After undergoing gallbladder surgery years ago, Bridgman resident Karen Freehling thought she knew what to expect from future trips to the operating room. But it wasn’t until Karen’s recurring diverticulitis required surgical treatment with Lakeland’s da Vinci robot that she realized just how far technology had come.
Over the previous two years, Karen, 70, had experienced three episodes of diverticulitis, a condition that occurs when pouches—called...
As an expectant mother, Tiffany Blaskie was apprehensive about which clinic to visit as she only wanted what was best for her child. With her busy schedule and unsteady work hours, she worried if she would find a location that would cater to her needs. Since this was her first child, she had no experience in choosing a clinic and was understandably cautious. After a lot of research, Tiffany chose Southwestern Medical Clinic, Niles to receive care throughout her pregnancy.
As soon as she...