Dr. W.E. Upjohn invention of the modern pharmaceutical pill in 1885 established Southwest Michigan’s excellence in health care. The region’s high standard of care is anchored by Ascension Borgess Hospital, Bronson Methodist Hospital and the Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine, as well as satellite facilities and other excellent providers spread throughout the region.
- Part of the Ascension group of hospitals, Ascension Borgess Hospital is a full-service teaching hospital with 24/7 emergency care, a Level II Trauma Center and a Comprehensive Stroke Center.
- Bronson Methodist Hospital, located in the heart of Kalamazoo, is also a full-service teaching hospital with 24/7 emergency care, offering a Level I Trauma Center and Children’s Hospital.
- Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine (WMed) is a private medical school in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Established in 2012, WMed confers the Doctor of Medicine degree, as well as Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences degree and the Master of Science in Medical Engineering degree.
- The list of major providers below ensures ready access to the care you and your loved ones need.
|Berrien||Spectrum Health Lakeland||St. Joseph, Niles, Stevensville, Watervliet|
|Branch||ProMedica Coldwater Regional Hospital||Coldwater|
|Cass||Ascension Borgess-Lee Hospital||Dowagiac|
|Calhoun||Battle Creek VA Medical Center||Battle Creek|
|Bronson Battle Creek Hospital||Battle Creek|
|Kalamazoo||Ascension Borgess Hospital||Kalamazoo|
|Bronson Methodist Hospital||Kalamazoo|
|West Michigan Cancer Center||Kalamazoo|
|St. Joseph||Sturgis Hospital||Sturgis|
|Three Rivers Health||Three Rivers|
|Van Buren||Bronson LakeView Hospital||Paw Paw|
|Bronson South Haven Hospital||South Haven|