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Richard Switzer, MD

Program Director

Richard Switzer, MD

Program Director

Residency:

Butterworth Hospital, Grand Rapids, MI

Current Practice:

Private Practice

Current Activities, Research, Subspecialty or Professional Interests:

Research interest in Graduate Medical Education, Personal interest in International Medicine

Hobbies, Personal Interests, etc.

Dr. Switzer and his wife, Jan, have four adopted, grown children and four adorable grandchildren. His interests outside of his practice and his family are International Medicine, Golf, and Spartan Basketball.

Medical School:

MSU-CHM, Grand Rapids, MI

Current Practice Location:

Grandville, MI

Teaching or other awards:

1991 - Resident Teacher of the Year 2013 - Med/Peds Faculty Teacher of the Year

Why I chose to practice in Grand Rapids...

It's all about Family! It's a great place to live, practice medicine and enjoy college basketball.

Beth Kurt, MD

Associate Program Director - Academics

Beth Kurt, MD

Associate Program Director - Academics

Medical School:

Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, Michigan

Fellowship:

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee

Board Certification:

Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

Residency:

Michigan State University/Grand Rapids Medical Education and Research Center, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Program, Grand Rapids, Michigan

Post graduate degree:

Masters in Epidemiology, University of Tennessee, Memphis, Tennessee

Special Interests:

Cancer survivorship and late effects, supportive care

Lisa M. Lowery, MD

Associate Program Director - Recruitment

Lisa M. Lowery, MD

Associate Program Director - Recruitment

Fellowship

Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD

Medical School

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Current Activities, Research, Subspecialty or Professional Interests

I love helping residents and medical students to learn how ask the "scary" questions of adolescents. I have being involved in several research projects and presentations at our GRMEP Research day. I have a variety of hats including serving as Division Chief Division of Pediatric Specialities, Section Chief of Adolescent Medicine and one of the Assistant Program Directors of the Combined Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Program.

Hobbies, Personal Interests, etc.

Movies, Reading, Travel-although I do not travel as much as I would like to.

Residency

GRMEP- Combined Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, Grand Rapids, MI

Current Practice Location

Spectrum Health Helen DeVos-Spectrum Health

Teaching or other awards

September 30, 2009- Housestaff Council Outstanding Teacher Award- Grand Rapids Medical Education Research Center June 10, 2011- Pediatric Residency Faculty Mentor Research Award March 2012- Spectrum Health 2012- Phenomenal Woman Award November 6, 2012- YWCA Tribute Award- Women of Achievement Honored by Spectrum Health Medical Group, Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital

Why I chose to practice in Grand Rapids...

I choose to come back to Grand Rapids not only because all of the growth and expansion of the medical community but because of it's collegial feel.

Pam Hritzkowin

Program Coordinator

Pam Hritzkowin

Program Coordinator

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Belen Amat-Martinez, MD

Community: SHMG - Hastings

Belen Amat-Martinez, MD

Community: SHMG - Hastings

Practice

Brent Becklin, MD

Community: SHMG-Rockford

Brent Becklin, MD

Community: SHMG-Rockford

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James Birmingham, MD

Subspecialty: Adult and Pediatric Rheumatology

James Birmingham, MD

Subspecialty: Adult and Pediatric Rheumatology

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Chelsea Boet, MD

Community: SHMG-Grand Rapids SW

Chelsea Boet, MD

Community: SHMG-Grand Rapids SW

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Anjan Chakrabarty, DO

Community: SHMG-Rockford

Anjan Chakrabarty, DO

Community: SHMG-Rockford

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Tandy Champion, DO

Community: Private Practice

Tandy Champion, DO

Community: Private Practice

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Chad Coe, MD

Community: SHMG-Grand Rapids NE

Chad Coe, MD

Community: SHMG-Grand Rapids NE

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Dwayne Cook, MD

Community: Brookville Pediatrics and Internal Medicine

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Dwayne Cook, MD

Community: Brookville Pediatrics and Internal Medicine

Residency

GRMEP, Grand Rapids, MI

Current Practice Location

Brookville Pediatrics & Internal Medicine

Hobbies, Personal Interests, etc.

I enjoy spending time with my wife and family travelling throughout the United States during the year. I've been able to participate in medical trips to India and Cambodia. I've also had the opportunity to travel to Israel multiple times and always enjoy the chance to study the regions diverse history.

Medical School

Michigan State University - College of Human Medicine

Current Activities, Research, Subspecialty or Professional Interests

Began working full-time at an independent Internal Medicine/Pediatric office in 2003 with locations in Rockford and Wyoming. Also Grand Rapids regional medical director for Great Lakes Caring Hospice.

Why I chose to practice in Grand Rapids...

My wife and I treasure the friendships that we've formed during our time in Grand Rapids. I thoroughly enjoy working at Brookville. We also enjoy the numerous opportunities for outdoor activities and camping.

