We are making a difference one patient at a time. Earlier care helps people avoid more expensive, chronic illnesses and trips to the emergency department.

Farhan Bhatti, M.D., CEO

Board of Directors

The Care Free Board of Directors is highly dedicated to enhancing the capacity of the nonprofit health and dental services provided to more than 5,000 local individuals. As respected, charitable members of our community, the board is responsible for the management of the organization and its fiduciary, strategic, charitable, and operational well-being.



Angela Epolito Sprecher, Partner, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn

Vice Chair

Vice Chair

Paul Kennedy
President KAK Network



Mary Anne Sesti, RN
Care Free Medical

Becky Dantonio
Community Member

Doug Edema, MD, MPA, FACHE
Vice President
Sparrow Medical Group

Karen Gallagher, LMSW, ACSW
Owner, The Wellness Institute of Michigan

David Houston, Shareholder
Fraser Trebilcock

Casey Kandow
Vice President/Chief Operating Officer at McLaren Greater Lansing

Timothy Zielinski, DDS
Zielinski Family Dental
Care Free Dental Director

Abdalmajid Katranji, MD
Katranji Hand Center

Barry Saltman, MD 
Care Free Founder &
President Emeritus

Jean Young, CPA
Partner, Plante Moran

Lansing visits
We have provided over 50,000 visits to the uninsured or under-insured in our community. We have done this with a small medical staff, medical volunteers and our generous supporters.

Care Free Medical  1100 W. Saginaw St, Suite 5, Lansing, MI 48915
Phone: 517.887.5922       Fax: 517.887.5982