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:

Outpatient Rehabilitation*

Dave Blanchard, OTL is an occupational therapist.  He is specialized in hand therapy and on track to receive his board certification.   He was a student at our Hand Therapy Clinic, at our Spectrum Health Lake Drive campus and is a great addition to the Health Pointe Rehab Team!

*Outpatient Rehabilitation provided by Spectrum Health Medical Group

Nate Carlson, PT, 3D Maps, Cert. MDT, is a physical therapist with interest in orthopedics, sports rehab, and spine health.  He is a graduate of Central Michigan University with his Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2013.

*Outpatient Rehabilitation provided by Spectrum Health Medical Group

Alana Garcia, PT, NCS, CBIS is a physical therapist who will be working with the adult population at Health Pointe.  She graduate from Arcadia University with a doctorate in physical therapy, is a board certified clinical specialist in neurology and is a certified brain injury specialist.

*Outpatient Rehabilitation provided by Spectrum Health Medical Group

Sara Grossenbacher, OTL is a pediatric occupational therapist. She attended Midwestern University and graduated in 2016. Special interests include feeding therapy.

*Outpatient Rehabilitation is provided by Spectrum Health Medical Group

Joe Hanisko, PT, DPT, Cert FDN, is a physical therapist and graduate of Grand Valley State University’s doctoral program for physical therapy. Joe is certified in, and practices, functional dry needling (FDN). He has special interest in orthopedics and sports performance with great experience treating and training adult and adolescent competitive athletes. