OUR PROVIDERS

We, at MyCare Health Center, have taken considerable care in assembling an extraordinary team of health care professionals to address your health care needs from head to toe.  We are extremely proud that we can provide services that not only begin with routine care, but also address specialty care such as gynecology, obstetrics, dental, mental health, and podiatry; just to name a few.  We are dedicated to providing quality care at a cost that fits your budget.  We seek to empower you to take charge of your health care needs, while working in partnership with one or more of our outstanding and compassionate providers.  It is our mission to improve the health and wellness of our community by delivering quality care to all people.

Dr_edited.jpg

Joseph T. Naughton, DO

CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER
Mount Clemens

Dr. Naughton has been a board-certified family physician for 27 years.  He received his medical degree from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine.  He completed his residency in family medicine at Mt. Clemens General Hospital (presently McLaren Macomb Medical Center). From 2003 through 2014, he was the Director of Medical Education at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital.  In this role, he was responsible for the training of hundreds of medical students and residents each year. As a family physician, he enjoys caring for patients of all ages from newborns through senior citizens. 

Lauren Rush, DDS

CHIEF DENTAL OFFICER
Center Line

Dr. Lauren Rush serves as the Chief Dental Officer. Dr. Rush is a Michigan Native and attended Howard University in Washington, DC where she graduated with a Bachelor's of Science in Biology. She attended the University of Detroit Mercy, School of Dentistry where she completed her Doctorate of Dental Surgery in 2011, followed by a 1-year General Practice Residency (GPR) at the John D. Dingell VA Medical Center in Detroit. Since finishing her residency in 2012, Dr. Rush has dedicated her career to community-based Dentistry, practicing primarily in the Federally Qualified Health Center setting. She is devoted to serving the community by providing quality and compassionate dental care to all people.  

 

Outside of work, Dr. Rush enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband and son. She volunteers with various community organizations and youth programs.

John Yax, LMSW

DIRECTOR OF INTEGRATED HEALTH
Mount Clemens

John Yax, LMSW, has been working in the behavioral health field for nearly 20 years. While his education and training is heavily focused on psychotherapy, he has also worked in hospitals, grief/loss centers, and as a community mental health provider. This diverse experience gives him unique insight and the ability to process issues from many vantage points. John conferred with a Bachelor’s degree in psychology from Michigan State University and a Master's of Social Work degree from the University of Michigan.  He has experience treating adolescents, young adults, and adults. John has extensive training and experience in treating Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar Disorder/Mania, ADD/ADHD, Adjustment Disorders, Marital/Relationship Issues, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder/Personality, Stress Management, Anger Issues, Behavioral Issues, Substance Abuse Issues, and Life Transitions (among others). Additionally, he has much experience and training in Grief/Loss/Bereavement issues, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Behavioral Therapy, and Trauma-related issues, Substance Abuse, and Self-Harming Behaviors.

Lawrence Brown, DPM

PODIATRIST
Center Line

Lawrence Brown earned his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in 1983 and subsequently completed a residency in podiatric surgery at Brent General Hospital in Detroit Michigan.

Dr. Brown demonstrates his commitment to education and clinical proficiency by readily sharing his time and expertise with others. At different points of his career he has been affiliated with the Division of Postdoctoral Education at the New York College of Podiatric Medicine, and adjunct clinical faculty at the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine.

Well respected among his peers, Dr. Brown is associated with several professional organizations. Among them are the American Board of Podiatric Surgery, the Professional Wound Care Association, and the American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine.

An esteemed researcher, Dr. Brown served as Director of Research in two Wayne State University studies on the “Biomechanics of the Foot During Pregnancy.” He has been the Director of Esther Brown Endowment Fund for Research in Podiatric Geriatrics since 1984.

Dr. Brown lives in Southfield with his wife Helen and their three children Rachel, Tamar, and Estee. In his free time, Dr. Brown enjoys reading and hockey. 

Shawna Cuda, MSN, FNP-C

NURSE PRACTITIONER
Center Line

Shawna Cuda is a family nurse practitioner who studied at the University of Detroit Mercy. She attended nursing school at Oakland University and worked at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital as an RN before becoming a nurse practitioner. She enjoys helping patients achieve their health and wellness goals. Shawna enjoys spending her free time outside walking, relaxing, and being with her family.

