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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!

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Meet the Doctors

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  • 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!!

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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

Featured Articles

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  • What is Clean Intermittent Catheterization?

    If your child cannot empty his or her bladder completely, or has a problem with urine leakage, your child may need to start a catheterization program. These problems are commonly seen in children with spina bifida, spinal cord injuries, or some urinary tract defects. ...

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  • Urinary Tract Infections in Young Children

    Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common in young children. These infections can lead to serious health problems. UTIs may go untreated because the symptoms may not be obvious to the child or the parents. The following is information from the American Academy of Pediatrics about UTIs—what they are, ...

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  • Tonsils and the Adenoid

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  • Type 2 Diabetes: Tips for Healthy Living

    Children with type 2 diabetes can live a healthy life. If your child has been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, your child's doctor will talk with you about the importance of lifestyle and medication in keeping your child's blood glucose (blood sugar) levels under control. ...

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  • Sleep Apnea and Your Child

    Does your child snore a lot? Does he sleep restlessly? Does he have difficulty breathing, or does he gasp or choke, while he sleeps? ...

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  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus

    Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infects almost all children at least once before they are 2 years of age. Most of the time, this virus only causes minor cold-like symptoms. However, for some babies infection can be more dangerous. ...

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  • Head Lice

    Though head lice may be a nuisance, they don’t cause serious illness or carry any diseases. Head lice can be treated at home, but it’s important to check with the doctor first. ...

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  • Gastroenteritis: When Your Child Needs Hospital Care

    Gastroenteritis is a common childhood illness that causes diarrhea and vomiting that can lead to dehydration. It is usually caused by a virus but can also be caused by bacteria or a parasite. Most of the time mild diarrhea and vomiting last for just a few days. However, if symptoms don't go away or they ...

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  • Croup: When Your Child Needs Hospital Care

    Croup is a common illness that affects the airways, making it hard for a child to breathe. It's most common in toddlers but can affect children between 6 months and 12 years of age. Another symptom is a loud barking cough that is worse at night. Trouble breathing and the barking cough can be scary for ...

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  • Constipation and Your Child

    Bowel patterns vary from child to child just as they do in adults. What's normal for your child may be different from what's normal for another child. Most children have bowel movements 1 or 2 times a day. Other children may go 2 to 3 days or longer before passing a normal stool. ...

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