Grand Haven Center

Rheumatology Services Now Available at Grand Haven Center

Corewell Health expands specialty services in West Michigan.

GRAND HAVEN, Mich., October 31, 2022 –Corewell Health Grand Haven Center, formerly Spectrum Health Grand Haven Center, is now offering rheumatology services locally two days each week.

A team of physicians and an advanced practice provider will rotate and see area patients each Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Grand Haven.

“Access to rheumatology services is increasingly limited, especially in West Michigan, and this expansion aligns with our desire to offer exceptional care to patients close to home,” said Rashelle Ludolph, director of operations. “We are thrilled to offer Corewell Health rheumatology services in Grand Haven to better meet the needs of our current patients and to serve new patients.”

Those services include providing care and treatment for gout, lupus, polymyositis, psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, sclerodema, spondyloarthritis and vasculitis.

“We have an excellent team of Grand Rapids-based physicians and an advanced practice provider, who will collaborate in offering these services locally,” Ludolph said.

The providers include:

  • Saja Almaaitah, MD
  • Brett Capel, MD
  • John Fleming, DO
  • Mohamed Mohamed, MD
  • Barakat Thabet, MD
  • Nour Zleik, MD
  • Jeffrey Ryan-Stout, PA-C

For more information or to make an appointment, call 616.267.7293



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