Medical Staff Leadership

Medical Staff Officers

Michael Webb, MD
Vice President 
Daniel Judge, MD

Medical Directors



Desire Anderson, MD
Pediatric Hospitalist Services

Dilip Arora, MD
Cardiovascular Quality

Kourosh Baghelai, MD
Cardiothoracic Services 

Jonathan Beyer, DO
Berrien County Medical Control Authority

Ernest Buck, MD
Spectrum Health Lakeland Watervliet Hospital

Rex Cabaltica, MD
Riveridge Manor

Dennis Disch, MD
Cardiovascular Services

Caressa Eckley, DO
Homecare/Palliative Care Services

Kenneth Edwards, MD
Surgical Services 

John Froggatt, III, MD
Infection Control

Benjamin Gielda, MD
Radiation Oncology 

Daniel Hayward, MD
Pine Ridge: A Rehabilitation and Nursing Center

Stephen Hempel, MD
ICU and Progressive Care Services

Kevin Hoffman, DO
(Assistant Medical Director) Stroke Program

John Howard, MD
Benton Harbor Homecare Services 

Ewanah Johnson, MD
Inpatient Diabetes

Craig Kline, MD
Trauma Services

Gerald Kozuh, MD
Infusion Services

Samantha LaBay, DO
Clinical Documentation

Albert Naveed, MD

Michelino Mancini, DO
Continuing Medical Education

Robert Nolan, DO
Trauma, Watervliet and Niles

Edmund Paloyan, MD
Oncology and Cancer Program

Sapna Patel, MD
Oncology and Cancer Program

Shelia Philpott, MD
SANE Program 

Michael Schuhknecht, DO
Weight Loss Center/Bariatric Services

Jay Shah, MD
Rural Health Clinics

Furqan Siddiqi, MD

James Sisamis, MD

Daniel Sohn, MD

Inga Sriubiene, MD
Sleep Lab

Benjamin Stockton, MD

Sean Sullivan, DO
Inpatient Rehabilitation and Watervliet Walk-in-Clinic  

Robert Ward, DO
Stroke Program

Gary Witucki, DO
Wound Clinic

Donald Wolfram, DO
Royalton Manor

Ben Wood, DO
Obstetrics/Gynecology, Intercare 

Karen Zienert, MD

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Project SEARCH

To learn more about Project SEARCH, please contact Erin Wright, Manager Recruitment, Human Resources at (269) 927-5192

Lakeland News in Review: September 2016

COVID-19 update 1.14.21

Join president, Loren B. Hamel, MD, and Nicki Britten from the Berrien County Health Department for the latest COVID-19 news:

COVID-19 vaccines continue at Spectrum Health Lakeland

Drs. Loren Hamel, MD, and Lowell Hamel, MD receive their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at Spectrum Health Lakeland.

COVID-19 Update 1.8.2020

Hear the latest COVID-19 news from President, Loren B. Hamel, MD, and Berrien County Health Department health officer, Nicki Britten.

Why I vaccinate: video diary with Dr. Das

Spectrum Health internal medicine hospitalist, Sheetal Das, MD, shares her personal journey and choice for receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.

COVID-19 Update 12.30.20

Hear the latest COVID-19 news from President, Loren B. Hamel, MD, and Berrien County Health Department health officer, Nicki Britten.

Lakeland Medical Center Pavilion Tour

The Lakeland Medical Center Pavilion is a mission-critical project that focuses on high-tech modernizations and exceptional patient experiences.

A message from nurses: We are counting on you

With COVID-19 cases rising, we need everyone’s help to slow the spread. Thank you to our nurses—and nurses at health systems across our state—for sharing why prevention is so important in this impactful PSA.

We're Ready for You at Spectrum Health Lakeland

While the COVID-19 pandemic has challenged us all in new ways, we want you to know we are here for you.

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