Ionia man is pain free after shoulder surgery at Sparrow

Jimmy Miller of Ionia lived decades with excruciating shoulder pain. But that all changed in March 2023 when he turned to University of Michigan Health-Sparrow for help.

The 60-year-old now credits UM Health-Sparrow Ionia’s orthopedic surgeon, Michael Vaccariello, M.D., its highly skilled rehabilitation team, along with leading-edge medicine, for making him pain free and improving his quality of life.

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