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Meet our Providers

Dr. Mark Kaplan, DO                           Medical Director

Dr. Kaplan received a Bachelor of Science degree from Boston University, a doctorate in osteopathic medicine from Kansas City College of Health Sciences, did an internship and residency at Botsford General Hospital in Farmington, Michigan and a pulmonary fellowship at Queens Medical Center in New York. He has specialized in critical care and emergency medicine since 1988.

Dr. Kaplan specializes in urgent and primary health care. He is certified by the American Osteopathic Board in internal medicine, and board eligible in emergency and pulmonary medicine. In addition to working at East Grand Health Center in Danforth his services are shared with St. Croix Regional Family Health Center in Princeton. Dr. Kaplan has served as the Medical Director of East Grand Health Center for the past several years and is a valued member of the community.

Matt Cowan, PA-C

Matt is a longtime resident of the area and his expertise, care and enthusiasm will serve our community well. Matt Cowan, PA-C specializes in family medicine and internal medicine. He treats patients of all ages and is accepting new patients. To schedule an appointment please call EGHC at (207) 448-2347.

Mary Lake, FNP

Born and raised in Hodgdon, Mary is happy to be returning home after a satisfying career in southern Maine. Mary received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Southern Maine in Portland. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to East Grand, having worked at Mid Coast Hospital for the last two decades in various capacities. Mary and her husband recently relocated to their new home on East Grand Lake. In her spare time, Mary enjoys hiking, quilting and biking. She is looking forward to being part of the local community and is currently accepting new patients. Call East Grand Health Center at (207) 448-2347 to schedule an appointment today!

Dawn McGinnis, FNP

Dawn is a Family Nurse Practitioner who specializes in family medicine and treats patients of all ages. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from UMO and Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) from Husson College. Dawn is also a long time resident of Aroostook county. She was born in Houlton, is married, has 2 sons and has lived in Fort Fairfield for over 28 years. To schedule an appointment please call the office at (207) 448-2347.

Dave Goodrich, LCSW

The addition of David Goodrich is an important part of EGHC's mission to expand more services such as mental health to its community. David has 20 plus years experience and comes to EGHC in cooperation with Aroostook Mental Health Center. He specializes in Anxiety/ Depression, Relaxation/ Stress Management, Coping with Chronic Disease/ Pain Management, Coping with Grief and Loss, Substance Abuse, Domestic/Physical Abuse, Tobacco and Smoking Cessation, Bullying, Parenting and Situational Life Issues. If you or someone you know would benefit from David's services, please contact East Grand Health Center at (207) 448-2347 to schedule an appointment.

Dr. Jared Kohlbacher, DPM

Dr. Jared Kohlbacher sees patients for podiatry services and has been a member of the East Grand Health Center team since August 2017. Dr. Kohlbacher is a podiatry specialist originally from Oklahoma. He graduated from New York College of Podiatric Medicine in 2011 and completed his residency in 2014 at St. Barnabas Medical Center in New Jersey. Dr. Kohlbacher currently provides surgical podiatry at The Aroostook Medical Center. He and his wife, Raina, and their three daughters reside in Mapleton. 

Dr. Kohlbacher is at the East Grand Health Center on a monthly basis. To schedule an appointment, please call (207) 448-2347.

Amanda Buzzell, PA-C

Amanda is a physician assistant that specializes in family medicine and treats patients of all ages. She received her Bachelor Degree from the University of Maine in Presque Isle in 2010 and Physician Assistant Degree from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in 2012. Amanda is a longtime resident of Aroostook County. To schedule an appointment please call EGHC at (207) 448-2347.