Bronson Welcomes New Providers - Bronson Healthcare

Published on August 01, 2019

Bronson Welcomes New Providers

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.

August 2018

Jennifer Knutson PA-C

Jennifer Knutson PA-C Bronson LakeView Family Care – Decatur welcomes Jennifer Knutson PA-C, to its team. Jennifer received her master’s degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, S.C. Bronson LakeView Family Care - Decatur is located at 319 W Delaware St, Decatur, Mich. Jennifer can be reached at (269) 423-7028.

Andrea Currie, CPNP

Andrea Currie, CPNP Bronson Newborn Hospital Specialists welcomes Andrea Currie, CPNP, to its team. She will be working as a hospitalist at Bronson Battle Creek and Bronson Methodist hospitals. Andrea received her master’s degree from University of South Alabama in Mobile, Ala. Bronson Battle Creek Hospital is located at 300 North Ave., Battle Creek, Mich. and Bronson Methodist Hospital is located at 601 John St., Kalamazoo, Mich. Andrea can be reached at (269) 341-8986.

Amy Leder, MD

Amy Leder, MD Bronson Pediatric Medicine Hospital Specialists welcomes Amy Leder, MD, to its team. Dr. Leder is board eligible in pediatrics. She completed her residency Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health in Indianapolis. and received her medical degree from the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine in Rochester, Mich. Bronson Pediatric Medicine Hospital Specialists is located at 601 John St., M-351 in Kalamazoo. Dr. Leder can be reached at (269) 341-8986.

Jesse Van Heukelom, MD, FAAP

Jesse Van Heukelom, MD, FAAP Bronson Pediatric Medicine Hospital Specialists welcomes Jesse Van Heukelom, MD, FAAP, to its team. Dr. Van Heukelom is board certified in pediatrics. He completed his residency at DeVos Children’s Hospital in Grand Rapids and received his medical degree from the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine in Vermillion, S.D. He has nine years of experience in pediatric care and was most recently employed with Huron Regional Medical Center Clinic and Hospital in Huron, S.D. Bronson Pediatric Medicine Hospital Specialists is located at 601 John St., M-351 in Kalamazoo. Dr. Van Heukelom can be reached at (269) 341-8986.

William Spencer, MD

William Spencer, MD Bronson Urology Specialists welcomes William Spencer, MD, to its team. Spencer completed his surgical fellowship at the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md., and is board certified in urology. He completed his urology residency at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio. Spencer received his medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor, Mich. He has 20 years of experience in urology and was most recently employed with William Beaumont Hospital. Bronson Urology Specialists is located at 4441 Capital Avenue in Battle Creek. Spencer can be reached at (269) 788-6888.

Amber Nash-Guilford, DO, FACOG

Amber Nash-Guilford, DO, FACOG Bronson Women’s Service welcomes Amber Nash-Guilford, DO, FACOG, as a new on-call physician to its team. Nash-Guilford is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology. She completed her residency at Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg, Fla., and. received her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., and has special interests in adolescent medicine, family planning and contraception. She has six years of experience in obstetrics and gynecology and was most recently employed with Three Rivers Health in Three Rivers. Bronson Women’s Service is located at 601 John St. in Kalamazoo. Nash-Guilford can be reached at (269) 341-7979.


May 2019

Keith Smart, DO

Keith Smart, DO Bronson Internal Medicine Hospital Specialists welcomes Keith Smart, DO, to its team. He will be working as a hospitalist at Bronson Methodist Hospital. Dr. Smart completed his internal medicine residency and internship at North Shore University Health System in Evanston, Ill. and is board certified in internal medicine. Dr. Smart received his doctorate of osteopathic medicine from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in Kansas City, Mo. He has special interests in medical education, microbiology and improving the management of pulmonary embolism.

Christopher Todd, MD

Christopher Todd, MD Bronson Pediatric Medicine Hospital Specialists welcomes Christopher Todd, MD, to its team. Dr. Todd completed his pediatric critical care fellowship at Children’s Medical Center at Dallas, and is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric critical care. He completed his residency at DeVos Children’s Hospital in Grand Rapids, Mich., and received his medical degree from University of Virginia School of Medicine in Charlottesville, Va. He has special interests in infectious diseases, pediatric trauma and pediatric sedation. He has 12 years of experience in pediatric critical care and was most recently employed with University Medical Center and Texas Tech Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, Texas. Bronson Pediatric Medicine Hospital Specialists is located at 601 John St., M-351 in Kalamazoo. Dr. Todd can be reached at (269) 341-8986.


