Patients in Bay County now have more options for health care providers and services with the opening of MidMichigan Health Park – Bay. The state-of-the-art facility was designed with community and provider input to be a highly patient-focused healing environment. Amenities include friendly greeters, relaxation zones for companions to wait while loved ones get their care, heated massage chairs in the exam rooms, soothing lights and music, and the convenience of multiple services under one roof. In addition to family medical care, the Health Park offers a unique approach to musculoskeletal care for children and adults of all ages.
Primary Care (Family Medicine)
MidMichigan Health Park – Bay offers family medical care appointments to provide ongoing care including preventive, acute and chronic illness management, as well as minor office procedures.
Family Medicine Physician Tiffany Thalappilli Philip, D.O., is accepting new teenage and adult patients at the Health Park. Dr. Philip believes strongly in preventive care and approaches patient care in a holistic way to ensure that her patients always receive a comprehensive treatment plan. She has a special interest in adult and geriatric medicine and holds special training in osteopathic manipulative medicine.
Patients can expect:
- Care for the entire family – from newborns to seniors
- Benefits of the comprehensive MidMichigan Health system
- Referrals to specialists
- Convenient, same-day testing provided on site by prescription
Additional physicians will be joining the team in fall 2018.
WellSport (Sports Medicine)
In addition to injury prevention, MidMichigan’s WellSport Sports Medicine Program is designed to help expedite the assessment, referral and treatment of athletes of all ages suffering from strains, sprains, contusions, fractures, joint injuries and concussions. The program focuses on injury prevention through education and training, helping injured athletes return to play as safely and quickly as possible, as well as managing medical conditions that can affect performance.
Providing care oversight at the WellSport Bay City location is Sports Medicine Specialist Daniel Diaz, D.O. Dr. Diaz provides sports injury evaluation, treatment and preventive care for athletes of all levels and ages.
Orthopedic appointments are available with Orthopedic Surgeon John Murphy, D.O. Dr. Murphy, currently serves as MidMichigan’s musculoskeletal service line chief and is responsible for ensuring the highest quality and consistency of orthopedic and rehabilitation care. Dr. Murphy also serves as the orthopedics team physician with the Great Lakes Loons baseball team in Midland. His special interests and procedures include:
- Outpatient knee replacement surgery
- Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
- Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair
- Hip resurfacing
- Conditions of the musculoskeletal system
- Sports-related injuries
- Joint replacements
Rehabilitation Services: Physical Therapy
Injury, illness, pain or physical challenges can affect your ability to perform life’s tasks and activities. Whatever your age or condition, if you need help, you can turn to MidMichigan’s Rehabilitation Services. Our therapists apply their training and experience to help each individual achieve their personal goals by helping them reach their highest level of function or performance. Our experienced therapists are committed to providing excellent customer service and high-quality, personalized, one-on-one care to every patient.
Physical therapy focuses on preventing and healing injuries and disabilities that affect an individual’s capacity to perform normal, daily tasks. Some conditions that may benefit from therapy include:
- sports injuries
- joint replacement
- back and neck pain
Our therapists specialize in:
- neck, shoulder & arm
- sports injuries
- manual therapy
- motion analysis for golf
- throwing & running
- spine care
- total joint rehabilitation
- gait analysis
- foot & ankle biomechanics
Michigan Medicine Specialty Clinics
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery Clinic
Appointments are available with University of Michigan Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon Frances Farley, M.D. Dr. Farley specializes in all aspects of musculoskeletal care for infants, children and adolescents. Her expertise includes the diagnosis, as well as surgical and nonsurgical treatment for a wide range of problems such as skeletal deformities, musculoskeletal diseases, pediatric traumatic injuries, congenital scoliosis, and cervical spine. She currently serves as chief of pediatric orthopedic surgery at the University of Michigan and assistant surgeon-in-chief of C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital.
Musculoskeletal Oncology Clinic
Appointments are available with University of Michigan Musculoskeletal Oncologist Geoffrey Siegel, M.D. Dr. Siegel is an orthopedic surgeon with fellowship training in musculoskeletal oncology. He specializes in the treatment of soft tissue and bone tumors of the limbs, pelvis and shoulders; benign and malignant tumors; sarcoma and pathologic fractures due to malignancy; metastatic disease of the bone; primary bone cancer in adults and children; limb salvage surgery, as well as complex musculoskeletal reconstruction. He currently serves as a clinical assistant professor at the University of Michigan in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery.