Attending Physicians at The Laurels of Hudsonville

Attending Physicians

The Laurels of Hudsonville is very pleased that many surgeons and attending physicians follow their patients at our facility.

If your physician does not have admitting privileges, our Medical Director or other attending physician will be happy to oversee your care while you are staying with us. If you have any questions regarding your physician coverage, please don't hesitate to contact us at (616) 669-1520. We can assist you to ensure that you will have physician coverage.

The current list of attending physicians at The Laurels of Hudsonville includes, but is not limited to, the following:

Karl Breitweiser, DO, Medical Director

Dr. Breitweiser graduated from Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is board certified in Family Practice. Dr. Breitweiser is the Medical Director of Metro Health Physician Offices in Jenison, Michigan. He received the Governor's Award of Excellence in 2004 for Family Practice. Dr. Breitweiser is affiliated with the American Osteopathic Association, Michigan Association of Osteopathic Family Physicians, American College of Osteopathic Family Practitioners, and Kent Healthcare Physician Organization.

Shahnaz Ali, MD

Dr. Ali is board-certified in Internal Medicine. She practices with her husband Piyush Bhatnagar who also attends at The Laurels of Hudsonville. Dr. Ali and Dr. Bhatnagar have privileges with the Spectrum System.

Michael Byars, MD

Dr. Byars is part of Georgetown Family Physicians. He has been an attending physician at The Laurels of Hudsonville for over 6 years. He is also on the board of Zeeland Hospital.

Peter Macfield, MD

Dr. Macfield is an attending physician affiliated with the IPC Hospitalist Company in Grand Rapids. IPC practices in a broad range of post acute care facilities, skilled nursing facilities, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, rehabilitation hospitals, psychiatric hospitals and long term acute care hospitals. The IPC post-acute hospitalists currently practice in over 800 facilities in 28 states across the US.

David Peterson, DO

Dr. David Peterson practices Orthopedic Surgery and Anesthesiology in Zeeland, Michigan.

Karl Roberts, MD

Dr. Roberts is an orthopedic surgeon in affiliation with West Michigan Orthopedic. Dr. Roberts has made many appearances at the facility surpassing that of patient-care; he has been very involved in training our rehabilitation therapists in specialized techniques and practices for post-orthopedic surgeries. In February 2013, West Michigan Orthopedic partnered with the facility to create our Orthopedic Program at The Laurels of Hudsonville.

Patrick Zietz, MD

Dr. Zietz is an orthopedic surgeon in affiliation with West Michigan Orthopedic. In February 2013, West Michigan Orthopedic partnered with the facility to create our Orthopedic Program at The Laurels of Hudsonville.