Bronson Welcomes New Providers in January & February 2022

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Published on February 10, 2022

Bronson Welcomes New Providers in January & February 2022

At Bronson, everything we do is about bringing you the best possible care. That's why we're excited to have these new providers on our team.

  • Bronson LakeView Family Care welcomes Katrina Barrett, NP, to its team in Decatur. Katrina received her Master's and Bachelor's of Science in Nursing Degrees from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich. She has a special interest in family medicine and 11 years of medical experience, most recently with Bronson FastCare. Bronson LakeView Family Care is located at 319 W. Delaware St. in Decatur. Katrina is currently accepting new patients. Schedule an appointment online or call (269) 423-7028.
  • Bronson Plastic Surgery Specialists welcomes Karen Buckley, MD, to its team. Dr. Buckley completed her plastic surgery residency at Cooper University Medical Center in Camden, N.J. and her medical degree at New York Medical College in Valhalla, N.Y. She is board certified in plastic surgery. Bronson Plastic Surgery Specialists is located at 7901 S. 12th St. in Portage, Mich. Dr. Buckley can be reached at (269) 372-3000. She has a special interest and expertise in acute burn care and reconstructive surgery.
  • Bronson LakeView Family Care in Paw Paw (Suite B) welcomes Michelle Garl, NP, to its team. Michelle has a Master's of Science in Nursing Degree from Ball State University in Muncie, Ind., and a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing Degree from Indiana University in Indianapolis, Ind. Bronson LakeView Family Care – Paw Paw (Suite B) is located at 451 Health Parkway, Suite B in Paw Paw. Michelle can be reached at (269) 655-3065.
  • Bronson Pediatric Medicine Hospital Specialists welcomes Elizabeth Haworth-Hoeppner, MD, to its team. Dr. Haworth-Hoeppner received her medical degree cum laude opera causa from the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor, Mich. She completed her pediatric residency at the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, N.Y. Bronson Pediatric Hospital Specialists is located at 601 John St., Suite E-352 in Kalamazoo.
  • Bronson LakeView Family Care - Pediatrics welcomes John T. Hopkins, MD, to its team. Dr. Hopkins completed his residency at the K Arkansas Children's Hospital and University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He received his medical degree from University of Missouri in Columbia, Mo. Bronson LakeView Family Care - Pediatrics is located at 451 Health Parkway, Suite E, in Paw Paw. He can be reached at (269) 655-3090.
  • Bronson Rheumatology Specialists welcomes Lakshmi Kocharla, MD, to its team. Dr. Kocharla completed her rheumatology fellowship at the University of Cincinnati Department of Immunology and Rheumatology in Cincinnati, Ohio and is board certified in rheumatology. She completed her internal medicine residency and internship at McLaren Regional Medical Center in Flint, Mich. Dr. Kocharla received her medical degree from Guntur Medical College in Guntur, A.P, India. She has a special interest in rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. She has over 20 years of experience in rheumatology and was most recently employed with Rheumatology Centers of Western Michigan. Bronson Rheumatology Specialists is located at 601 John St., Ste M-030, in Kalamazoo. Dr. Kocharla can be reached at (269) 343-3939.
  • Bronson Sleep Health Specialists welcomes Faith Maddock, NP, to its team. Faith received her Master's of Science in Nursing Degree from Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Ill. She has a special interest in holistic sleep health. She has seven years of clinical experience and was most recently employed with Riverside Medical Center. Bronson Sleep Health Specialists are located in Battle Creek and Portage. Faith can be reached at Bronson Sleep Health Specialists (269) 324-0799.
  • Bronson Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialists welcomes William Mundle, MD, to its team. Dr. Mundle completed his maternal fetal medicine fellowship at the University of Western Ontario Hospital in Ontario, Canada, and is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology. He also holds a subspecialty certification in maternal & fetal medicine. He completed his OB/GYN residency at Memorial University of Newfoundland Hospital in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada. Dr. Mundle also earned his medical degree from Memorial University of Newfoundland. He has a special interest in maternal complications of pregnancy, preterm labor and induction of labor. Bronson Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialists is located at 601 John St., Suite N1100, inside Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo. You can contact the Bronson Maternal Fetal Medicine team at (269) 341-7887.
  • Bronson Pediatric Gastroenterology Specialists welcomes Charlotte Rensberger, NP to its team. Charlotte has a Master's of Science in Nursing Degree from both Wayne State University in Detroit, Mich. and Chamberlain College of Nursing in Addison, Ill. She received her Bachelor's of Science in Nursing Degree from the University of Phoenix. Bronson Pediatric Gastroenterology Specialists is located at 601 John St., Suite M-351. Charlotte Rensberger, NP can be reached at (269) 341-7784.
  • Bronson Primary Care Partners - East Centre Ave. welcomes Abigail Richeson, DO, to its team. Dr. Richeson completed her fellowship in osteopathic manipulative medicine at Michigan State University in Lansing, Mich. She completed her residency in family medicine at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, Mich. and is board certified in family medicine and osteopathic manipulative treatment. Dr. Richeson received her medical degree from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in East Lansing, Mich. She has a special interest in osteopathic manipulative medicine. Bronson Primary Care Partners is located at 2700 East Centre Ave. in Portage, Mich. Dr. Richeson is currently accepting new patients. Call (269) 286-7050 to schedule an appointment.
  • Bronson Internal Medicine Hospital Specialists welcomes Amy Schense, FNP, to its team. She will be working as a hospitalist at Bronson Methodist, LakeView and Battle Creek Hospitals. Amy completed her Master’s of Science in Nursing Degree, Family Nurse Practitioner Track, at Chamberlain University in Downers Grove, Ill. Bronson Internal Medicine Hospital Specialists is located at 601 John St. in Kalamazoo. Amy can be reached at (269) 341-8481.
  • Bronson Internal Medicine Hospital Specialists welcomes Olivia Siwoski, MD, to its team. She will be working as a hospitalist at Bronson MethodistLakeView and Battle Creek Hospitals. Dr. Siwoski completed her internal medicine residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan., and is board certified in internal medicine. Siwoski received her Doctor of Medicine from Jagiellonian University Medical College in Krakow, Poland. Siwoski can be reached at (269) 341-8481 in Kalamazoo and Paw Paw and (269) 245-5780 in Battle Creek.
  • Bronson LakeView Family Care – Internal Medicine welcomes Heidi Sward, NP to its team. Heidi completed her Master's of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner - Degree at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mich. She has a special interest in gastrointestinal health and diabetes. Bronson LakeView Family Care – Internal Medicine is located at 451 Health Parkway, Suite F in Paw Paw. Heidi can be reached at (269) 655-3080.

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