Lewis G. Rashid, M.D.,completed his undergraduate degree at Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Science with Honors. He earned his medical degree at  Wayne State University School of Medicine and proceeded to complete his general surgery training  at the Michigan State University Integrated General Surgery Residency.

Dr. Rashid has special interest in minimally invasive surgery including robotics, advanced laparoscopic, and advanced endoscopy. He also performs a wide variety of surgery including thyroid, breast, foregut and hindgut surgery, biliary, abdominal wall reconstruction and hernia repair, and acute care surgery.

David Hagan, M.D. FACS, earned a Bachelor of Art degree in Biology from Albion College and completed Medical School at the University of Michigan. He completed his general surgical residency at Fairview General Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Hagan is a Fellow with the American College of Surgeons.

Thais Fortes, M.D., is a Gynecologic Surgeon who specializes in management of breast diseases. She earned her medical degree from Universidade Federal do Piaui, Brazil. Dr. Fortes underwent Obstetrics and Gynecology residency and Breast Surgery fellowship in her home country prior to moving to the U.S.

Following her relocation, Dr. Fortes completed an Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at Sparrow Hospital – Michigan State University. After residency, she completed a Society of Surgical Oncology Breast Surgical Fellowship at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY.

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Hugh Lindsey, M.D., FACS, a Certified Physician Executive, leads the Sparrow Medical Group General Surgery Lansing practice. He is board-certified in General Surgery with 20 years of broad-based general surgery experience and performs a wide array of minimally invasive as well as GI endoscopic procedures.

Dr. Lindsey earned his medical degree from the University of Toledo College of Medicine in Toledo, Ohio, completed his general surgery residency training at Michigan State University and interned at the Naval Hospital in Portsmouth, Virginia.

Before coming to SMG General Surgery Lansing he served as Chief Medical Officer for Hayes Green Beach Memorial Hospital in Charlotte.

​​Michael Eigenberg, M.D., is board-certified in General Surgery and uses the latest in technology and minimally invasive and endoscopic techniques.  Our General Surgery team diagnoses and treats patients with diseases and disorders affecting the abdomen, digestive tract, breast, skin, and more.

Dr. Eigenberg previously served as an Assistant Professor and Faculty Surgeon at Michigan State University’s College of Human Medicine in the Acute Care Division and came to Sparrow from Surgery Group of Grand Island, LLC, in Grand island, Neb.

He is a member of the American College of Surgeons and is certified in da Vinci Robotic Surgery, Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery, Advanced Trauma Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Basic Life Support.

Timothy McKenna, D.O., FACOS, graduated from The Honor College at Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry. He completed medical school at MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his General Surgery Residency at Detroit Osteopathic Hospital. He is a Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons and a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons. 

Dr. McKenna has a special interest in breast surgery.  He currently serves as the Surgical Director of the
Sparrow Health System Multidisciplinary Breast Cancer Clinic.  He previously served as Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Sparrow Health Systems from 2005 through 2008.

KhangHy D Nguyen, D.O., FACOS, FACS,graduated from the Michigan State University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2004 and completed his surgical residency at McLaren Greater Lansing in 2009. He is a board-certified general surgeon providing a broad range of surgical care including minimally invasive procedures and endoscopy. 

After completing his residency, Dr. Nguyen fulfilled his Health Professional Scholarship duties by serving active duty in the United States Air Force at Joint Base Andrews until his honorable discharge in 2013. As an active duty surgeon, he completed two tours of duty to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.  Before coming to Sparrow, he previously served as Assistant Chief of Surgery for the Mid-Atlantic Permanente Group covering the northern Virginia area.

Kara Spenski, NP-C,is a board-certified nurse practitioner with over a decade of nursing experience amongst long-term care, acute care, and diverse surgical experience in medical-surgical nursing at Sparrow Hospital. Her career began in 2008 as a Licensed Practical Nurse and continued by completing her Bachelor of Science in Nursing as well as obtaining the Medical-Surgical Certification through the Academy of Med-Surg Nurses. Kara then completed her Master of Science in Nursing with honors at Spring Arbor University specializing as a Nurse Practitioner. She is a current member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and Academy of Med-Surg Nurses. Kara is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Basic Life Support, and Medical-Surgical Nursing. Type your paragraph here.

Kosisochi Obinwanne, M.D., is a minimally invasive surgeon who has dedicated his career to performing bariatric and general surgical procedures, such as: cholecystectomy, hernia repairs, stomach intestinal and colon surgery, appendectomy and splenectomy.

A board-certified General Surgeon by the American Board of Surgery, Dr. Obinwanne graduated in 2001 from the University of Ibadan College of Medicine in Nigeria, completed his general surgery residency at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center in South Carolina, and his fellowship training in Bariatric Surgery/General Surgery at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center in Wisconsin.

Our Physicians

Sandra Bulemore, MSN, NP-BCis a board-certified nurse practitioner who has spent over 20 years in general and acute care surgical specialties. She has been affiliated with Sparrow Health Systems and Michigan State University for the last 10 years, during which she has been directly involved in resident education as well as the provision of high quality patient care. Before coming to Sparrow, Sandra graduated with honors from U of M Flint with a Masters in Nursing Science and obtained a Family Nurse Practitioner certification, prior to her employment at Sparrow she worked in the operating room and general surgery service at Owosso. Sandra is a member of professional organizations MICNP and ANCC. She is certified in ACLS, PALS and CNOR. Her outside interests include the newly evolving field of functional medicine and nutrition.