Houghton

family health

Family Medicine

Sports medicine

internal medicine

Location Info

Located on Michigan Tech campus inside the Student Development Complex

Upper Great Lakes Family Health
HOUGHTON Family Health Center
600 MacInnes Drive, Houghton, MI 49931

Location Info

Located on Michigan Tech campus inside the Student Development Complex

Upper Great Lakes Family Health
HOUGHTON Family Health Center
600 MacInnes Drive,
Houghton, MI 49931

All services

Phone:  906.483.1860

hours

Monday 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Thursday 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Friday 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

After Hours Services

A provider is on-call after hours, on weekends and during holidays. For urgent after hours needs for family practice call (906)372-3025. 

In an emergency, go to your local emergency department or dial 9-1-1.

Bruce Trusock

Bruce Trusock, MD

Family Medicine & Sports Medicine
Houghton Family Health Center
(906) 483-1860

  • American Board of Family Medicine
  • Board Certified in Family Medicine and Sports Medicine
  • Certified to do CDL Physicals

Education:

  • Undergraduate – Michigan Technological University – Houghton, MI 
  • Medical School – Michigan State University College of Human Medicine – East Lansing, MI
  • Family Practice Residency Program – Midland Hospital Center – Midland, MI
Zainab Almahrous

Zainab Almahrous, MD

Internal Medicine
Houghton Family Health Center
(906) 483-1860

  • Doctor of Medicine Degree
  • Tongji Medical College of Huazhong University of Science and Technology – Wuhan, China
  • Master of Geriatric – Internal Medicine
  • Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University Program – East Lansing, MI

Professional & Personal Background:

Zainab Almahrous (al-mah-roūs), MD, has joined the teams of family medicine providers at Upper Great Lakes Houghton Family Health Center – (UGL).

Dr. Almahrous was born and raised in Saudi Arabia. She is married and has two daughters; both are attending high school. Throughout Dr. Almahrous’s journey to pursue her medical degree, her family continually gave her support, love, and courage. She is also grateful for the tremendous help and support her husband (Salman) has provided throughout her schooling.

While working at UGL, Dr. Almahrous looks forward to serving patients with complex diseases, especially our geriatric patient population. Dr. Almahrous is board-certified in Internal Medicine and completed a fellowship in geriatrics.

When deciding to come to the Upper Peninsula, Dr. Almahrous was initially attracted to the area’s natural beauty, the presence of an excellent school system, and the universities. She loves traveling, learning about culture, cooking, and trying new foods.

“It is a pleasure and honor to relieve the suffering of my patients,” Dr. Almahrous

Karen DeYoung

Karen DeYoung, DO

Family Medicine
Houghton Family Health Center
(906) 483-1860

  • American Board of Osteopathic Family Physicians Certified
  • Michigan Board of Medicine Physician
  • Basic Life Support

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences – Grand Valley State University – Allendale, MI
  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine – Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine – East Lansing and Flint, MI

“I enjoy working with patients on acute as well as chronic issues with a priority of preventive care. I love taking care of families from newborns to older adults.” – Dr. Karen DeYoung

Zachariah DeYoung

Zachariah DeYoung, MD

Family & Sports Medicine
Houghton Family Health Center
(906) 483-1860

  • American Board of Family Medicine Certified
  • Michigan Board of Medicine Physician
  • Basic Life Support

Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts in History – The Honors College – Michigan State University – East Lansing, MI
  • Bachelor of Science in Microbiology & Molecular Genetics – Michigan State University – East Lansing, MI
  • Doctor of Medicine – Michigan State University College of Human Medicine – East Lansing and Saginaw, MI

“I love getting to know people and learning their life stories. I relish the opportunity to help patients understand their health and help them navigate the healthcare system.” – Dr. Zachariah DeYoung

Melissa Vertin

Melissa Vertin, PA

Family Medicine / Sports Medicine
Houghton Family Health Center
(906) 483-1860

  • Certified to do CDL Physicals

Education:

  • Undergraduate – University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point, WI
  • Graduate – Western Michigan University – Kalamazoo, MI
Stephanie Bonenfant

Stephanie McKenzie, PA-C

Family Medicine
Houghton Family Health Center
(906) 483-1860

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Certificate
  • Basic Cardiovascular Life Support Certificate
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants Member

Education:

  • Master of Physician Assistant Studies – Butler University – Indianapolis, IN
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology – Michigan Technological University – Houghton, MI

“Family medicine allows me to help patients through life’s journey and to see them on a regular basis to catch-up.” – Stephanie McKenzie, PA-C

Kathryn Kass

Kathryn Kass, PA-C

Family Medicine
Houghton Family Health Center
(906) 483-1860

  • NCCPA Physician Assistant Certification
  • Michigan State Physician Assistant Licensure
  • Michigan Controlled Substance Licensure
  • Basic Life Support
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • Advanced Wilderness Life Support
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support
  • NETA Group Exercise Instructor
  • NETA Pilates Instructor
  • YogaFit Level I Certification

Education:

  • Physician Assistant Program – Midwestern University – Downers Grove, IL
  • Master of Science in Exercise Science – Northern Michigan University – Marquette, MI
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology – Northern Michigan University – Marquette, MI