Bronson Welcomes New Providers

Bronson welcomes the following new providers.
December 04, 2012

Reuben Eliuk, DO, and Elizabeth Blomenberg, PA-C, Join Bronson Internal Medicine Specialists

Bronson Internal Medicine Hospital Specialists welcomes new physician Reuben Eliuk, DO, and physician assistant Elizabeth Blomenberg, PA-C, to their team.

Dr. Eliuk is board certified in internal medicine. He earned his medical degree from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Eliuk completed an internal medicine residency at Garden City Hospital. Prior to joining Bronson Internal Medicine Hospital Specialists, Dr. Eliuk was on staff at Garden City Hospital. 

Elizabeth Blomenberg is a certified physician assistant. She received a Master of Health Science from George Washington University and bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Prior to joining Bronson Internal Medicine Hospital Specialists, Elizabeth was a physician assistant with Doctors Community Hospital’s hospitalist program.

Bronson Internal Medicine Hospital Specialists are board certified/board eligible internal medicine specialists. These providers are at the hospital 24 hours-a-day, seven days-a-week and specialize in inpatient medicine. They act as a patient’s primary doctor while the patient is hospitalized. Bronson Internal Medicine Hospital Specialists services are available at Bronson Methodist Hospital, Bronson Lakeview Hospital, Bronson Battle Creek Hospital, Allegan General Hospital and South Haven Community Hospital.

Misty Miller, PA-C Joins Newborn Hospitalist Team

Bronson Methodist Hospital is pleased to welcome Misty Miller, PA-C, to their newborn hospitalist team. Miller received her Master of Science in Medicine from Western Michigan University, and bachelor’s degree in Nursing. Prior to joining Bronson, Miller practiced at Borgess Lee Medical Group. She can be contacted at 341-8986.

The providers at Bronson Newborn Hospitalist Service provide high quality care to newborns at Bronson Children’s Hospital. These providers treat a variety of illnesses, including very serious conditions and are available 24 hours-a-day, seven days-a-week. They work with a variety of specialists to provide the most advanced care to patients.

Bonnie Wallace, PA-C Joins Bronson Cardiothoracic Surgery

Bronson Cardiothoracic Surgery welcomes Bonnie Wallace, PA-C. She joins the team of Michael Haplin, M.D., Alphonse DeLucia, M.D., Christi Wolmagood, N.P., and Paula Young, PA-C.

From Western Michigan University, Wallace received her Master’s in Science of Medicine and her bachelor’s degree in liberal studies. Prior to joining Bronson, Wallace worked at Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids.

Wallace can be reached at Bronson Cardiothoracic Surgery, located at 601 John Street, Suite M-406, at (269) 341-7333.

Marisa Leighton, NP, joins Bronson LakeView Hospital

Bronson LakeView Family Care in Paw Paw welcomes Marisa Leighton, NP. She accompanies the team of Jeffery Libra, MD, Zebi Naz, MD and David Wendling, MD.

Leighton is currently accepting new patients of all ages in need of preventative care or treatment for acute problems. Areas of special interest include women’s health, diabetes, preventive health and chronic disease management.

Leighton earned a Master of Science and Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Michigan State University. She previously served as a member of Bronson Methodist Hospital’s Adult Rapid Response Team.

Leighton can be reached at Bronson LakeView Family Care, located at 451 Health Parkway, Suite A. in Paw Paw, or by calling (269) 657-2550.

About Bronson Methodist Hospital

Bronson Methodist Hospital, located at 601 John St. in downtown Kalamazoo, Mich., is the flagship of Bronson Healthcare, a not-for-profit healthcare system serving all of southwest Michigan and northern Indiana. With 405 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 and joined the top five percent of hospitals in the nation to be designated a Magnet Hospital for Nursing Excellence. Bronson has been ranked in the top five percent of hospitals in the nation as a HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence(2009-12) and as one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals (2009-11) according to Thomson Reuters. For more information, visit

About Bronson LakeView Hospital
Bronson Lakeview Hospital in Paw Paw, Michigan, is a full-service, non-profit community hospital. As a 35-bed critical access hospital, Bronson LakeView Hospital offers a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services. This includes emergency care, medical services, surgical services, geriatric behavioral health, testing and diagnostics, and rehabilitation. Bronson Lakeview also has medical practices in Paw Paw, Decatur, and Mattawan.