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Spectrum Health Lakeland

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Spectrum Health Lakeland, located in Southwest Michigan, is a community health system providing services to over 200,000 residents and is Berrien County’s largest employer. Our health system boasts the latest in medical technology, as well as a full array of services. In addition to our three hospitals, we have a full service cancer center along with a state of the art outpatient surgery and imaging center.

Our locations are:

Lakeland Regional Medical Center, Saint Joseph
• 250 beds
• 24/7 hospitalist service
• 24/7 intensive care service
• 40 bed Emergency Department
• 50,000+ annual ED visits
• Specialties include: cardiac surgery, neurosurgery, orthopedics
• Technology includes: daVinci surgical system, Neuronavigation system, computer-assisted orthopedic surgery, image guided radiation therapy

Lakeland Community Hospital, Niles
• 89 beds
• 24/7 hospitalist service
• Intensive care service
• 20 bed Emergency Department
• 25,000+ annual ED visits
• Specialties include: general surgery, bariatric surgery, obstetrics, outpatient oncology

Lakeland Community Hospital, Watervliet
• 49 beds
• General community hospital services
• Emergency department services
• Inpatient acute rehabilitation
• General and orthopedic surgery services

City Profile

Saint Joseph is a resort community located on the shores of Lake Michigan. Our community offers sandy beaches and dunes, hiking, biking, seasonal festivals, cultural activities, excellent schools and affordable family-friendly living. Saint Joseph is minutes from Andrews University, close to Notre Dame University and only 90 miles from Chicago. Our location provides convenient access to institutes of higher learning, as well as, the amenities of a large city.


1234 Napier Avenue
St. Joseph, MI 49085
Phone: 269 982-4941

Designated Institutional Offical
Emily Dryer, DO

Medical Education Coordinator for Family Medicine
Debra Beckert
269 982-4902

Residency Program Manager
Michele Borre
269 982-4929

Residency Program Manager
Kimberly Wright
269 985-4657

Student Program Coordinator
Kara DeFrancesco
269 687-1158

AOA/ACGME Approved Residencies

  ACGME Approved
Emergency Medicine  27
Family Medicine  15
Internal Medicine  21
Total Positions:  63

Clerkship Rotations:

Emergency Medicine; Family Medicine; Internal Medicine