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Mercy Health Muskegon Bariatric Surgery Program




Patient Stories: Bariatric Surgery

Sisters Ruth Buell and Carol Mullins

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It’s what they stood to gain — more time together — that persuaded sisters Ruth Buell and Carol Mullins to both have bariatric surgery. Read More >

Brian Bentoske

Brian Bentoske underwent the sleeve gastrectomy surgery performed by Brian Gluck, DO, FACOS, FASMBS. Brian can now do the things he’s dreamt of doing now that he’s lost the weight. Watch His Story >

Runners Jamie Hooker and Stacy Douglas

Erica Phelps, a registered Dietician, talks along with two runners about their success stories after having bariatric surgery. Watch Their Story >

D’Andrea Heeres

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When it came to nutrition and exercise, Dr. D’Andrea Heeres knew she had an obligation –– not only to give her patients good advice, but also to be a good role model. Read More >

Kim Vossekuil

Kim Vossekuil of Muskegon lost 160 lbs. with Gastric Sleeve surgery. Read More >

Click here to read more stories from patients who have had surgery with Dr. Brian Gluck.

Patient Stories: Mercy Health Weight Management HMR® Programs

Shirley Lemon


In 2008, Shirley Lemon of Grand Haven made a decision-to find the weight-loss program that was right for her and get her healthy life back. Read More >

Carol Miller

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Carol Miller of Muskegon needed to lose weight to reduce the stress on her only kidney. Her goal was to lose 50 to 55 pounds. Read More >

Lois Wilterdink

Lois Wilterdink of Muskegon admits she was constantly battling her out-of-control sweet tooth. Read More >

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