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Dr. Lehman provides comprehensive diagnoses and treatment of pulmonary diseases—including asthma and COPD—with special focus and training on adult cystic fibrosis. Schedule an appointment today by calling 906.449.1210.

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Marykay Lehman, MD

Jenny offers the full gamut of express and family medicine care including wound repair, immunizations, sports screenings and physicals, minor injuries and more. To get connected with Jenny, call 906.483.1777

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Jenny Bausano, FNP

Christie sees and treats patients of all ages for annual wellness visits, high blood pressure, nutrition counseling, chronic diseases, arthritis, allergy injections and more. Schedule an appointment by calling 906.485.2687.

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Christie Ferarri, DNP

Dr. Karulf provides comprehensive diagnoses and treatment of diseases of the lungs and respiratory system—including asthma and COPD—and brings advanced expertise in bronchoscopy techniques. Schedule an appointment by calling 906.449.1210.

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Matthew Karulf, MD

Jessica is a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and sees and treats patients of all ages for well-child visits, annual and sports physicals, women's health, hypertension and diabetes management, and more. Schedule an appointment today by calling 906.249.5589.

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Jessica Tripp, DNP, FNP-C

Eliza is a Physician Assistant providing family medicine services to individuals of all ages. She specializes in annual wellness exams, chronic disease management, women's health, acute care visits, in-office procedures and more. Schedule an appointment today by calling 906.449.1010.

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Eliza Annelin, PA-C

Dr. Piggott is a family medicine provider who treats patients of all ages with a focus on preventive health and special training in osteopathic manipulation—a technique used to improve and restore bodily functions and relieve pain naturally. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Piggott, call 906.449.1010.

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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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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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