Janette Butler

Janette Butler, C.N.M., W.H.C.N.P.

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  • Obstetrics/Gynecology
  • Obstetrics/Gynecology

Provider Type: Nurse Practitioner

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Janette Butler, W.H.C.N.P., C.N.M., is a women’s health certified nurse practitioner and a certified nurse midwife specializing in women’s health. She is with MidMichigan Physicians Group and has offices in Clare, Harrison and Gladwin.

“I feel strongly that my role is to educate women about their bodies,” she said. “Our goal is to ensure that our patients are comfortable asking questions and making informed decisions, so that together we can work to optimize their health.”

With more than 30 years’ experience as a registered nurse, Jan, as she is known to patients and co-workers, realized her passion to become a nurse after having her first child. “The nurses inspired me. I enjoyed the close, caring relationship they created and the support they gave to me and to my family during that time,” she said.

Philosophy of Care

Jan takes a team approach when working with each patient. “I believe in patient education and providing patients with the best choices and treatment for their health care decisions,” she said. “Patient advocacy is also important and I believe in empowering each patient to participate in the guided care I recommend.”

Open communication is key to quality patient care, according to Jan “I am there to facilitate the health care of each patient by working closely with them and the physicians,” she said. “I enjoy getting to know my patients and building caring relationships.”

Jan lives in a small town west of Alma with her husband Bill. They have four children and nine grandchildren. “I most enjoy spending time with my family,” said Jan, who also enjoys reading, gardening and taking care of her dogs.

Special Interests and Procedures

Jan has multiple special areas of focus in women’s health. Some of these areas include:

  • Obstetrical care
  • Postpartum care
  • Well woman care
  • Birth control options
  • Hormone replacement
  • Menopausal treatment
  • Depression/anxiety
  • Gynecological problems

Her special procedures include endometrial biopsies, Nexplanon® insertion and intrauterine device (IUD) insertion.


  • Female

Year Began Practicing

  • 1999

Board Certified

  • Nurse Midwife
  • Women's Health Care Nurse Practitioner


  • English



Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing, Hyden, KY, CERTIFIED NURSE-MIDWIFE
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland OH, MASTER OF NURSING SCIENCE
University of Minnesota, Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, CLINICAL TRAINING
Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, MI, CLINICAL TRAINING

Clinical Interests & Special Procedures

  • Contraception Counseling & Management
  • Prenatal Care
  • Well Woman Care
  • Implanon® Insertion & Removal
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Endometrial Biopsy
  • Skin Biopsies
  • Postpartum Care
  • Gynecological Problems
  • Nexplanon® Insertion & Removal
  • Menopause Treatments
  • IUD Insertion/Removal

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Nurse Midwives
  • Women's Health Nurse Practitioners Association
  • Michigan Nurse Practitioners Association


"I believe in patient education and providing patients with the best choices and treatment for their health care decisions."

Participating Insurances*

  • Morbark
  • United Healthcare Commercial
  • TriCare WPS - Prime
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Trust PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Traditional
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Plus Blue (Medicare Advantage)
  • Blue Care Network Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Medicaid
  • Molina - Medicaid
  • Priority Health Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Medicare
  • Blue Care Network
  • Priority Health HMO
  • Priority Health PPO
  • Physicians Health Plan
  • Humana Medicare Advantage HMO/PPO
  • ConnectCare - Northwood University
  • ConnectCare - MidMichigan Health
  • McLaren Health Plan - Medicaid
  • HAP - Preferred
  • HAP - PPO
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • HAP Medicare Advantage HMO
  • HAP Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Aetna Better Health - Medicaid
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage
  • Cigna
  • Aetna
  • Priority Health Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Cofinity
  • Medicare Railroad
  • US Health and Life
  • Meridian Health Plan - Medicaid

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  • Obstetrics/Gynecology

Employed By

MidMichigan Physicians Group

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