Northwood OBGYN Joins Munson Healthcare Provider Network


Munson Healthcare today announces the integration of Northwood Obstetrics & Gynecology into its Munson Healthcare Provider Network.

Munson Healthcare President of Ambulatory Services and Business Development Ellen Smith, Women’s and Children's Service Line Executive Director Joan Rikli, and Women’s and Children’s Service Line Medical Director Diana Curran, M.D., welcomed clinic providers and staff to the network.

“We are pleased to welcome Diana Novak, M.D., and Caitlin Schmidt, D.O., to the Munson Healthcare team,” Smith said. “Effective today, April 17, the clinic will be doing business as Munson Healthcare Northwood OBGYN.

Dr. Curran said the two providers are a great addition to the network of Munson Healthcare specialty providers.

“Drs. Novak and Schmidt bring a wealth of knowledge and experience in obstetrical and gynecological care,” she said.

The physicians will be joined by nurse practitioner Whitney Mervau, N.P., an experienced advance practice provider. 

“This clinic integration will help support the planned enhancements and evolution of our Women’s and Children’s Services at Munson Medical Center,” Rikli said. “It has been a pleasure to collaborate with the Northwood OBGYN team to provide a smooth and seamless transition for their staff and patients.”

The clinic will continue to care for patients at its current location at 3960 West Royal Drive in Traverse City. Appointments can be made by calling 231-947-0404. The office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. with a break from 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. for lunch.