Published on May 14, 2021

MidMichigan Health Physicians, Advanced Practice Providers Receive 5-Star Performer Awards

Physicians and advanced practice providers at MidMichigan Health were recently recognized by national health care research leader Professional Research Consultants, Inc. (PRC), as 5-Star Performers.

Physicians who were recognized include Odoma Achor, M.D., Miguel Alvelo-Rivera, M.D., Danielle Bennett, D.O., Paul Berg, M.D., Andrzej Boguszewski, M.D., Kristin Busch, M.D., David Buzanoski, M.D., Thomas Claringbold, II, D.O., Daniel Diaz, D.O., Jeanine Ernest, M.D., William Felten, M.D., Renee Fuller, M.D., Steven Gellman, M.D., Mark Goethe, M.D., Monika Herdzik, M.D., Kelly Hill, M.D., Nilofar Islam, M.D., Thomas Johnson, M.D., Egle Klugiene, M.D., Natalie Kroll, D.O., Shane Martin, D.O., Shannon Martin, D.O., M.P.H., Jeffrey Martindale, D.O., Kristalyn Mauch, M.D., Ben Mayne, III., M.D., Patrick Morse, M.D., John Murphy, D.O., Tammy Phillips, M.D., Robert Reichmann, M.D., M.P.H., Asma Saboor, M.D., Tannu Sahay, M.D., Susan Sallach, M.D., Sasha Savage, M.D., Michael Stack, M.D., Denise Stadelmaier, D.O., Jacob Trombley, D.O., M.P.H., Mark Weber, M.D, and Kyle Williams, M.D.

In addition, there were advanced practice providers from MidMichigan Physicians Group recognized as 5-Star Performers. They are Vickie Bannister, M.S.N., W.H.N.P.-B.C., Stacy Carstensen, M.S.N., C.F.N.P., Trisha DesChamps, M.S.N., F.N.P., Devon Fenner, P.A.-C., Matthew Flegel, P.A.-C., Alison Funka, D.N.P., A.G.N.P.-.C., Jenifer Garcia, P.A.-C., Cynthia Lamb, P.A.-C., Brandi McConnell, M.S.N., F.N.P.-B.C., Crystal Morrissey, P.A.-C., Cora Pavlik, M.S.N., F.N.P.-B.C., Blaine Price, P.A.-C., Jennifer Schlitzkus, P.A.-C., and Kenneth VanSumeren, P.A.-C.

“We are thrilled to see our medical staff recognized by PRC for providing top quality care to their patients,” said Paul Berg, M.D., president, MidMichigan Physicians Group. “It’s our goal for all of our patients to receive excellent care each time they come through our doors, and this recognition is a testament that we’re working toward achieving that goal.”

The Excellence in Healthcare Awards recognize organizations and individuals who achieve excellence throughout the year by improving patient experiences, health care employee engagement and/or physician alignment and engagement based on surveys of their patients, employees and physicians.

“It is an honor to recognize MidMichigan’s physicians and advanced practice providers with these Excellence in Healthcare Awards for their deserving work,” said Joe M. Inguanzo, Ph.D., president and CEO of PRC. “It takes true dedication and determination to achieve this level of excellence in health care and MidMichigan has shown their commitment to making their hospital a better place to work, a better place to practice medicine and a better place for patients to be treated.”

Those who would like to learn more about the 2021 Excellence in Healthcare Awards, including eligibility and criteria, may visit

About PRC
PRC, a leader in the healthcare intelligence space with the most comprehensive healthcare discovery platform, is taking surveys to a new level. PRC’s surveys and intuitive reporting focus on changing the way organizations manage and improve five key areas of the healthcare experience—patient, physician, employee, community, and brand. Over 2,800 healthcare organizations across the United States have used PRC to listen, understand, and take action to create cultures of excellence. To ensure clients have access to leading practices, coaches, and learning resources, PRC is partnered with Healthcare Experience Foundation (HXF) to accelerate paths to excellence. The PRC healthcare discovery platform is a system designed to drive action, optimize engagement, and increase loyalty while building a positive culture across the healthcare ecosystem.