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We are your Traverse City neighborhood urgent care medical professionals

Urgent care practices are unique in the fact that they can meet the need of most non-emergency situations, while still focusing on their patients.  Bayside Docs strives to see patients quickly, and we promise a sincere smile.

Dr. Michael J. Parker

Medical Director and Owner

Dr. Michael J. Parker is the Medical Director and owner of Bayside Docs Urgent Care in Traverse City, Michigan.  Dr. Parker attended Northwestern University and Loyola Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. Trained and Board Certified in Emergency Medicine, Dr. Parker worked in the Emergency Department for almost twenty years before deciding that he wanted to be able to spend more time with his patients.  Practicing “Urgent Care” combines the best of his training with some time to focus on the “Whole Patient”.

In addition to his extensive work in emergency medicine, teaching and medico legal consulting, Dr. Parker was a board examiner and contributor for the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Parker played a dynamic role in the implementation of the Illinois trauma center designation legislation as chairman of the Illinois State trauma council.

Additionally, Dr. Parker was the project Medical Director for the largest paramedic system in Illinois, the Flight Director for one of the first aero medical (helicopter) EMS systems in the state.

Dr. Parker is happily married with four wonderful children, and attributes all of his success to the love and support of his bride and family, and the phenomenal staff of Bayside Docs.

Bayside Docs Urgent Care

Our Mission is Quality Medical Service & Care

Our mission is to provide you and your family with the best medical care in a friendly, courteous manner as quickly as possible. We understand that your time is valuable.  Our highly trained staff is committed to the highest quality of service for you, your family and your business.

Professional Team at Bayside Docs

Bayside Docs Urgent Care prides itself on having a highly trained staff that includes Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants (PA’s), RN’s, LPN’s, and Radiologic Technologists.  This team of professionals have many years of experience in family practice, cardiology, and acute care. From little ones to seniors, you can be sure that you will receive the best possible care at Bayside Docs.

Career Opportunities

We are currently looking for a full-time/part-time x-ray technologist RT(R), a full-time/part-time RN/LPN, and a full-time/part-time receptionist

For full descriptions of each position, please click here.

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Bayside Docs Urgent Care