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News Release: Great Lakes Heart and Vascular Institute Joins Spectrum Health Lakeland

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November 20, 2018
(ST. JOSEPH) – Great Lakes Heart and Vascular Institute, the largest cardiology practice in southwest Michigan, has joined Spectrum Health Lakeland. The practice, with office locations in St. Joseph and Coloma, is comprised of a team four physicians, Dilip Arora, MD; Y. Christopher Chiu, MD; Jerome Kuhnlein, MD; and Thomas Pow, MD and three physician assistants, Brett Hoseth, PA; Dave Chalupa, PA; and Scott Mihalik, PA.

Great Lakes physicians have earned national recognition for their pioneering work in peripheral vascular intervention and also offer access to an accredited nuclear medicine facility. Together, the care team diagnoses and treats conditions involving the cardiac system including heart failure, atrial fibrillation, high blood pressure, and coronary heart disease, among others.

“The cardiovascular specialists at Great Lakes have played a vital role in providing quality, state-of-the-art care for heart patients in southwest Michigan for a number of years and we are pleased to have them join Lakeland as we continue this important work,” said Lowell Hamel, MD, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Office, Spectrum Health Lakeland.

For more information about the practice and services offered, or to schedule an appointment, call (269) 985-1000 or visit 

About Spectrum Health Lakeland
Spectrum Health Lakeland is a non-profit, community-owned health system serving southwest Michigan and northern Indiana. We offer a full continuum of care and wellness services including three hospitals, an outpatient surgery center, a cancer center, and 41 physician practices. Lakeland is a division of Spectrum Health with 30,000 compassionate professionals, 4,100 medical staff experts, 3,200 committed volunteers and a health plan serving 1 million members. Lakeland has been recognized as one of the nation’s 15 Top Health Systems by Truven Health Analytics®, part of IBM Watson Health™.