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906-341-1888 or 1-888-460-8724 ext. 1888
John Galey, M.D. Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
Dr. Galey comes to us from the International Orthopedics & Sports Medicine practice in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. Earning his medical degree from the prestigious University of Toronto Medical School in Ontario Canada, Dr. Galey interned at Toronto General Hospital and completed his residency at the University of Ottawa, in Ottawa Ontario.
Dr. Galey is fellowship trained in Joint Replacement & Sports Medicine and is Board Certified through the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.
Dr. Galey currently serves as the Chief Medical Officer for Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital.
Total Hip Replacements
Joint and Ligament Repair
Full and Partial Knee Replacement
Bone and Tendon Grafts
Arthroplasty Joint Replacement of Finger and Toe
Arthroscopic Surgeries of the Knee, Ankle, Shoulder, and Wrist
Boasting two of the newest and one of the largest Operating Suites in the Upper Peninsula, Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital’s Dr. Gregory Bambach provides a full-spectrum of minimally invasive procedures. General Surgeon, at SMH, Dr. Bambach has been enjoying his growing surgical practice. In fact, he is fast becoming the reason why so many have made him their surgeon of choice, in the Upper Peninsula’s south-central region.
A life long Michigan resident, Dr. Bambach received his Bachelor of Science degree from Michigan State University, East Lansing and his Medical Degree from Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan. Dr. Bambach also completed his residency at Wayne State University.
Dr. Bambach is board certified in General Surgery. He also serves as Chief of Staff at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital.
EGD (Upper Scope)
Breast Cancer (mastectomy, lumpectomy, biopsy)
PEG tube placement
Hernia repair (including inguinal, umbilical & ventral)
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder) & Appendectomy
General Abdominal Surgeries
Mark Cardamone-Rayner, M.D., FACS joins SMH as an Otolaryngologist (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist. He attended medical school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and completed his residency at the University of Minnesota. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology.
In his spare time Dr. Cardamone-Rayner loves to tour on his Harley Davidson with his wife Amy. He has recently learned to fly and now has his private pilot license. He enjoys upland bird hunting and recreational shooting. Prior to medical school, he was a certified executive chef and restaurant owner. He loves to spend his free time in the outdoors, gardening, camping, canoeing and exploring new areas. To top it off, he plays piano on a daily basis. Dr. Cardamone-Rayner chose Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital in search of a more intimate medical experience with a small community where he could establish relationships and contribute to the growth of a medical practice.
Head & Neck
|Chronic or recurrent acute tonsillitis||Globus||Chronic ear disease|
|Neck masses||Strider||Hearing loss: gradual, sudden|
|Recurrent sialoadenitis||Vocal cord masses||Otorrhea|
|Salivary gland masses||Voice disorders: hoarseness,||Recurrent acute ear disease|
|Thyroid masses||dysphonia, etc||Tinnitus|
|Upper aerodigestive neoplasms|
|Snoring or apnea|
|Stridor or airway concerns|
Plastic & Reconstructive
|Congenital malformations||Chronic adenotonsillitis||Epistaxis|
|Facial skin lesions & cancers||Chronic otitis media||Nasal masses or foreign bodies|
|Scar revisions||Congenital malformations||Nasal obstruction Sinus disease|
Procedures offered at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital include:
|Adenoidectomy||Functional endoscopic sinus surgery||Removal of PET with gel film myringoplasty|
|Aerodigestive tract cancers||I & D head & neck abscesses||Septoplasty|
|Closed reduction of nasal fracture||Inferior turbinate reduction||Submandibular gland excision|
|Deep cervical neck masses||Laceration repair||Tonsillectomy|
|Excision of lesions with local flap reconstruction||Open septorhinoplasty||Thryoidectomy|
|Excision of neck masses||Pressure equalization tubes||Tonsillectomy|
|Fine needle aspiration||Ultrasound guided biopsies of thyroid and neck masses|
Dr. John Niemela, D.P.M., provides complete foot and ankle care from neonates to geriatric patients. Clinical services include: evaluation and treatment of all foot and ankle conditions below the knee. This includes treatment for orthopedic deformities (bunions, hammer toes, flatfeet, arthritis ankle/foot), sports medicine conditions (tendonitis, plantar fasciitis, sprains), warts (hands and feet), ingrown nails, wound care (below the knee), masses/tumors, and diabetic foot care.
Some of the services include: custom orthotics, injections and diabetic shoes. Surgical care provided includes: bunion/tailors bunion/hammer toe repair, forefoot/midfoot/rearfoot/ ankle reconstruction (everything below the knee).
He also provides traumatic reconstruction including emergent fracture repair of the ankle, foot, and toes. I will be available for trauma call at the hospital for injuries below the knee and will also be providing complete pediatric foot and ankle care, including clubfoot casting, congenital deformities, and flatfoot treatment.
Dr. Niemela is an Upper Peninsula native from Marquette, MI. He graduated with Honors from Michigan State University with a Bachelors Degree majoring in Medical Technology. He completed a one year internship for Medical Technology at Hurley Hospital in Flint, Michigan. Following the internship, he worked as a Medical Technologist for three years at Lakeland Medical Center in St. Joseph, Michigan before attending medical school at Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. Before receiving his medical school degree, he earned a second bachelors degree from Scholl College: Bachelors in Biology. Dr. Niemela then graduated from the Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in 2002, Magna Cum Laude, with a Doctorate. Following medical school, he was accepted to a three year surgical residency at the Legacy Portland Hospital/Kaiser (PSR 36) Surgical Residency Program. Upon completion of his residency, he started in private practice in Marquette, Michigan and has provided complete foot and ankle care from neonates to geriatric patients for over 12 years.
Dr. John Niemela specializes in below the knee medical and surgical treatment.
CLINICAL AND SURGICAL SERVICES
Orthopedic deformities – bunions, hammer toes, flatfeet, arthritis in ankle and foot
Sports Medicine Conditions – tendinitis, plantar fasciitis, sprains
Warts – hand and feet
Diabetic foot care – orthotics, injections and diabetic shoes
Emergent fracture repair