McLaren Northern Michigan Welcomes New Cardiologist

McLaren Northern Michigan Welcomes New Cardiologist

McLaren Northern Michigan is pleased to welcome board-certified cardiologist, David Ternes, DO, to Michigan Heart & Vascular Specialists.

Born and raised in Michigan, Dr. Ternes began his health care career right out of high school as a patient transporter and continuing his career in health care to others areas of the hospital. Dr. Ternes received his medical degree for Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his Internal Medicine and Cardiology residency at McLaren Macomb and completed his interventional cardiology fellowship with Kettering Medical Center.

With over 15 years of cardiovascular experience, Dr. Ternes is looking forward to practicing cardiac care in Northern Michigan. “McLaren Northern Michigan has a reputation for quality care,” expressed Dr. Ternes. “This is a beautiful area to live and I am excited to continue my practice in Northern Michigan.”

Dr. Ternes has a special interest in heart failure and long-term risk reduction and overall wellness. “It is fulfilling to make a connection with my patients and be a partner in improving their health,” he expressed.

In his free time, Dr. Ternes enjoys being outdoors either mountain biking and hiking.

For more information on cardiology services, or to make an appointment with Dr. Ternes, please call 231-487-2490 or visit