About this Location
Welcome to the Alpena location page! Alcona Health Center’s Patient Centered Medical Home model of care means that we are your partner in healthcare. Our team of professionals will work with you to establish and manage your health goals and assist you in achieving your best possible health! We strive to provide quality healthcare and excellent customer service. If you have questions or concerns, or just want to share how great your patient experience was please don’t hesitate to contact the office manager for the this location, Cari at (989) 356-4049.
Hasan Basheera, MD
Ryan Brown, LPC CAADC
James Counsellor, LPC
James Counsellor, LPC is a Behavioral Health Therapist. He received his Master's of Arts in Counseling Psychology from Antioch New England Graduate School. His professional specialty/special interests include Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, behavioral medicine, and health psychology. Mr. Counsellor is a Board Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor and a member of the EMDR International Association.
Rick DeMarr, PA-C
Vicki Konczak-Miltz, LPC CAADC
Vicki Konczak-Miltz, LPC CAADC is a Behavioral Health Therapist. She earned her Master's of Arts in Counseling from Spring Arbor University and is a Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor. Special areas of professional interests include substance use disorder and trauma.
Maureen Mead, MD
Sandra Owen, PA-CMoving to the Alpena Services (US 23 N) location on 2/10/2020.
Sandra Owen, PA-C is a Physician's Assistant. She graduated from the University of North Dakota MPAS Program in 2005. Prior to this, she earned her Registered Nurse/Bachelor's of Science in Nursing and EMT- Paramedic Certification. She is a current member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
Tracy Romel, LMSWTemporarily located at Alpena Services while schools are closed.
Tracy Romel, LMSW is a Behavioral Health Therapist. She earned a Bachelor's of Science in Family Studies from Central Michigan University before going on to complete her Master's of Social Work degree from Eastern Michigan University. Ms. Romel is certified in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and has a special interest in working with children and families. She is a member of the Michigan Association of School Social Workers and the National Association of Social Workers.
David Schindler, MD
Dr. David Schindler earned his Medical Degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine in 1986. In addition to practicing family medicine, he also specializes in alternative treatments such as hypnosis, reiki, and ozone injections.
Sarah Stevens, PA-C
Sarah Stevens, PA-C is a Physician's Assistant who practices family medicine. She earned a Bachelor's of Science in Health Science at Grand Valley State University before going on to achieve her Master's Degree at Central Michigan University in 2008. Areas of professional interest include women's health and pediatrics.
Aimee Sweet, LMSWTemporarily located at Long Rapids Plaza Mon-Thu and Alpena Services on Fri while schools are closed.
Brandon Whitscell, PA-C
Brandon Whitscell, PA-C is a Physician's Assistant who practices family medicine. He studied at Grand Valley State University, earning his Master's in Physician Assistant Studies in 2007. Current professional memberships include the Michigan Academy of Physician Assistants and the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
Courtney Witulski, FNP-BC
Courtney Witulski, FNP-BC practices family medicine. She studied at Alpena Community College before moving on to Spring Arbor University and Frontier Nursing University, achieving progressive degrees along the way. She holds a Master's of Science in Nursing and is a Certified Nurse Midwife.
Deborah Yahne, LLPC
Ahmad Zubiari, MDTele-psychiatry
Rudy Barba, MDTele-psychiatry
- TELEHEALTH VISITS ARE AVAILABLE! Now you can see your medical or behavioral health provider using your smart phone, tablet or computer. No internet/no device? No worries. Ask us about our secure wifi spots and loaner tablets!
- Behavioral Health
- Community Health Worker
- MAT/Substance Use Disorder Treatment
- Lab Services
- Care Management
- Wellness Classes
- On-site Pharmacy
- Outpatient/walk-in Lab Services (Provided by Quest Diagnostics)
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Hours & Contact Info
Mailing AddressP.O. Box 857
Alpena, MI 49707
Hours of OperationMon: 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tue: 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Wed: 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Thu: 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Fri: 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sat: Walk-In Only (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Outpatient/walk-in lab services provided by Quest Diagnostics Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Walk-In Hours(PLEASE CALL AHEAD)
Mon: 7:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tue: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wed: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thu: 7:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Fri: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sat: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
For more information on accessing care while we are closed click here – After Hours Care
Patient Centered Medical Home
For more information on our Patient Centered Medical Home approach to care, click here –About
Alcona Health Center is a Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) Deemed Facility. This health center receives Health and Human Services (HHS) funding and has Federal Public Health Service (PHS) deemed status with respect to certain health or health related claims, including medical/dental/behavioral health malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals.