Dr. Bartholomew Joins Local Medical Group

August 13, 2012

David Bartholomew, M.D. has joined the Bronson Medical Group—Battle Creek General Surgery medical practice.  He provides a wide variety of advanced laparoscopic skills including anti-reflux procedures, hiatal (paraesophageal) hernia repair, and colon/rectal resections to name a few.

Dr. Bartholomew received his medical degree from the University of South Dakota before completing his residency in general surgery at Michigan State University/Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies. He is board-eligible in general surgery.

Prior to joining Bronson Battle Creek, Dr. Bartholomew was a lieutenant commander with the United States Navy Reserve where he investigated tropical diseases such as malaria and dengue fever.  He has traveled and worked in more than 20 countries worldwide.

Dr. Bartholomew is accepting new patients.  His office is located in the Medical Office Building at Bronson Battle Creek, 363 Fremont Street, Ste. 208.  (269) 245-8302.

Bronson Battle Creek is a 218-bed hospital that provides full outpatient and inpatient acute care including robotic surgery, diagnostics, and rehabilitation services; 100% all private rooms.  It also offers world-class diagnostic capabilities including PET/CT imaging, freestanding ‘open’ and traditional MRI, CT (16- and 64-slice), and 3.0 Tesla MRI.  Bronson Battle Creek has been recognized nationally as one of the safest hospitals, and has been a leader in the development of electronic health records as evidenced by multiple honors as one of America’s ‘most wired’ and ‘most wireless’ hospitals. The Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons recognizes the Bronson Battle Creek Cancer Care Center as a Comprehensive Community Cancer Program, and the only hospital in Michigan to receive the CoC’s Outstanding Achievement Award three times in a row. Specialty services include the county’s largest accredited sleep center and a wound-healing center with hyperbaric oxygen therapy.