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    Bryan Shumaker, MD, Board-certified Urologist and Astronomy enthusiast, has joined McLaren Northern Michigan Urology. With nearly 40 years of medical experience, Dr. Shumaker is knowledgeable in all areas of urology. He sees patients from newborn through adult years for most urology conditions and surgeries. He received his medical degree from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and completed his residency at Wayne State University School of Medicine. “I am excited to start practicing me...

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    McLaren Northern Michigan has been recognized as a top Michigan hospital by U.S. News & World Report in its 2019-20 Best Hospitals ranking. Now in its 30th year, inclusion in the distinguished ranking demonstrates a health care provider’s proficiency in the delivery of its care and the resulting patient experience and outcome. Ranking is based on careful analysis of patient outcomes and care-related factors, such as patient safety and nurse staffing, from nearly 5,000 hospitals nationwide, including ...

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    McLaren Northern Michigan Internal Medicine in Petoskey is pleased to welcome Nurse Practitioner Tammy Broz, FNP, to the practice. Tammy became a Michigander in 2011 when she moved to the Upper Peninsula. After visiting Petoskey three years ago, she felt at home and knew it was a wonderful place to work, play, and raise a family. “I grew up in a small town in Maine with a climate and sense of community similar to Petoskey,” she expressed. Tammy received her Master of Science in Nursing degree from the Un...

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    McLaren Northern Michigan is pleased to announce the re-certification of the cardiovascular rehabilitation program by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). McLaren Northern Michigan was recognized for its commitment to improving quality of life by enhancing standards of care. Cardiovascular rehabilitation programs are designed to help people with cardiovascular conditions, such as heart attacks, heart surgery, and respiratory problems recover faster and live he...

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    If you’re interested in learning more about fitness or gaining lifesaving skills to help keep you and your family safe, make sure to come to the free Summer Wellness Expo from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Friday, August 9 at Nub’s Nob. Come in your workout clothes and be prepared to participate as much as you want in mini-workout sessions designed specifically for you. And, if your child, or the child in you, has always wanted to see the inside of an ambulance, or how a fire truck works, then the Summer Wellness E...

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    McLaren Northern Michigan is hosting free needle drop-offs in August and September in Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Gaylord, and Petoskey. Cheboygan Needle Drop-off When: Saturday, August 10 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Location: McLaren Northern Michigan Cheboygan Campus Circle Drive 748 South Main Street, Cheboygan Future dates: October 24*, December 14. Petoskey Needle Drop-off When: Saturday, August 10 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Location: McLaren Northern Michigan Circle Drive 416 Connable Drive, Petoskey Future dates: ...

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    McLaren Northern Michigan is pleased to welcome Radiation Oncologist, Nathan Kaufman, MD, FACRO, to the Karmanos Cancer Institute in Petoskey. He is joining his son Isaac Kaufman, MD, Radiation Oncologist. Dr. Nathan Kaufman received his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine. He completed his Radiation Oncology Fellowship and Internship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. “When I thought about where I wanted to finish my career, I realized there was nothing bett...

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    The McLaren Northern Michigan Foundation received grants totaling $28,873 from local Community Foundations for the Oncology Nurse Navigator Program at McLaren Northern Michigan. The grants will support newly diagnosed patients navigate their cancer journey. Oncology Nurse Navigators work with approximately 2,000 newly diagnosed cancer patients from across 22 northern Michigan counties annually. Nurse Navigators ensure seamless and coordinated care among physicians, diagnostic tests, and cancer treatments...

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    McLaren Northern Michigan is pleased to recognize the following physicians with the Overall Outstanding Provider award. This designation is earned by providers at McLaren primary and specialty practices who achieved optimal scores in quality and patient experience in 2018. Congratulations! Thomas Earl, MD, Cardiology Dalton Miranda, MD, Cardiology Jason Ricci, MD, Cardiology Donald Watson, DO, Internal Medicine

  • The McLaren Northern Michigan Cheboygan Campus was put on lockdown earlier this afternoon, Thursday, July 18, after an active shooter threat was made toward the Alcona Health Center office, located in the Medical Office Building. The individual was not on campus. The Cheboygan County Sheriff’s Office took the individual into custody, and the lockdown was lifted.