Dr. Prakash Shrestha joins Niles practice

NILES — Spectrum Health Lakeland has added family medicine physician Prakash Shrestha, MD, to its medical staff.

Shrestha will see patients at Lakeland Primary Care, Longmeadow, 4 Longmeadow Village Drive, Suite 2.

Shrestha has decades of primary care experience serving patients across the U.S. and throughout the globe – in places like Canada and Nepal. Before coming to Niles, he most recently worked as a staff physician in Benton Harbor.

He is board-certified in family medicine, and is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians. He speaks five languages, including Spanish.

For more info, or to schedule an appointment, call 684-6696 or visit www.lakelandfamilymed.com.

New surgeon seeing patients in Niles

NILES — Spectrum Health Lakeland has hired board-certified general and bariatric surgeon Seth Miller, MD, FACS.

Miller will see patients alongside Michael Schuhknecht, DO, FACOS, at Lakeland General Surgery and the Lakeland Weight Loss Center, located at Lakeland Medical Suites, 42 N. St. Joseph Ave.

Prior to joining Lakeland, Miller was chief of bariatrics at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany and chief of general surgery at William Beaumont Army Medical Center in Texas.

He also served as chief of surgery and as a trauma surgeon while deployed with the U.S. Army in Afghanistan.

Miller earned his medical degree from Rosalind Franklin University in Chicago, and completed his residency in general surgery at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Wash.

He is trained in da Vinci robotic surgery and joins a team of 15 other robotic surgeons at Lakeland. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons.

For more info, or to schedule an appointment, call Lakeland General Surgery at 684-6696, or the Lakeland Weight Loss Center at 687-4673.

NP joins Stonegate Plastic Surgery

ST. JOSEPH — Spectrum Health Lakeland has added family nurse practitioner Tatiyana Stankovic to its medical staff.

Stankovic will see patients alongside surgeon Ginard Henry, MD, and Sheena Lader, PA, at Stonegate Plastic Surgery, 3901 Stonegate Park, Suite 300.

She has experience working as a nurse practitioner and, most recently, as a pediatric hospitalist at Lakeland Medical Center, St. Joseph.

She earned a master’s degree in nursing and a family nurse practitioner certification from Valparaiso University in Indiana. She is a member of the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

For more information, or to schedule a consultation, visit www.stonegateplasticsurgery.com or call 556-6000.

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