New Family Physician Joins NorthLakes Community Clinic - Hayward

'The community has just gained access to an experienced family physician with an extensive range of knowledge.'

New Family Physician Joins NorthLakes Community Clinic - Hayward

Hayward, Wisconsin – The community has just gained access to an experienced family physician with an extensive range of knowledge. Dr. Michaela Tong is now providing care for patients at NorthLakes Community Clinic - Hayward.

Dr. Tong holds a Doctor of Medicine degree from Creighton University School of Medicine and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Dartmouth College. Her experience also includes a Fellowship in Emergency Medicine from the University of Tennessee and a Family Practice Residency from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson.

Throughout her career, Dr. Tong has demonstrated a commitment to serving diverse populations, including veterans, Native Americans and rural communities. She strives to understand the distinctive circumstances of each patient, offering practical strategies to help them meet their unique healthcare goals. When asked about her approach to care, she said, “Patients come to me to get help. I do my best to create an achievable treatment plan because they are trusting me with their personal concerns and difficulties.”

Professionally, she is most interested in diabetes management, mental health care, gender-affirming care and medication-assisted treatment for substance abuse.

In her free time, Dr. Tong enjoys spending time outdoors with her family and friends, mountain biking and bird watching. She also possesses working knowledge of French and Korean.

Board-certified by the American Board of Family Medicine since 2002, Dr. Tong can see patients of all ages, regardless of their ability to pay. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Tong, please call (715) 634-2541.

About NorthLakes Community Clinic

NorthLakes Community Clinic is a Federally Qualified Health Center governed by a patient-majority board of directors. We have clinic locations in Ashland, Birchwood, Cumberland, Eau Claire, Hayward, Hurley, Iron River, Lakewood, Marinette, Minong, Oconto, Park Falls, Poplar, Rice Lake, Turtle Lake, Solon Springs, Washburn, and White Lake. Services include Behavioral Health, Chiropractic, Dental, Massage Therapy, Medical, Nutrition Therapy, Optometry, Patient Supports, Pediatric Dental Specialty, Pediatric Therapies, Psychiatry, Prescription Services, and Recovery.

NorthLakes provides care to individuals with Medicaid and Medicare, those without insurance, and those with private health insurance. We also provide a Sliding Fee Scale available for patients who qualify. For more information, please visit nlccwi.org.

Last Update: Apr 05, 2024 8:37 am CDT

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