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2012 Mom Approved Docs

Discover the best family health-care providers in southeast Michigan – in Metro Parent readers’ own words.

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Family Medicine

Ronald G. Bellisario, M.D.

Stonebrooke Family Physicians
2940 Crooks Road, Rochester Hills
248-997-9700
"Dr. Bellisario offers exceptional and comprehensive family medical care. His office staff is friendly and competent. I truly value his expertise and his compassion!" – Lori, Harper Woods

Michelle Chartier, D.O.

7825 N. Dixie Highway, Suite 101, Newport
734-240-4580
"Dr. Chartier is a very caring doctor. My four children love her! She is very down-to-earth and very easy to talk to about concerns. I can always get the kids in when they are sick, without a problem." – Amanda, Rockwood

Paul Ehrmann, D.O.

Family Health Care Center
2033 Crooks Road, Royal Oak
248-543-2000
"Dr. Paul is not only a great doctor – but an amazing compassionate and caring doctor. He takes his time, speaks with patients and is available! He is more a member of our family than just a doctor. He is open-minded and considerate. We would be hard pressed to find anyone who could compare!" – Lynn, Farmington Hills

Amy McKenzie, M.D.

Spectrum Wellness Center
15501 Metropolitan Parkway, Suite 110, Clinton Township
586-286-9720
"The very first time I took my autistic son to see Dr. McKenzie, she sat down on the floor with him. She interacted with him on his level and took the time to get to know him. Then, she LISTENED. She listened to my concerns about his symptoms and behaviors. We then began discussing a treatment plan, which I later received in writing via email so that I could keep track of what we discussed. Dr. McKenzie is patient, knowledgeable, organized and caring! We are so grateful to have found her." – Dawn, Riverview

Donald Muir, M.D.

Family Practice Physicians PC
43421 Garfield Road, Suite 1, Clinton Township
586-286-5500
"Dr. Muir took great care of my children while they were growing up and is now doing the same for my grandchildren. His dedication to his practice and patients is exemplary. What makes him stand out is his passion and caring attitude for providing the best care possible. Dr. Muir has always made me feel that I am a partner in my children's healthcare. No matter what the issue, he always takes the time to answer each and every question in a pleasant, non-condescending manner; that is an invaluable attribute that is greatly appreciated by young parents, as well as overprotective grandmas. Dr. Muir listens. I have never felt rushed or that any of my concerns were not valid. Dr. Muir keeps himself up-to-date on new advances in medicine and passes the knowledge on when possible. I feel very blessed to have had such a great doctor to take care of my children for the past 28 years!" – Sherry, Sterling Heights

Sushma Sadasivan, M.D.

Infinity Primary Care
26850 Providence Parkway, Suite 370, Novi
248-465-4160
"Dr. Sadasivan listens. She's likable and intelligent. Shows compassion. Technology savvy – has EMR (electronic medical records). Staff is top notch!" – Jodi, Howell

David Schindler M.D.

Personal Care Physician
26179 Novi Road, Novi
248-912-1919
"Dr. Schindler is always available for us. He answers emails, text messages, and phone calls promptly (even on Sunday). He will take the time to answer all of our questions when we have an office visit. He is very up-to-date with his knowledge, but he also understands alternative medicines have their place. He really cares and respects us as parents. He feels like family, and we feel so lucky to have him as our doctor for our children." – Jesika, Livonia

Shalini Singh, M.D.

Deighton Family Practice
22250 Providence Drive, Suite 500, Southfield
248-849-3441
"Dr. Singh treats her patients as family. She has been my doctor for over 14 years, and she is more than a doctor – she's family. It's hard to find a doctor that will call you personally to make sure everything is OK. She goes above her duties." – Dourthial, Oakland

Pamela R. Valka, D.O.

Metro Family Physicians
37399 Garfield Road, Suite 203, Clinton Township
586-228-2911
Family Medicine
"I have gone to her for years. My daughters have gone to her, and now all my grandkids go to her. She has been a great doctor and she has been a been a friend when we have needed her. She takes her time and talks about your concerns. She is also a mother of two daughters herself. She has always been there for our family." – Rose, Macomb

Donald Welker, M.D.

Dearborn Family Physicians
23870 Michigan Ave., Dearborn
313-565-6800
"He is kind, gentle, patient, personable and really takes his time – not only with my daughter, but answering any questions that I have. You can tell he truly cares for his patients and their families." – Rebecca, South Lyon

Internal Medicine

David A. Hug, M.D.

Haller & Hug, PC
23800 Orchard Lake Road, Suite 210, Farmington Hills
248-477-5608
"My kids just love him. He is kind, soft-spoken, patient and very knowledgeable about everything." – Beth, Bloomfield Hills

Maura O' Connell, D.O.

Riverview Primary Care
19020 Fort St., Riverview
734-362-5110
"She is patient and kind, and treats your children like they are her own." – Heather, Grosse Ile

Hugh Pabarue, M.D.

Downriver Community Services, Inc.
1011 Military St., Port Huron
810-488-8000
"He is always available and takes time to listen. He is very caring with his patients." – Lisa, Columbus

Robert A. Zurack, D.O.

19020 Fort St., Riverview
734-362-5110
"He saved my son's life. He has taken care of three generations of our family." – Tammy, Trenton

Obstetrics/Gynecology

Salvatore Finazzo, D.O.

Downriver Obstetrics & Gynecology, PLC
1651 Kingsway Court, Suite A, Trenton
734-671-2110
"We love Dr. Finazzo. He helped us with the greatest gift we ever received – our children. He delievered both of our sons via C-section and made our experience as great as one could be. He is the most caring and compassionate doc. Most importantly, he listens and addresses your most important concerns." – Tara, Southgate

Eduardo Garcia, M.D.

Somerset Gynecology and Obstetrics
3290 W. Big Beaver Road, Suite 444, Troy
248-816-9200
"Dr. Garcia is a great doctor. I've been a patient of his since for over eight years. He has been there for the birth of my two children. He's just a great guy – very personable – caring and a great doctor." – Katie, Rochester Hills

James E. Mullins, M.D.

Dearborn OB/GYN Associates, PC
25080 Michigan Ave., Dearborn
313-730-8880
"Dr. Mullins is always attentive and thorough during office visits. He also makes you feel comfortable and relaxed in situations when you may not necessarily be so! I like him so much that I am willing to drive from Milford to Dearborn for appointments, as well as when I delivered both my kids!" – Sara, Milford

Jeannette Thai, M.D.

Metro Partners in Women's Health
26850 Providence Parkway, Suite 500, Novi
248-662-4388
"She guided me through my first pregnancy and helped me stay well-informed throughout, answering all my crazy new-mom questions." – Amy, South Lyon

Lester J. Voutsos, M.D., FACOG

Women's Health Consultants
46325 W. 12 Mile Road, Suite 250, Novi
248-465-1200
"Dr. V is not just a great doctor, he's a great person! He's very caring, compassionate and listens to you. He cared enough to check in with me on weekends during my rough pregnancy and he continued to follow up with us after my son was born with a congenital heart defect. He's an awesome guy! Highly recommended." – Heather, Novi

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