Spectrum Health Medical Group has the only multidisciplinary clinic in West Michigan dedicated to diagnosing and treating patients with mild neurocognitive impairments, such as memory loss, that result from neurological conditions such as:
The Memory Disorders Clinic incorporates the combined skills and expertise of a neurologist, neuropsychologist, social worker and pharmacist. This unique team provides comprehensive, compassionate and timely services to help patients and their families or caregivers, manage their condition and optimize quality of life.
Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease—Timothy Thoits, MD
Issues with memory loss, as well as difficulties with learning or concentration, eventually become more about the family and less about the patient. Therefore, we make it a priority to be available to families for questions or concerns, offering support, resources and guidance for making decisions as the needs of the patient change over time.
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Timothy Thoits, MD, is lead physician, outpatient neurology services, Spectrum Health Medical Group. Dr. Thoits is board-certified in neurology and clinical neurophysiology.
Michael Lawrence, PhD, ABPP-CN, is a clinical neuropsychologist who specializes in neuropsychological evaluations and psychotherapy for neurologically compromised individuals. His clinical interests include dementia and concussion management.
Martha Van Dyken, LMSW, is a medical social worker. She earned her master’s degree in social work from Michigan State University in East Lansing.
Sarah Raguckas, PharmD, is an associate professor of pharmacy practicing at Spectrum Health Medical Group. Dr. Raguckas received her doctorate in pharmacy from Ferris State University in Big Rapids.