• New General Surgery Physician Joins Holland Medical Office

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    January 16, 2020

    Elizabeth Jeffers, MD, general surgeon

    ZEELAND, MI, January 5, 2020—Spectrum Health Medical Group and Spectrum Health Zeeland Community Hospital are pleased to welcome Elizabeth Jeffers, MD, to the medical staff. Dr. Jeffers has joined Spectrum Health Medical Group General Surgery, located at 588 East Lakewood Boulevard in Holland. She will be providing general surgery services, with a special focus on breast surgery, working with Bruce Fletter, MD, Sean Goodwin, MD, and Thomas Visser, MD.   

    “We are excited to welcome Dr. Jeffers to Spectrum Health Medical Group - Lakeshore,” said Thomas Visser, MD, Section Chief, General Surgery. “She is a skilled physician and surgeon and will be a positive addition to our team. Her skills and passion for breast care will serve our community well. She allows us, at Spectrum Health, to increase the high-quality services that we can offer locally. We are overjoyed she will be joining our team!”  

    Dr. Jeffers earned her medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit and completed her general surgery residency at St. John Hospital and Medical Center in Detroit. She is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the Society of Breast Surgeons.  

    Dr. Jeffers’ clinical interests include providing compassionate and exceptional surgical care to patients in her general surgery practice with extensive experience using minimally invasive surgery techniques, including robotic surgery, and advanced training in breast health and breast cancer, including oncoplastic breast surgery techniques.

    “Although it was a huge decision to move my young family to Zeeland, I am thrilled to be joining the 
    Lakeshore team, which is dedicated to providing exceptional surgical care locally. I am passionate about women’s breast health and breast cancer care, and look forward to using advanced breast surgery skills to enhance the care provided in the Zeeland and Holland areas,” said Dr. Jeffers. 

    For further information, referrals or appointments, call 616.494.5830. 

    Spectrum Health System, a not-for-profit, integrated health system, is committed to improving the health and wellness of our communities. We live our mission every day with 31,000 compassionate professionals, 4,300 medical staff experts, 3,300 committed volunteers and a health plan serving 1 million members. Our talented physicians and caregivers are privileged to offer a full continuum of care and wellness services to our communities through 14 hospitals, including Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital, 155 ambulatory sites and telehealth offerings. We pursue health care solutions for today and tomorrow that diversify our offerings. Locally-governed and based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, our health system provided $585 million in community benefit in fiscal year 2019. Thanks to the generosity of our communities, we received $30 million in philanthropy in the most recent fiscal year to support research, academics, innovation and clinical care. Spectrum Health has been recognized as one of the nation’s 15 Top Health Systems by Truven Health Analytics®, part of IBM Watson HealthTM.
    Ashley Kiekintveld, Communications Specialist
    (616) 772-4644

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