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Published on November 12, 2021

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.

November 2021

Sean Cameron, PA-C

Sean Cameron, PA-CBronson Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Specialists in Battle Creek welcomes Sean Cameron, PA-C, to its team. Sean received his master’s degree in physician assistant studies from Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, Mich. and his bachelor’s degree in health fitness from Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Mich. Bronson Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Specialists is located at 363 Fremont St., Suite 101, in Battle Creek. Sean can be reached at (269) 245-8350.

Jennifer Wilder, NP

Jennifer Wilder, NPBronson Internal Medicine in Battle Creek welcomes Jennifer Wilder, NP, to its team. Jennifer is a certified family nurse practitioner. She completed both her Master of Science in nursing and Bachelor of Science in nursing at Goshen College in Goshen, Ind. Bronson Internal Medicine is located at 2845 Capital Ave. SW, Suite 302. in Battle Creek. Jennifer is currently accepting new patients. Call (269) 979-6333 to schedule an appointment.

Krisann Woodley, NP

Krisann Woodley, NP Bronson Endocrine & General Surgery Specialists welcomes Krisann Woodley, NP. Krisann completed her Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner from Spring Arbor University in Spring Arbor, Mich. She has a special interest in post-surgical care, endocrinology, pediatrics and public health. Bronson Endocrine & General Surgery Specialists (A Bronson Methodist Hospital facility) is located at 601 John St., Suite M-283A in Kalamazoo. Krisann can be reached at (269) 349-7696.

Kelli Dolbee, NP

Kelli Dolbee, NP Bronson Urology & Continence Specialists welcomes Kelli Dolbee, NP. Kelli completed her Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner from Saginaw Valley State University in University Center, Mich. She has a special interest in preventative medicine, alternative medicine and holistic care. Bronson Urology & Continence Specialists (A Bronson Methodist Hospital facility) is located at 601 John St., Suite M-318 and 1535 Gull Road, Suite 150 in Kalamazoo. She can be reached at (269) 349-9745.

Ryan Halas, DO

Ryan Halas, DOBronson Pediatric Cardiology Specialists welcomes Ryan Halas, DO, to its team. Dr. Halas completed his pediatric cardiology fellowship at Children’s Hospital of Michigan in Detroit, Michigan. He is board certified in pediatrics and internal medicine. Dr. Halas completed his internal medicine – pediatrics residency at Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine in Kalamazoo, Mich. He Halas received his medical degree from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in East Lansing, Mich. Dr. Halas has special interests in fetal echocardiograms and congenital heart disease. Bronson Pediatric Cardiology Specialists is located at 601 John St., Suite M-351 in Kalamazoo. Dr. Halas can be reached at (269) 341-8786.

Kyle Ver Steeg II, MD, FACS

Kyle Ver Steeg II, MD, FACSBronson Plastic Surgery Specialists welcomes Kyle Ver Steeg II, MD, FACS. Dr. Ver Steeg completed his plastic surgery fellowship at the University of Louisville, Louisville, Ky. He is board certified in plastic surgery. Dr. Ver Steeg completed his residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kans., and his medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago, Ill. Bronson Plastic Surgery Specialists is located at 7901 S. 12th St. in Portage, Mich. Dr. Ver Steeg can be reached at (269) 372-3000. He has a special interest in reconstructive surgery.

Kirsten Bonifacio, PhD

Kirsten Bonifacio, PhDBronson Pediatric Oncology & Hematology Specialists in Kalamazoo welcomes Kirsten Bonifacio, PhD, to its team. Dr. Bonifacio received her doctoral degree in psychology from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. She completed her pediatric psychology fellowship at Hurley Medical Center in Flint, Mich. Dr. Bonifacio completed her health psychology internship at National Psychology Training Consortium, Great Lakes Region/Riggs Community Health Center in Lafayette, Ind. She has special interests in hematology/oncology, coping with medical conditions, adherence to medical regimens, adaptation to medical treatment and school re-entry, and neurocognitive testing. Bronson Pediatric Oncology & Hematology Specialists is located at 601 John Street, Suite M-005 in Kalamazoo. Dr. Bonifacio can be reached at (269) 341-6350.

Mai Lee, PA-C

Mai Lee, PA-C Bronson Internal Medicine Hospital Specialists welcomes Mai Lee, PA-C, to its team. She will be working as a hospitalist at Bronson Methodist, LakeView, Battle Creek and South Haven hospitals. Mai completed her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies at Lincoln Memorial University in Tennessee. Bronson Internal Medicine Hospital Specialists is located at 601 John St. in Kalamazoo. Mai Lee, PA-C, can be reached at (269) 341-8481.

