Cheboygan Campus

About this Location

Welcome to our Cheboygan Campus 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 this location, Dawn at (231) 627-7118​.

Alcona Health Center bases our masking requirements while on our campuses on current area COVID hospital admission rates and other high-risk factors.  Hospital admission rates with “color” and screening questions will be posted at all patient entrances. A separate sign showing the current appropriate color/admission level will be displayed next to this one on all entrances for you to view prior to entering our buildings.  Green = Low/No Mask Required.  Yellow = Medium/No Mask Required.  Orange = Mask Required.  Yes to Screening Questions (Do you have COVID symptoms? Have you had tested positive for COVID? Have you had close contact with someone who tested positive for COVID?) = Mask Required. If you wish to know the current status of masking requirements before coming to our location please phone us.  Otherwise be prepared that you may have to wear a mask based on the current level as posted on the entrance door. 


Heather Bontempo, FNP

Family Medicine

Heather Bontempo, FNP practices family medicine. She earned her Master's of Science from Chamberlain University. Ms. Bontempo is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).

Amanda Bruhnsen, PNP-AC


Amanda Bruhnsen, PNP-AC is a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. She earned her Master of Science in Nursing from The University of Michigan in 2017. Ms. Bruhnsen is a member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners. (NAPNAP)

Mark Drogowski, MD

Family Medicine

Dr. Mark Drogowski practices family medicine in Cheboygan. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Albion College, before going on to achieve his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine, followed by a Family Medicine Residency with Saginaw Cooperative Hospitals. Dr. Drogowski's professional interests include pediatrics, preventative care, and a focus on "whole person care". He is a former Mead Johnson Award: Top 25 Resident Physician USA recipient. Professional memberships include - AAFP, MAFP, and Christian Medical and Dental Association.

Kelly Harnish, RDH


Kelly Harnish, RDH is a Registered Dental Hygienist who works both at our Cheboygan Campus and our Pickford location. She graduated with an Associate of Applied Science/Certificate in Dental Hygiene from Baker College in 1999. She is a member of the Dental Hygiene National Honor Society.

Rachel Ingalsbe, LMSW

Behavioral Health

Rachel Ingalsbe, LMSW is a Behavioral Health Therapist. She is a graduate of Spring Arbor University, earning a Master's of Social Work. Her professional interests include a focus on trauma, addiction, child, and family therapy.

David Kazanowski, MD

Family Medicine

David Kazanowski, MD practices family medicine. Dr. Kazanowski graduated from Ross University School of Medicine in 2018 and completed his residency at Wayne State University Family Medicine Program in 2022. Dr. Kazanowski has earned many accolades including: The Dr. Frederick Rosin Award of Excellence (Wayne State, 2022); The Standout Performer Award (Wayne State, 2022); Family Medicine PGY-2 Resident of the Year (Wayne State, 2021). His is a member of the Family Medicine Foundations of Michigan Board of Trustees (2019-present). Professional interests include comprehensive healthcare, community health and geriatrics.

Kaitlin LaLonde, PA-C

Family Medicine

Kaitlin LaLonde is a Physician Assistant who practices Family Medicine at our Cheboygan Campus. She obtained a Bachelor's degree from Alma College before going on the earn her Master's of Physician Assistant Studies from Central Michigan University in 2016. Professional memberships include Michigan Academy of Physician Assistants and the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

Elizabeth Matteson, LLMSW

Behavioral Health

Elizabeth Matteson, LLMSW is a behavioral health therapist. She studied at Spring Arbor University in Spring Arbor, Michigan earning a Master of Social Work (MSW) in 2023. Ms. Matteson is also a member of the National Association of Social Workers.

Kyle Taylor, DNP

Family Medicine

Kyle Taylor, DNP practices Family Medicine. He obtained his Bachelor of Nursing Science in 2012 before going on to graduate with a Doctor of Nursing Practice from the University of Michigan in 2018. Mr. Taylor has experience in treating Substance Use Disorder, including the use of MAT. Professional interests include nutrition and exercise. He is a member of the Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners, and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Recovery Services Team Member.

Vicki Konczak-Miltz, LPC

Vicki Konczak-Miltz, LPC CAADC

Telehealth (Behavioral Health)

Vicki Konczak-Miltz, LPC CAADC, NCC, CCS-DP, is a Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse Therapist. She earned her Master's of Arts in Counseling from Spring Arbor University. Vicki has obtained CAADC- Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor and is part of our Medication Assisted Treatment Program at AHC. Her professional interests include substance use disorder and trauma. Recovery Services Team Member.

Daniel Mead, NP

Telehealth (Behavioral Health)

Daniel Mead, NP is a nurse practitioner who practices family medicine. He studied at South University in Georgia and earned his Masters of Science in Nursing in 2018. Mr. Mead has a special interest in Family and Psychiatry Treatment.

Joy Newhouse, PMHNP BC


Joy Newhouse, PMHNP, is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi where she earned her BSN prior to completing her MSN from Walden University. In addition to seeing patients in person, Ms. Newhouse will also be offering some telehealth services.

Marika Roberts, LPC, CAADC

Telehealth (Behavioral Health)

Services Provided

  • Same Day and Next Day Appointments Available. New Patients Welcome!
  • Medical
  • Behavioral Health
  • Care Management
  • Community Health Worker
  • Dental
  • Lab Services
  • MAT/Substance Use Disorder Treatment
  • Wellness Classes
  • Tele-psychiatry
  • Translation/Interpretive Services (for Blind, Deaf and/or Non-English Speaking) are Provided if Needed while Accessing Our Services. Please Contact Us in Advance.

Learn more about our services

Hours & Contact Info


(231) 627-1838 Bontempo/Kazanowski
(231) 363-1822 Drogowski/LaLonde
(231) 363-1825 Behavioral Health/Dental
(231) 627-6204 Pediatrics/Taylor

Hours of Operation

Mon - Fri: 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Same day and next day appointments are available. New patients are welcome!

After Hours

For more information on accessing care while we are closed click here – After Hours Care

Recognized NCQA Patient Centered Medical Home Badge

Recognized NCQA

Patient Centered Medical Home

For more information on our Patient Centered Medical Home approach to care, click here –About

FTCA Seal 5.3.22

FTCA Statement

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.