Mid-Level Providers

Mid-Level Providers

Gallihugh
Kathryn Gallihugh P.A.-C.
Ms. Gallihugh is a Midland native and graduate of Midland High School and Central Michigan University. She holds a B.S. in Health Fitness and an M.S. in Physician Assistant Studies. A Board-Certified Physician Assistant, she provides pediatric patient care with Dr. Jennifer Grossman and Dr. Hugo Juarbe, as well as other Family Medicine Associates physicians.

Gallihugh
Chelsea Bruns, P.A.-C.
Ms. Bruns is a Midland native who attended Midland High School, actually being a student employee of FMA her senior year of high school. Chelsea received her undergraduate degree from Central Michigan University and also her masters degree as a Physician Assistant from CMU in 2017. Ms. Bruns has previous experience in family practice in the Gladwin area. She is a Board Certified Physician Assistant and provides various medical services in cooperation with the physicians of Family Medicine Associates.

Willson
Andrew Willson P.A.-C
Mr. Willson is a tri-city native, whom attended Saginaw Valley State University and graduated with his Master’s of Science as a Physician Assistant from Central Michigan University. He has spent the last several years working in Internal Medicine and Primary-Care, with a true passion for maintaining the health and well-being of this community.

Kreil
Cynthia Kreil M.S., FNP-C
Ms. Kreil, a Michigan native, earned her associate’s degree in Nursing from Michigan Technological University, her Bachelor of Science from Saginaw Valley State University and a Master of Science with a specialty in gerontology from the University of Michigan. She obtained a specialty certificate in family practice through Saginaw Valley State University and is certified in Family Practice by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Cynthia has extensive experience in family care, hospice, occupational health, urgent care, oncology and chronic conditions.

Lerczak
Jess Lerczak, FNP-BC
Ms. Lerczak is a native Michigander, earned her Bachelors in Nursing from Wayne State University in 2003, her Masters in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Saginaw Valley State University, and board certification through the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She has a passion for working with diverse populations, performing wellness screenings and educating her patients about preventative care. She will work hard to restore your optimal health.

Essex
Takesha Essex,
MSN, FNP-C
Mrs. Essex, FNP-C is a tri-city native. She is passionate about patient care, which inspired her to enter the field of health care. She began her career as a Certified Nursing Assistant went on to become a Licensed Practical Nurse then became a Registered Nurse in 2006. She earned her Master of Science in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Saginaw Valley State University in December 2014 and board certification through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She believes in the importance of developing relationships to provide personalized care to each patient utilizing a patient center approach to disease prevention, management and treatment. She is dedicated to providing exceptional and compassionate care to all ages while offering a multidisciplinary approach to achieve optimal outcomes. She also enjoys spending time with her husband, children, mother, family and friends.

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