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Traverse Surgery & Trauma Care
701 W. Front St.
Ste. 200
Traverse City, MI 49684
231-346-4000
231-932-7311 fax
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Additional Locations:
 
Kalkaska Memorial Outpatient Clinic
1221 Sixth St.
Ste. 306
Traverse City, MI 49684
231-935-2400
231-935-2424 fax
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Practice Providers

  Jay Dujon, MD
  Roche Featherstone, MD, FACS
  David Hobbs, MD
  David Kam, MD,MS,FACS
  Jennifer Marsh, NP
  Michael Nizzi, DO
  Ashley Sachtleben, DO
  Adrian Seah, MD
  Steven Slikkers, MD, FACS
  Joel Strehl, DO
  Richard Tooley, MD, FACS
  Wendy Whitfield, NP
  Mary Williams, FNP

LaFond, Christopher MD, MPH
 
General Surgery
Trauma

A general surgeon has expertise in diagnosing, treating, and managing patients with disease and disorders of the head and neck, breast, skin and soft tissues, abdomen, extremities, and the gastrointestinal, vascular, and endocrine systems. Common problems treated by a general surgeon include hernias, tumors, gallstones, appendicitis, bowel obstructions, colon inflammations and cancers. General surgeons may further specialize in an additional Board certification from the American Board of Surgery.

Trauma specialists utilize both operative and non-operative management to treat traumatic injuries.

 
Board Certified: Yes
 
Special Interests:
  • Biliary Procedures, including drainage, stenting, and stone removal
  • Breast Cancer
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Surgery
  • Endoscopic Surgery
  • Gall Bladder Disease
  • Hernia
  • Parathyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Disorders
Medical Education: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev & Columbia University Medical Center, 2010
 
Residency: St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, 2015
 
 
Accepting new patients? Yes
 
Hospital Affiliations:
  • Copper Ridge Surgery Center
  • Kalkaska Memorial Health Center
  • Munson Medical Center
Insurance Plans Accepted:
  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Auto Owners Insurance
  • BCN Medicare Advantage
  • Blue Care Network
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross PPO
  • Champ VA
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity (including GT Band)
  • Health Alliance Plan (HAP, ASR)
  • Humana Medicare Advantage
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Priority Health
  • Priority Medicare Advantage
  • Private Pay
  • Tricare Prime
  • United Healthcare
  • Veterans Choice
  • Workmans Compensation