Russell Paloian, DO

Russell Paloian, DO Bronson Internal Medicine Hospital Specialists welcomes Russell Paloian, DO, to its team. He will be working as a hospitalist at Bronson Methodist, LakeView, Battle Creek and South Haven hospitals. Dr. Paloian completed his internal medicine residency at Naval Medical Center in San Diego, Cali. Dr. Paloian received his doctorate of medicine from Midwestern University – Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine in Downers Grove, Ill. He joins Bronson Healthcare after serving seven years as a physician in the United States Navy. He has a special interest in improved end-of-life care. Bronson Internal Medicine Hospital Specialists is located at 601 John St. in Kalamazoo. Dr. Paloian can be reached at (269) 341-8481.

Sophia Kolyvas, MD

Sophia Kolyvas, MD Bronson Internal Medicine Hospital Specialists welcomes Sophia Kolyvas, MD, to its team. She will be working as a hospitalist at Bronson Methodist, LakeView, Battle Creek and South Haven hospitals. Dr. Kolyvas completed her internal medicine residency at Advocate Lutheran General in Parkridge, Ill. Dr. Kolyvas received her doctorate of medicine from Chicago Medical School in North Chicago. She has special interest in all aspects of internal medicine. Bronson Internal Medicine Hospital Specialists is located at 601 John St. in Kalamazoo. Dr. Kolyvas can be reached at (269) 341-8481.

Kristie Koehler, MD

Kristie Koehler, MDBronson Pediatric Medicine Hospital Specialists welcomes Kristie Koehler, MD, to its team. She will be working as a pediatric medicine hospitalist at Bronson Methodist Hospital and Bronson Battle Creek Hospital. Dr. Koehler completed her pediatric residency at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, and is board certified in pediatrics. Dr. Koehler received her medical degree from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va. She has more than 11 years of experience in pediatrics and most recently practiced at Traverse Area Pediatric and Adolescent Clinic in Traverse City, Mich. Bronson Pediatric Medicine Hospital Specialists is located at 601 John St., Suite M-351 in Kalamazoo. Dr. Koehler can be reached at (269) 341-8986.

Melissa Keeley, MD

Melissa Keeley, MDBronson Rambling Road Pediatrics welcomes Melissa Keeley, MD, to its team. Dr. Keeley completed her pediatric residency at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and is board eligible in pediatrics. She received her medical degree from Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine, in Grand Rapids. She has special interests in allergies, eczema and skin care, gastrointestinal disorders, newborn and preventive care. Bronson Rambling Road Pediatrics is located at 2680 W. Centre Ave. in Portage. Dr. Keeley is currently accepting new patients. Call (269) 324-2400 to schedule an appointment.

Ariel Lucas, PNP

Ariel Lucas, PNPBronson Rambling Road Pediatrics welcomes Ariel Lucas, PNP, to its team. Ariel received her Master’s degree in Nursing from the University of Texas at Arlington in Arlington, Texas. Prior to joining Bronson Rambling Road Pediatrics, she practiced as a registered nurse in women’s & children’s services for six years. Bronson Rambling Road Pediatrics is located at 2680 W. Centre Ave. in Portage. Call (269) 324-2400 to schedule an appointment.


October 2021

Christina Farrell, FNP-C

Christina Farrell, FNP-CBronson FastCare® welcomes Christina Farrell, FNP-C, to its team. Christina received her Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner from Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, Calif. She joins an immediate care team that provides expert, no wait medical attention for minor healthcare needs. Bronson FastCare® has offices on West Main and Gull Road in Kalamazoo. Both locations are open days, evenings, holidays and weekends. Click here to learn more about Bronson FastCare® or call (269) 276-4744.


April 2021

Woodrow Holder III, PA-C

Woodrow Holder III, PA-C Bronson Urgent Care welcomes Woodrow Holder III, PA-C , to its team. Woodrow received his Master of Science in Physician Assistant degree from Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, Mich. He joins our urgent care team, providing timely, convenient, walk-in care at the Beckley Road location in Battle Creek. Woodrow can be reached at (269) 979-6888.


March 2021

Donna Ismailoglu, NP

Donna Ismailoglu, NP Bronson Advanced Illness Management in Battle Creek welcomes Donna Ismailoglu, NP , to its inpatient team. Donna received her Master of Science in Nursing from Spring Arbor College in Spring Arbor, Mich. She has a special interest in palliative care and end of life. She has eight years of experience as a nurse practitioner and was most recently employed as a primary care provider with Veteran's Medical Center in Battle Creek. Bronson Advanced Illness Management is located at 300 North Ave. in Battle Creek. Donna can be reached at (269) 245-8446.

