Cardiac Patients Share Their Stories

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

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Getting to the heart of the problem

Jerry Zerby
May, 2022
The WATCHMAN is a wonderful invention.

A life touched by TAVR

I couldn't ask for any better.

A blessing in disguise

Stephani Wuthnow

Physicians:

Kourosh Baghelai, MD
Nov, 2020
The staff worked so well together.

Between the Beats

Michael Morse
Jan, 2020
I love going to Lakeland.

Your Body Knows Best

Terry Allen

Physicians:

Thomas Pow, MD
Aug, 2019
A heart attack can happen to anyone.

Just Like Any Other Day

I was one of the fortunate ones.

Beyond the Blockage

Brian Miner

Physicians:

Christopher Chiu, MD
Jun, 2019
Listen to your body. Don’t brush it off.

In Good Hands

LaKeena Crawford

Physicians:

Kourosh Baghelai, MD
Apr, 2019
I was terrified, but they gave me hope.

More Than Just Heart Burn

Rusty Schrubba

Physicians:

Jerome Kuhnlein, MD
Mar, 2019
Dr. Kuhnlein was great. He told me exactly what was going to happen and how the stent was going to work.

A Sure Sign

Riley Raines
Jun, 2018
If I could have personally hand-picked every caregiver, I couldn’t have picked anyone better.
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Physician Video Profile: Ogubay Mesmer, MD (Cardiology)

Ogubay Mesmer, MD is a cardiologist with Spectrum Health Lakeland that specializes in adult cardiovascular disorders.

Physician Video Profile: William Lawrence, MD (Cardiology)

William Lawrence, MD is an interventional cardiologist with Spectrum Health Lakeland that specializes in adult cardiovascular disorders.

Provider Video Profile: Jaclynn Jackubowski, NP (Cardiology)

Jaclynn Jackubowski, NP, works with a variety of patients with complex heart conditions.

TAVR heart valve replacement surgery

TAVR heart valve replacement surgery explained by Spectrum Health Lakeland cardiac specialists.

Physician Video Profile: Dale Leffler, DO (Cardiology)

Dale Leffler, DO is an interventional cardiologist with Spectrum Health Lakeland that specializes in adult cardiovascular disorders.

Provider Video Profile: Emily Milliken, NP (Cardiology)

Emily Milliken, NP is the TAVR Coordinator at Spectrum Health Lakeland. She works with a variety of patients with complex heart conditions.

Living with heart failure? (Jaclynn Jackubowski, FNP)

Learn about the factors that contribute to an individual's risk for heart failure.

Cardiac Care: Rusty Schrubba "More than Just Heartburn"

After a successful surgery at Lakeland Heart and Vascular, Rusty is back to maintaining an active lifestyle.

Keeping Tabs on Your Ticker: Can a Smartwatch Save Your Life? (Dennis Disch, MD)

Cardiologist Dennis Disch, MD, talks about the future of wearable technology and its ability to detect and help treat heart-related conditions.

Heart Attack: Terry Allen “Your Body Knows Best”

An elephant sitting on his chest, pain down his left arm, and a metallic taste in his mouth. All warning signs St. Joseph resident, Terry Allen experienced prior to having a heart attack and receiving care at Lakeland Medical Center.

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