Dr. Alfred Lonser has a background in Engineering. He obtained a Medical Degree from Loma Linda University in1998. He then went to the University of Virginia for a surgery residency before transitioning into Anesthesia. After successfully completing the Residency and Board requirements he and his family moved to Anchorage in 2002, where he was an anesthesiologist for Providence Hospital for 5 years. Since then Alaska has remained in his blood. He left Alaska for two years to complete a Pain Management fellowship at UCLA and then worked for one year in Nebraska before returning to Anchorage. Read More »
Dr. Kenneth Boomgaard grew up in Grand Rapids, Michigan where he studied at Grand Valley State University. He attended medical school at Wayne State University and completed his Family Practice residency at Saint Louis University. He holds Board Certification in Family Medicine and is a member of the American Academy of Pain Medicine. Dr. Boomgaard retired from the U.S. Air Force in 2015 where he served as the medical director of the Family Health Clinic at JBER from 2005 to 2015. He was also honored to serve his country in Iraq, Qatar, Kyrgyzstan, and Korea. Read More »
Dr. Shawn Johnston was raised in Michigan, attending high school in Kingsford. He received his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Michigan and his Medical Doctorate from the University of Michigan Medical School. Dr. Johnston went on to complete his residency program in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation from the Mayo Clinic in 1999. Read More »
Dr. Gama grew up in Indiana, where he attended Purdue University. Initially studying engineering, Dr. Gama found that he preferred life sciences and decided to pursue medicine. His training includes a medical doctorate degree from Indiana University School of Medicine, residency training in anesthesiology at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, and fellowship training in Interventional Pain from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Read More »
Originally from New England, Dr. Joseph Bablonka is a licensed Psychologist in the State of Alaska. He holds a Masters in Psychology from the University of New Haven and completed his post-doctorate Adult Education and Psychology studies at Columbia University in New York. Dr. Bablonka received his Ph.D in Clinical Psychology from Fielding Graduate University, Santa Barbara, California in 1993. Read More »
Katie is a Nurse Practitioner graduate from Walden University. She worked in both inpatient and outpatient settings as a nurse prior to becoming a nurse practitioner. These settings include the Alaska Heart and Vascular Institute and the cardiovascular inpatient setting. She is an AANP Board Certified Nurse Practitioner. The military brought Katie and her husband Eric to Alaska in 2012. Katie, Eric, and their three daughters call Alaska home, where they love to fish, boat, and enjoy the great Alaskan outdoors.
Tamara (Tami) Brothers-McNeil, PA-C, grew up traveling the country and world as her father was in the US Air Force. Following in her father’s footsteps, Tami joined the US Air Force and worked as a communications/navigation specialist on both the F4/E and KC/RC-135 aircraft. Tami applied for and was accepted into the competitive US Air Force Physician Assistant Program sponsored by the University of Nebraska Medical Center where she graduated at the top of her class with honors. She practiced as a PA in the USAF seeing patients from pediatrics to geriatrics. Read More »