April 2019

Kaitlyn Collette, NP

Kaitlyn Collette, NP Bronson Neuroscience Center welcomes Kaitlyn Collette, NP, to its neurocritical care inpatient team. Kaitlyn received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of Detroit Mercy in Detroit, Mich. She also received her Master of Science in Nursing from Maryville University in St. Louis, Mo. She has a special interest in neurocritical care and was most recently a registered nurse at University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor, Mich. Bronson Neuroscience Center is located at 601 John Street, Suite 124 in Kalamazoo. Kaitlyn can be reached at (269) 341-7500.

Robert Osmer, MD, FACS

Robert Osmer, MD, FACS Bronson Digestive, Endocrine & General Surgery Specialists welcomes Robert Osmer, MD, FACS, to its team. Osmer is board certified in general surgery. He received his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit and completed his general surgery residency at Wayne State University and Detroit Medical Center in Detroit. Dr. Osmer has more than 30 years of experience in general surgery and was most recently employed at MSU Surgery and Sparrow Hospital. Bronson Digestive, Endocrine & General Surgery Specialists is located at 601 John Street, Suite M-283A in Kalamazoo. Dr. Osmer can be reached at (269) 349-7696.


March 2019

Matthew Ling, MD

Matthew Ling, MD Bronson Internal Medicine – Oshtemo welcomes Matthew Ling, MD , to its team. Dr. Ling is board certified in internal medicine and completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Medicine and Dentistry in Newark, N.J., where he also received his medical degree. He was most recently employed as a hospitalist with Lakeland HealthCare in St. Joseph, Mich. Bronson Internal Medicine – Oshtemo is located at 5629 Stadium Dr., Suite B, in Kalamazoo. Dr. Ling can be reached at (269) 544-3270.

Kimberly Budner, PA-C

Kimberly Budner, PA-C Bronson Internal Medicine – Oshtemo welcomes Kimberly Budner, PA-C, to its team. Kim received her master’s of science in physician assistant studies from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo. She was most recently employed with PACE of Southwest Michigan in St. Joseph, Mich. Bronson Internal Medicine – Oshtemo is located at 5629 Stadium Dr., Suite B, in Kalamazoo. Kimberly can be reached at (269) 544-3270.

Stephanie Nelsen, NP

Stephanie Nelsen, NP Bronson Internal Medicine Hospital Specialists welcomes Stephanie Nelsen, NP, to its team. She will be working as a hospitalist at Bronson Battle Creek and Bronson Methodist Hospitals. Nelsen received her Master of Science in Nursing from Walden University in Minneapolis, Minn. She can be reached at (269) 341-8481.

Alex Flach, PA-C

Alex Flach, PA-C Bronson Sports Medicine Specialists welcomes Alex Flach, PA-C, to its team. Alex received Masters in Physician Assistant Studies from Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, Mich. and bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mich. He has special interests in anatomy, physiology and nutrition. Bronson Sports Medicine Specialists is located at 315 Turwill Lane in Kalamazoo. Alex can be reached at (855) 618-2676.

Anna Nieboer, CNM

Anna Nieboer, CNM Bronson Women’s Service welcomes Anna Nieboer, CNM as a new on-call midwife to its team. Anna received a master’s degree in nursing from Frontier Nursing University in Hyden, Ky. She has a special interest in functional medicine, hormonal assessment and whole food nutritional counseling. She has nearly nine years of experience in nursing and was most recently employed with Bronson Methodist Hospital and Holy Family Healthcare. Bronson Women’s Service is located at 601 John St., Suite N-1200A in Kalamazoo. Anna can be reached at (269) 341-7979.


February 2019

Kenneth Griffith II, PA-C

Kenneth Griffith II, PA-C Bronson FastCare welcomes Kenneth Griffith II, PA-C, to its team. He will be providing convenient walk-in care at the Bronson FastCare locations in Kalamazoo. Kenneth can be reached at (269) 276-4744.

Cathy Brandau, FNP-BC

Cathy Brandau, FNP-BC Bronson Family Medicine - Vicksburg welcomes Cathy Brandau, FNP-BC , to its team. Brandau received a Master of Science in Nursing degree from Walden University in Minneapolis. She has special interests in diabetes and mental health, including depression and anxiety. She was most recently employed at Cherry Health in Charlotte, Mich. Cathy is currently accepting new patients. Call (269) 649-2012 to schedule an appointment.

