Orthopaedic Associates of Michigan is looking to develop a new medical office at Metro Health Villagein Wyoming to serve a growing number of patients in the southwestern metro-Grand Rapids area. In an article published this week in MiBiz, OAM CEO Patrick Reid points out that local presence is important to our patients.

“We’re seeing growth opportunities in the southern parts around Grand Rapids,” Reid said. “We do, right now, get a number of referrals from that part of Grand Rapids, so there’s a tremendous opportunity there to expand OAM’s service line.”

As planned, the roughly 40,000 square foot OAM facility would likely house physician offices, digital x-ray, physical and occupational therapy and an OAM NOW urgent care center. The facility would complement other offices and centers OAM operates on Leffingwell NE, Leonard St. NE, 44th St. SE, and Michigan St., as well as in Greenville and at the Metro Health OAM Surgery Center at MidTowne near downtown Grand Rapids.

The location of this new office on the Metro Health campus would not have an impact on inpatient surgery locations. The independent surgeons at OAM will continue to operate out of Spectrum Health’s Butterworth and Blodgett Hospitals and at Metro Health Hospital.

“We believe we can provide the highest quality, lowest cost orthopaedic care,” explained Reid. So for the patients in West Michigan, it’s best that we provide those services wherever the patients are, which includes Spectrum and Metro.”

Read more at MiBiz.com.