• Photo of 2018 Residency at MidMichigan Medical Center - Gratiot, Faculty.

    "Our goal is to train high quality compassionate family medicine physicians devoted to serve rural communities."

Faculty

Arturas Klugasl, M.D.

Director of the Family Medicine Residency Program

Arturas Klugas, M.D., earned his doctor of medicine degree from Kaunas University of Medicine in Kaunas, Lithuania and completed his residency training at the Family Medicine Residency Program at MidMichigan Medical Center – Midland. Before joining Gratiot Family Medicine Residency, Dr. Klugas served as a physician and faculty member at the Midland Family Medicine Residency. He is an Assistant Professor through the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Family Medicine Department.

Dr. Klugas completed the University of Michigan Faculty Development Fellowship in 2010.

Photo fo Sara Elsayed, M.D., faculty physician at MSU/MidMichigan Medical Center - Gratiot Residency Program.

Associate Director of the Family Medicine Residency Program

Sara Elsayed, M.D., is a Board certified Family Physician who earned her doctor of medicine degree from Ain Sams University school of medicine-Cairo, Egypt. She then completed 3 years of training in Family Medicine residency in Qatar 2012-2015, after which she completed her Family Medicine residency training at McLaren Flint - MI. Dr. Elsayed joined the faculty at MSU/MidMichigan Medical Center – Gratiot Residency Program in 2018.

Dr. Elsayed believes that family doctors are the base of a healthy enlightened community and a sound health-care system. Her vision is. "I want to KNOW that when a patient walks out of office, that I have provided them with the best care possible. I want to empower them, enlighten them, and help them discover their physical, mental and emotional potential."

Photo of family medicine physician Abigail Ducheine, M.D.

Faculty Physician

Abigail Ducheine, M.D., earned her medical degree at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany and worked as a Physician there for 2 years. She completed her Family Medicine Residency training at MSU/MidMichigan Medical Center – Gratiot. She received the 2019 Resident Teacher Award by the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine.

As a board-certified Family Physician, Dr. Ducheine then joined the faculty team and has been appointed as Assistant Professor by the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Department of Family Medicine. She has successfully completed the University of Michigan Faculty Development Institute Fellowship Program.

Egle Klugiene, M.D.

Faculty Physician

Egle Klugiene, M.D., earned her doctor of medicine degree from Kaunas University of Medicine in Kaunas, Lithuania and is a graduate of the Family Medicine Residency Program at MidMichigan Medical Center – Midland, where she also worked as a faculty physician for almost five years. She joined the faculty at MSU/MidMichigan Medical Center – Gratiot Residency Program in 2017. Dr. Klugiene has successfully completed the University of Michigan Faculty Development Institute Fellowship Program. She has special interest in Women’s Health and Procedural Training.

When not at MSU/Gratiot Residency Program, she works as a family physician at MidMichigan Medical Center – Midland. Her greatest joy at work is teaching residents.

Donald Prouty, M.D.

Faculty Physician

Donald Prouty, M.D., earned his degree at Loma Linda University in Loma Linda, California and completed his residency training at Hinsdale Hospital in Hinsdale, Illinois. He has been practicing as a family medicine physician for nearly 37 years. Dr. Prouty is an assistant professor at Michigan State through the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Family Medicine Department.

Dr. Prouty successfully completed the University of Michigan Faculty Development Institute Fellowship Program in 2017.

Photo of family physician Nayab Qureshi, M.D.

Faculty Physician

Nayab Qureshi, M.D., is a Board certified Family Physician who earned his degree at the American University of Antigua in St. John’s, Antigua and Barbuda. He recently completed his residency training at the Family Medicine Residency Program at MSU/MidMichigan Medical Center – Gratiot. He is originally from the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois where he grew up and completed his undergraduate studies in Psychology. Dr. Qureshi is completing the University of Michigan Faculty Development Institute Fellowship Program this fall

Matthew Stack, D.H.A.

Behavior Health Faculty

Matthew Stack, D.H.A., graduated with a Doctorate in Health Administration from Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. In addition, Matt is a board certified Physician Assistant and has served our community for more than 10 years in family medicine and behavioral health care. He is an Associate Clinical Faculty at Michigan State University and is a guest lecturer at Central Michigan University Physician Assistant Program.

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