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Are you seeking relief from painful & unsightly varicose veins?

Dr. Nick Vlasic, M.D. has been treating chronic leg pain and varicose vein disease for over 14 years and has extensive experience using minimally invasive techniques to provide complete vein evaluations and assess comprehensive Peripheral Vascular Disease. Are you looking for pain relief and want to decrease your pain medication use? Dr. Vlasic also provides full Interventional Radiology Clinic services and consultations to address Pain Management, an alternative method to treat your pain.
Dr. Nick VlasicNiksa (Nick) Vlasic, MD Board Certified in Diagnostic & Interventional Radiology

Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital is delighted to be partnering with Upper Peninsula Imaging to provide our community and surrounding areas with premier radiology services close to home.

To schedule an appointment, call (906) 341-3266 for more details.

The Healing Gardens of Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital

Coming into the woodland setting of the hospital’s Healing Gardens, stress lightens and healing begins. This feeling continues as you walk amid trees and a stream, past the beautiful landscape plantings that vibrate with color, bustle with pollinators and birds, or glisten with rain or snow. Inviting seating gives you a place to relax and feel rejuvenated.

What is a Healing Garden?

The idea behind a healing garden is to thoughtfully create an environment that provides a variety of natural sensory experiences to aid in stress relief, provide a feeling of peace and a calm oasis away from a busy life or difficulties. As you enter a healing garden area, your senses are awakened to the color of the blooming flowers, the sounds of birds or crickets or the wind in the trees. You smell the pine trees and fresh air. You can touch the soft grass and plants.


Schoolcraft Memorial HomeCare Delights Crowd with Float in the 4th of July Parade

“Oh, but anyway, Toto, we’re home –home! And this is my room, and you’re all here , and I’m not going to leave here ever, ever again, because I love you all! And… oh, Auntie Em, there’s no place like home!”.

For most of us, we feel the same as Dorothy… there’s no place like home. especially when we are not feeling well. We just want to be in the comfort of our own home, in our own beds and in the company of our family members and loved ones.

Schoolcraft Memorial HomeCare and Hospice understands the importance of this and provides our community with excellent care in the home. From Regis-tered Nurses, Aides, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Social Workers, chaplain, volunteers, and support staff. SCMHC delivers the best.

The department’s commitment to their patients and the community shows in how well they work together as a team and in their national customer satisfaction ratings … being in the top 3-5% in each of the past 3 years.

For several years now, Schoolcraft Memorial HomeCare has been a welcome presence in the Fourth of July Parade in Manistique. Showing enthusiasm in what they do and striving to get the message out as to what they are about.


Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital is committed to providing quality healthcare and
wellness for the people of our community.

Kristi Kusnier

Kristi Kusnier, MD

Featured Physician

Board Certified in Family Medicine

Dr. Kusnier graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and earned her medical degree from Wayne State University, in Detroit Michigan.  She completed her post graduate training at the Marquette General Family Medicine Residency Program in Marquette, MI.

Dr. Kusnier is Board Certified in Family Medicine.

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Welcome to Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital, located along the northern shores of Lake Michigan.

Our state-of-the-art facility opened in April 2013.  Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital will be a leader in health and wellness, serving our community and the South Central Upper Peninsula in a professional, patient centered and high quality environment.

We offer a wide-spectrum of health care services including: a 24-hour/day physician staffed Emergency Room, Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy/Rehabilitation, Cardio-Pulmonary Care, Medical Imaging, Laboratory services and HomeCare & Hospice.  Our surgical program includes: Orthopedic, Urology, General and Ophthalmology … operating in one of largest operating rooms in the Upper Peninsula.

Visiting Specialists come to Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital each month to provide services such as Oncology, Podiatry, Cardiology, Obstetrics and more.

The Alan W. Ott Rural Health Clinic is staffed with family physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants and offers a walk-in clinic.

Experience why so many have made Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital their provider of choice!