When you’re a UM Health-Sparrow patient, finding an expert surgeon is simple

As a patient in Mid-Michigan, you won’t have to travel far to find the best surgical care around. UM Health-Sparrow surgeons are leaders in their fields, delivering expert care with state-of-the-art technology and tools. But what really sets UM Health-Sparrow apart is our emphasis on making patients like you feel centered, valued and safe. 

The most complex surgical procedures are done at UM Health-Sparrow Lansing, our flagship facility. We also offer surgical services at Clinton, Ionia and Carson, making it even easier for our patients across Mid-Michigan to receive the best quality care, close to home.

Advanced tech delivers a better patient experience

With UM Health-Sparrow’s investment in cutting-edge technology, UM Health-Sparrow surgeons can draw on robotic-assisted surgical techniques for a wide range of procedures. 

Robotic-assisted surgery uses “micro movements” for a more precise incision and less invasive procedure overall. For patients like you, that means less pain, less time spent in the hospital, and a faster, easier recovery. 

In fact, UM Health-Sparrow surgeons are such experts in deploying this advanced technology, they are frequently called upon to train other surgeons across Michigan.

Personalized support to put your mind at ease

We know that having surgery can be an anxiety-producing experience. Patients like you want to know what to expect, and how you can prepare.

UM Health-Sparrow’s pre-anesthesia testing clinic gives each and every patient an opportunity for one-on-one counseling and education. We make sure you’re physically ready for your surgery, and mentally ready, too. 

At the clinic, our team of professionals will talk through all your questions and concerns, and give you some educational materials to review at home — along with a goodie bag filled with a few basics to make your procedure and recovery go a little more comfortably.

Following your procedure, our emphasis on multimodal pain management techniques will help you manage your pain at home more safely and effectively.

The region’s best-equipped hospital for emergency surgeries

Not all surgeries are planned. As Mid-Michigan’s only Level 1 Trauma Center, Lansingis uniquely prepared to handle emergency surgeries. 

Our trauma surgery operating room is staffed and ready with highly experienced trauma surgeons, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Clinical Services

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Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery

The latest treatments and surgical care including heart, vascular, thoracic (chest), and thoracic oncological surgery
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General Surgery

Surgery at UM Health-Sparrow means your highly trained surgical team works to deliver the best care for you.
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Gynecological Surgery

Gynecologic Surgery When medication and non-invasive procedures are unable to relieve symptoms, surgery remains the accepted and most effective treatment for a range
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Joint Replacement Center

Choosing to undergo joint replacement surgery is a major decision that will help you to live the life you want. UM Health-Sparrow Orthopedics will be with you every step of the way.
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At the UM Health-Sparrow Spine Surgery Center, neurosurgeons provide neck and back surgery services, offering a full range of modern neurosurgical techniques and services
Orthopedic Surgery

Orthopedic Surgery

UM Health-Sparrow Orthopedic Services leads the Mid-Michigan area in helping people with arthritis, orthopedic illness, trauma or injury to regain their active lifestyles. Our ortho specialties include groundbreaking, minimally invasive procedures to treat musculoskeletal diseases and injuries, including state-of-the-art joint replacement. Orthopedic surgeons are involved in all aspects of health care for the musculoskeletal system — bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, tendons, nerves and skin. They use medical, physical and rehabilitative methods as well as surgery.
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Pediatric Outpatient Surgery (POPS)

POPS provides care for patients age 17 and younger who are having outpatient surgery or having an outpatient services such as diagnostic procedures and chemotherapy
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Pediatric Surgery Clinic

Pediatric surgeons specialize in the surgical care of children. After completing training and achieving board certification in general surgery, pediatric surgeons
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Lansing Plastic Surgery

UM Health-Sparrow Plastic Surgery offers the latest in reconstructive surgery including restoration or reconstruction.
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Robotic Surgical Services

Robotic-Assisted Surgery One of the world's most advanced technologies, robotic-assisted surgery at UM Health-Sparrow, brings expanded treatment options to Mid-Michigan residents.
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Spine Surgery

UM Health-Sparrow's approach to spine care is focused on you, the patient. We will partner with you and your family to meet realistic goals and get you on the way to recovery.
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Urological Surgery

Urologic Surgery When medication and non-invasive procedures are unable to relieve symptoms, surgery remains the accepted and most effective treatment.