Meet the Team

Surgery

Our highly trained surgical staff is prepared to provide you with quality care — before and after your surgery.

For more information about our perioperative services, please call (906) 483-1335 or (800) 573-5001 (toll-free). 

Orthopaedics

Jennifer Bow, MD

"I really like hip and knee replacement surgeries. One of the reasons I chose this as a specialty is that you can clearly see the benefit of the surgery. My patients' pain is remarkably improved and the quality of their lives improves notably, that's rewarding as a doctor." 

Jonathan Brueggeman, DPM, FACFAS

Dr. Brueggeman provides total foot care for broken bones, torn ligaments, bunions, hammer toes, heel spurs, arch pain, arthritis, and fungal infections of the skin and nails. 

Michael Carter, MD

Dr. Carter is fellowship trained in Sports Medicine, offering services in Arthroscopy - Shoulder, Knee Ankle, ACL reconstruction, Rotator cuff & shoulder instability surgery, Shoulder replacement and General orthopaedics & fracture care.

Ron Ronquist, MD

Dr. Ronquest offers total joint reconstruction: knee arthroplasty, hip arthroplasty, Rotator cuff repair, Shoulder arthroscopy, knee arthroscopy, Carpal tunnel release, Orthopaedic trauma, Foot & ankle surgery

Megan Brueggeman, PA-C

Megan Brueggeman, PA-C works alongside the Orthopaedic team at UP Health System - Portage. 

Jesse Primeau, PA

Jesse works with Dr. Bow in Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine. Jesse assists in Surgical Procedures, manages postoperative recovery and manages common muskuloskeletal injuries. Jesse is an intergral part of the Orthopaedics team.

Women's Health

Theresa Holladay, DO, FACOOG, NCMP

Dr. Holladay is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is a fellow of the American College of Osteopathic OB/GYN and is a credentialed provider of the North America Menopausal Society. 

Emily Kenny, MD

Dr. Kenny sees patients in the main campus OB/GYN clinic. She also delivers babies in the Family Birthing Center. 

Julie Meyer, DO

Dr. Meyer is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and sees patients in the main campus OB/GYN clinic. She also delivers babies in the Family Birthing Center. 

General Surgery

Wade Liston, DO

Dr. Wade Liston is board certified in surgery and sees patients in the main campus surgery clinic.

Tim Sears, MD, FACS

Dr. Tim Sears is board certified in surgery by the American Board of Surgery. 

ENT Surgery

David Heichel, MD

Dr. Heichel is a board certified Otolaryngologist by the American Academy Otolaryngology/ Head and Neck Surgery.

Anesthesia

Kirk Klemme, MD

Dr. Klemme is board certified in Anesthesiology and Emergency Medicine and serves as the Anesthesia Department Clinical Director

John Lang, MD

Dr. Lang has nearly two decades of experience in Anesthesiology. 

Tim Andress, CRNA, BSN

Tim is certified by the Council on Certification of Nurse Anesthetists and has been providing anesthesia care for nearly 25 years. 

Louis DuBois, CRNA

Louis is certified by the Council on Certification of Nurse Anesthetists, providing professional care to clients across the life continuum. 

Michael Salmi, CRNA, MNA

Michael is certified by the Council on Certification of Nurse Anesthetists and has provided anesthesia to United State’s Armed Forces in Iraq and Germany.