Patients at all hospitals of Corewell Health South benefit from community blood drives.