Mon - Fri 8:00am - 6:00pm
Sat & Sun 9:00am - 3:00pm
Petoskey, MI 49770
Northern Michigan MedCenter is a family practice and urgent care center directed by Dr. Gustav Lo. NMMC has its own x-ray, ultrasound, lab and minor surgery suite, so you usually won’t drive elsewhere for more tests or treatment. All of these services are provided on site with immediate results. We treat 90% of all urgent medical problems – ALL but life or limb-threatening conditions.
Dr. Gustav Lo is the Medical Director of Northern Michigan MedCenter. Established in 1990, NMMC has grown into an established primary practice, with locations in Petoskey and Boyne City, focusing on family practice, urgent care, and occupational medicine. Dr. Lo has degrees from both the University of Michigan and Michigan State University, and has been practicing medicine for almost 30 years. He has served on the National Asthma Education Advisory Panel as well as being a sought after speaker for Schering-Plough, Glaxo-SmithKline, Wyeth-Ayerst, and Pfizer. His personable bedside manner and wealth of experience are second to none in the community.
Ariana joined our Northern Michigan MedCenter team as our Family Nurse Practitioner in 2017. The first in her family to go to college, she knew she wanted a career that let her engage with working class populations. A recent alumna (MSN 2017) from the University of Michigan School of Nursing (UMSN) primary care family nurse practitioner program with a concentration in Occupational Health Nursing, she does just that through her work with our team at NMMC. Her motivation to pursue Occupational Health Nursing came from an understanding of labor related health concerns. Most of her family worked in the trades – her father was an Electrician – and she sees Occupational Health Nursing as a way to serve the community she came from. In 2016 as a student, she found a way to provide care to working class populations by volunteering at the Student-Run Free Clinic (SRFC) in Pinckney, Michigan. While completing her MSN degree, Spiewak worked as a Labor and Delivery Nurse at Beaumont Hospital. Ariana is a hard-working, dedicated member of our team and we’re thankful to have her on our NMMC team.
Ryan has been practicing as our PA-C since 2010. Ryan graduated Summa Cum Laude with his Bachelors from Lake Superior State University, then earned his Masters in Physician Assistant Studies from Central Michigan University. He has been with our practice since his clinicals in 2008, and he has great appreciation for the interactive style of medicine practiced at Northern Michigan MedCenter. Ryan is passionate to provide a much needed service in our smaller Michigan community, and it shows in his skill of honing in on the medical solutions our patients need most. He is also an extremely talented chef, and you can find him cooking at home with his two daughters any chance he gets.
Jessica studied at University of Detroit Mercy’s Direct Admit Program for Physician Assistant and received both her Bachelors in Biology and her Masters in Physician Assistant, graduating in August of 2015. Her first position was as an Inpatient Hospitalist yet her desire for helping others led her to focus on assisting patients with the management of chronic disease - preventing hospitalization whenever possible. Jessica’s enthusiasm for making a difference in the lives of those around her is evident in her compassionate and attentive patient care at Northern Michigan MedCenter.