Dr. Rachel Punke, DO

Rachel Punke, DO

Hospitalists
Rachel Punke

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Dr. Rachel Punke chose this career path because she enjoys the complexity and the problem solving that comes with internal medicine. She has always felt that being an internist gives her the ability to treat her patients as a whole including emotional, psychosocial and spiritual well-being.

Dr. Punke's biggest influence in her life is her mother. She always encourages her to work hard and pursue her interests with passion. Throughout Dr. Punke's life, her mom has always told her "No matter what, just keep smiling" and that attitude has shaped who she is today.

She enjoys giving her patients good news, visiting with them and their families each day. Dr. Punke has a special interest in non-pharmacologic pain control strategies.

Volunteer work is also a passion of hers. She enjoys volunteering at a variety of places in Detroit such as Gleaner's Food Bank, Bottomless Toy Chest, Focus Hope, and many more. When she isn't at work or volunteering she looks forward to traveling with her husband, backpacking and spending time with their dog, Murphy.

Gender

Female

Credentials

Other Credentials and Privileges

Certificate in Population Healthy and Health Equity, University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Ann Arbor.

Residency

Authority Health and Michigan State University, Detroit, Mich.

Medical School(s)

Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, East Lansing

At your first appointment, your new provider will review the medicine you have been taking. They may talk to you about other options, including changing to different medicine.

This provider follows CDC guidelines for childhood shots (also called vaccinations). Please choose another Bronson provider if you do not plan to vaccinate your child.

This provider cannot see patients who take controlled substances for pain management. Please choose another Bronson provider.

This provider does not provide care for patients who take more than two prescribed medicines on a regular basis. Please choose another Bronson provider.

This provider cannot provide care for patients who are under the age of 18. Please choose another Bronson provider.

This provider asks women to see an OB/GYN provider for gynecological exams. He welcomes women for all other healthcare.

This provider doesn’t provide care for patients who take behavioral health medicine. Please choose another Bronson provider.

This provider isn’t currently accepting new Medicaid patients. Please choose another Bronson provider.

This provider cannot provide care for patients who are above the age of 18. Please choose another Bronson provider.

This provider is currently only accepting pediatric patients. If you are over the age of 18, please choose another Bronson provider.

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