All of our healthcare providers are conveniently located at 2433 Black River St., Deckerville.
To make an appointment, please call 810.376.2885
Keith's focus is providing primary care to patients 13 years old to geriatric age. The scope of his practice will continue to be based on patient care needs. Keith is a certified DOT examiner.
Keith received his Nurse Practitioner licensure from Maryville College, St. Louis, Missouri. He completed his internship at Deckerville Community Hospital. Keith previously worked in Emergency Medicine as a Paramedic full time for over 15 years and also as an RN for 6 years in Mt. Clemens at McLaren Macomb working on the Medical Surgical/ Infectious Diseases unit. He is currently a Case Manager for the Michigan Army National Guard managing the diverse medical needs of the Soldiers.
"As an avid outdoorsman and longtime resident of Sanilac County, I appreciate the ability to work in my own community and provide quality local care to my neighbors. Sharing the values and interests of many of my patients allows me to connect with them and to share my vision for their health and wellness. My medical philosophy is grounded in my own love for health, wellness, and physical fitness pursuits which is reflected in my desire to empower the community to achieve a vibrant state of health as well."
Roberta (Bobbie) is a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner whose scope of practice includes pediatrics to geriatrics. She has a special interest in Women’s and Mental Health. Bobbie can effectively collaborate with individuals within the healthcare industry by providing solid communication and healthcare management while creating a positive healthcare outcome for her patients.
Bobbie earned her Nurse Practitioner licensure from Simmons College, Boston, Massachusetts. Performed her residency at Hills and Dales General Hospital, Cass City, Michigan and earned her RN and LPN degrees from St. Clair County Community College, Port Huron and Bad Axe.
She is a Port Hope native and is excited to have the opportunity to give back to the rural area that she grew up in. She raised her 4 adult daughters here and has worked in the Thumb area for the past 20 years as an ER Registered Nurse. "I am very fortunate to have the understanding of our patient’s rural culture and how it relates to their health."
Carrie is a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner whose scope of practice encompasses pediatrics to geriatrics. She is a Bad Axe native earning both her RN degree and Nurse Practitioner Licensure from Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan. She completed her residencies at local rural facilities. Carrie is a graduate of Bad Axe High School. She is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
Carrie brings to us a unique combination of 20 years of clinical experience and knowledge in rural medicine as an Emergency Room RN for 12 years and then 8 years as a Nurse Practitioner. She has a full understanding of being a rural provider by utilizing resources to the fullest while keeping up with aspects of medicine not just one specialty.
"Being a Sanilac County resident, a mom to four active "hockey" boys, and a wife to a husband who teaches high school locally, becoming a part of the Deckerville Community Hospital provider team was an easy decision to make for myself and my family."
Cody is a Deckerville native earning his Certified Physician Assistant licensure from Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Health Fitness in Rehabilitative Programs from Central Michigan University and is a Deckerville High School graduate. Cody is a member of the American Academy of Physicians Assistants and the Michigan Academy of Physicians Assistants.
His scope of practice includes pediatrics to geriatrics with a very strong interest in diabetes. In addition to focusing on family dynamics, Cody can directly orchestrate relationships between other healthcare providers such as physicians, pharmacists, and psychologists and himself with a compassionate understanding of his patients’ healthcare needs.
Being from our area, Cody always knew he wanted to practice rural medicine. When the opportunity presented itself to work at DCH, Cody did not hesitate. "Starting the next chapter in our lives, close to home and our families, was an easy decision." Cody and his fiancée, Megan Heffner (Port Austin) will be married this summer.
Jason T. Wells, MD, is board certified in General Surgery including a fellowship in plastic surgery. Dr. Wells completed his undergraduate studies and obtained his medical license from the University of Michigan. He was a General Surgery Resident at Greenville Health System in Greenville, South Carolina. Dr. Wells’s surgery experience includes most recently working at Lahey Clinic in Burlington, Massachusetts, as a Plastic Surgery Fellow. He is originally from Battle Creek. Dr. Wells and his wife Candyce reside in the thumb area.
On the first and fourth Tuesdays of every month Dr. Wells can perform all General Surgical procedures as well as laparoscopic surgeries including but not limited to: Upper and lower endoscopies, Hernia repairs (Umbilical and Inguinal), Gallbladder removal, Breast surgeries (Biopsies, Reconstruction, Reductions, Augmentations, and Mastectomies - Simple (no lymph nodes removed) or Radical (lymph nodes removed), Appendectomies, and Thyroid Removal . He also has office appointments available on the days as well.
To make an appointment please call 810.376.2835
Michael A. Basha, DO, FCCP, received his medical degree from Michigan State University. He completed his residency training in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. Dr. Basha is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, and Critical Care Medicine.
To make an appointment please call 810.957.5500
Ali H. Haidar, MD, FCCP, received his medical degree from the Manila Central University School of Medicine. He completed his residency and training in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. Dr. Haidar is board certified in Pulmonary Disease, Internal Medicine and Critical Care Medicine.