Jason Hawkins, DO

DOCTOR
Center Line

Dr. Hawkins attended the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency training in Family Medicine at Henry Ford Allegiance Health in Jackson, Michigan. Dr. Hawkins cares for patients of all ages from birth to end of life. He treats patients with a variety of medical conditions including diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart disease, pulmonary problems, musculoskeletal injuries, pain, stress, weight concerns, substance use disorders, and mental health concerns. His special areas of focus include nutrition, lifestyle medicine, wellness, chronic disease management, and osteopathic manual treatment. As an osteopathic family medicine doctor, Dr. Hawkins believes in a holistic approach and treating the whole person that includes mind, body, and spirit.

Nicole Hentschel, LMSW

CLINICAL THERAPIST
Center Line

Nicole Hentschel received her Master of Social Work degree from the Michigan State University and has over 10 years of clinical experience working in both inpatient and outpatient treatment settings. She has worked with all ages from birth to the elderly as a Psychotherapist, Care Coordinator, and Infant Mental Health Therapist. Nicole is rostered in Child Parent Psychotherapy (CPP). Her training includes a broad range of symptoms and disorders, including depression, anxiety, self-esteem, bipolar disorder, stress management, and trauma.  Nicole enjoys spending time with her family and friends and traveling!

Adrianne Jones, MSN, NP-C

NURSE PRACTITIONER
Center Line

Adrianne Jones is an Adult Primary Care Nurse Practitioner at our Center Line Clinic. Her specialties include Internal Medicine and Women’s Health. Adrianne received a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. Her past working history includes functioning as a Registered Nurse at St. John Medical Center in Detroit, MI and Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL. Adrianne also obtained a Master’s of Science in Nursing from Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL. Adrianne’s interests include traveling, yoga, and spending time with her family and friends. 

Lisa Mader, LMSW, CAADC

SUD THERAPIST
Mount Clemens

Lisa Mader earned her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Wayne State University in Detroit, MI in 2014. She has spent the last six years working primarily in the fields of Substance Abuse & Corrections, focusing primarily on the treatment of opioid dependence and co-occurring disorders. Lisa grew up in this local community and became passionate for helping those struggling with the disease of addiction based on witnessing how it affected family, friends, and neighbors in her community.

Dr. Mandava .jpg

Vasudeva Mandava, MD

DOCTOR
Mount Clemens

After receiving his Doctorate Degree from Guntur Medical College in Guntur, India, Mandava moved to Michigan and began his internship and residency at Mount Carmel Mercy Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. Following that, he received his fellowship at William Beaumont Hospital.
Soon after, Mandava began his own practice in internal medicine for 35 years, in association with Henry Ford Macomb Hospital. After retiring his private practice, Mandava received his opportunity with MyCare in 2014.


Following his footsteps, his two daughters are also physicians, obtaining their degrees from Guntur Medical College. Sabala is currently a Radiologist at Henry Ford Detroit Hospital and Amulya is a stay at home mom and resides in India.

Scott McCormick, PA-C

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT
Mount Clemens

Scott McCormick is a Physician Assistant and graduate of University Detroit Mercy. Prior to working in Family Medicine; Scott worked in the Emergency Department at Henry Ford Hospital Detroit.  Working in emergency medicine allowed him to see firsthand the ramifications of poorly controlled chronic disease.  It was this experience that motivated Scott to work in preventive care. Scott looks forward to working with his patients to ensure they are getting the care they need.

Scott is also a current member of the Army National Guard; working to ensure the medical readiness of our military forces.  Prior to serving with the Army; Scott also served with the Navy and Marine Corps as a Field Medic. 

Jennifer Wims-Madden, MSN, PMHNP-BC

ADULT PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSE PRACTITIONER 
Mount Clemens

Jennifer Wims-Madden is an Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner who has worked in the mental health field for over 14 years. She received her Associate in Applied Science Degree in Nursing from Oakland Community College in 2007, she completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree at University of Michigan- Flint in 2009, and went on to complete her Master of Science in Nursing Degree with a Major in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner at Wayne State University in 2012. Jennifer has worked in a variety of settings including inpatient hospitals, outpatient facilities, and community mental health centers. She provides medication management, psychotherapy, and psychoeducation to a diverse population and a wide array of mental health diagnoses. In her role at MyCare Health Center, she works collaboratively with the rest of the treatment team to provide access to quality mental health services to improve patient outcomes.   

Mount Clemens

UPDATED HOURS
M - F: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

T - W - Th: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

Center Line

Center Line Dental

UPDATED HOURS
M - T - Th: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

W - F: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

UPDATED HOURS
M - F: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Clinton Twp.

Temporarily Closed
 

easter.png
mdhhs.png
mccmh.png

MyCare Health Center is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $1,878.869 with 69% financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.

This health center is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n). 

MyCare Health © 2019 | All Rights Reserved