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Our Team

KEA recruits actively from a variety of resources, provides centralized physician scheduling in cooperation with its hospital Emergency Department Medical Director, provides physician backup capability for vacations and illnesses, provides an organizational quality assurance program, and coordinates a variety of physician employee benefits for each of its physicians.

Physicians

Brenda Becker, MD

Brenda Becker, MD

Specialty:  Emergency Medicine, Board Certified
Residency:  MSU/Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies
Education:  University of North Dakota School of Medicine

Eric Blackwell, MD

Eric Blackwell, MD

Specialty:  Emergency Medicine, Board Certified
Residency:  MSU/Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies
Education:  Wayne State University, Detroit

Jonathan Bradley, MD

Jonathan Bradley, MD

Specialty:  Emergency Medicine, Board Certified
Residency:  MSU/Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies
Education:  Wayne State University, Detroit

Wallace Broadbent, DO

Wallace Broadbent, DO

Specialty:  Emergency Medicine, Board Certified
Residency:  Garden City Hospital (Michigan)
Education:  University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine

Michael Chapman, DO

Michael Chapman, DO

Specialty:  Emergency Medicine
Residency:  Genesys Regional Medical Center
Education:  Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Dan Cunningham, DO

Dan Cunningham, DO

Specialty: Family Medicine Residency:  Metropolitan Hospital, Grand Rapids
Education:  Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, MO

Don Custodio, MD

Don Custodio, MD

Specialty:  Emergency Medicine, Board Certified
Residency:  William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak
Education:  Michigan State University

Michael DeGrand, MD

Michael DeGrand, MD

Specialty:  Emergency Medicine
Residency:  Western Michigan University School of Medicine
Education:  Rush Medical College

Millard Doster, MD

Millard Doster, MD

Specialty:  Emergency Medicine, Board Certified
Residency:  MSU/Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies
Education:  Michigan State University

William Fales, MD

William Fales, MD

Specialty:  Emergency Medicine, Board Certified Faculty MSU/Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies
Residency:  Geisinger Medical Center, Pennsylvania
Education:  Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia, PA

Robert Hix, DO

Robert Hix, DO

Specialty:  Emergency Medicine, Board Certified
Residency:  Metropolitan Hospital, Grand Rapids
Education:  Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Missouri

John Hoyle, MD

John Hoyle, MD

Specialty:  Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Board Certified
Residency:  Methodist Hospital of Indiana (Indiana)
Education:  University of Kentucky College of Medicine

Gina Jiamboi, MD

Gina Jiamboi, MD

Specialty:  Emergency Medicine
Residency:  MSU/Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies
Education:  Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine

Joseph Keithley, MD

Joseph Keithley, MD

Specialty:  Emergency Medicine, Board Certified
Residency:  Henry Ford Hospital
Education:  University of Michigan Medical School

Justin Knight, MD

Justin Knight, MD

Specialty:  Emergency Medicine
Residency:  MSU/Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies
Education:  Wayne State University School

Rashmikant Kothari, MD

Rashmikant Kothari, MD

Specialty:  Emergency Medicine, Board Certified
Residency:  University Hospital, Cincinnati
Education:  University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Medical Director:  Borgess Research Faculty, MSU/Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies

Joshua Mastenbrook, MD

Joshua Mastenbrook, MD

Specialty: Emergency Medicine, Board Certified
Residency: Western Michigan University School of Medicine (Michigan)
Education: Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

Travis McClintock, MD

Travis McClintock, MD

Specialty:  Emergency Medicine, Board Certified
Residency:  MSU/Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies
Education:  Loma Linda University, California

Mark Miller, DO

Mark Miller, DO

Specialty:  Emergency Medicine, Board Certified
Residency:  University of Chicago Hospitals (Illinois)
Education:  Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine

David Overton, MD

David Overton, MD

Specialty:  Emergency Medicine, Board Certified Faculty MSU/Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies
Residency: 
University of Cincinnati

Education:  Wayne State University, Detroit

Philip Pazderka, MD

Philip Pazderka, MD

Specialty:  Emergency Medicine, Board Certified
Residency:  MSU/Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies
Education:  University of Nebraska

Katy Picard, DO

Katy Picard, DO

Specialty: Emergency Medicine 
Residency:  Western Michigan University School of Medicine
Education:  Michigan State University School of Osteopathic Medicine

