Bronson HealthCare Midwest Rheumatology Welcomes New Providers

September 18, 2013

Bronson HealthCare Midwest Rheumatology welcomes new providers dedicated to caring for patients with swelling and pain associated with diseases of joints, muscles, bones and tendons.

Bronson HealthCare Midwest Rheumatology welcomes Lakshmi Kocharla, MD
Kocharla received her medical degree from Guntur Medical College, in Guntur, AP, India. She completed an immunology and rheumatology fellowship at the University of Cincinnati and an internal medicine residency at Michigan State University McLaren Regional Medical Center. 
 
Kocharla’s special interests include lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, vasculitis, osteoarthritis and ankylosing spondylitis. 
Dr. Kocharla is board certified in internal medicine and rheumatology. 

Bronson HealthCare Midwest Rheumatology welcomes Philip Velderman, MD 
Velderman received his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine. He completed a rheumatology fellowship at the University of Iowa and an internal medicine residency at Michigan State University Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies. 

Velderman’s special interests include gout, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, vasculitis, myositis, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis and ankylosing spondylitis.

He is board certified in internal medicine and rheumatology.

Kocharla and Velderman can be reached at Bronson HealthCare Midwest Rheumatology, located at 601 John St., Suite M-170B in Kalamazoo or by calling (269) 343-3939.