MyMichigan Medical Center Alpena

  • Phone: (989) 356-7000
  • Alternate: (800) 556-8842
MyMichigan Medical Center Alpena

1501 W. Chisholm Street Alpena, MI 49707

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Hours of Operation

Sunday: Open 24 Hours
Monday: Open 24 Hours
Tuesday: Open 24 Hours
Wednesday: Open 24 Hours
Thursday: Open 24 Hours
Friday: Open 24 Hours
Saturday: Open 24 Hours

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Rogers City - (989) 734-7107


MyMichigan Medical Center Alpena is a 139 licensed-bed hospital located in northeast Michigan on the shores of Lake Huron.

Fast Facts

  • Serving Northeast Michigan since 1940
  • 139 licensed beds
  • 1,000+ employees, volunteers, physicians and other personnel
  • Affiliated with Michigan Medicine, the academic medical center of the University of Michigan
  • Accredited by The Joint Commission
  • Full continuum of health care services normally found only in much larger communities
  • Accredited cancer and trauma programs by the American College of Surgeons
  • Joint venture with Michigan Medicine for Radiation Oncology


MyMichigan Medical Center Alpena provides a full range of services in specialty areas, including:

  • Behavioral Health Services
  • Cancer Care
  • Diabetes Services
  • Emergency Care
  • Heart and Vascular Services
  • Maternity
  • Orthopedics
  • Ophthalmology
  • Pain Management
  • Pulmonology
  • Rehabilitation Services
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Surgical Services
  • Urology
  • Trauma Care - Level III
  • Wound Treatment

Advanced Technology

Just a few of the advanced technologies available at MyMichigan Medical Center Alpena include:

  • 1.5 Open Bore Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • 160-Slice Computed Tomography (CT)
  • Breast Health Navigation
  • 3D Mammography/3D Stereotactic Breast Biopsy
  • Fully-Automated Digital X-ray System
  • Fully Functional Lab Technology
  • Intensity-Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT)
  • PET Scanner
  • TrueBeam Radiotherapy System


  • 2019 | Governor’s Awards of Excellence for outstanding achievement in Effective Reporting and Measurement: Outpatient Quality Reporting, Acute Care Hospitals and Hospital Value-based Purchasing, Acute Care Hospitals, Michigan’s Quality Improvement Organization (MPRO)
  • 2017 | Top Rural Community Hospital , National Rural Health Association
  • 2017 | 100 Great Community Hospitals, Becker's Hospital Review


  • 2020 | Broke ground for $59 million inpatient tower featuring private patient rooms.
  • 2016 | Affiliated with MidMichigan Health and Michigan Medicine (University of Michigan Health System.) Completed $7.5 million Emergency Department renovation with 20 private rooms and significant upgrades to technology and medical equipment.
  • 2014 | First in Michigan to have a Samsung Fully-Automated Digital X-ray System.
  • 2007 | The Center for Wound Healing & Hyberbaric Medicine opened in partnership with NOAA Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary.
  • 2006 | The HealthPlex opened featuring state-of-the- art equipment, a warm-water aqua therapy pool, and fully integrated rehabilitation.
  • 2004 | The new Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit opened with 11 private rooms.
  • 2003 | Auxiliary donations to the Medical Center reached $1 million and the Auxiliary celebrated its 30th anniversary.
  • 2001 | The Cancer Center, in partnership with the University of Michigan Health System, opened.
  • 1995 | The Medical Center was one of only four hospitals in the state to launch a website.
  • 1993 | The Development Council, whose focus is developing widespread community and financial support for the hospital, was established with Dr. Robert Currier as chair.
  • 1987 | Alpena received its first CT scanner.
  • 1985 | Completed $20 million project with a 72-bed tower of patient rooms, doubling the size of the hospital.
  • 1974 | Completed a $3.4 million expansion project with a new lab, additional laundry area and the Emergency Room’s outpatient facilities.
  • 1962 | Added Chronic Disease and Rehabilitation Unit and Intensive Care Unit.
  • 1942 | Added a $1 million, three-story wing bringing the hospital capacity to 134 beds plus a new surgery facility, new entrance and physical therapy department.
  • 1940 | Hailed as the only modern hospital in northeast Michigan, Alpena General Hospital opened with 88-beds, two operating rooms, X-ray department, maternity unit with 11 bassinets, children’s ward, 11 private rooms and a pathology laboratory. It cost $258,181 and the first baby was born two days after opening.


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8 a.m. - 8 p.m. daily

Behavioral Health Units

6 p.m. - 8 p.m. daily

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