Meet Kalen: Clare primary care provider

Kalen Gerulski, NP-C, a family nurse practitioner, has always wanted to make a positive impact on the lives of those around her, especially those truly in need of her help.

A registered nurse, she saw an opportunity to make a greater impact as a nurse practitioner and primary care provider to a community in need of greater access to care.

This is what she can accomplish by joining McLaren Central – Clare Clinic.

Meet Kalen.

Why did you choose health care?

I have always had an inherent desire to make a positive impact on people’s lives during their most vulnerable moments.

Inspired by the compassionate care nurses provide, I became a registered nurse, which led to a fulfilling career. To enhance my impact on patient care, I pursued advanced education and became a family nurse practitioner, empowering patients and their families to make informed health care decisions and optimize their wellbeing.

Why did you choose family medicine?

Family medicine offers a comprehensive and holistic approach to health care, allowing me to provide care to individuals across their entire life.

Why did you choose to practice in central Michigan?

As a resident of central Michigan, I aspire to bring dedicated, compassionate, and comprehensive healthcare services to my community.

Why did you choose to practice with McLaren?

McLaren Health Care's unwavering support has been instrumental in shaping my diverse health care career, encouraging a deep commitment to continuing my patronage with the organization.

Do you have a specific area of interest?

With over 15 years of healthcare experience, I have worked in cardiology, intensive care, surgical services, and pain management.

How do you spend your spare time?

Beyond patient care, I find joy in family time, yoga, kayaking, and coffee on my porch.

Kalen is accepting new patients through McLaren Central – Clare Clinic, located at 1509 North McEwan in Clare. Appointments can be made by calling (989) 386-8170.