KCMS NEWS

UPDATED – Affordable Care Act & HIPAA Event

Thank you to our friends at Dickinson Wright, PLLC and the expertise of Cynthia Moore and Brian Fleetham on the Affordable Care Act. More than 100 physicians and office staff gathered to learn about the new health reform plan. Members …

Jihad A. Mustapha, MD

Dr. Jihad Mustapha, interventional cardiologist with Metro Health and a member of the Kent County Medical Society, was recently featured in The Grand Rapids Press/MLive article titled “Metro Health vascular docs to begin treating at Allegan General”.  Dr. Mustapha has …

October CME Event

Special thanks to those who attended the KCMS CME Event on October 26.  Attendees were given 4.0 credits and eight topics were shared. Events such as this are made possible through volunteer speakers and vendors who support KCMS’ endeavors to …

Renee J. Elderkin, MD and Jeffrey J. Dood, MD

Drs. Renee Elderkin and Jeffrey Dood, obstetrics/gynecology specialists with West Michigan OB/GYN and both members of the Kent County Medical Society, were recently featured as guests on WOOD TV8’s eightWest program for a segment titled “Knowing your body: What’s normal …

Jack A. Dekkinga, MD

Dr. Jack Dekkinga, a dermatologist with The Skin Revitalizing Center and a member of the Kent County Medical Society, was recently featured on WOOD TV 8’s eightWest program talking about non-invasive, FDA-approved treatments for excessive underarm sweating that can be …

Valerie I. Shavell, MD

Dr. Valerie Shavell, fertility specialist with The Fertility Center and a Member of the Kent County Medical Society, was interviewed on Wood TV8’s EightWest program on a segment titled “Answers to tough fertility questions”providing answers to viewer questions and …

MSU-CHM Medical Business & Finance

KCMS was proud to participate in three sessions of the Medical Business and Finance courses with MSU-CHM students. Members Larry Gerbens, MD, Donald Condit, MD, MBA and Christopher Glisson, DO, participated in class training sessions, while the KCMS sponsored lunch

Thomas A. Getz, MD

Dr. Thomas Getz, medical director of Betty Ford Breast Care Services and a member of the Kent County Medical Society, was recently a featured speaker for the Candid Conversations event held on October 14 at Ah-Nab-Awen Park in Grand Rapids.   …

Robyn S. Hubbard, MD

Dr. Robyn Hubbard, an obstetrician/gynecologist with Grand Rapids Women’s Health and a member of the Kent County Medical Society, was recently featured in a health segment on WZZM 13 titled “Your teens and sex” talking about the reality of teenagers

Bradley P. Bengtson, MD

Dr. Bradley Bengtson, plastic surgeon with Bengtson Center for Plastic Surgery and a member of the Kent County Medical Society, was recently featured on WOOD TV 8’s eightWest program talking about different breast surgery options and upcoming events and seminars …