Our Surgery Patients Say it Best

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A Phenomenal Feeling

Bill Chickering

Physicians:

Kenneth Edwards, MD
Mar, 2020
My hip is 100%.

Make Food Fun Again

Michael Aldrich

Physicians:

Seth Miller, MD
Mar, 2020
I didn’t want my life to look like this.

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.
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Caren Rossow "Begin with the End in Mind"

After years of wear and tear on her body, Caren Rossow was knee-deep in pain. Since undergoing a bi-lateral knee replacement Caren is back living life the fullest.

Jeff Hannan "Three Years Later and a Clean Bill of Health"

Jeff Hannan's primary care provider discovered a strange lump on his neck which he later learned was thyroid cancer. Two surgeries and multiple tests later, he is happy to have received a clean bill of health at his last check-up.

Say Goodbye to GERD (Seth Miller, MD)

General surgeon, Seth Miller, MD, discusses the TIF ® procedure, an innovative approach which reconstructs the body’s natural barrier to reflux without an incision.

Lose Weight…Find Health (Lakeland Weight Loss Center)

Bariatric surgeons at the Lakeland Weight Loss Center share more about the latest options for losing weight and local resources, including bariatric surgery.

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.

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