About Us

Is CHS right for you?

  • Members of Medical Expense Sharing programs
  • Patients with high-deductible insurance plans
  • Self-employed individuals, small business owners
  • Self-funded employers
  • Patients paying out-of-pocket
  • Anyone looking for a better, more affordable surgical solution

Christian Healthcare Specialists-Newaygo is a nonprofit subsidiary of Christian Healthcare Centers whose mission is to provide exceptional medical services to the community, guided by Biblical values.

CHS serves patients regardless of religious affiliation or financial status.

  • New, state-of-the-art facility in downtown Newaygo
  • Fair, transparent pricing. One bill – no surprises
  • Personalized, compassionate care that values every patient as a person created in God’s image
  • Experienced, board-certified specialists
  • Payment plans and patient assistance available


Ted VanderKooi

MD FACS– General Surgery Board certified by the American College of Surgeons

Bruce Van Dop

DO – Anesthesiology Board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology Subspecialty Pain Medicine and the American Board of Anesthesiology

S. Andrei Ostric

MD – Hand and Plastic Surgery Board certified by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Association of Hand Surgery.

How to Find Us

CHC Newaygo is west of M-37 behind The Stream building and just east of the Post Office.


If you are unsure whether we participate with your insurance plan, please contact our team at (616) 226-2669.

We do not participate with Medicare or Medicaid.

We accept the following insurances:

Insurance co-pays are due at the time service is provided.