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[UPDATE 06/22/2020]

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) updates re: GTCC patients

** We are now scheduling all well child appointmentsPlease call our office to schedule. **


We continue to make changes daily to ensure our staff and our patients are as safe as possible.  This means there will be some policy changes almost daily; please check our website blog posts and/or Facebook page often.

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Welcome to Our Practice

Welcome to Grand Traverse Children's Clinic, where children come first, and where pediatricians and patients work together to provide exceptional medical care for kids in the Grand Traverse area. We pride ourselves on providing compassionate, comprehensive services to children from birth through adolescence, and we're glad you've chosen us as your child's medical home.

Our shared goal, as parents and physicians, is to guide your child on a path of optimal health. We know how hectic life can be and are committed to making our practice convenient and accessible for your family. From prenatal visits and preventive care to the treatment of acute or chronic illnesses, we at GTCC offer comprehensive medical care for children from infancy through adolescence.

Please take a few moments to browse our website and familiarize yourself with our practice. If you have any questions or want to schedule your child's first visit to our office, feel free to contact us today. Our friendly and highly knowledgeable staff is available to support and assist you with any questions or concerns you may have. Thank you for your interest in GTCC!

Our Doctors


 
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Meet the Doctors

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Olson

    Medical School:  University of Michigan School of Medicine
    Residency:  Henry Ford Hospital

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  • Andrew D. Tursman, M.D.

    Medical School:  Indiana University School of Medicine
    Residency:  Riley Hospital for Children (Indianapolis, IN)

    Joined GTCC:  2004

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  • Lisa B. Chimner, M.D.

    Medical School:  Washington University School of Medicine
    Residency:  St. Louis Children's Hospital

    Joined GTCC:  2006

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  • Jelanie R. Bush, M.D.

    Medical School:  Michigan St. University College of Human Medicine
    Residency:  DeVos Children's Hospital

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  • Katie R. Elms, M.D.

    Medical School:  Michigan St. University College of Human Medicine
    Residency:  DeVos Children's Hospital

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  • Tuan A. Bui, M.D.

    Medical School:  Ohio State University College of Medicine
    Residency:  Children's Hospital of Michigan

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Awards

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2012 - 2018 Award Recipient for "superior performance, clinical quality measures and patient satisfaction based on national standards and solid, evidence-based medicine"

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We are proud to be your certified Patient-Centered Medical Home!!

Our Location

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

Sunday:

9:00 am-12:00 pm

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