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  • MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich.— McLaren Macomb, part of the statewide McLaren Stroke Network, has been recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for the proficiency and efficacy in its care of stroke patients. The hospital’s stroke program earned the AHA/ASA’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke GOLD PLUS and Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite achievements for the quality, efficiency and effectiveness of its treatment of patients who have suffered a stroke. Dr. Aniel Majjhoo Based on up-to...

  • MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich.— Dr. Patrick Flaherty, an emergency medicine physician at McLaren Macomb who is also a clinical assistant professor at the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, was awarded the college’s Clinical Science Faculty Award for the 2018-2019 school year. Dr. Patrick Flaherty The distinction is “awarded to the faculty member who is deemed the best role model and instructor of clinical medicine.” “It was an honor to receive this award from MSU,” Dr. Flaherty said, a gra...

  • MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich.— McLaren Macomb, the 288-bed acute care healthcare facility serving all of Macomb County, is the only hospital in the county to offer leading-edge orthopedic spine surgery technology that will provide surgeons with more defined imaging during procedures, resulting in greater accuracy and enhanced clinical outcomes from their minimally invasive approach. Dr. Anthony Cucchi   Utilizing the anatomical map provided by the Ziehm Vision RFD 3D imaging unit, McLaren Macomb orthopedic ...

  • Dr. Beth Wendt MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich.— McLaren Macomb, the 288-bed acute care hospital and trauma center serving all of Macomb County, has earned re-accreditation from The Joint Commission, an independent, not-for-profit organization that evaluates, accredits and certifies health care organizations and programs throughout the United States. Accreditation from The Joint Commission certifies that McLaren Macomb has met rigorous national standards for patient safety and quality. The 3-year accreditation was ...

  • MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich.— Dr. Carl Pesta, a general and bariatric surgeon with McLaren Macomb, has been named the 2019 Man of the Year by the Detroit Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The recognition is earned by the man and woman who raised the most money during a designated donation period in the name of a pair of local children who have survived the blood cancer. Through multiple self-funded fundraising drives over the 10-week period, Dr. Pesta , medical director of the Bariatric Surgery In...

  • Nightingale Award winner Rebecca Avers with Stacy McDougall, McLaren Macomb director of cardiovascular services MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich.— Rebecca Avers, RN, BSN, clinical manager of cardiology and chest pain coordinator at McLaren Macomb’s Mat Gaberty Heart Center, has won the Emerging Leader award for the 2019 Nightingale Awards for Nursing Excellence. An 18-year veteran of McLaren Macomb, Avers was awarded the prestigious nursing award for her commitment to championing creative strategies and management, ...

  • The Birthing Center at McLaren Greater Lansing has a well-deserved reputation for providing patients with superior care during the labor, delivery, and postpartum period. And a pair of grants from the hospital’s foundation have helped to enhance what the Center is known for. The most recent grant led to the purchase of four wireless fetal-monitoring systems and brought the Center’s total to eight. The monitoring systems enable pregnant women to move about during labor and that can help them progress mor...

  • Drs. Beth Wendt, Patrick McClellan and Richard Chalmers outside the McLaren Macomb Medical Outreach Clinic MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich.— McLaren Macomb, through its philanthropic McLaren Macomb Foundation, has partnered with the Macomb Food Program to provide emergency food at no cost to patients receiving care from the McLaren Macomb Medical Outreach Clinic (MOC) to help supplement the meals of individuals and families in need of assistance. The McLaren Macomb MOC is a mobile doctor’s office staffed by physici...

  • McLaren Macomb, the 288-bed acute care health care provider serving all of Macomb County, has reached a milestone in its major construction project that will result in a new five-story Northwest Tower and the largest emergency department in the county. With the final beam in place, the new tower’s steel support structure will be completed and work will begin on constructing the building’s interior. The placing of the final steel beam was celebrated during a ‘Topping Off’ ceremony attended by McLaren Mac...

  • What would happen if you never changed the oil in your car or checked the batteries in your smoke detector? We all do preventive maintenance with things in our everyday lives, but many people still do not regularly see a primary care doctor to do the same for their health. Thankfully, with locations in Lansing, East Lansing, Okemos, Eaton Rapids, Williamston, Holt, Dewitt, and Portland, primary care from McLaren Greater Lansing primary care providers is closer to home than ever before. A primary care pr...