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Orthopedic and Bariatric Expansion

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We are proud to lead the way in gentle, minimally invasive approaches that help bariatric and orthopedic patients get their quality of life back. Our new expansion in Niles will enhance patient rooms and the nurses’ station and upgrade technology and mechanical systems.

Did you know...

  • Over 14 million people in the United States qualify for weight loss surgery
  • 200,000 weight surgeries are performed each year
  • Spectrum Health Lakeland Niles hospital is the primary facility for all bariatric procedures performed at Lakeland
  • Since 2018, orthopedic surgeries at the Niles Hospital have increased 106%
 
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The ortho and bariatric expansion will:

  • allow providers to dedicate more time specifically to the bariatrics and orthopedic programs
  • create future growth potential and allow more patients to be treated
  • create less travel for patients by providing more total joint procedures to be completed in Niles

Current naming opportunities

• Overall Naming - $150,000

• Patient Rooms - $25,000

• Medication Room - $5,000

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Connie Harmacinski

"Dr. Loafman told me the minute I woke up from surgery I wouldn't feel the joint pain any longer and he was right. If I would have known how easy it was, I would have done it sooner." 

Connie Harmacinski
Orthopedic patient


For more information, contact:

Mark Libs 
269.927.5111

Maggie Smith
269.927.5145


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