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The Team

Dr. Ann Kuenker

Dr. Ann Kuenker

Dr. Kuenker is board certified in family practice and has been practicing in this area for over 30 years. For the last 12 years she has developed a more wellness based approach to her practice which includes a medically supervised weight loss method with counseling and support in helping to maintain weight loss, skin treatments, both medical and aesthetic, advice on products and supplements for a healthier you – your ideal you.

Lisa McManman, CMA

Lisa McManman has been working as a medical assistant for more than 25 years. She has been employed by Dr. Kuenker since 2015. Lisa is a weight loss coach, helps with medical patients, and performs aesthetic procedures.

Connie Hernden

Connie Hernden has worked with Dr. Kuenker for 12 Years at the Traverse City office. She will be assisting you on the phone as well as at reception and checkout.

Petra Lucas

Petra has worked with Dr. Kuenker since February 2021. She is a part time receptionist in the Elk Rapids office. Petra also works in the Traverse City office as the UltraSlim and Reveallux technician.

Connie Gorno

Connie has worked with Dr. Kuenker since February 2020 in the Elk Rapids office. She will assist you on the phone as well as at reception and checkout.

Darlene Kean

Darlene has worked with Dr. Kuenker since 2016. She is a weight loss coach in Traverse City and helps with medical patients. Darlene also manages the Petoskey weight loss clinic/office.

The Protocol

Our medically developed weight loss protocol and smarter lifestyle choices education offers dieters what they really want…a structured program that can put an end to constant dieting.


Business Hours

Elk Rapids Office
8:00am - 3:00pm
8:00am - 5:00pm
8:00am - 3:00pm
8:00am - 3:00pm
8:00am - 12:00pm

Traverse City Office
Monday to Friday:
8:00am - 5:00pm

Petoskey Office
11:00am - 6:00pm


Elk Rapids Skin & Laser Clinic is Authorized to Use the Ideal Protein Weight Loss Protocol and Products. The testimonials on this website are those of the individual that is identified, you should not necessarily expect to receive these results. Typical results vary from person to person and individual to individual when the Ideal Protein Weight Loss Protocol is followed properly. You should consult your physician or other health care professional before starting this or any other diet program to determine if it is right for your needs.

516 Bridge St. Elk Rapids, MI, 49629 – Phone: 231-264-0700

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