ENT specialist joins Lakeland staff

Published 9:33 am Friday, February 15, 2019

ST. JOSEPH — Spectrum Health Lakeland recently welcomed ear, nose and throat specialist, Paul Judge, MD, to the medical staff. Judge will see patients alongside Stephen Bovenkerk, DO; Deborah Habenicht, MD; and Dennis Thompson, MD, at Lakeland Ear, Nose, and Throat with practice locations in Berrien Springs, Niles and St. Joseph.

Paul Judge

Dr. Judge earned a Doctor of Medicine degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit and completed his residency in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He completed a post-doctoral fellowship in hearing and ear research at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. Judge’s clinical interests include ear disease, endoscopic ear surgery, hearing loss, cochlear implantation and vertigo/balance disorders. He is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and the Christian Society of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgeons.

Providers at Lakeland ear, nose, and throat care for patients with hearing, sleep and sinus conditions and provide treatment and surgery for various throat-related conditions including cancer of the throat, face and neck, as well as facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. For more information, or to schedule an appointment, call (269) 982-3368 in St. Joseph or (269) 687-2910 in Niles or visit lakelandent.com.

Spectrum Health Lakeland is a non-profit, community-owned health system serving southwest Michigan and northern Indiana. The healthcare provider offers a full continuum of care and wellness services including three hospitals, an outpatient surgery center, a cancer center and 41 physician practices. Lakeland is a division of Spectrum Health with 30,000 professionals, 4,100 medical staff experts, 3,200 volunteers and a health plan serving 1 million members, said officials. Lakeland has been recognized as one of the nation’s 15 Top Health Systems by Truven Health Analytics, part of IBM Watson Health.