This is a complete list of all physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners that are on staff at Portage Health.
Dr. Todd Anderson practices family medicine at the University Center in Houghton.
Dr. William Anderson is board certified in Family Medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine.
Dr. Andress is an adult medicine specialist and is board certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine.
Tim is certified by the Council on Certification of Nurse Anesthetists and has been providing anesthesia care for nearly 25 years.
Cynthia works alongside Dr. Kass in the Family Medicine Clinic in Hancock. She has more than 25 years of experience in nursing.
"I really like hip and knee replacement surgeries. One of the reasons I chose this as a specialty is that you can clearly see the benefit of the surgery. My patients' pain is remarkably improved and the quality of their lives improves notably, that's rewarding as a doctor."
Whitney sees patients at the Portage Health Emergency Department and Express Care clinic.
Dr. Brueggeman provides total foot care for broken bones, torn ligaments, bunions, hammer toes, heel spurs, arch pain, arthritis, and fungal infections of the skin and nails.
Megan Brueggeman, PA-C works alongside the orthopaedic team at Portage Health.
Kortni is a certified physician assistant and is interested in developing community outreach and enjoys volunteering.
Dr. Dinsmore is board certified in neurology and sees patients in the Internal Medicine Associates clinic at Portage Health's main campus.
A board-certified anesthesiologist providing professional care to clients across the life continuum.
Dr. Folker is board certified in otolaryngology (Ear, Nose and Throat) and travels to Hancock to see patients on a regular basis in our main campus Visiting Specialists Clinic. He also performs surgeries in our operating room.
Dr. Geddes has been practicing oncology since 1998 after completing his residency and a fellowship program at Washington Cancer Institute in Washington D.C.
Dr. Haller is board certified in rheumatology and she sees patients at the main campus Internal Medicine Associates clinic.
Dr. Helman is board certified in family medicine and she sees patients at the University Center, located adjacent to Michigan Tech's Student Development Complex.
Dr. Himes is board certified in internal medicine and nephrology. He is the medical director for the Portage Health Dialysis Center and sees patients in Hancock on a monthly basis.
Dr. Hines is board certified in emergency medicine and medical toxicology by the American Board of Emergency Medicine.
As a geriatrician, Dr. Hopper is specialized in the care of older adults, particularly those with multiple chronic illnesses.
Dr. Jaber is board certified in pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics and has special interest in obesity issues and gastrointestinal problems.
Dr. Jahoda is board certified in urology.
Dr. Janners has 33 years of experience in internal medicine.
Dr. Kass is board certified in family medicine and sees patients at the main campus Family Practice Clinic.
Kathryn sees patients as part of our orthopaedic team.
Dr. Kenny sees patients in the main campus OB/GYN clinic. She also delivers babies in the Family Birthing Center.
Dr. Khokhar is board certified in internal medicine and brings brings 28 years of experience in healthcare with him. His experience includes surgery, internal medicine and hospital medicine.
Dr. Kinzel is board certified in geriatric medicine and sees patients in the inpatient unit as a hospitalist.
Dr. Klemme is board certified in anesthesiology and emergency medicine and serves as the Anesthesia Department clinical director.
Dr. Kotov is board certified in anatomic and clinical pathology.
"I like to empower my patients to be their own decision makers. We discuss risks, benefits, options, and alternatives. I want my patients to leave their visit knowing that they were listened to and have the best personalized care. Medicine is always changing. I am dedicated to staying up to date so that my patients have the most current knowledge."
Dr. Lang has nearly two decades of experience in anesthesiology.
Dr. Lara is board certified in diagnostic radiology by the American Board of Radiology.
Dr. Liston is board certified in family medicine and sees patients in the University Center, adjacent to Michigan Tech's Student Development Complex.
Dr. Wade Liston is board certified in surgery and sees patients in the main campus surgery clinic.
Dr. Lyle is board certified in diagnostic radiology by the American Board of Radiology.
Dr. Majkrzak is board certified and has more than 20 years of experience in the women's health specialty.
Mercedes is a physician assistant and is originally from the Upper Peninsula.
Dr. McConnon is board certified in family medicine and geriatric medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine. He sees patients at the Lake Linden Clinic on Bootjack Road.
Dr. McKenzie is board certified in family medicine and sees patients in the main campus Family Practice Clinic.
Dr. McParlan is board certified in diagnostic radiology by the American Board of Radiology.
Dr. Meyer is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and sees patients in the main campus OB/GYN clinic. She also delivers babies in the Family Birthing Center.
Dr. Neufeld is board certified in family medicine and sees patients at the emergency room.
Dr. Nulf is board certified in emergency medicine.
Christopher Peer, MD specializes in knee and shoulder surgeries and has fellowship-training in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine.
Guy is a physician assistant and sees patients in the emergency department and at Express Care.
Dr. Pietila is a radiologist at Portage Health.
Works with Drs.Peer and Bow in Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine. Jesse assists in Surgical Procedures, manages postoperative recovery and manages common muskuloskeletal injuries. Jesse is an intergral part of the Orthopaedics team.
Melissa sees patients at the Portage Health Medical Group - Lake Linden Clinic.
Michael is certified by the Council on Certification of Nurse Anesthetists and has provided anesthesia to United State’s Armed Forces in Iraq and Germany.
Dr. Sears is board certified in surgery by the American Board of Surgery.
Dr. Smoot is board-certified in internal medicine, pulmonary disease and sleep medicine. He sees patients at the main campus internal medicine clinic and performs sleep studies at the Sleep Disorders Center in Hancock.
Dr. Sripaipan is board certified in pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics and sees patients for well-child visits and for a variety of health-related issues including diabetes. She is also a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Dr. Takala is a family medicine physician who sees patients in Ontonagon.
Dr. Trusock is board certified in family medicine and sports medicine.
Dr. Vallad-Hix is a board-certified Fellow of both the American College
of Osteopathic Pediatrics and the American Academy of Pediatrics. She
has been appointed to the Governor's Action Asthma Council, is a
qualified lactation consultant and has considerable experience in
Dr. Lori Vaughan is board certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. She sees patients as a hospitalist in our Inpatient Unit.
Melissa is a physician assistant at the University Center in Houghton.
Dr. Winkler is board certified in ophthalmology.
Dr. Yarger is a board-certified family physician working in the Portage Health Emergency Department.
Dr. Stoll is board certified in family medicine and is also fellowship trained in anti-aging and regenerative medicine.
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