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Lakeland Welcomes New Ear, Nose, and Throat Specialist
Jun 22, 2017 Share

(ST. JOSEPH) – Lakeland Health recently welcomed Wei Gao, PA, to its medical staff. Gao joins Stephen Bovenkerk, DO, Deborah Habenicht, MD, and Dennis Thompson, MD, at Lakeland Ear, Nose and Throat. He will be seeing patients at the practice’s Berrien Springs, Niles, and St. Joseph locations.

Gao earned his Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Western Michigan University, and served as a research fellow at the Kresge Hearing Research Institute at the University of Michigan. He completed his Doctor of Philosophy of Otolaryngology at the First Teaching Hospital in Henan, China, where he also served as an Attending Physician and Vice-Professor. Wei has hundreds of hours of clinical experience in surgery and otolaryngology and is certified in advanced cardiac life support.

“I love what I do and I think my patients understand that because they see I have a passion for medicine and helping others,” said Gao. “As an ENT provider, I feel it’s important to listen carefully to everyone who walks through my door, and accurately assess their condition, so I can make a confident diagnosis.”

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