Scott A. Carlson
Specialty: Family Medicine, Laser Aesthetics & Skin Care
Certification: American Osteopathic Board of General Practice
Medical School: Michigan State University
Dr. Scott Carlson has been a Family Physician serving Grand Rapids for over twenty five years. His practice has included pediatrics, gynecology, obstetrics (with over five hundred deliveries), dermatology, biopsies, excisions, back pain management (including osteopathic manipulation therapy), disease management, and preventative medicine.
He has emphasized quality care and has offered the latest technology available to his patients. Consequently, Family Care Center has won recognition from Blue Care Network and Priority Health for excellence in patient care.
Dr. Carlson is Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine for the Michigan State College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has also been recognized with the Preceptorship Award from Western Michigan University for his teaching of PA students.
Dr. Carlson is Board Certified in Laser Surgery by the American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery (ASLMS).
Dr. Carlson prides himself on giving back to the community, which is evidenced by his participation in Project Access, support of various local charities, and leading his medical team into Guatemala, Peru, and Honduras every year.
Dr. Carlson is affiliated with the following professional organizations:
- American Osteopathic Association Michigan Osteopathic Association for Physicians & Surgeons
- American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine
- American Medical Association
- American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery
Hannah joined Family Care Center in January 2017. She grew up on a small family farm in Michigan’s thumb. After graduating high school, she expanded my horizons by moving to Grand Rapids to attend Grand Valley State University with the ambition of becoming a physician assistant. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Allied Health Sciences in 2013. During her undergraduate studies, she served in the health care field as a certified nursing assistant in a community nursing home, volunteered at multiple underserved clinics, and assisted in Spectrum Health’s child life program. She then set forth to realize he goal by applying to Grand Valley’s Master of Physician Assistant Studies program and was accepted in 2014. During physician assistant school she was a member of the Richard Paul Clodfelder Student Society and the recipient of the Physician Assistant Primary Care Scholarship. She will graduated with a Master’s in Physician Assistant Studies in December 2016. Her focus is in family medicine and women’s health.
Judy is the manager of Family Care Center. She joined Family Care Center in December 2002. Judy obtained her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Management from Cornerstone University in May 2010 and then went on to get her MBA from Cornerstone University in May 2015. Judy has her certification as a professional coder from the AAPC (American Academy of Professional Coders).
Kim earned her medical assistant diploma from Everest Institute, formerly Grand Rapids Educational Center, in 1995. Kim works as support staff to Joel Heagle, PA-C.
Jennifer joined Family Care Center in April of 1999. Jennifer graduated from Ferris State University in 1995 receiving her certification as a Radiology Technician through the ARRT.
Wendy joined Family Care Center in June of 2013. She works part-time in radiology.
Kendra joined Family Care Center in March of 2011. Kendra works in both the billing department and clerical department.
Sandy earned her Nursing Degree from Grand Rapids Community College in 1980. Sandy works as support staff to all the providers, however also performs telephone triage for our patients and works for Carlson Laser Aesthetics performing laser and skin care services.
Tori joined Family Care Center in August of 2014. Tori is one of our clerical staff.
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Family Care Center
Family Care Center
1525 E. BELTLINE AVE NE. #101
GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN
Mondays- 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Tuesdays- 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Wednesdays- 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Thursdays- 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Fridays- 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
LUNCH BREAK 12:30 p.m – 1:30 p.m.