Justine Kirschner, NP

Justine Kirschner, NP Bronson Advanced Illness Management in Kalamazoo welcomes Justine Kirschner, NP , to its inpatient team. Justine received Master of Science in Nursing at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Vir. She has a special interest in educating patients. She has eight years of healthcare experience and was most recently a nurse practitioner with Women, Infants, and Children Overseas, at USAG Humphreys in South Korea. Bronson Advanced Illness Management is located at 601 John St. in Kalamazoo. Justine can be reached at (269) 341-7339.

Nathen Kokmeyer, NP

Nathen Kokmeyer, NP Bronson Advanced Illness Management in Kalamazoo welcomes Nathen Kokmeyer, NP , to its home-based team. Nathen received Master of Science in Nursing from Chamberlain College of Nursing in Addison, Ill. He has a special interest in hospice, palliative care, family medicine and bereavement services. He has more than ten years of healthcare experience and was most recently employed with Beaumont Health at Home: Hospice. Bronson Advanced Illness Management is located at 601 John St. in Kalamazoo. Nathen can be reached at (269) 341-8608.

Shawn Bahleda, PA-C

Shawn Bahleda, PA-C Bronson FastCare® welcomes Shawn Bahleda, PA-C , to its team. Shawn received his Master of Science in Medicine from Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Mich. He joins an immediate care team that provides expert, no wait medical attention for minor healthcare needs. Bronson FastCare® has offices on West Main and Gull Road in Kalamazoo. Both locations are open days, evenings, holidays and weekends. Click here to learn more about Bronson FastCare® or call (269) 276-4744.

Adam Toomey, PA-C

Adam Toomey, PA-C Bronson FastCare® welcomes Adam Toomey, PA-C , to its team. Adam received his Master of Science in Medicine from Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Mich. He joins an immediate care team that provides expert, no wait medical attention for minor healthcare needs. Bronson FastCare® has offices on West Main and Gull Road in Kalamazoo. Both locations are open days, evenings, holidays and weekends. Click here to learn more about Bronson FastCare® or call (269) 276-4744.

Don Campbell, MD

Don Campbell, MD Bronson Internal Medicine in Battle Creek welcomes Don Campbell, MD , to its team. Dr. Campbell completed his internal medicine residency through Indiana University at IU Health University Hospital in Indianapolis, and he received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Dr. Campbell is board certified in internal medicine. Bronson Internal Medicine is located at 2845 Capital Ave. SW, Suite 302. in Battle Creek. Dr. Campbell is currently accepting new patients. Call (269) 979-6333 to schedule an appointment.

Rachel Bass, NP

Rachel Bass, NP Bronson LakeView Family Care – Paw Paw (Suite A) welcomes Rachel Bass, NP , to its team. Rachel completed her Master of Science in Nursing at the University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati. Bronson LakeView Family Care – Paw Paw (Suite A) is located in the Bronson LakeView Outpatient Center at 451 Health Parkway, Paw Paw. Rachel is accepting new patients of all ages. Call (269) 657-2550 to schedule an appointment.

Robin Schoenheit, NP

Robin Schoenheit, NP Bronson LakeView Neurobehavioral Health welcomes Robin Schoenheit, NP , to its team. Robin received Master of Nursing - psychiatric mental health from Maryville University in St. Louis, Mo., Bachelor of Nursing from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio and Associate of Nursing from Baker College. She has a special interest in psychiatry. Robin has 18 years of experience in mental health and was most recently employed with Vanguard Eldercare. Bronson LakeView Neurobehavioral Health is located at 404 Hazen St Suite L3 in Paw Paw. Robin can be reached at (269) 657-1595.

Mark-Victor Siwoski, MD

Mark-Victor Siwoski, MD Bronson Neuroscience Center welcomes Mark-Victor Siwoski, MD , to its team. Siwoski completed his clinical epilepsy fellowship, neurology residency and internal medicine internship at Kansas University Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan. He is board certified in neurology and board eligible in epileptology. Siwoski received his medical degree from Jagiellonian University Medical College (JUMC) in Krakow, Poland. He has a special interest in epilepsy care. Bronson Neuroscience Center 601 John St., Suite M-124 in Kalamazoo, Mich. Dr. Siwoski can be reached at (269) 341-7500.

