Our Medical Team

We are proud to welcome the following physicians to the Health Pointe team.

Click the clinical services on the left to view information about the Health Pointe medical team for that service:

Ear, Nose, Throat

Timothy McDonald, MD, is a board-certified Otolaryngologist. Dr. McDonald earned his undergraduate degree from the US Air Force Academy and medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at San Antonio Uniformed Health Services Education Consortium in Texas. Dr. McDonald served in the United States Air Force as a pilot and then as a otolaryngology surgeon before moving to West Michigan with his family. Dr. McDonald offers a wide variety of diagnostic and therapeutic services for patients of all ages. His clinical interests include thyroid and parathyroid surgery, salivary gland disorders, medical and surgical treatment of sinus disease as well as voice disorders.

Nathan Salinas, MD

Nathan Salinas, MD, is a double board-certified facial plastic surgeon and otolaryngologist. Dr. Salinas earned his medical degree from the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in Philadelphia. He completed his residency training at San Antonio Uniformed Health Services Education Consortium in Texas. Dr. Salinas served as a physician in the United States Army Medical Corps for nine years before moving to West Michigan with his family. Dr. Salinas offers a wide variety of diagnostic and therapeutic services for patients of all ages. Along with general otolaryngology care, his clinical interests include thyroid and parathyroid surgery, cosmetic and reconstructive facial plastic surgery, medical and surgical treatment of sinus disease as well as voice disorders. Dr. Salinas is certified in diagnostic neck ultrasound techniques to evaluate neck masses, thyroid nodules and parathyroid disease in patients of all ages.

Combining his expertise in both otolaryngology and facial plastic surgery, Dr. Salinas offers comprehensive treatment to a multitude of facial plastic surgery conditions. Dr. Salinas takes an individualized approach to tailor the treatment plan to each patient’s needs in order to optimize results. His clinical interests include skin cancer surgery, facial nerve paralysis treatment, facial rejuvenation (anti-aging treatment), cosmetic and functional rhinoplasty (nasal surgery), blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery), otoplasty (ear deformity correction surgery) and scar revision.

Kellie Timmer, PA-C, — Kellie Timmer, PA-C: After graduating from Calvin College with honors, Kellie attended Wayne State University’s Physician Assistant Program. Throughout her education, she spent time studying spanish in Spain and Peru. She is a member of both the Michigan and American Academies of Physician Assistants and The Society of PAs in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. She enjoys working with patients of all ages and empowering them with knowledge of their condition and the treatment options available. Kellie enjoys spending time at Lake Michigan in every season, playing her violin, cycling, skiing, rock climbing, and experimenting with new recipes.

Joseph VanderMeer, MD, is board-certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology, and an expert in treating illness, injury and disorders of the ear, nose, throat, head and neck. Dr. VanderMeer received his medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin. He completed his residency at Johns Hopkins University of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. VanderMeer offers a wide variety of diagnostic and therapeutic care to patients of all ages.