To make an appointment please call 810.957.5500
Steven Beall, MD, Director of the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Centre of Michigan, one of the world’s preeminent experts in MS having 30 years of experience as a general neurologist specializing in MS and stroke.
Dr. Beall is a graduate of Texas A&M graduating Summa Cum Laude and of The University of Texas Medical School graduating Alpha Omega Alpha. He has given numerous International, National and State wide scientific lectures on MS. He is a published author of a book on Neurology.
Since 1984, Dr. Beall has refined the importance of using a precise neurological exam to diagnose MS at its earliest and most treatable point in time and to track its course with the Kurtzke score. Seven years of scientific study at the leading scientific institutes in the U.S. has taught Dr. Beall to look at complex neurological problems with scientific precision and the value of intellectual honesty.
Dr. Beall sees patients on the third Wednesday of the month. To make an appointment please call 989.343.0103 or 248.971.4332
Mr. Dent holds certifications as an Athletic Trainer as well as a Physician Assistant. He is a member of the National Athletic Training Association along with the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
To make an appointment please call 810.987.9871.
Dr. Jerry is a board certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in the management of arthritis as well as knee, hip and shoulder replacement. He has been in private practice in Port Huron for more than 20 years.
He received his medical degree from the State University of New York, Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, New York. He served an intership at Brown University in Rhode Island, before completing a residency in Orthopedics at SUNY Upstate Medical Center, where he was chief resident for a year. He then went on to complete a one year fellowship in adult reconstruction at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.
He is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, and a member of the American Medical Association, Michigan State Medical Society, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, American College of Physician Inventors, Mayo Clinic Fellow Association and SUNY Medical Alumni Association.
To make an appointment please call 810.987.9871.
Podiatrists, also known as doctors of podiatric medicine (DPM), focus on the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the foot, ankle and lower leg. Conditions can range from bunions and heel spurs to congenital abnormalities and ankle and foot injuries. Practitioners can focus on primary care or on specialties such as sports medicine, pediatrics, orthopedics or geriatrics. Podiatrists also can diagnose and treat foot ailments related to diabetes, arthritis and other illnesses. Diagnostic tools include X-rays and laboratory tests, followed by treatments such as medication, physical therapy, orthotics and casts.
To make an appointment please call 810.376.8526.
Board-Certified Physiatrist (physical, rehabilitation) with 26 years of experience. Evaluation and diagnosis of neurologic and musculoskeletal disabilities.
Dr. Nick Reina is a physiatrist in Port Huron, Michigan and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Port Huron Hospital and St. John Hospital and Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 31 years. He is one of 2 doctors at Port Huron Hospital and one of 25 at St. John Hospital and Medical Center who specialize in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.
To make an appointment please call 810.376.2835.
Gerald R. Schell, MD, President, Saginaw Valley Neurosurgery, PLLC, Is one of the world’s preeminent minimally invasive spine surgeons. Dr. Schell’s roots stem from the Thumb of Michigan and he has been performing neurosurgical surgeries at Deckerville Community Hospital since 2010.
Dr. Schell received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Michigan State University’s College of Human Medicine before completing a neurosurgical rotation at Syracuse University.
Currently, Dr. Schell uses minimally advanced invasive surgical techniques for the vast majority of his patients with spinal disc disease. In addition to performing Cervical and Lumbar spine surgeries including kyphoplasty, he also performs Carpal Tunnel Release, Ulnar Nerve Decompression, and Epidural Injections at Deckerville Community Hospital the 2nd Tuesday of the month. Dr. Schell also has office appointments that day as well.
To make an appointment please call 989.799.8712.
Kavita Tumma, MD, is board certified in both Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. She received her medical degree from Osmania Medical College in Hyderabad, India. She then completed her residency training in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology at Wayne State University in Detroit.
Dr. Tumma has been evaluating and treating conditions of the GI tract such as hepatitis, Crohn's disease and ulcers at Deckerville Community Hospital for the past 15 years.
She performs Upper and Lower intestinal scopes and Colonoscopies the second and fourth Thursday every month. She also has office appointments on those days as well.
Through the years Dr. Tumma has supported our hospital and community and continues to do so.
To make an appointment please call 810.982.8742.
Board-Certified Internist, Cardiologist (heart) with Cardiology Associates of Port Huron 26 years of experience.
Cardiac evaluations and consultations, including echocardiograms and Carotid Doppler testing.
To make an appointment please call 810.985.9681.
Dr. Zafar is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and its subspecialty board of nephrology. She is also certified by the American Society of Hypertension as a Clinical Hypertension Specialist.
"I strive to treat my patients with compassion and work together with them to overcome their fears and face the chronicity and challenges of various diseases." – Dr. Zafar
To make an appointment please call 810.987.5252.
Performs hearing tests for treatment of hearing loss,
evaluation for hearing aids.
To make an appointment please call 800.352.4816.
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