Our Surgery Patients Say it Best

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A Risk Worth Taking

Bonnie Gast
Dec, 2019
Watervliet is my number one hospital.

Begin with the End in Mind

Caren Rossow

Physicians:

Kenneth Edwards, MD
Nov, 2019
I only wish I had the surgery sooner.

Nothing to Be Scared Of

Tom Norbey

Physicians:

Justin Sybesma, MD
Nov, 2019
Surgery was one of the easiest things.

In the Blink of an Eye

Allen Porter

Physicians:

Seth Miller, MD
Oct, 2019
I was ready to take it seriously.

Three Years Later and a Clean Bill of Health

Jeff Hannan
Oct, 2019
I knew I was in good hands.

A Humbling Experience

Connie Harmacinski

Physicians:

Nicholas Loafman, DO
Aug, 2019
This was the easiest thing I’ve ever done.

Four Surgeries in Four Years

John Hoffman

Physicians:

Daniel Sohn, MD
Aug, 2019
I would recommend Dr. Sohn to anyone.

Back in Circulation

Aaron Wolfe

Physicians:

Glen Hastings, MD
Jun, 2019
The entire staff was very caring.

Nothing to Laugh At

Carol Hageman
May, 2019
I knew he had my best interests in mind.

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.
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Orthopedic Surgery: John Hoffman “Four Surgeries in Four Years”

Over the course of four years he experienced limited function in both of his knees and shoulders.

Weight Loss Surgery: Allen Porter “In the Blink of an Eye”

With the help of bariatric surgeon, Seth Miller, MD, Allen is down 165 pounds and feeling better than ever.

Vein Surgery: Aaron Wolfe "Back in Circulation"

When the pain in Aaron's legs became so great he sought the help of vein specialist, Glen Hastings, MD

Check-Up: Are You at Risk for a Hernia? (James Clancy, MD)

General surgeon, James Clancy, MD, shares certain risk factors that may put you at a higher chance of developing a hernia. Hernias can only be fixed with surgery.

Physician Video Profile: James Clancy, MD (General Surgery)

General surgeon, James Clancy, MD, provides a wide range of surgical care to patients at Lakeland General Surgery, St. Joseph.

Mommy Makeover: Ginard Henry, MD, Stonegate Plastic Surgery

The mommy makeover procedure is one that aims to restore the areas of the body most commonly affected by childbearing.

Check Up: Gastric Bypass vs. Sleeve Gastrectomy (Seth Miller, MD)

Bariatric surgeon, Seth Miller, MD, discusses the pros and cons to the two most popular weight loss surgery options: Gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy.

Trust Your Gut (Elizabeth Jeffers, MD; Craig Kline, MD)

Learn about the causes, complications, and treatment options for diverticulitis.

Provider Video Profile: Tatiyana Stankovic, NP (Plastic Surgery)

Tatiyana Stankovic, NP, cares for patients at Stonegate Plastic Surgery. She is trained in a wide spectrum of surgical and non-surgical procedures designed to enhance the face, body, breasts and skin.

Provider Video Profile: Sheena Lader, PA (Plastic Surgery)

Sheena Lader, PA, cares for patients at Stonegate Plastic Surgery. She is trained in a wide spectrum of surgical and non-surgical procedures designed to enhance the face, body, breasts and skin.

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