Lake Country Health Alliance  

 


 
Orca, Mariano M.D. FACS

Rapid advancements in the field of medicine require physicians to continually educate themselves in order to bring their patients the best possible medical care. Dr. Orca has devoted his practice to this kind of state-of-the-art care so that he can provide his patients the most modern of treatments locally available.

A native of the Philippines, Dr. Orca received his medical degree from the University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines in 1968. He did his Pediatrics residency at Albert Einstein University in the Bronx and Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. He completed his Urology residency at New York University, where he studied under Dr. Robert Hotchkiss, "The father of male infertility."

He is a member of the American Medical Association, A fellow of the American Board of Surgery and a Diplomat in both Pediatrics and Urology. Dr. Orca has been serving the Sturgis community for over 30 years. His practice continues to remain innovative and current, offering modern, sophisticated treatments, utilizing state-of-the-art equipment, to diagnose medical problems.

His specialized office procedures include prostate ultrasounds and biopsies, prostate thermal therapies, cystoscopy (internal bladder exams), no scalpel vasectomies and vasectomy reversals. Specialized hospital procedures include laser surgeries on the kidney, bladder and prostate and the latest in bladder pacemaker implantations.

"My focus is on giving a careful evaluation and accurate diagnosis in order to best provide you with the most modern and effective treatments available to you in our local environment."
   








 

Mission statement:
To provide quality, friendly, prompt and modern surgical/medical care in a hometown environment. "We keep pace with progress, offering cutting-edge advances in treatments."

Quality and Commitment: Our goal is to treat our patients with the same level of comfort and respect we would expect from a physician. We offer our patients prompt attention, brief waiting periods in a warm and comfortable atmosphere, rapid return of phone calls and clear, honest answers to questions and concerns. We look at each patient as a whole individual.

Your Privacy Ensured: We strictly adhere to protecting and preserving our patients' privacy. While under our care, your records are kept strictly confidential. Written permission must be received from you before any of your medical information will be released by our office. This includes family members. To expedite your medical care we ask that you have your medical records transferred to our office.

New Patients and Appointments: We consider a referral to be the highest compliment we can receive. We welcome referred and self-referred patients and are more than happy to welcome your family and friends. Please tell them about us! Patients are seen by appointment except in cases of emergency. Doctor's hours vary according to surgery schedules; however, appointments can be made simply by calling our office from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday.

Insurance, Billing and Fees: We accept and bill most insurances. Co-pays and deductibles are expected to be prepaid at the time of service unless otherwise pre-arranged. We also accept cash, checks, credit cards and pre-arranged payments for patients without insurance and for those receiving care for "non-covered" services.

Questions and Concerns: Our knowledgeable, friendly staff is available during office hours to answer any questions you may have; however, please understand that some medical questions cannot be answered without an office visit.

List specialized health services:
  • Urology
  • Pediatric Urology
  • Urology Andrology-The study of male reproductive and performance health.
  • Pediatrics
Office locations
  • Lake Country Health Alliance
    17 Vinewood, Sturgis MI (269) 651-4708
  • Lake Country Urology Clinic
    235 E. Chicago, Coldwater, MI (517) 278-4581
  • Three Rivers Specialty Clinic
    711 S. Health Pkwy, Three Rivers, MI (269) 273-9691
  • Lee Memorial Hospital
    420 W. High St., Dowagiac, MI (269) 782-8681