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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​.

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.

COVID-19 Update for Dental Patients! Please read prior to your appointment- Dental Reopening Welcome Letter and Safety Information


Mark Drogowski, MD

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.

Claudio Duarte, MD

Claudio Duarte, MD is a Pediatrician. He practices both at our Cheboygan Campus and Petoskey Child Health Associates. Dr. Duarte earned his medical degree from Fucultad de Medicina - Uraguay in 1999.
(This provider also speaks Spanish.)

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.


Amy Klein, LMSW, CAADC is a Behavioral Health Therapist. A 2007 graduate of Western Michigan University, she holds a Master's Degree in Social Work and is a Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC). Her professional interests include the areas of trauma, family dynamics, and addiction. New patients are being welcomed at both our Cheboygan and Indian River locations.

Kaitlin LaLonde, PA-C

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.

Katie Morell, FNP

Kyle Taylor, DNP

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.

catherine zimmerman

Catherine Zimmerman, DO

Adrienne Westphal, DO

Psychiatry (Telehealth only for this location.)

Dr. Adrienne Westphal specializes in Psychiatry. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences from Central Michigan University prior to advancing to Michigan State University where she earned her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Westphal completed both a General Psychiatry Residency (Michigan State University) and a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship (Michigan State University). She is currently a member of the American Psychiatric Association, and the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Ahmad Zubairi, MD


Charles Gantt, NP

Telehealth Only Behavioral Health

Services Provided

  • 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!
  • 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 Foreign Language Speaking) are Provided if Needed while Accessing Our Services. Please Contact Us in Advance.

Learn more about our services

Hours & Contact Info


(231) 627-7118 (Main )
(231) 627-3002 (Pediatrics)
(231) 487-5555 (After Hours)


(231) 627-1838 Zimmerman/Morell
(231) 363-1822 Drogowski/LaLonde/Taylor
(231) 363-1825 Behavioral Health/Dental
(231) 627-6204 Pediatrics - Duarte

Hours of Operation

Mon - Fri 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Walk-In Hours

No walk in hours at this location. Same day appointments are available.

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 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.