Rachel Polinski, DO

Rachel Polinski, DO

Specialty:  Emergency Medicine
Residency:  Metro Health Hospital (Michigan)
Education:  Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Kathryn Redinger, MD

Kathryn Redinger, MD

Specialty:  Emergency Medicine
Residency:  Western Michigan University School of Medicine (Michigan)
Education:  Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine (Illinois)

Joshua Rookus, DO

Joshua Rookus, DO

Specialty:  Emergency Medicine
Residency:  Western Michigan University School of Medicine (Michigan)
Education:  Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Matthew Scarff, MD

Matthew Scarff, MD

Specialty:  Internal Medicine, Pediatrics
Residency:  Michigan State University, Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies (Michigan)
Education:  Medical College of Ohio

Ginger Swiderski, MD

Ginger Swiderski, MD

Specialty:  Emergency Medicine
Residency:  MSU/Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies
Education:  University of Illinois College of Medicine

Tendeukai Warren, MD

Tendeukai Warren, MD

Specialty:  Emergency Medicine
Residency:  Indiana University School of Medicine
Education:  Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, TN

William Tressel, DO

William Tressel, DO

Specialty:  Emergency Medicine
Residency:  Metro Health Hospital (Michigan)
Education:  Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Timothy Trichler, MD

Timothy Trichler, MD

Specialty:  Emergency Medicine
Residency:  Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals (Wisconsin)
Education:  Medical College of Wisconsin

Michael Williams, MD

Michael Williams, MD

Specialty:  Emergency Medicine, Board Certified
Residency:  Michigan State University, Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies (Michigan)
Education:  University of Minnesota School of Medicine

Andrew Yetman, MD

Andrew Yetman, MD

Specialty:  Emergency Medicine, Board Certified
Residency:  Michigan State University, Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies (Michigan)
Education:  University of Toledo College of Medicine

Advanced Practitioners

Aaron Bacalia, PA-C

Aaron Bacalia, PA-C

Education: Western Michigan University/Masters of Science in Medicine in Physician Assistant

Lisa Bigelow, CNP

Lisa Bigelow, CNP

Education:  Michigan State University Master’s Degree in Nursing

Andrea Carlin, PA-C

Andrea Carlin, PA-C

Education: University of Nebraska/Bachelor Physician Assistant Studies, Alderson-Broaddus College/ Master of Science

Sallyann Casey, PA-C

Sallyann Casey, PA-C

Education: Grand Valley State University/Bachelor of Science, Grand Valley University/Master of Science Physician Assistant Studies

Jacob Coughlin, PA-C

Jacob Coughlin, PA-C

Education: Central Michigan University/Bachelor of Science, Western Michigan University/ Masters of Science in Medicine in Physician Assistant Studies

Norman Davidson, PA-C

Norman Davidson, PA-C

Education: Master of Science in Medicine Western Michigan University

Kourtney Finnerty, MSN, FNP

Kourtney Finnerty, MSN, FNP

Education: University of Toledo Masters of Science in Nursing

Matthew Garno, PA-C

Matthew Garno, PA-C

Education: University of Nebraska/Bachelor & Masters in Science in Physician Assistant Studies

Todd Helgeson, PA-C

Todd Helgeson, PA-C

Education: University of Osteopathic Medicine & Health Sciences/Bachelor of Science in Physician Assistant, University of Nebraska/ Master of Physician Assistant Studies

Sarah Leese, PA-C

Sarah Leese, PA-C

Education: Western Michigan University, Bachelor & Master of Science

Therese Lungaro-Pike, PA-C

Therese Lungaro-Pike, PA-C

Education:  Western Michigan University, Masters of Science in Medicine

Megan Moser, PA-C

Megan Moser, PA-C

Education: Central Michigan University/Bachelor of Science, Central Michigan University/ Masters in Physician Assistant Studies

Alvaro Rios, PA-C

Alvaro Rios, PA-C

Education: University of Michigan/Bachelor of Science, Western Michigan University/ Master of Science in Medicine, Physician Assistant

David Sage, PA-C

David Sage, PA-C

Education: University of Michigan/Bachelor of Science, Western Michigan University/ Master of Science in Medicine, Physician Assistant

Matthew Schwedler, PA-C

Matthew Schwedler, PA-C

Education: Central Michigan University/Bachelor of Science, Central Michigan University/ Masters of Science in Physician Assistant

Collier Wiese, PA-C

Collier Wiese, PA-C

Education: University of Nebraska Medical Center/ Masters of Physician Assistant Studies