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News Release: Lakeland Acquires New Primary Care Practice in St. Joseph

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May 20, 2019
(ST. JOSEPH) – Lakeside Healthcare Specialists recently became a Lakeland Medical Practice with a new name – Lakeland Primary Care, Royalton. Located at 3950 Hollywood Road, Suite 270, the practice offers patients access to a team of four board-certified physicians. Sharon Deskins, MD, John Gosling, MD, Alexander Hinckley, DO, and Mark Smalley, DO, will care for the general medical needs of adult patients. The practice is also home to Lakeland’s internal medicine residency program.

“As a Lakeland Medical Practice, patients have access to a wide array of care from a reputable, top 15 health system,” said James Savoie, Director of Primary Care Services, Spectrum Health Lakeland. “This most recent acquisition preserves Lakeland’s mission to enhance health, expand primary care access, and serve all members of our community.”

For more information about the practice and services offered, or to schedule an appointment, call (269) 983-0500



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. For the second time, Spectrum Health Lakeland was recognized as a 15 Top Health System by IBM Watson Health™. Lakeland Medical Center in St. Joseph and Lakeland Hospital Niles were also named to the 100 Top Hospitals list in 2014 and 2019.