Corewell Health West Conducts 300th Lung Transplant

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Dec 15, 2022 – Corewell Health’s Richard DeVos Heart and Lung Transplant Program reached a significant milestone on December 5, with transplant teams completing the program’s 300th lung transplant. The Corewell HealthTM, formerly Spectrum Health, Richard DeVos Heart and Lung Transplant Program, founded in 2010, completed its first heart transplant in November, […]

Spectrum Health Offers New Valve Treatment for Emphysema

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 15, 2021 –  Spectrum Health is one of the first hospitals in Michigan to offer a novel treatment for emphysema, a severe form of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The treatment uses the Zephyr® Valve system, an FDA-approved minimally invasive procedure requiring no incisions or cutting. “We are proud to offer […]

Spectrum Health Offers New Treatment for COPD

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 28, 2021 – Spectrum Health is the first health system in West Michigan to offer targeted lung denervation, an investigational treatment option for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD. Targeted lung denervation (TLD) is a bronchoscopic intervention designed to disrupt pulmonary nerve reflexes, which may have the potential to […]