Our Surgery Patients Say it Best

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NEW A Homerun Experience

Steve Petlick

Physicians:

Kenneth Edwards, MD
Jul, 2020
I no longer experience any pain.

Restoring Confidence

Shelly Morlock
Jun, 2020
I knew I would be in good hands.

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.
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Gentle, Compassionate Care Close to Home

At Spectrum Health Lakeland, we're part of a team of 80 da Vinci ® surgeons who are specially trained in the latest minimally invasive surgical techniques.

Orthopedic Surgery: 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.

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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