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.
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
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
Deborah Tierney, CPNP, DNP
Deborah Tierney, CPNP, DNP is a Nurse Practitioner who specializes in pediatrics at our Cheboygan Campus. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing before going on the achieve a Master of Science in Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and a Doctor of Nursing Practice. Special interests include: lactation counseling, behavioral health, pediatric and adolescent medicine and nursing education. She is a member of the Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners, the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, and the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners.
Jennifer Wummel, LMSW
Catherine Zimmerman, DO
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
- Care Management
- Community Health Worker
- Lab Services
- MAT/Substance Use Disorder Treatment
- Wellness Classes
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Hours & Contact Info
Fax(231) 627-1838 Zimmerman/Morell
(231) 363-1822 Drogowski/LaLonde
(231) 363-1825 Behavioral Health/Dental
(231) 627-6204 Pediatrics - Duarte/Tierney
Hours of OperationMon - Fri 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Walk-In HoursNo walk in hours at this location. Same day appointments are available.
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.