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Added peace of mind

Jeff LaFave

Physicians:

James Clancy, MD
Aug, 2021
I can’t say enough good things.

Listen to your body

My healing time was fantastic.

Putting yourself first

Shari Ahlgrim
May, 2021
I am a stronger person now.

Finding a balance

McKenzie Stanton
Apr, 2021
Trust me, it’s worth it!

A brand-new man

Kevin Hines
Apr, 2021
I feel like a brand-new man.

Returning to Life’s Simple Pleasures

Linda Chism

Physicians:

James Clancy, MD
Oct, 2020
My healing time was cut in half.

Living life in the fast lane

Doug Von Koenig

Physicians:

Jeffrey Postma, DO
Sep, 2020
Dr. Postma met all my expectations.

A bright future ahead

Tashawn Reese

Physicians:

Seth Miller, MD
Aug, 2020
I have a second chance at life.

A Relationship Worth Having

Heidi Schmitz

Physicians:

Seth Miller, MD
Jul, 2020
I was ready to make a change.

A Homerun Experience

Steve Petlick

Physicians:

Kenneth Edwards, MD
Jul, 2020
I no longer experience any pain.
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' data-PublishedDate='Oct 05'>Diverticulitis: Jeff LaFave "Added peace of mind"

' data-PublishedDate='Oct 05'>James Clancy, MD, surgically removed a section of Jeff's colon to treat his diverticulitis.

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Check-up: Breast cancer surgery (Maria Rapciak, DO)

Surgery is a common treatment for breast cancer. It’s done to remove as much of the cancer as possible. General surgeon, Maria Rapciak, DO, explains the types of surgical options available to women and the factors that go into creating a plan of care.

Colon cancer: Judi Huff "Listen to your body"

Judi was shocked to learn that her pain was caused by colon cancer. Thanks to general surgeon, Michael Webb, MD, Judi is now cancer free.

Check-up: Breast augmentation vs. breast lift (Nicole Phillips, MD)

Plastic surgeon, Nicole Phillips, MD, shares more about the customized breast augmentation and breast lift techniques offered at Stonegate Plastic Surgery.

Check-up: When a blocked bowel needs surgery (Seth Miller, MD)

General surgeon, Seth Miller, MD, explains blocked bowel symptoms and when surgery may be needed.

Check-up: Preparing for a successful surgery (James Clancy, MD)

General surgeon, James Clancy, MD, shares his tips for successful surgery.

Lakeland Weight Loss Center: More than a number on the scale.

Patients at the Lakeland Weight Loss Center share their personal experience undergoing bariatric surgery and how it has improved their health and overall outlook on life.

Weight loss surgery: Tashawn Reese "A bright future ahead"

Tashawn Reese has lost 150 pounds and hopes to soon be off his high blood pressure medications and CPAP machine for sleep apnea, after having bariatric surgery with Seth Miller, MD.

Check-up: Do hemorrhoids need surgery? (Seth Miller, MD)

General surgeon, Seth Miller, MD, discusses at home treatments for hemorrhoids and when surgery may be required to correct the problem.

Double knee replacement: Maureen Bishop "Walking with her head held high"

Maureen Bishop spent years living with knee pain. She turned to orthopedic surgeon, Jeffrey Postma, DO, for a solution.

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