Mount Clemens

UPDATED HOURS
M - F: 8:30 - 5:00 pm

Center Line

UPDATED HOURS
M - F: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Center Line Dental

UPDATED HOURS
M - F: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Clinton Twp.

Temporarily Closed
 

Madison Heights

Temporarily Closed
 

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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.

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Ann Gillett-Elrington, MD

CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER
Center Line and Mount Clemens

Ann Gillett-Elrington, MD, PhD, MPH, FACOG earned her MD from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan. As a Fulbright scholar, she earned a PhD in Organic Chemistry from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. She completed her internship and residency at Hutzel Women's Hospital/the Detroit Medical Center and is board-certified through the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology.   She joined MyCare Health Center in January 2019 as its Chief Medical Officer and Obstetrician/Gynecologist.   Positions held prior to this appointment include academics as an associate professor at Ross University School of Medicine, and healthcare administration at Detroit Community Health Connection in Detroit Michigan.  Her many awards and honors include the Marjorie Edwards Prize for Community Medicine from Wayne State University School of Medicine, and Women of Wayne from Wayne State University. Dr. Gillett-Elrington completed a Fellowship in Minority Health Policy through the Commonwealth Mongan Fund at Harvard Medical School and holds a Master's in Public Health from the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health.
 

Her clinical expertise surrounds learning health systems, quality improvement, maternal health and safety, prematurity prevention and population health. She embraces her CMO tenure as a unique opportunity to assure health equity and social justice for all of MyCare’s patients.

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Janelle Cooper, DDS

CHIEF DENTAL OFFICER
Center Line

Dr. Janelle Cooper was born and raised in the city of Detroit, attended Renaissance High School and received both her bachelors of arts (B.A.) and Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.  After graduating from dental school, she completed a general practice residency program (GPR) in Chicago, at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center.  There she gained valuable experiences that made an impact on the way she would love to practice dentistry.  “The experiences that I’ve had through dental school and residency, led me back to the city that I love.”


Dr. Cooper joined the MyCare Team in August 2016, and assumed the role as Dental Director in October 2017.  As a health professional, her goal is to care for and educate numerous people on the importance of oral health.  Among other things, she intends to be a lifelong student, constantly learning different techniques to contribute to the care of her patients.  She is on a journey to become a positive example of a caring professional in her community, building numerous relationships along the way with both patients and colleagues.     
 

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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. 

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Adrianne Jones, NP

NURSE PRACTITIONER
Center Line

Adrianne Couwlier 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. 

Hemlatta C. Desai, MD

DOCTOR
Clinton Township

In 1972, Hemlatta Desai attended Baroda Medical College in Baroda, India, where she graduated from in 1976. Then, she worked as an intern at Detroit Memorial Hospital. The next year, she started her Family Practice residency at Wayne State University’s Harper-Grace Hospital. In her life, she has worked at a number of clinics and hospitals including St. Joseph Mercy, St. Joseph Mercy Macomb, Henry Ford Macomb Hospital, Macomb Prompt Care, Telegraph Urgent Care, Elizabeth Urgent Care, and her own private practice. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, cooking, exercising and reading. Dr. Desai is Board certified in family medicine. 

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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 and
Center Line

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. 

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Joseph T. Naughton, D.O.

DOCTOR
Mount Clemens and Center Line

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. 

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Maheshkumar Patel, MD

DOCTOR
Center Line and Mount Clemens

Dr. Patel is a board certified internist.  He received his medical degree from Grant Medical College, Bombay, India.  He completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Mt. Carmel Mercy Hospital, Detroit, MI in 1980.  He practiced Internal Medicine at Sinai-Grace Hospital and Detroit Medical Center before coming to MyCare Health Center.  He was involved in teaching medical students and residents; and enjoys practicing Internal Medicine.

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Bonita Yapa, DDS

DENTIST
Center Line

Dr. Bonita Yapa became interested in dentistry at the age of 12.  Having come from a home where both of her parents were educators, she excelled in academics and graduated high school as Valedictorian.  She received a four-year scholarship to Wayne State University.  Upon completion of her undergraduate degree, she entered Dental school at Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI.  She graduated with her Doctorate Degree in Dentistry in 1990.  Dr. Yapa has been in private practice for nearly 25 years, and is well-respected among her peers.  She continues to stay abreast of the latest Dental technologies, and is committed to providing a dental experience that not only ensures her patients a beautiful and healthy smile; but truly one that is comfortable, relaxing and peaceful.