Physician Assistants

Megan Altizer, PA-C

Megan was born and raised in Greenville, MI where she grew up on a farm, riding and showing horses and doing 4-H. She studied nutritional science to complete her bachelor’s degree at Michigan State University and then continued her graduate education at Central Michigan University where she became a Physician Assistant. Megan enjoys spending time camping, fishing, hunting, riding horses, traveling, golfing, and many other outdoor activities with her family and friends. She enjoys watching Michigan State football and basketball and also spends time doing arts and crafts.

Megan enjoys this position at GHP because she is able to help others reach their goals!


Mike Balk, NPC

Mike is a native of Grand Rapids and has nearly 20 years of healthcare experience as a paramedic, registered nurse, and now as a family nurse practitioner. His undergrad studies were completed at University of Detroit Mercy and graduate degree at Davenport University.

Mike has been happily married since 2015, has a son, and a bernadoodle named Moose. On his free time he enjoys spending time with his family, being outdoors, and watching/playing hockey. He is passionate about fitness/exercise and helping others achieve healthy lifestyle goals. 

 


Randy Brady, PA-C

Randy Brady, PA-C

Randy is originally from Missoula, Montana and has been practicing in surgery as a Physician Assistant in the Grand Rapids area since 1995. Randy has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Wichita State University. In 1996, Randy successfully completed a Surgical Residency program through Western Michigan University and Butterworth Hospital. He has been working in bariatric surgery since December of 2001. He works both in surgery as well as the office, assisting our physicians in the care of our patients.

Randy has 2 children, as a family they enjoy fishing and camping.


Tim Goralski PA-C

Profile Coming soon!


Courtney Rickstad, PA-C

Courtney is originally from Tecumseh, Michigan and attended Adrian College for her undergraduate studies where she played volleyball. She moved to Grand Rapids to continue her education in Physician Assistant Studies at GVSU. She has been working as a Physician Assistant since 2013 with experience in pulmonary, critical care medicine, and cardiovascular/electrophysiology medicine.

Courtney has 2 young children and a chocolate lab named Remington. On her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, playing sports and exercising, and enjoying University of Michigan sporting events. She is passionate about nutrition and excited to help others achieve healthy lifestyle goals.

 

Troy Salinas, PA-C

Troy is a native of West Michigan and graduated from Cedar Springs. He received his undergraduate degree from Davenport University and graduate degree from Western Michigan University, “GO BRONCOS!”.  Troy’s family enjoy spending the summers on the water. He has a large variety of hobbies, including cycling, hunting, fishing, and boating. Much of the summer is spent on the waters of Hardy Dam and in the fall you can find him in the northern woods hunting grouse and woodcock with his loyal companion Delta a German Shorthaired Pointer.

Matt Seerveld, MPAS, PA-C

Matt Seerveld, MPAS, PA-C

Matt grew up in Denver, Colorado and moved to Grand Rapids in 1985. He graduated from Calvin College in 1989 and attended Western Michigan University for his training as a Physician Assistant. Matt completed his Surgical Residency through Western Michigan University and Butterworth Hospital. His master’s degree was obtained through the University of Nebraska. After working in neurosurgery for 9 years and vascular surgery for 1 year, he joined Dr. Baker and Dr. Kemmeter in 2003.

Matt has been married to Julie since 1990. Julie is a homemaker and very involved in church and school functions. They have three children.


Todd Vroegop, PA-C

Todd Vroegop, PA-C

Todd has been working with Dr. Kemmeter and Dr. Baker since July of 2002. Todd was born and raised in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He graduated from Calvin College in 1986 and received his P.A. degree from Western Michigan University in 1998.

He is married with five children and enjoys camping and sailing.


 



About Grand Health Partners

At Grand Health Partners, we believe that people who succeed in making their lives healthier are happier. Our mission is to help people improve their health through a well-rounded approach to weight loss. To better fit your lifestyle and your needs, we provide both surgical and non-surgical weight loss programs. Our programs are led by a group of independent bariatric surgeons who have a passion for providing excellent patient care. Weight loss is our specialty. We will provide coaching for dietary, behavioral, and exercise habits while you are monitored by licensed bariatric physicians. Because we understand that genetic, social, cultural, and emotional factors lead to obesity, our patients are properly supported and equipped throughout their weight loss journey.

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