Laurie Birkholz, MD, NCMP, is a board-certified Family Medicine physician and fellowship-trained Women’s Health specialist practicing in Southwest Michigan. Formerly with Lakeshore Health Partners, Dr. Birkholz opened Laurie Birkholz, MD, and Associates in temporary space in Douglas, MI, in April 2020, and will open in her new home in Holland, MI, as part of the Ms.Medicine network of providers in July 2020.
Dr. Birkholz received her undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin. She completed her residency in family practice at St. Luke’s Hospital in Maumee, Ohio, and her women’s healthcare fellowship with Aurora Health Care, in Milwaukee, WI.
Certified by the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) as a menopause and women’s health practitioner, Dr. Birkholz is a frequent lecturer on women’s health issues in the community. Her advanced training in women’s health allows for additional focus in areas that include menopausal medicine, sexual health and gynecology.
Dr. Birkholz believes in the importance of caring for the whole woman through a holistic approach based in lifestyle medicine and prevention, and she embraces the belief that knowledge is power. She strives to educate and empower her patients to lead their healthiest and most fulfilling lives. She is committed to providing a safe space that offers compassionate, evidence-based medicine while promoting social tolerance and equality. ALL are welcome and celebrated in her practice.
Dr. Birkholz, husband Eric, and their two children, Hayden and Anna, live in Saugatuck, MI and love all things outdoors. She is a lifelong wellness enthusiast, avid runner and Peloton addict.