Spectrum Health West Michigan

Spectrum Health Medical Group Adds General Surgeon

David Scheeres, MD, has joined the Spectrum Health Medical Group effective today.

“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Scheeres to our group,” said James M. Tucci, MD, MMM, president, Spectrum Health Medical Group. “Dr. Scheeres brings invaluable experience as a general surgeon and medical educator that will help reinforce our comprehensive, patient-centered care and our academic aspirations.”

Dr.Scheeres’ office will be located at 1000 East Paris Avenue, Suite 150.

Dr. Scheeres earned his medical degree at Wayne State University School of Medicine. He served his surgical residency at Butterworth Hospital and Michigan State University. He also completed fellowships at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio and at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland.

Dr. Scheeres is an associate professor of surgery at Michigan State University College of Human medicine, Grand Rapids Campus.

The Spectrum Health Medical Group employs more than 90 physicians and mid-level providers, including nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

Spectrum Health is a not-for-profit health system in West Michigan that offers a full continuum of care through the Spectrum Health Hospital Group, a collection of seven hospitals and more than 140 service sites; the Spectrum Health Medical Group and’ mmpc, multispecialty physician groups with more than 400 providers; and Priority Health, a health plan with nearly 500,000 members. Spectrum Health’s 17,000 employees, 1,500 medical staff members and 2,000 volunteers are committed to delivering the highest quality care. The organization provided $111.1 million in community benefit during its 2008 fiscal year. As a system, Spectrum Health has earned more than 100 awards during the past 10 years.