Julie Harning, PA-C

Julie Harning, PA-C Bronson Neuroscience Center welcomes Julie Harning, PA-C , to its team. Julie received her master’s degree in physician assistant studies from University of Detroit Mercy in Detroit. She received her bachelor’s degrees in movement science and German from University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Bronson Neuroscience Center is located at 601 John St., Suite M-124 in Kalamazoo and at 300 North Ave., Second Floor in Battle Creek. Julie can be reached at (269) 341-7500.

Olivia Siwoski, MD

Olivia Siwoski, MD Bronson South Haven Internal Medicine welcomes Olivia Siwoski, MD , to its team. Dr. Siwoski completed both an internal medicine residency and hematology/oncology fellowship at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, and received her Doctor of Medicine from Jagiellonian University Medical College in Krakow, Poland. She is board certified in internal medicine. Bronson South Haven Internal Medicine is located at 965 S Bailey Ave. in South Haven. Dr. Siwoski is currently accepting new patients. Call (269) 639-2777 to schedule an appointment.


February 2021

Kaitlyn Davidson, FNP-C

Bronson Gastroenterology Specialists welcomes Kaitlyn Davidson, FNP-C, to its team. Kaitlyn received her Bachelor of Nursing degree from Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mich. She completed her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Michigan-Flint in Flint, Mich. Kaitlyn will be seeing patients at

Courtney Wyant, FNP-C

Courtney Wyant, FNP-C Courtney Wyant, FNP-C welcomes Bronson Gastroenterology Specialists , to its team. Courtney received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Spring Arbor University in Spring Arbor, Mich. She completed her Master of Science in Nursing from Goshen College in Goshen, Ind. Courtney will be seeing patients at Bronson Gastroenterology Specialists in Portage. You can reach her at (269) 349-2266.

Bronson Obstetrics & Gynecology Specialists

Photo of 212 Winston Drive in Marshall.Bronson Obstetrics & Gynecology Specialists is now open at 212 Winston Dr. in Marshall. The providers, Karissa Hawley, CNM, and Dustann Spalding, CNM, FNP, were formerly employed by Mansion Street Women’s Health, which recently closed its practice The team looks forward to continuing to provide a wide range of services for women at every stage in life, including annual check-ups, gynecologic care, pregnancy and childbirth, and more. Additionally, the location includes walk-in lab and x-ray services. To make an appointment, call (269) 245-5452 or visit bronsonhealth.com/findadoc to learn more about the practice and providers.

Carly Jehnzen, PA-C

Carly Jehnzen, PA-C Bronson Orthopedic Specialists welcomes Carly Jehnzen, PA-C , to its team. Carly received her Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Mich. Bronson Orthopedic Specialists is located at 710 North Ave., Battle Creek. Carly can be reached at (877) 704-3133.

Melina Kokales, PA-C

Melina Kokales, PA-C Bronson Primary Care Partners – Three Rivers welcomes Melina Kokales, PA-C , to its team. Melina completed her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo. Bronson Primary Care Partners – Three Rivers is located at 601 South U.S. Highway 131. Melina is currently accepting new patients of all ages. Call (269) 286-7070 to schedule an appointment.


January 2021

David Beard, FNP-C

David Beard, FNP-C Bronson FastCare® welcomes David Beard, FNP-C , to its team. David received his Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner from Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mich. He joins an immediate care team that provides expert, no wait medical attention for minor healthcare needs. Bronson FastCare® has offices on West Main and Gull Road in Kalamazoo. Both locations are open days, evenings, holidays and weekends. Click here to learn more about Bronson FastCare® or call (269) 276-4744.

Gabraelle Foune, FNP

Gabraelle Foune, FNP Bronson LakeView Family Care – Paw Paw (Suite G) welcomes Gabraelle Foune, FNP , to its team. Gabraelle completed her Master of Science in Nursing degree at Walden University in Minneapolis. She was previously employed at Bronson LakeView Hospital as a registered nurse in the emergency department. Bronson LakeView Family Care – Paw Paw (Suite G) is located in the Bronson LakeView Outpatient Center at 451 Health Parkway, Paw Paw. Gabraelle is currently accepting new patients of all ages. Call (269) 668-3348 to schedule an appointment.

Sasha Olinger, FNP-C

Sasha Olinger, FNP-C Bronson Urology Specialists welcomes Sasha Olinger, FNP-C , to its team. Sasha received her Bachelor of Science degree from Western Governors University in Salt Lake City, Utah. She completed her Master of Science in Nursing at Walden University in Minneapolis, Minn. Sasha will be seeing patients at Bronson Urology Specialists in Battle Creek. You can reach Sasha at (269) 788-6888.


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