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Midland Regional Campus: Our Faculty

Paula Klose, MD

Paula J. Klose, M.D.

Community Assistant Dean and Family Medicine Clerkship Director

Dr. Klose is a family medicine specialist with MidMichigan Physicians Group in Midland. She is a graduate of Michigan State University College of Human Medicine where she completed the third and fourth years at the Upper Peninsula campus. She is a graduate of the Family Medicine Residency Program at MidMichigan Medical Center–Midland. Dr. Klose is board certified in family medicine and has been in practice since 1986.

Office of Medical Education
4000 Wellness Drive
Midland, MI 48640
(989) 839-3321

 Jeffrey Smith, MD

Jeffrey F. Smith, M.D.

Junior Surgery/Senior Surgery Clerkship Director

Dr. Smith is a general surgeon with Great Lakes Surgical Associates in Alma. He graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and completed a residency in general surgery at Saginaw Cooperative Hospitals, Saginaw, Michigan.

Great Lake Surgical Associates
315 E. Warwick Drive, #3
Alma, MI 48801
(989) 463-6699

Natalie Denooyer-Kroll, DO

Natalie L. DeNooyer Kroll, D.O.

Obstetrics/Gynecology Clerkship Director

Dr. Kroll practices with MidMichigan Physicians Group Obstetrics/Gynecology. She is a graduate of Michigan State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, East Lansing, Mich., and completed a residency in obstetrics/gynecology at Genesys Regional Medical Center, Grand Blanc, Mich.

MidMichigan Medical Offices–Campus Ridge 1
4401 Campus Ridge Drive, Suite B2200
Midland, MI 48640
(989) 837-9400

Kerry Pierce, MD

Kerry L. Pierce, M.D.

Psychiatry Clerkship Director

Dr. Pierce is a psychiatrist with MidMichigan Physicians Group in Midland. He earned his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, La., where he also completed a residency in psychiatry. Board certified in psychiatry and geriatric psychiatry, Dr. Pierce has been in practice since 1992.

MidMichigan Medical Offices–Midland
4007 Orchard Drive, Suite 3015
Midland, MI 48640
(989) 839-3385

 Francisco Lossio, MD

Francisco A. Lossio

Pediatrics Clerkship Director

Dr. Lossio is a pediatrician at the Pediatric Specialty Center, which has locations in Alma and Mt. Pleasant. He is a graduate of Universidad Peruanna Cayetano Heredia in Lima, Peru. He completed a pediatrics residency and internship at the State University of New York, Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Lossio has been in practice since 2001.

Pediatric Specialty Center
7320 North Alger Road
Suite G
Alma, MI 48801
(989) 463-2966
John Bamoun, M.D.

John Blamoun, M.D.

Advanced Medicine Clerkship Director

Dr. Blamoun is a pulmononogy and critical care specialist with MidMichigan Physicians Group. He graduated from Cairo University School of Medicine in Cairo, Egypt, completed his residency and a Fellowship in Pulmonary Medicine at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, Paterson, NJ. Dr. Blamoun also completed a Fellowship in Critical Care Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY.

MidMichigan Medical Offices-Midland
4011 Orchard Drive
Suite 3000
Midland, MI 48640
(989) 488-5450

Teona Maghlakelidze, M.D.

Teona Maghlakelidze, M.D.

Internal Medicine Clerkship Director

Dr. Maghlakelidze is board certified in Internal Medicine. She has been in practice since 2007 and practices with MidMichigan Physicians Group in Midland. Dr. Teona is fluent in English, Russian and Georgian and after graduation from Medical School in the Georgian region of Russia completed a residency in internal medicine with Synergy in Saginaw.

MidMichigan Medical Offices-Campus Ridge 1
4401 Campus Ridge Drive
Suite C2100
Midland, MI 48640
(989) 837-9200

Faculty Resources

Michigan State University Faculty Appointments

Physicians and Resident Educators in the Midland Regional Campus area who teach MSU medical students and residents in MSU affiliated residencies are required by the college to hold a teaching appointment for LCME accreditation purposes. These appointments include online access, to library services, an MSU email account, discounts on computer hardware and software, and opportunities to purchase MSU sporting event tickets!

For more information about teaching opportunities or an application, please contact Bridget Y. Hinds at (989) 488-5538 or