McLaren Thumb Region

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  • What services do you offer that caters to women’s health? I currently offer a variety of Women's Health Services including routine screening for breast or cervical cancer with mammogram or Pap, IUD insertion, Nexplanon insertion, contraception discussion and prenatal/OB care in conjunction with a local obstetrician. What about your clinic providers and environment would women find appealing when selecting their primary care provider? The benefit for the patient is that we can provide care for the whole ...

  • The Thumb area, known for vast farmland and tall grasses is not a favorite area for ticks. Ticks are most commonly found in the Upper Peninsula and the western side of Michigan. Although ticks are not prevalent in the Thumb area, one local family medicine physician believes it is smart to be informed and know how to avoid tick bites. What types of ticks transmit Lyme disease? Female blacklegged ticks, which are also known as deer ticks, are responsible for the spread of Lyme disease . A female blacklegg...