McLaren Flint welcomes general surgeon to medical staff

Chelsea Smith, DO, a general surgeon, has joined the medical staff at McLaren Flint. Dr. Smith is seeing patients at the McLaren Bariatric and Metabolic Institute, G-3200 Beecher Rd., Suite MBI, in Flint. She is also seeing patients at 3273 Davison Road, Suite 4, in Lapeer. Smith completed a fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery-Bariatrics and Advanced GI at McLaren Flint. She completed her residency at Detroit Medical Center in Detroit. She earned her medical degree from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in East Lansing. Smith is accepting new patients and can be reached at the Flint location by calling (810) 342-5470 and the Lapeer location by calling (810) 667-5150.

McLaren Flint welcomes orthopedic surgeon to medical staff

Justin Schupbach, MD, orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist, has joined the medical staff at McLaren Flint. Dr. Schupbach is seeing patients at Insight Orthopedic Specialists, 4800 S. Saginaw St. in Flint. Schupbach completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He completed his residency at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He earned his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit. Schupbach is accepting new patients and can be reached by calling (810) 484-3006.

Southern Lakes Parks and Recreation Authority seeks public input on Master Plan

Southern Lakes Parks and Recreation Authority is preparing for the update of its Five-Year Master Plan. The Parks and Recreation Master plan is useful for the acquisition of properties and implementation of programming in the service area. As Fenton, Fenton Township and Linden continue to expand, creating recreational opportunities that support the residents of this area is important to maintaining strong community connections. The authority will have a survey available from Nov. 8 to Nov. 22. We invite you to add your input as we plan for the future.

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