It is important to have confidence in the doctor who will be doing your surgery. Whether this is someone you have chosen yourself, or a doctor or surgeon you have been referred to, you can make sure that he or she is qualified. This may include any or all of the following:
General surgeon, James Clancy, MD, shares his tips for successful surgery.
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.
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.
General surgeon, Seth Miller, MD, discusses at home treatments for hemorrhoids and when surgery may be required to correct the problem.
Maureen Bishop spent years living with knee pain. She turned to orthopedic surgeon, Jeffrey Postma, DO, for a solution.
General surgeon, Seth Miller, MD, discusses the warning signs to look for and how appendicitis is treated.
Nicole Phillips, MD, is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon at Stonegate Plastic Surgery.
General surgeon, James Clancy, MD, shares what gallbladder symptoms look like and how they are treated.
Plastic surgeon, Nicole Phillips, MD, discusses how breast reconstruction can dramatically improve a woman’s appearance, self-confidence, and overall quality of life.
When Connie's hip pain didn’t go away, she knew it was time to seek help from orthopedic surgeon, Nicholas Loafman, DO.
The Veggie Van will offer free healthy foods and nutrition information from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, June 15 at the Niles-Buchanan YMCA.
Spectrum Health Lakeland will begin offering COVID-19 vaccines at four new locations throughout Southwest Michigan including the Center for Outpatient Services in St. Joseph and the health system’s three walk-in clinics.
Spectrum Health Lakeland has revised its visitor guidelines effective Wednesday, June 2. Revised guidelines allow for two visitors from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. for the duration of a patient’s stay.
A three-part virtual panel discussion will explore how historical laws, policies, and practices laid the foundation for today’s racial inequities.
Spectrum Health has received reports from patients and Priority Health members that they are receiving calls from individuals pretending to be from Spectrum Health or Priority Health.
Spectrum Health Lakeland is pleased to welcome general surgeon, Maria Rapciak, DO, to the medical staff.
Community Grand Rounds, a program of Spectrum Health Lakeland, has teamed up with music artists and community health advocates in Benton Harbor to deliver messages they hope inspire communities across West Michigan and beyond.
Neurosurgeon, Rafeek Woods, MD, recently joined the Michigan Spine Surgery Improvement Collaborative (MSSIC) as a surgery champion on behalf of Spectrum Health Lakeland.
Phase II of the Pavilion project at Spectrum Health Lakeland Medical Center is now underway.
The Center for Better Health will continue to provide services in the Benton Harbor community in 2021.
As part of the ninth annual Bears in the Air program, South Bend International Airport (SBN) delivered nearly 300 teddy bears for patients at Spectrum Health Lakeland hospitals.
The Spectrum Health Lakeland Board of Directors recently approved a $1.34 million investment to renovate the bariatric and orthopedic units at Spectrum Health Lakeland Niles Hospital.
Spectrum Health Lakeland is pleased to welcome Katie Rozek, PA, to the care team at Southwestern Medical Clinic Surgical Specialists.
Area business leaders have joined together to share an ask of our friends and neighbors.
Due to increasing demand for COVID-19 testing and a nationwide shortage of supplies, Spectrum Health Lakeland has revised eligibility changes for those seeking a test at a Lakeland facility.