Dr. Juneja attended Gandhi Medical College in Bhopal, India and is a board certified internal medicine specialist. She completed her residency at State University of New York at Buffalo in New York. She is highly trained and sub-specializes in cardiovascular diseases, GI, endocrinology, and women’s health. She has been practicing in West Michigan since 1999.
Locations: Big Rapids, Grand Rapids, Reed City
Dr. Goodman completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan and received his medical degree from Michigan State University. He fulfilled his residency in Family Medicine. Dr. Goodman is also the coordinator/speaker for Health Recovery Program.
Location: Big Rapids
Dr. Lazaro’s experience spans more than two decades and includes work as a staff physician, hospitalist, and serving as the Director of the Cardiopulmonary Department at Sheridan Community Hospital in Sheridan, Michigan. Dr. Lazaro received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Santo Tomas in Manilla, Philippines before performing his Internship and Residency at New York Downtown Hospital in New York, New York. He also fulfilled a General Medical Internship at the University of Phillipines-Philippine General Hospital.
Location: Big Rapids, Canadian Lakes
Dennis Behler, PA, works with both our primary care team and at West Michigan Pain. Dennis is a nationally certified Physician Assistant, with more than 10 years of experience in internal medicine and pain management. He received his undergraduate degree in health sciences from Grand Valley State University, and completed his Physician Assistant Masters degree at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy. Dennis is accepting new patients at our Reed City practice.
Location: Big Rapids, Reed City
Patti Bell, FNP is excited to care for family medicine patients in the same community where she lives; Big Rapids! Patti received her Masters in Nursing from Chamberlain College of Nursing, and obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Ferris State University. Patti is a certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse and also holds a Wound Care Certification from the Wound Care Education Institute. Patti is the Founder and President of the West Michigan Association of Rehabilitation Registered Nurses.
Location: Big Rapids
Tifenie Harris, DNP, completed her Doctorate of Nursing Practice at the University of Michigan, Flint and received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Ferris State University. Tifenie has 15 years experience as a registered nurse, and has worked in outpatient surgery, home care, long term care, and managed care of patients with chronic conditions. Tifenie is accepting Internal Medicine patients at our Canadian Lakes location.
Location: Canadian Lakes
Beckee Kibler, FNP, is a Family Nurse Practitioner with experience that ranges from Emergency and Surgical care, to Chronic Disease Management, and working with at-risk youth. This Cedar Springs native received both her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science as a Family Nurse Practitioner from the Chamberlain College of Nursing in Downers Grove, Illinois. Beckee is certified in Basic Life Support, TB, and as a CPR trainer. Beckee is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and National Association of School Nurses.
Location: Big Rapids
Katie Piippo, FNP, is a Family Nurse Practitioner who has experience working with everything from young children, at the Birmingham Pediatrics and Wellness center, to Geriatrics and Chronic Disease Management, at Williamson Family Medical in Rockford, Michigan. Katie also spent some time focused on Women’s Health at the Lemmen Holton Cancer Pavilion in Grand Rapids, and the Emergency Departments at Spectrum Health Big Rapids and Spectrum Health Butterworth before finding her home with us. Katie received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Ferris State University and completed her Family Nurse Practitioner Degree from the University of Cincinnati. Katie is a member of the Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners and Emergency Nurses Association.
Location: Reed City
Andrea Renas, RN, is a Big Rapids native who graduated from Big Rapids High School before continuing her education at Ferris State University. Andrea also completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Baker College in Cadillac. Andrea serves as our Care Manager. She helps connect patients with services, coordinates their care, and helps construct care plans, so our chronic care patients can better manage their healthcare. Andrea is not new to our team. She previously worked at our business partner, West Michigan Surgery Center. Andrea recently had a baby girl, and in her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, shopping, and doing projects around her house and property with her husband.
Location: Big Rapids
Shana Strantz, PA, obtained her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Central Michigan University after completing her Bachelor of Science in Psychology, with a Minor in Personal and Community Health, at Central Michigan University. Shana comes to us with more than 10 years of experience focused on Women’s Health. She most recently worked at Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial where she performed prenatal care, postpartum care, annual wellness visits, and a variety of gynecologic services. Shana is certified in Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, and Neonatal Resuscitation. She is also certified to perform colposcopies and Nexplanon and IUD insertions.
Locations: Big Rapids, Canadian Lakes
Rachel Zokoe, PA, received her Masters in Physician Assistant studies from Wayne State University, and completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Health Sciences from Grand Valley State University. Rachel previously worked as a Nursing Technician and Certified Nursing Assistant in Grand Rapids. She is certified in Advanced Care Life Support, Basic Life Support, and is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and Michigan Academy of Physician Assistants.
Locations: Big Rapids, Grand Rapids