Our Patients Say it Best

Your friends and neighbors from throughout southwest Michigan and beyond share their experiences at Lakeland Health. Do you have a story to share? Click on the "What's Your Story" button and complete the form. 

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Just Like Any Other Day

Thankfully, all the pieces of the puzzle were there to help me to survive.

Making Every Second Count

Timothy Buchana
Jun, 2019
Nothing was easy, but I didn’t give up. I could feel myself getting stronger and stronger every day.

Beyond the Blockage

Brian Miner


Christopher Chiu, MD
Jun, 2019
Listen to your body. Don’t brush it off as an old guy thing.

Back in Circulation

Aaron Wolfe


Glen Hastings, MD
Jun, 2019
The entire staff was very caring and considerate of what I was going through.

Ringing with Hope

Bob Walker
May, 2019
The staff motivated me. I didn’t want to have cancer – no one does – and honestly I didn’t want to undergo radiation. But everybody put me at ease, and with their support, I made it through.

The Path to Healing

Carolyn Drier


Krista Schulte, NP
May, 2019
My wound healed so well – I couldn’t believe it and neither could they.

Nothing to Laugh At

Carol Hageman
May, 2019
When Dr. Schuhknecht suggested robotic surgery I knew he had my best interests in mind.

Two Special Birthdays

Taleah Adams
May, 2019
The nurses and doctors were constantly checking on me to make sure I was ok. I felt so supported the entire time.

A Lesson in Acceptance

Evelyn & Carrie Zak
Apr, 2019
A lot of people ask questions about her helmet. I love educating people on something that's helping enhance my daughter's life.

The Beauty of Collaboration

Dave Clayton


Edmund Paloyan, MD 
Apr, 2019
I seek out medical staff that allow me to run. Dr. Paloyan understands my desire to keep going.
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Lakeland has a Heart to Serve now with Spectrum Health

Improving health, inspiring hope, saving lives. Spectrum Health Lakeland is now part of Spectrum Health offering an expanded care team, additional specialties, and new technology for you and your family.

Spectrum Health Lakeland: Your 100 Top Hospital

IBM Watson Health™ published its 100 Top Hospitals® 2019 study naming Lakeland among the top 100 hospitals in the U.S. based on overall organizational performance.

We Are Lakeland

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