Anchal Sud, MD

Anchal Sud, MD Bronson Gastroenterology Portage welcomes Anchal Sud, MD, to its team. Sud completed her gastroenterology fellowship at Aurora Sinai-St. Luke’s Medical Center in Milwaukee, Wis, and is board certified in gastroenterology. She completed her internal medicine residency at Georgetown University Hospital – Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC. She received her medical degree from the University of Michigan School of Medicine in Ann Arbor, Mich. She has six years of experience in gastroenterology and was most recently employed with Ascension Health – St. Francis Hospital in Milwaukee, Wis. Sud can be reached at (269) 349-2266.

Prakash Vempati, MD

Prakash Vempati, MD Bronson Internal Medicine Hospital Specialists welcomes Prakash Vempati, MD, to its team. He will be working as a hospitalist at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo. Dr. Vempati is board certified in internal medicine and received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tenn. He completed his internal medicine residency at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, Mass. Dr. Vempati can be reached at (269) 341-8481.

Andrea Loder, MD

Andrea Loder, MD Bronson South Haven Pediatrics welcomes Andrea Loder, MD, to its team. Dr. Loder completed her pediatric residency at Southern Illinois University in Springfield, Ill., where she also received her medical degree. She is certified in pediatrics and was most recently employed as a general pediatrician at White-Wilson Medical Center in Fort Walton, Fla. Dr. Loder is currently accepting new patients. Call (269) 639-2772 to schedule an appointment.

Rory Wildner, PA-C

Rory Wildner, PA-C Bronson Urgent Care – Battle Creek welcomes Rory Wildner, PA-C, to its team. Rory received his Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Mich. He joins our urgent care team, providing timely, convenient, walk-in care at the Beckley Road location in Battle Creek. Call (269) 979-6888 for more information.

Ginger Swiderski, MD, FACEP

Ginger Swiderski, MD, FACEP Southwestern Michigan Emergency Services, P.C. welcomes Ginger Swiderski, MD, FACEP, to its team. Dr. Swiderski will join the emergency medicine team, providing emergency services at all four Bronson hospitals. She can be reached at (269) 343-3900.


January 2019

Stephanie Croy, DO

Stephanie Croy, DO Bronson LakeView Family Care - Pediatrics welcomes Stephanie Croy, DO, to its team. Dr. Croy completed her pediatric residency and internship at Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine in Kalamazoo, Mich., and is certified in pediatrics. Dr. Croy received her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from A.T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, Mo. She has special interests in asthma and allergies. She was most recently employed at Cereal City Pediatrics in Battle Creek, Mich. Dr. Croy is currently accepting new patients. Call (269) 655-3090 to schedule an appointment.

Brittany Check, FNP

Brittany Check, FNP Bronson Internal Medicine Hospital Specialists welcomes Brittany Check, FNP, to its team. She will be working as a hospitalist at Bronson Battle Creek, Bronson LakeView, Bronson Methodist and Bronson South Haven Hospitals. Check received her Master of Science in Nursing from Spring Arbor University in Spring Arbor, Mich. Check can be reached at (269) 341-8481.

Randall Johnson, PA-C

Randall Johnson, PA-C Bronson Internal Medicine Hospital Specialists welcomes Randall Johnson, PA-C, to its team. He will be working as a hospitalist at Bronson Battle Creek, Bronson LakeView, Bronson Methodist and Bronson South Haven Hospitals. Johnson received his Bachelor of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Western Michigan University. He has a special interest in helping his patients lead a healthy lifestyle. Johnson can be reached at (269) 341-8481.

Dustin Tibbs, PA-C

Dustin Tibbs, PA-C Bronson Neuroscience Center welcomes Dustin Tibbs, PA-C, to its neurology team. Dustin received his master’s degree in physician assistant studies from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo. He also received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from College of Charleston in Charleston, S.C. Bronson Neuroscience Center is located at 601 John Street, Suite M-124 in Kalamazoo. Dustin can be reached at (269) 341-7500.

Danielle Schell, CNM

Danielle Schell, CNM Bronson OB/GYN – Capital Ave. welcomes Danielle Schell, CNM , to its team. Danielle received her Master of Science in Parent-Child Nursing and Family Nurse Practitioner from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. She was most recently employed with IHA Nurse Midwives in Ann Arbor. Bronson OB/GYN – Capital Ave. is located at 3238 Capital Ave. SW in Battle Creek. Danielle can be reached at (269) 979-6432.



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