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We promise personalized health. For every person. You are unique and so are your needs, so it only makes sense that the way we care puts you at the center. We create affordable and easy-to-access choices that intersect with your needs, your budgets and your life. That’s what we mean by personalized health. Get to know our orthopedic provider below.

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Nicholas Loafman, DO



Nicholas Loafman, DO

Office Locations

Southwest Michigan Center for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine
183 Peace Blvd,
St. Joseph, MI 49085
(269) 428-3500 (269) 429-6429
CH Orthopedics Longmeadow
6 Longmeadow Village Dr, Suite 1,
Niles, MI 49120
(269) 684-6484 (269) 684-6685

Expertise & Training

Medical School
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Major: Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
Midwestern University
Millcreek Community Hospital


"Immediately upon meeting [Dr. Loafman] I felt very comfortable. He is straightforward and honest which I really appreciate, so I knew what to expect the whole time."

"Dr. Loafman explained everything in great detail and left nothing to the imagination."


  Hip replacement: Connie Harmacinski "A humbling experience"
  When Connie's hip pain didn’t go away, she knew it was time to seek help from orthopedic surgeon, Nicholas Loafman, DO.
  Oct 16, 2020
  Hip surgery: Ethan Shirk "Running from the pain"
  Ethan underwent surgery for hip pain and is back to running, weightlifting, and going for walks pain free.
  Aug 13, 2021
  Physician Video Profile: Nicholas Loafman, DO (Orthopedic Surgeon)
  Nicholas Loafman, DO, is an Orthopedic Surgeon with Lakeland Health.
  Mar 12, 2018
  Check-Up: Is Hip Surgery For You? (Nicholas Loafman, DO)
  Nicholas Loafman, DO, shares some of the factors Orthopedic Surgeons consider when deciding if someone is a good candidate for hip surgery.
  Apr 27, 2018
  Check-Up: When to Seek Knee Replacement Treatment (Nicholas Loafman, DO)
  Nicholas Loafman, DO, discusses options people can turn to before getting a knee replacement and what recovery is like for people who end up needing surgery.
  Apr 27, 2018
  Check-Up: Treating Bursitis (Nicholas Loafman, DO)
  Nicholas Loafman, DO, shares how physicians diagnose and help treat the common condition known as Bursitis.
  Apr 27, 2018
  Check-Up: Sprain vs. Rupture (Nicholas Loafman, DO)
  Nicholas Loafman, DO, explains the difference between a sprain and a rupture, and what people should do if they think they have suffered those kinds of injuries.
  Apr 27, 2018
  Check-Up: Recovery After Hip Surgery (Nicholas Loafman, DO)
  Nicholas Loafman, DO, outlines the recovery time for patients who have undergone hip replacement surgery.
  Apr 27, 2018
  Total Joint Replacement: New Techniques and Best Practices
  Learn the latest advances in joint replacements and how our orthopedic surgeons are providing higher quality outcomes.
  Jun 12, 2018
  Number One in the State for Orthopedic Care - Spectrum Health Lakeland
  Spectrum Health Lakeland is proud to be named number one in the state for orthopedic care.
  Jan 02, 2019

Insurances Accepted

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