Our Neuroscience Patients Say It Best

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Riding the Waves of Life

Michael von Dorpowski
Jan, 2019
I was confident in my doctors and nurses. I had a lot of really good people taking care of me.

Pain Takes Flight for Chronic Migraine Sufferer

Mary Scaletta


Peter Spencer, DO
Nov, 2018
Botox has worked wonders for me. I went from 15 or more headaches a month, to four or less.

A Dream Come True

Linda Dolezan
Aug, 2018
There’s been a lot of tears but everyone at Lakeland has been so compassionate and caring.

Standing Tall

Karen Benedix
Nov, 2017
Before my surgery I was bent over and couldn’t stand up straight – that’s all gone now.

A World Without Barriers to Successful Aging

Vanessa Elliott
Mar, 2017
Dr. Sikorski did a fantastic job explaining everything to me.

Putting the Pieces Together

Jeanne Krisher
Dec, 2016
I decided that I needed to put my trust in Dr. Sikorski.

Niles to St. Joseph - One Big Family

Becky Laymon
Nov, 2016
They treated me so well, and encouraged me without making me feel ‘less than’. They truly became my family.

Therapy Program Offers Big Results for Parkinson’s Patient

Ron Momany
Sep, 2016
LSVT helped me, and I think there’s some benefit for anybody with Parkinson’s disease

We're Going to Fight

Rick Ledesma
May, 2016
I remember knowing that my prognosis was terminal and I asked Dr. Sikorski what we would do now.

Knowing When to Act FAST

Jean Wenger


Rosa Johnson, DO
Nov, 2015
I’m grateful for the staff at Lakeland who are well versed in their field and truly care about the well-being of each patient
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Inpatient Rehabilitation: Mike Wilson "A New Normal"

After suffering a stroke, Mike Wilson spent the next month participating in an extensive inpatient rehabilitation program at Lakeland Hospital Watervliet to help him return to his normal functions.

Provider Video Profile: Michael Schiman, NP (Neurology)

Nurse practitioner Michael Schiman helps those with a variety of neurologic illnesses at Lakeland Neurology.

Physician Video Profile: Rafeek Woods, MD (Neurosurgery)

Introducing Dr. Rafeek Woods, a neurosurgeon at Lakeland Neurosurgery in St. Joseph

Back Surgery: Types, Recovery, Risks, and Benefits (Christian Sikorski, MD)

Neurosurgery Brain Bleed: Becky Laymon "Niles to St. Joseph - One Big Family"

Becky Laymon's condition turned out to be a brain bleed.

Brain Cancer: Rick Ledesma "We're Going to Fight"

Learn about Rick's journey with glioblastoma mltiforme.

Physician Video Profile: Robert Ward, DO (Neurology)

Introducing Dr. Robert Ward, a neurologist with Berrien Regional Associates in Neurology.

Physician Video Profile: Christopher Contardo, PhD, ABPP (Neuropsychology)

Introducing Dr. Christopher Contardo, a neuropsychologist with Psychiatric & Psychological Specialties.

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Improving health, inspiring hope, saving lives. Spectrum Health Lakeland is now part of Spectrum Health offering an expanded care team, additional specialties, and new technology for you and your family.

Spectrum Health Lakeland: Your 100 Top Hospital

IBM Watson Health™ published its 100 Top Hospitals® 2019 study naming Lakeland among the top 100 hospitals in the U.S. based on overall organizational performance.

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