Mackinac Straits Health Systems
Pediatric Clinic

Please report any concerns, as soon as possible, to the Clinic Manager or the Patient Advocate. They will investigate and follow up with all parties involved.

Patient Advocate

Mackinac Straits Health System

1140 North State St.   

St. Ignace, MI 49781

Phone: (906) 643-0428


You may also file a concern with the:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights

By sending a letter to:

200 Independence Avenue S.W.

Washington, DC 20201

Or calling: 1-877-696-6775

Or visiting:


You may also file concerns with:

The Compliance Team

PO Box 160

905 Sheble Lane, Suite 102

Spring House, PA 19477

Phone Number: 215-654-9110     Fax: 215-654-9068

Web address:


Claudio Duarte, M.D.

Caryn Kovar, PA-C

Pediatric Services are located in the modular building on Lawrence Rubin Drive at the northwest end of our St. Ignace Campus. The building is labeled PEDIATRICS & NEUROLOGY. Pediatric appointments are available Monday through Friday. Call (906) 643-0400.