Bronson Expands Neurosurgery Team - Sloffer

August 24, 2010


Bronson Methodist Hospital welcomes Chris A. Sloffer, M.D. to Bronson Neurological Services. He joins the Bronson Neurosurgery team, which includes Alain Fabi, M.D., Paula Kilmer, M.D., Daryl Warder, M.D., PhD, Gregory Wiggins, M.D., Mike Lahaie, PA-C, Vie Saylor, PA-C, Jacqueline Winnell, PA-C, and Suzanne Clyne, NP.


Sloffer specializes in brain tumors and neuro-oncology, neurotrauma, neurosurgical critical care, disorders of the peripheral nerve, other disorders of the brain and spine, history of neurosurgery and medicine, and a multi-disciplinary approach to chronic pain. He is board eligible in neurological surgery. He completed his fellowship in spine, his residency in neurosurgery, and internship in general surgery at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria.


Sloffer received his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine and his master's of business administration degree from Indiana University. Prior to joining Bronson Neurosurgery, Sloffer practiced at Great Lakes Neurosurgical Associates in Grand Rapids.


Neurological Care at Bronson
Bronson provides one of the most comprehensive neuroscience programs in southwest Michigan. Together, our multidisciplinary team of highly trained specialists offers advanced diagnostics and the latest treatments in an environment that promotes healing.


From treating strokes and providing minimally invasive spine surgery to offering the area's only epileptologist and pediatric neurosurgeon, Bronson's neuroscience program offers services unique to southwest Michigan.


Bronson's quality of care is consistently recognized by some of the nation's leading authorities on hospital quality, such as being named a Certified Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission, being designated a Stroke Center of Excellence by NeuStrategy, and being consistently recognized for quality by HealthGrades(r) for spine surgery. In fact, Bronson is ranked among the top 10% of hospitals in the nation for spine surgery (2010). For more information, visit bronsonhealth.com/neuro.


Bronson Neurosurgery is located in the Medical Office Pavilion at Bronson Methodist Hospital, 601 John Street, Suite M-124 in Kalamazoo. Additional offices are located in Battle Creek, Marshall and Paw Paw. Sloffer can be reached at (269) 341-7500.


About Bronson Methodist Hospital
Bronson Methodist Hospital, located at 601 John St. in downtown Kalamazoo, Mich., is the flagship of Bronson Healthcare Group, a not-for-profit healthcare system serving all of southwest Michigan and northern Indiana. With 380 licensed beds and all private rooms, Bronson Methodist Hospital provides care in virtually every specialty - cardiology, orthopedics, surgery, emergency medicine, neurology, oncology - with advanced capabilities in critical care as a Level I Trauma Center; in neurological care as a Joint Commission certified Primary Stroke Center; in cardiac care as the region's first accredited Chest Pain Emergency Center; in obstetrics as the leading BirthPlace and only high-risk pregnancy center in southwest Michigan, and in pediatrics as one of only six children's hospitals in the state.


Bronson serves the largest percentage of Medicaid patients in the area and provides a substantial benefit to the community through outreach and charitable care. It is the recipient of the 2005 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation's highest presidential honor for quality and organizational performance excellence. In 2009, the hospital received the AHA McKesson Quest for Quality Prize awarded annually to only one U.S. hospital, was named one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals by Thomson Reuters, and joined the top five percent of hospitals in the nation to be designated a Magnet Hospital for Nursing Excellence. Bronson is also ranked in the top five percent of hospitals in the nation as a 2009-10 HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence. For more information, visit bronsonhealth.com.


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