Joint Statement from West Michigan Healthcare Organizations Following Michigan Pain Consultants Closure Announcement

GRAND RAPIDS (June 14, 2024) – The Kent County Health Department, Corewell Health, Trinity Health Michigan, University of Michigan Health-West, Cherry Health and Catherine’s Health Center are working together to support patients affected by the recent closure announcement of Michigan Pain Consultants (MPC) office locations in Wyoming, Muskegon, and Big Rapids on Friday, June 14, and the impending closure of remaining MPC locations in Grand Rapids, Greenville, and Holland in August.

We understand the challenges this sudden change poses for those who depend on MPC services for pain management. To ensure patients continue to receive the care they need, we advise the following steps:

Contact your primary care physician: Patients are urged to reach out to their primary care physician’s office to discuss obtaining necessary medications or to receive a referral to an alternative pain management clinic.

Find a primary care physician: For those needing assistance in locating a primary care provider, help is available by calling 2-1-1. This service connects individuals with resources to find primary care and other essential services. All the health care organizations listed below are accepting new patients.
Additional assistance: Our organizations are committed to providing support and guidance during this transition. If you need further assistance, please contact:

  • Corewell Health: 877-362-8362
  • Trinity Health: Primary Care | Trinity Health Michigan: 616-685-8500
  • University of Michigan Health-West: Primary Care | UM Health-West: 616-252-7200
  • Cherry Health: 616-965-8308
  • Catherine’s Health Center
    Wyoming location, 616-320-0405
    Creston Grand Rapids, 616-336-8800

It is the standard of care that anyone who uses opioids obtain naloxone/Narcan in case of overdose. Naloxone/Narcan distribution sites can be found on Fentanyl is commonly found in drugs not obtained from a hospital or pharmacy and can be very dangerous and deadly.

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Contact: Chris Zoladz
616.252.5033 (o) 248.787.6666 (c)