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  • Doctor performing surgery with a team

    In July 2019, Shivajee Nallamothu, DO, FAOAO , has joined McLaren Medical Group working at the McLaren Oakland Orthopedic Surgery office and McLaren Oakland, a 338-bed medical center dedicated to providing healthcare services to individuals in Pontiac and the surrounding Oakland County area. Leading up to him joining the McLaren Medical Group team, Dr. Nallamothu received his medical degree in orthopedic medicine from Michigan State University in 1994 and continued on to complete his internship and resi...

  • Our goal at Lake Orion Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is to provide the best possible care for our residents. It is an honor to be named by US News and World Report as one of the best nursing homes in Metro Detroit area. We are so proud of our amazing staff and team who work so well together to earn this recognition! Please take a minute to read this on U.S. News .

  • McLaren Oakland Hospital announced today that Kristina Miller, Sr. Marketing Specialist for the hospital, will serve a one-year term as the President of the Waterford Area Chamber of Commerce. Ms. Miller has been a supporter of the Waterford area for many years. She was co-chair for two Waterford School District Bond campaigns, co-chair of the marketing and PR Committee for the Waterford Parks and Rec millage, and a 3-year member of the board of directors for the Waterford Foundation for Public Educatio...

  • The trauma center at McLaren Oakland has been re-verified as a Level II Trauma Center by the Verification Review Committee (VRC), an ad hoc committee of the Committee on Trauma (COT) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS.  The achievement recognizes the trauma center’s dedication to providing optimal care for injured patients. It means McLaren Oakland provides not only the hospital resources necessary for trauma care, but also the entire spectrum of care to address the needs of all injured patie...

  • McLaren planning to open a combination of retail health clinics, primary care and urgent care centers at Michigan area Walgreens Walgreens to purchase McLaren’s pharmacy files DEERFIELD, Ill. & GRAND BLANC, Mich. – Oct. 17, 2018 – Walgreens and McLaren Health Care, a fully integrated health network committed to quality, evidence-based patient care and cost efficiency, today announced that they have entered into a strategic collaboration focused on health service and pharmacy offerings. McLaren plans...

  • Oncologists Jeffrey Margolis, M.D., and Adil Akhtar, M.D. to Join Karmanos And Lead Oakland Program Pontiac, MI – The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and McLaren Oakland announced today it will open its 15 th treatment location in Michigan at McLaren Oakland in Pontiac next month. Margaret Dimond, PhD “McLaren Oakland will soon be home to a new 21-bed inpatient state-of-the art oncology unit,” said Margaret Dimond, Ph.D., president and chief executive officer, McLaren Oakland. “Karmanos Cancer Ins...

  • Erika Walker has accepted the position of executive director for the McLaren Oakland Foundation. Walker will work closely with the Foundation’s board of trustees to lead the fund development programs, which include special events, major gifts programs, foundation grants, capital campaigns and endowments. Walker previously worked as the vice president of development for Guest House, Inc. in Lake Orion. She also held the position of director of major and planned gifts at Children’s Hospital of Michigan Fo...

  • Congratulations to Deborah White, RN, a nurse at McLaren Oakland, who has been selected by  Oakland University  to receive the Nightingale Award for Nursing Excellence in the category of Staff Nurse Practice. White was just one of 10 individuals and 10 runners-up to be honored at the prestigious awards ceremony on May 10, 2018 at the San Marino Club in Troy. The awards were created as a way to spotlight nurses from a variety of clinical roles who go above and beyond in their care for their pat...

  • McLaren Oakland is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of the da Vinci® XI™ Surgical System. The da Vinci® XI™ Surgical System was designed with the goal of further advancing the technology used in minimally invasive surgery. The da Vinci® XI™ Surgical System can be used across a spectrum of minimally invasive surgical procedures and has been optimized for multi-quadrant surgeries in the areas of gynecology, urology thoracic, cardiac and general surgery. By performing robotic-assisted surgery, su...

  • PONTIAC, Mich.— McLaren Oakland, the 328-bed medical center in Pontiac, has earned the Primary Stroke Certification from the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP), serving as a notice that the health care provider has the capacity to treat acute stroke patients. HFAP is the nation’s only accreditation program that certifies the full stroke continuum. The 3-year certification became effective starting Sept. 26 after a rigorous and extensive survey of the hospital and its capabilities in Augu...