June 17, 2021
So, you must have heard the exciting news! Our Spectrum Health President & CEO Tina Freese Decker has shared it across the health system and the state. We’re transforming again. The Spectrum Health and Beaumont Health boards have announced a letter of intent to combine the organizations and form a new health system in Michigan...
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Each year, more than half a million ear tube surgeries are performed on children, making it the most common childhood surgery performed with anesthesia. Find out if tympanostomy ear tubes may be a solution for your child’s frequent ear infections.
Oncologist, Sapna Patel, MD, treats patients in St. Joseph and Niles.
Depression, anxiety, loss of sleep—these are just a few symptoms of chronic pain.
TAVR heart valve replacement surgery explained by Spectrum Health Lakeland cardiac specialists.
Butternut squash and cannellini bean quesadilla is a great family friendly recipe.
Plastic surgeon, Nicole Phillips, MD, shares more about the customized breast augmentation and breast lift techniques offered at Stonegate Plastic Surgery.
When swelling and discomfort in Paul Kolon’s knee began to interfere with his favorite form of exercise, bicycling, he teamed up with orthopedic surgeon Jeffrey Postma, DO, to solve the issue.
General surgeon, Seth Miller, MD, explains blocked bowel symptoms and when surgery may be needed.
Dale Leffler, DO is an interventional cardiologist with Spectrum Health Lakeland that specializes in adult cardiovascular disorders.
At Lakeland Wound Center Tracy Ford, NP, often sees patients with wounds on their feet caused by decreased sensations. Hear why daily foot care is so important for those with diabetes and what signs you should be looking for.
Benjamin Erhardt, MD, is an otolaryngologist and ear, nose, and throat specialist practicing with Lakeland Ear, Nose and Throat.
Katie Fitton, DO, is a critical care medicine provider and pulmonologist practice with Lakeland Pulmonology.
General surgeon, James Clancy, MD, shares his tips for successful surgery.
From exams to treatment plans, Lauren Farris, PA, works closely with her urology patients to achieve desired outcomes.
Meet Thomas Schomaker, DO, a pediatrician at Southwestern Medical Clinic in Stevensville, Michigan.
Hear from president, Loren B. Hamel, MD, and Nicki Britten from the Berrien County Health Department as they discuss the latest COVID-19 news.
Learn about the different types of skin cancer and the importance of preventative measures.
Tracy Ford, NP, cares for patients at the Lakeland Wound Center.
Join president, Loren B. Hamel, MD, and Nicki Britten from the Berrien County Health Department for the latest COVID-19 news.
Angela Coleman, NP wants to help kids grow up to live amazing lives. As a pediatric provider at Southwestern Medical Clinic in Niles, she is caring for newborns, teens and young adults.
Spectrum Health has been named one of the 2021 Best Companies for Multicultural Women by Seramount.
Spectrum Health Lakeland is pleased to welcome interventional cardiologist, Willie Lawrence, Jr., MD, to the medical staff.
Spectrum Health Lakeland is pleased to welcome Patricia McCarthy, NP, to the medical staff.
Beaumont Health and Spectrum Health, two of the most respected health systems in Michigan, announced today they have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to explore creating a new health system.
Spectrum Health Lakeland is pleased to welcome Hayley Bierhalter, PA, to the medical staff.
Designation denotes improved health outcomes for mothers at Niles and St. Joseph BirthPlace.
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.
Spectrum Health Lakeland is pleased to welcome Linda Song, NP, to the medical staff. Song is seeing patients alongside four physicians and one advanced practitioner at University Medical Specialties.
Spectrum Health Lakeland began construction to expand heart and vascular services within Spectrum Health Lakeland Hospital Niles.
The Economic Alliance for Michigan (EAM) has awarded Spectrum Health Lakeland Niles Hospital a Maternity Care Excellence Award for the second year in a row.
Spectrum Health Lakeland is pleased to welcome internal medicine and geriatrics physician, Esther Servillas, MD, MPH, to the medical staff.
Caring Circle of Spectrum Health Lakeland recently achieved level 5 partner status though We Honor Veterans.
Organization bids farewell to longstanding vice president, welcomes new legal counsel.
Spectrum Health Lakeland is pleased to welcome family medicine provider, Hollie Nate, PA, to the medical staff.
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 urologist, Lindsey Kerr, MD, and physician assistant, Maria Koularmanis, PA, to the medical staff.
Spectrum Health Lakeland is pleased to welcome family medicine physicians, James Strycker, MD, and Michael Quion, MD, to the medical staff.
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.
Spectrum Health Lakeland is pleased to welcome Sherry Simpson, NP, to the medical staff. Simpson is caring for adult and geriatric patients at Southwestern Medical Clinic in Bridgman.
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.
Tiffany and Timothy Brand of Buchanan, Michigan are the proud new parents of a daughter, Raven Sierra Brand.