Spectrum Health Lakeland 1

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Spectrum Health Lakeland, a not-for-profit health system located in southwest Michigan, is a division of Spectrum Health.  Our locations include three hospitals, a comprehensive outpatient service center, regional cancer center, hospice residence, skilled-nursing and rehab facility, and over 40 employed physician practices. Our main campus is a 250-bed hospital located in St. Joseph.  We also have community hospitals in Niles and Watervliet, Michigan.

Spectrum Health Lakeland, ranked one of the 15 Top Hospitals® in the nation by IBM Watson Health™ in 2019, and our medical staff partners offer a wide range of services including: 

  • Bariatric & General Surgery, Behavioral Medicine, Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Endocrinology, ENT, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Hospice & Palliative Care
  • Internal Medicine, Interventional Radiology, Nephrology, Neurology, Neurosurgery
  • OB/GYN, Occupational Medicine, Oncology, Orthopedics, Physical Medicine & Rehab, Rheumatology, and Urology

In addition to providing an array of specialties, we also invest in the latest tools and technologies.  This includes three of the latest Xi models for the da Vinci robotic system for minimally invasive surgery - ranking us among an elite few in the entire country. We use Epic electronic health records (including Dragon for dictation) and recertified at HIMSS Stage 7 meaningful use in 2017. We were the first health system in Michigan to earn this highest level of designation, and one of only about 3% of health systems nationwide to recertify!

Spectrum Health Lakeland is a teaching hospital, offering residency programs in Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, and Internal Medicine.  We also serve as a base location for 3rd and 4th year medical students from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Central Michigan University School of Medicine.

Southwest Michigan has been called the Riviera of the Midwest. We have access to amazing beaches and beautiful sand dunes along Lake Michigan, with a lush countryside that produces some of the nation's finest orchards and vineyards!

You will enjoy short commutes, no traffic jams, safe neighborhoods, and strong public and private school options with an increasingly diverse population – only 45 minutes from South Bend, Indiana, and 90 miles from Chicago!