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Craig Kline, MD

Surgery - General


Craig Kline, MD

Office Locations

Southwestern Medical Clinic - Surgical Specialties
3950 Hollywood Rd, Suite 100,
St. Joseph, MI 49085
(269) 429-0900 (269) 408-0996
Center for General Surgery
6559 Paw Paw Ave,
Coloma, MI 49038
(269) 463-3600 (269) 468-3334

Expertise & Training

Wayne State University / Detroit Medical Center
Major: Medical Doctor
Wayne State University
Wayne State University


"Dr. Kline was very comforting and reassuring. He was extremely patient, which is rare for doctors who seem to keep super-human schedules. He was very detailed in explaining the procedure, what to expect, and the possible outcomes. I felt very respected. He answered all of my questions, and my wife and I felt very informed, which is comforting. Because of the excellent care that I received from Dr. Kline, and the adjustments that I have made to my diet, I'm doing so much better. In my opinion, he is a credit not only to Lakeland Health, but the medical profession as a whole.""My operation was performed without a hitch. I found out later that Dr. Kline had to perform a similar surgery at the same time as my own. Both of our lives were saved due to his willingness to operate and the abilities given to him by God. You have not only saved my life, you have collectively given me a whole new quality of life.""My doctor, Dr. Craig Kline, was not only knowledgeable, but he was humble and down to earth. He explained everything I asked him at my level. He did a good job. I came out of the surgery room and he drew a picture and explained everything so well to my family. He knew what he was doing. I was very, very impressed with him."


  Trust Your Gut (Elizabeth Jeffers, MD; Craig Kline, MD)
  Learn about the causes, complications, and treatment options for diverticulitis.
  May 24,2019
  Gentle, Compassionate Care Close to Home
  At Spectrum Health Lakeland, we're part of a team of 80 da Vinci ® surgeons who are specially trained in the latest minimally invasive surgical techniques.
  May 22,2020
  Robotic Hernia Repair (Craig Kline, MD)
  Robotic Hernia Repair (Craig Kline, MD)
  June 27,2016
  Robotic Hernia Repair
  Robotic Hernia Repair
  June 15,2016
  Check-Up: Robotic Surgery Explained (Craig Kline, MD, General Surgery)
  General surgeon Craig Kline discusses some of the common fears patients have about undergoing da Vinci robotic surgery
  January 17,2018
  Check-Up: Catching Colon Cancer Early (Craig Kline, MD, General Surgery)
  General surgeon, Craig Kline, MD, shares how colonoscopies can detect and remove polyps which may lead to colon cancer.
  February 07,2018
  Physician Video Profile: Craig Kline, MD, FACS (General Surgery)
  Craig Kline is specially trained in da Vinci robotic surgery and performs a number of general surgery procedures at at Southwestern Medical Clinic.
  June 01,2018
  Robotic Surgery Explained
  Learn how the da Vinci ® Xi ™ system and the specially trained surgeons are providing less pain, faster recovery, and minimal scarring for patients.
  July 26,2018

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • ASR
  • Assurant Health
  • Cigna
  • Federated
  • Group-Marketing
  • Healthscope
  • Humana
  • Liberty Union
  • Nippon Life
  • PHP of Northern Indian
  • Priority Health
  • Starmark
  • Trustmark
  • United Health Care
  • US Health & Life
  • Community Health Alliance (CHA)
  • Select Health Network
  • McLaren
  • United Health Care - Community Plan
  • Meridian