Our Surgery Patients Say it Best

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. 
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Back in Circulation , Aaron Wolfe
Jun, 2019
Physicians: Glen Hastings, MD

The entire staff was very caring and considerate of what I was going through.

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Nothing to Laugh At, Carol Hageman
May, 2019
Physicians: Michael Schuhknecht, DO

When Dr. Schuhknecht suggested robotic surgery I knew he had my best interests in mind.

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Riding the Waves of Life, Michael von Dorpowski
Jan, 2019
Physicians: Christian Sikorski, MD

I was confident in my doctors and nurses. I had a lot of really good people taking care of me.

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A Dream Come True, Linda Dolezan
Aug, 2018
Physicians: Sapna Patel, MDKatie Trumbley, PARafeek Woods, MD

There’s been a lot of tears but everyone at Lakeland has been so compassionate and caring.

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Overcoming a Lifelong Battle , James Syson
Jun, 2018
Physicians: Ginard Henry, MDMichael Schuhknecht, DO

I loved all my doctors and received great care all around.

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A Very Lucky Man – Bad Kidney Causes Back Pain , Mitchel Simmons
Jun, 2018
Physicians: Benjamin Stockton, MDDavid Kraklau, MD

I’m a very lucky man – I feel like I got a second chance at life.

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A No Brainer, Pat Howland
Jun, 2018
Physicians: Benjamin Gielda, MDDennis Rasbach, MD

As far as I was concerned [IORT] was a no brainer for me.

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Consult, Surgery, and Rehabilitation – All Within Five Miles of Home , Peter Toth
Jan, 2018
Physicians: Jeffrey Postma, DO

Dr. Postma was understanding of my situation and was willing to work with me.

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How I Lost 140 Pounds (The Healthy Way), Lacy Lange
Jan, 2018

I can’t remember the last time I felt this good.

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A Lift in Confidence , Michelle King-Cohen
Jan, 2018

On the day of the surgery I had six different people taking care of me – I felt so special.

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