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We appreciate your patience as our team takes time to learn this new and improved system.

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heart care,

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Make Your Heart Health a Priority

If you have questions about your heart health but aren’t quite sure where to begin, start with a heart health assessment and learn more about any risks you may have for heart-related conditions. Your journey to a stronger heart starts here.

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Meet Our Staff

To us, this isn't just a job. It's our passion. The staff of UP Health System works together to support our mission of making communities healthier.

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Choose Care. Choose Community. Choose Well. Choose UP Health System.

No one chooses challenges, but we stand ready as a place of hope. We're not just healthcare professionals, we are your friends and neighbors dedicated to helping you do the things and be with the people you love. 

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Our chat assistant can help direct you towards finding a provider or scheduling an appointment.

Dr. Evon Schexnaydre is an OB/GYN physician providing women's health services to patients in the Copper Country. Call 906.483.1050 to make an appointment or visit her provider profile below to learn more.

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Evon Schexnaydre, MD

Amadeo Sturla, MD, is a board-certified emergency medicine physician with the UP Health System – Marquette Emergency Department, caring for people of all ages needing emergent care and treatment. Learn more about him at the button below.

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Amadeo Sturla, MD

Dr. Yasser Salem is board certified in internal medicine, cardiology, and advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology. He has been practicing cardiovascular medicine for more than 20 years.

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Yasser Salem, MD, MBA, FACP, FACC

Dr. Issam El Bizri is board certified in internal and geriatric medicine, with specialized training in lifestyle medicine. He focuses on helping patients achieve optimal health and well-being in all stages of life. 

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Issam El Bizri, MD

Dawn Jackovich, MSN, FNP, is a family nurse practitioner with UP Health System – Bell Family Medicine. She focuses on partnering with her patients to either maintain or improve their lifestyle so they can live as happy and healthy as possible. Call 906.485.2668 to make an appointment.

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Dawn Jackovich, MSN, FNP

Dr. Andre Oulai is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and fellowship-trained total joint specialist. He provides treatment and surgical procedures for the posterior total hip, minimally invasive anterior total hip, total knee, total joint revisions and general fracture care.   

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Andre Oulai, MD

Travis Fairbanks, DNP, is a certified family nurse practitioner with UP Medical Group | Marquette Urology. He sees patients of all ages for diseases of the kidneys, bladder, urinary tract, and male reproductive organs.

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Travis Fairbanks, DNP, FNP-C

Alexis Perttu, FNP-C, MSN, is a certified family nurse practitioner with the UP Health System – Marquette Cancer Center. She provides routine follow-up and management of past or current cancers/blood disorders. 

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Alexis Perttu, FNP-C, MSN

Beth Stanaway, FNP-C, MSN, MPH, is a certified family nurse practitioner with the UP Health System – Marquette Heart & Vascular Center. She provides inpatient care to patients recovering from cardiac emergencies, surgeries and procedures.

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Beth Stanaway, FNP-C, MSN, MPH

Board certified in sleep medicine, Dr. Martha Frankowski provides diagnosis and treatment for a variety of sleep disorders—such as sleep apnea and insomnia—through a combination of in-person and telehealth appointments at UP Health System – Portage. 

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Martha Frankowski, MD

Sydney LeMay, PA-C, is a certified physician assistant in neurological surgery with the UP Health System – Marquette Brain and Spine Center. Learn more about her at the button below.

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Sydney LeMay, PA-C

We are UP Health System

UP Health System combines the experience and services of two historic community hospitals, Bell and Portage, with the tertiary care of Marquette, a Duke LifePoint hospital, to provide exceptional healthcare and value to those we serve. Working together, UP Health System focuses on delivering exceptional quality care in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

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News

UPHS - Bell Heroes | Stephanie Starrine

What is your role at UPHS – Bell? I am a patient processing clerk in the Radiology Department.  What was your inspiration for getting into healthcare? I guess...

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Patient Stories

Breast Cancer Never Crossed Her Mind: Kim’s Story

Kim, pictured with her husband in the lobby at UPHS – Portage. An active mom, grandmother and owner of Somero Farm in Hancock, Kim doesn’t have...

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Careers

Young adult African American female

Every team member at UP Health System can make a difference in the health of the Upper Peninsula. We currently have job opportunities available for well-qualified, highly motivated people who have a passion for healthcare.

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