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Dog Saves Owner's Life on New Year's Eve
While many were toasting and celebrating the start of the New Year, Bob was lying in the snow, just feet from his home’s door, paralyzed.
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5-Star Hospital Rating from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
A 5-star rating places McLaren Northern Michigan in the top 2.2% of hospital in the country.
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McLaren Northern Michigan Working Toward Level II Trauma Center Designation
Guest Commentary from President and CEO of McLaren Northern Michigan focuses on health care for Cheboygan-area residents and visitors.


Trauma is an injury to the body, often severe enough to require transport by ambulance. When people find themselves in this situation, there's no time to waste. Fortunately, McLaren’s trauma center is available to ensure the best possible outcomes when a life-threatening or otherwise time-sensitive emergency arises. Our elite trauma staff work is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year to serve our community.

Trauma and Acute Care Services at McLaren Northern Michigan

Emergency Surgical Care

Experienced, Caring, and Professional

Providing the highest quality of care to surgical patients from initial treatment to follow up.


The Trauma & Acute Care Services team (TACS) provides acute general surgery and trauma care to patients coming through the emergency department, those who require inpatient consultations, or hospital patients with surgical emergencies at McLaren Northern Michigan hospital. We provide continuous care for our patients, from 24/7 hospital care to follow-up care in our outpatient clinic.


Our team of experienced emergency surgical providers includes both surgeons and advanced practitioners. Because we manage your care as a team, you may see different providers throughout the course of your treatment.


We offer a full service clinic to provide follow-up care to all of our patients. The Trauma & Acute Care Services Clinic (TACS Clinic) is located in the McLaren Medical Office Building on the 5th floor.