Lakeland Health Care

Physician Services

The Lakeland Physician Services department is responsible for the recruitment and retention of physicians who provide high quality health care services to the people of southwestern Michigan. The Physician Services department:

  • Recruits physicians and mid-level providers
  • Works diligently in the retention of physicians to southwest Michigan and Lakeland HealthCare
  • Conducts new provider hospital orientation
  • Communicates information to the medical staff regarding Lakeland HealthCare's services and programs
  • Introduces members of our medical staff to administration
  • Communicates information about new physicians and mid-level providers
  • Conducts hospital or facility tours
  • Coordinates physician events and other networking opportunities


Stephanie McNeil, MBA – Manager of Physician Services
Stephanie has been a member of Lakeland HealthCare since 2007 and joined the Physician Services team in November 2011. She holds both a Bachelor's of Science degree and a Master's degree in Business Administration from Ferris State University. Stephanie can be reached at 269-985-4484 or via email at

Physician Recruiter/Liaison Team

Lakeland HealthCare is fortunate to have a team of physician recruiters/liaisons who are committed to providing excellent service to our medical staff. The team is comprised of D. Kirk Nelson, Lisa Scheer and Stephanie McNeil. The Physician Recruiter/Liaison team is responsible for the recruitment of qualified staff and sourcing candidates. Their recruitment activities contribute to achieving the annual physician staffing goals. In addition to their recruitment responsibilities, this team serves as liaisons between members of our medical staff and Lakeland HealthCare. They conduct new provider orientations, introduce members of our medical staff and provide hospital tours. The Physician Recruiters/Liaisons also serve an important role in promoting the services of Lakeland and offering issue resolution for our medical staff. Members of the Physician Recruiter/Liaison team include:



Lisa Scheer – Physician Recruiter/Liaison
Lisa joined Physician Services at Lakeland HealthCare in January 2013. She earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Nuclear Medicine from Ferris State University. Lisa can be reached at 269-927-5224 or via email at


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