Stephen Cook, MD

Subspecialty: Adult and Pediatric Congenital Heart Disease

Stephen Cook, MD

Subspecialty: Adult and Pediatric Congenital Heart Disease

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Scott Curtis, MD

Subspecialty: Pediatric Pulmonary/Critical Care

Scott Curtis, MD

Subspecialty: Pediatric Pulmonary/Critical Care

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Melissa Davis-Kline, MD

Community: SHMG-Grand Rapids

Melissa Davis-Kline, MD

Community: SHMG-Grand Rapids

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Brian Drozdowski, MD

Community: Lakeshore Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

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Brian Drozdowski, MD

Community: Lakeshore Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

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Aaron Eggebeen, MD

Subspecialty: Adult Rheumatology

Aaron Eggebeen, MD

Subspecialty: Adult Rheumatology

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Mark Evenhouse, MD

Community: SHMG-Lowell

Mark Evenhouse, MD

Community: SHMG-Lowell

Residency

Butterworth Hospital, Grand Rapids MI

Current Practice Location

Spectrum Health Lowell, MI

Why I chose to practice in Grand Rapids

Semirural lifestyle close to a top-class hospital with good specialist support.

Medical School

University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor MI

Current Activities, Research, Subspecialty or Professional Interests

Outpatient clinical care

Stephen Fitch, MD

Subspecialty: Adult Pulmonary/Critical Care

Stephen Fitch, MD

Subspecialty: Adult Pulmonary/Critical Care

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Thomas Foster, MD

Community: Mercy Health Physician Partners

Thomas Foster, MD

Community: Mercy Health Physician Partners

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Matt Gale, MD

Community: SHMG-Grand Rapids NE

Matt Gale, MD

Community: SHMG-Grand Rapids NE

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Donna Harold, MD

Community: SHMG-Grand Rapids

Donna Harold, MD

Community: SHMG-Grand Rapids

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Brian Haskin, MD

Community: SHMG-Rockford

Brian Haskin, MD

Community: SHMG-Rockford

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Andrea Headley, MD

Subspecialty: Adult and Pediatric Hospitalist

Andrea Headley, MD

Subspecialty: Adult and Pediatric Hospitalist

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Bradd Hemker, MD

Subspecialty: Peds Hematology Oncology & Peds Palliative Medicine

Bradd Hemker, MD

Subspecialty: Peds Hematology Oncology & Peds Palliative Medicine

Fellowship

Harvard Palliative Medicine—Pediatric Track

Medical School

Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine

Current Practice Location

100 Michigan NE, Grand Rapids, MI

Residency

Loyola University Medical Center

Current Practice Location

Spectrum Health

Philip Henderson, MD

Community: SHMG-Grand Rapids NE

Philip Henderson, MD

Community: SHMG-Grand Rapids NE

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John Heslip, MD

Community: SHMG-Grand Rapids NE

John Heslip, MD

Community: SHMG-Grand Rapids NE

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Tim Helder, MD

Community: SHMG-Greenville

Tim Helder, MD

Community: SHMG-Greenville

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Andre Hollingsworth, MD

Community: Mercy Health Physician Partners

Andre Hollingsworth, MD

Community: Mercy Health Physician Partners

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Ben Horn, MD

Subspecialty: Adult Hospitalist

Ben Horn, MD

Subspecialty: Adult Hospitalist

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Kelly Huggett, MD

Community: Georgetown Internal Medicine/Pediatrics

Kelly Huggett, MD

Community: Georgetown Internal Medicine/Pediatrics

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Robert Jarve, MD

Community: SHMG-Grand Rapids NW

Robert Jarve, MD

Community: SHMG-Grand Rapids NW

Residency

Wayne State University/ DMC

Current Practice Location

Spectrum Health SHMG Alpine

Medical School

Wayne State University

Julie Kowacz, MD

Community: SHMG-Rockford

Julie Kowacz, MD

Community: SHMG-Rockford

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Jennifer Lachapell, MD

Community: Mercy Health Physician Partners

Jennifer Lachapell, MD

Community: Mercy Health Physician Partners

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Robert Lang, MD

Community: SHMG-Grand Rapids NE

Robert Lang, MD

Community: SHMG-Grand Rapids NE

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Gerald Lee, MD

Community: SHMG-Grand Rapids NW

Gerald Lee, MD

Community: SHMG-Grand Rapids NW

Residency

Butterworth, Grand Rapids, MI

Current Practice Location

Spectrum Health Alpine

Why I chose to practice in Grand Rapids...

Advantages of a large city and advantages of being in the country in a short distance

Medical School

Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

Hobbies, Personal Interests, etc.

Travel

Steve Macedo, MD

Community: SHMG-Grand Rapids NE

Steve Macedo, MD

Community: SHMG-Grand Rapids NE

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Robert Mackinder, MD

Community: SHMG-Grand Rapids NE

Robert Mackinder, MD

Community: SHMG-Grand Rapids NE

Residency

Butterworth

Current Practice Location

Spectrum Health ICCB East Beltline Grand Rapids

Why I chose to practice in Grand Rapids...

Grand Rapids has been a great place to establish roots and raise a family. There is a strong sense of community which I have enjoyed being part of.

Medical School

MSU-CHM

Current Activities, Research, Subspecialty or Professional Interests

I have enjoyed teaching in the residency clinic since completing my residency here in Grand Rapids. It is always exciting to interactive with new physicians and medical students. I also serve as the Site Lead Physician for our practice and I am involved with the leadership of the Spectrum Health Medical Group

Charles McCaslin, MD

Subspecialty: Pediatric Pulmonary

Charles McCaslin, MD

Subspecialty: Pediatric Pulmonary

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Sara McCune, MD

Community: SHMG-Grand Rapids

Sara McCune, MD

Community: SHMG-Grand Rapids

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Anne McCarthy, MD

Community: SHMG-Grand Rapids

Anne McCarthy, MD

Community: SHMG-Grand Rapids

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Tricia Miller, MD

Community: Lakeshore Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

Tricia Miller, MD

Community: Lakeshore Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

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John Mogor, MD

Community: SHMG-Lowell

John Mogor, MD

Community: SHMG-Lowell

Residency

Wright State University, Dayton OH

Current Practice Location

Spectrum Health Lowell IM/PEDS

Teaching or other awards

Clinical Professor MSU School of Human Medicine

Medical School

Wright State University, Dayton OH

Current Activities, Research, Subspecialty or Professional Interests

Primary care practitioner IM/PEDS Lowell Mi Preceptor General Pediatrics Residency Clinic HDVCH Hospitalist - Internal Medicine Service Spectrum Health

Hobbies, Personal Interests, etc.

Violin with Kent Philharmonic Orchestra Martial Arts

Uche Nwankwo, MD

Community: Mercy Health Physician Partners

Uche Nwankwo, MD

Community: Mercy Health Physician Partners

Residency

Metrohealth, Cleveland OH

Current Practice Location

Mercy Health Saint Mary's Mercy Health Southwest

Hobbies, Personal Interests, etc.

I love reading, sports of all kinds, playing with my dog and going on trips with my wife

Medical School

Wayne State University. Detroit MI

Current Activities, Research, Subspecialty or Professional Interests

Strong interest in Adolescent medicine

Why I chose to practice in Grand Rapids...

I love the area and have family in the area. Will be a great place to raise kids in the future

Lindsay Oliveira, MD

Community: Mercy Health Physician Partners

Lindsay Oliveira, MD

Community: Mercy Health Physician Partners

Residency

GRMERC, Grand Rapids MI

Current Activities, Research, Subspecialty or Professional Interests

I work in primary care for Mercy Health in North Muskegon. As medical director of our office, I am working hard to recruit other med-peds, pediatricians, and internists who have an interest in improving the health of Muskegon and the surrounding rural communities. My interests include: Primary Care Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Preventive Medicine Lifestyle Medicine and Nutrition Childhood Obesity

Why I chose to practice in Grand Rapids

My husband and I moved to Grand Rapids from our home in Massachusetts in 2004 so I could join the residency and he could attend Calvin Theological Seminary. After a few years back in New England, we found ourselves returning to West Michigan. We love the rural living just north of Grand Rapids. Our children are growing up loving the outdoors, and we are enjoying a great pace of life. We have found the balance in work and life that we need for a young family which also helps us to find fulfillment in our professions.

Medical School

St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada

Hobbies, Personal Interests, etc.

I enjoy running, exploring Michigan with my husband and kids and being involved in our church in Newaygo, Michigan.

Jane Post, MD

Community: Brookville Pediatrics and Internal Medicine

Jane Post, MD

Community: Brookville Pediatrics and Internal Medicine

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Kelly Richardson, MD

Community: Brookville Pediatrics and Internal Medicine

Kelly Richardson, MD

Community: Brookville Pediatrics and Internal Medicine

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Ben Schipper, MD

Community: SHMG-Grand Rapids SW

Ben Schipper, MD

Community: SHMG-Grand Rapids SW

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Greg Schroetenboer, MD

Community: Lakeshore Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

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Greg Schroetenboer, MD

Community: Lakeshore Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

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Joel VanDeRiet, MD

Subspecialty: Adult Hospitalist

Joel VanDeRiet, MD

Subspecialty: Adult Hospitalist

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Laura VanderMolen, MD

Community: HIS Clinic

Laura VanderMolen, MD

Community: HIS Clinic

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Linnelle Veldhouse, MD

Community: Brookville Pediatrics and Internal Medicine

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Linnelle Veldhouse, MD

Community: Brookville Pediatrics and Internal Medicine

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James Visser, MD

Subspecialty: Adult Nephrology

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James Visser, MD

Subspecialty: Adult Nephrology

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Brent Whittaker, MD

Subspecialty: PICU

Brent Whittaker, MD

Subspecialty: PICU

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Eric Wielhouwer, DO

Community: SHMG Grand Rapids SW

Eric Wielhouwer, DO

Community: SHMG Grand Rapids SW

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