Time: Jun 15, 2021 11:00 AM
- 01:00 PM
905 North Front Street
The Veggie Van will offer free healthy foods and nutrition information in our communities. Stop by and pick up your bag of free fruits and vegetables while supplies last.
Thank you to Spectrum Health and the YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids for supporting the partnership between Spectrum Health Lakeland the YMCA of Southwest Michigan.
Social distancing and safety protocols will be in place for your safety. Please be sure to wear a mask and practice healthy hand hygiene.
Tuesday, June 15
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Butternut squash and cannellini bean quesadilla
Butternut squash and cannellini bean quesadilla is a great family friendly recipe.
Check-up: Breast augmentation vs. breast lift (Nicole Phillips, MD)
Plastic surgeon, Nicole Phillips, MD, shares more about the customized breast augmentation and breast lift techniques offered at Stonegate Plastic Surgery.
Knee replacement: Paul Kolon "Coming full circle"
When swelling and discomfort in Paul Kolon’s knee began to interfere with his favorite form of exercise, bicycling, he teamed up with orthopedic surgeon Jeffrey Postma, DO, to solve the issue.
Check-up: When a blocked bowel needs surgery (Seth Miller, MD)
General surgeon, Seth Miller, MD, explains blocked bowel symptoms and when surgery may be needed.
Physician Video Profile: Dale Leffler, DO (Cardiology)
Dale Leffler, DO is an interventional cardiologist with Spectrum Health Lakeland that specializes in adult cardiovascular disorders.
Check-up: Diabetic foot care (Tracy Ford, NP)
At Lakeland Wound Center Tracy Ford, NP, often sees patients with wounds on their feet caused by decreased sensations. Hear why daily foot care is so important for those with diabetes and what signs you should be looking for.
Physician Video Profile: Benjamin Erhardt, MD (Ear, nose, & throat)
Benjamin Erhardt, MD, is an otolaryngologist and ear, nose, and throat specialist practicing with Lakeland Ear, Nose and Throat.
Physician Video Profile: Katie Fitton, DO (Critical care medicine & pulmonology)
Katie Fitton, DO, is a critical care medicine provider and pulmonologist practice with Lakeland Pulmonology.
Check-up: Preparing for a successful surgery (James Clancy, MD)
General surgeon, James Clancy, MD, shares his tips for successful surgery.
Provider Video Profile: Lauren Farris, PA (Urology)
From exams to treatment plans, Lauren Farris, PA, works closely with her urology patients to achieve desired outcomes.
Physician Video Profile: Thomas Schomaker, DO (Pediatric medicine)
Meet Thomas Schomaker, DO, a pediatrician at Southwestern Medical Clinic in Stevensville, Michigan.
COVID-19 Update 5.19.21
Hear from president, Loren B. Hamel, MD, and Nicki Britten from the Berrien County Health Department as they discuss the latest COVID-19 news.
Spot skin cancer early (Riddhi Shah, DO)
Learn about the different types of skin cancer and the importance of preventative measures.
Provider Video Profile: Tracy Ford, NP (Wound care)
Tracy Ford, NP, cares for patients at the Lakeland Wound Center.
COVID-19 Update 5.4.2021
Join president, Loren B. Hamel, MD, and Nicki Britten from the Berrien County Health Department for the latest COVID-19 news.
Physician Video Profile: Angela Coleman, NP (Pediatric medicine)
Angela Coleman, NP wants to help kids grow up to live amazing lives. As a pediatric provider at Southwestern Medical Clinic in Niles, she is caring for newborns, teens and young adults.
Check-up: Common skin disorders in kids (Elizabeth Douce, MD)
Pediatrician, Elizabeth Douce, MD, says sometimes many conditions can present with a rash and if it gets really severe, prescribing a steroid cream may be needed.
Physician Video Profile: Thomas Wright, DO (HouseCalls)
Thomas Wright, DO works in the HouseCalls program at Caring Circle. He provides home based care to homebound people in Southwest Michigan along with a team of other care professionals.
Check-up: Hand, foot and mouth disease: a catchy virus (Elizabeth Douce, MD)
Hand, foot and mouth disease is very catchy and uncomfortable for young children. Elizabeth Douce, MD, describes symptoms to look for and what to do.
Maternity and the COVID-19 vaccine
With many questions around expectant mothers getting the COVID-19 vaccine, Spectrum Health maternal-fetal medicine physician David Colombo, MD, shares information that moms need to know about their decision.