Spectrum Health West Michigan

Surgical Oncologist/Breast Surgeon Joins Spectrum Health Medical Group

Marianne Melnik, MD, has joined the Spectrum Health Medical Group effective today.

“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Melnik to our group,” said James M. Tucci, MD, MMM, president, Spectrum Health Medical Group. “Dr. Melnik brings outstanding skills and experience in the critical area of surgical oncology, particularly in breast care.”

Dr. Melnik, formerly Marianne Lange, has established her new office at the Lemmen-Holton Cancer Pavilion, 145 Michigan Street NE, Suite 4400.

Dr. Melnik earned her medical degree at the University of Chicago Pritzer School of Medicine. She served her internship and general surgery residency at the University of Iowa, followed by a fellowship in surgical oncology at Ohio State University. She is currently an assistant professor of surgery at Michigan State University.

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.