Teona Maghlakelidze

Teona Maghlakelidze, M.D.

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  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Provider Type: Physician

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Teona Maghlakelidze, M.D., specializes in internal medicine. After receiving her medical degree from AIETI Medical School in the country of Georgia, Dr. Teona, as she is known to patients and associates, completed an internal medicine residency at Synergy Medical Education Alliance in Saginaw. She has additional training in nephrology and rheumatology.

Dr. Teona is a Michigan State University College of Human Medicine clerkship director for the Midland Regional Campus and teaches medical students. She has been practicing medicine since 2007.

Philosophy of Care

The satisfaction that comes from helping others is what influenced Dr. Teona to become a physician, she said. “I hold each of my patients close to my heart; every patient is important. It’s the best reward knowing I may have made a difference in their lives.”

Dr. Teona says open, trusting communication is something she believes is important when treating patients. “I will take the time to answer questions and give patients the best knowledge that I have,” she said. “My goal is to help them stay happy and healthy with the necessary treatments.”

Dr. Teona was born and raised in the country of Georgia. She fluently speaks English, Georgian and Russian. She lives in the area with her twin boys. In her spare time, Dr. Teona enjoys spending time with her children, playing the piano and tennis.

Special Interests and Procedures

Dr. Teona has special interest in knee, hip, heel and shoulder injections, as well as small skin procedures. She also has a focus on diabetes, obesity and preventive medicine.

Dr. Teona was designated by Blue Care Network as a Blue Ribbon Doctor for outstanding patient satisfaction by their members in June 2013. Her practice was also designated as a Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan in 2013. Consumer Reports has described a PCMH as a “practice that’s all about you,” since PCMH practices place higher emphasis on customer service and seamless coordination of care.

Gender

  • Female

Year Began Practicing

  • 2007

Board Certified

  • Internal Medicine

Languages

  • English
  • Russian
  • Georgian

Education

Medical School

2002
AIETI Medical School, Tbilisi, Georgia, DOCTOR OF MEDICINE

Residency

2007
Synergy Medical Education Alliance, Saginaw, MI, INTERNAL MEDICINE

Clinical Interests & Special Procedures

  • Diabetes
  • Botox® Injections
  • Joint Injections
  • Lesion Removal
  • Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG)
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Obesity

Professional Memberships

  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Physicians

Philosophy

The satisfaction that comes from helping others is what influenced Dr. Teona to become a physician. I hold each of my patients close to my heart; every patient is important. It's the best reward knowing I may have made a difference in their lives.

Participating Insurances*

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Trust PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Traditional
  • Blue Care Network Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Medicaid
  • Molina - Medicaid
  • TriCare Prime
  • Medicare
  • Blue Care Network
  • Priority Health HMO
  • Priority Health PPO
  • TriCare for Life
  • Humana Medicare Advantage HMO/PPO
  • ConnectCare - Northwood University
  • ConnectCare - MidMichigan Health
  • McLaren Health Plan - Medicaid
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • HAP Medicare Advantage HMO
  • HAP Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Aetna Better Health - Medicaid
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage
  • Cigna
  • Aetna
  • ASR PPO
  • Priority Health Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Cofinity
  • US Health and Life
  • TriCare Standard & Extra
  • CHAMPVA

*Insurance Disclaimer

These are the insurance plans in which this individual is a "participating provider". This provider may accept other insurance, but your costs may be higher if they do not "participate" in your plan.

Specialty

  • Family Medicine, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics (Primary Care)

Employed By

MidMichigan Physicians Group

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