Sparrow Medical Group Ithaca expands and welcomes Family Nurse Practitioner Haley Dontje

Posted at 9:33 AM, Jun 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-17 09:56:27-04

CARSON CITY, Mich. — Sparrow Medical Group (SMG) Ithaca is pleased to welcome Family Nurse Practitioner Haley Dontje, FNP-C.

Dontje joins providers Russell Anderson, D.O.; David Freestone, M.D.; Hillary Shemes, D.O.; Thomas Knight, PA-C.; and Paula Ellsworth, DNP, FNP-BC.

As a family medicine practice providing care to patients of all ages, the addition of Dontje will allow the clinic to offer a greater number of same-day appointments and support for patients with chronic conditions.

Dontje earned her Master of Science as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Walden University in Minnesota. Prior to joining Sparrow Medical Group Ithaca, she worked in a cardiovascular clinic as a Nurse Practitioner and spent several years as a registered nurse in the adult Intensive Care Unit at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing caring for high-acuity patients.

“I have a passion for cardiology, including managing patient risk factors for development of cardiac disease and working with cardiac-related concerns,” said Dontje, who lives in Bath with her husband and their two children.

SMG Ithaca is a Patient-Centered Medical Home practice designated by Blue Cross® Blue Shield® of Michigan. It has a strong performance of quality, use of efficiency measures, and its providers are recognized for using a team approach focusing on prevention and a partnership with their patients. The clinic is located at 114 N. Main St., Ithaca. To meet the needs of patients, SMG Ithaca offers visits with providers via phone call, video and in person. To schedule an appointment, call 989.875.4166.

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