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.
Acute Care Clinic Hours –
Alcona Health Center is now offering “Acute Care” at their Alpena Services facility on US 23 North. This new “Acute Care” clinic is an alternative service that is being offered in place of walk-in services that have been discontinued due to COVID-19. “Acute Care” clinic hours will be offered Monday through Saturday for those who do not have an emergency but need to be seen the same or next day due to illness or injury. In person and telehealth options will both be available. This service is open to all. You do not need to be an established Alcona Health Center patient to access the “Acute Care” clinic hours.
Alcona Health Center asks that you please phone (989) 356-4049 to set up an appointment time for this “Acute Care” service prior to coming into the building. With patient safety in mind, those who are coming to the clinic with an illness will now enter via the “Acute Care” entrance at the north end of the building.
Special appointment times for higher risk patients –
As part of our COVID-19 response plan, we have set aside special appointment times for the elderly or those with certain medical conditions that may make them higher risk for getting complications if they get COVID-19 or another virus. Please let the receptionist or scheduler know if you have: Asthma, Chronic Kidney Disease with Dialysis, Diabetes, a serious heart condition, a blood disorder or if you are immunocompromised or over 65 years old.
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
Rachel Eaton, LMSW
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.
Rudy Barba, MDTele-psychiatry
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.
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.
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.
Jordan Herbert, NPTele-psychiatry
Ahmad Zubiari, 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: Acute Care Clinic Hours Only 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
ACUTE CARE CLINIC HOURS - Same Day Appointments for illness or injury!
This service replaces our Walk-in Clinic hours that were discontinued due to COVID-19. Acute Care Clinic hours are available to anyone. You do not need to be an established patient.
You must phone (989) 356-4049 to set up an appointment time.
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.
These services are provided by Quest Diagnostics Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 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.