Mercy Health Epilepsy Clinic in Muskegon

An interview with Hussam Shaker, MD In August 2020, Hussam Shaker, MD, left Cleveland Clinic to join Mercy Health Physician Partners (MHPP) Neuroscience Specialists. He is one of a team of Mercy Health epileptologists, epilepsy specialists, at the Mercy Health epilepsy clinic in Muskegon, part of the Hauenstein Neurosciences Epilepsy program first established in Grand … Read more Mercy Health Epilepsy Clinic in Muskegon

Five Things to Know about your COVID-19 Vaccine Card

Many providers are offering fun “I’ve been vaccinated” stickers or buttons for patients to share their excitement and encourage others to get their COVID-19 vaccine. But there’s only one official document you’ll receive after getting your vaccine and that is the COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card. What is a COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card? Your vaccination card … Read more Five Things to Know about your COVID-19 Vaccine Card

Lake Michigan Credit Union and Mercy Health Muskegon Partner to Promote Water Safety

Band Together Campaign supports life jacket loaner boards at public parks in Muskegon County MUSKEGON, Michigan (June 29, 2021) – For the fifth year, Lake Michigan Credit Union (LMCU) has selected Mercy Health Muskegon as the recipient of its Band Together Campaign, which encourages members and staff to donate to support kids’ care in their … Read more Lake Michigan Credit Union and Mercy Health Muskegon Partner to Promote Water Safety

Mercy Health Muskegon Receives Michigan Health & Hospital Association Ludwig Community Benefit Award

Award recognizes partnership in the Coalition for a Drug Free Muskegon County Muskegon, Mich. (June 24, 2021) – Mercy Health Muskegon has received the 2021 Michigan Health & Hospital Association (MHA) Ludwig Community Benefit Award for its partnership in the Coalition for a Drug Free Muskegon County (DFMC), an initiative of the Muskegon Community Health … Read more Mercy Health Muskegon Receives Michigan Health & Hospital Association Ludwig Community Benefit Award

Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Neuroscience Department Celebrates First Graduating Class

The Neuroscience department at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s celebrated its first graduating class of residents this month as the program just completed its first four-year term under Mercy Health. The residents completed several areas of study in medical education, which included all aspects of neurology both on the inpatient and outpatient side, participating in research, … Read more Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Neuroscience Department Celebrates First Graduating Class

Mercy Health Providers Reunite with Patient After Life-Saving Event

Kevin Mitchell doesn’t remember much about Saturday, May 15, 2021. Security footage shows he walked around his vehicle, then collapsed before being found in the parking lot at Mercy Health’s Southwest Campus Emergency Department. Earlier in the day, Mitchell went for a long mountain bike ride. He wasn’t feeling well after the ride, so he … Read more Mercy Health Providers Reunite with Patient After Life-Saving Event

Living with Type 2 Diabetes?

Five Tips for Staying Comfortable and Healthy During Warmer Weather By Mercy Health Endocrinologist Cyprian Gardine, MD According to the CDC National Diabetes Statistic Report 2020, in 2018 (most recent statistics), an estimated 7.3 million U.S. adults aged 18 years or older (2.8 percent) had undiagnosed diabetes and 88 million adults (34.5 percent) had pre-diabetes. … Read more Living with Type 2 Diabetes?

Part of My Husband’s Miracle

Living Kidney Donor Describes Amazing Care Throughout their 27-year marriage, Bruce and Pam Schmitt have been physically active and careful about their diet. Even so, in his late 50s, Bruce was diagnosed with high blood pressure that runs in his family. He took medication to keep it under control. It was after Bruce had a … Read more Part of My Husband’s Miracle

Jarrad Utter, MD, Awarded West Michigan Preceptor of the Year

Mercy Health Physician Partners physician Jarrad Utter, MD, received this prestigious award from Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine in May 2021. The following nomination by Connor Welsh, MD, exemplifies the positive impact Dr. Utter made on his students in the Family Medicine Residency Program. I am glad to see that this award exists, … Read more Jarrad Utter, MD, Awarded West Michigan Preceptor of the Year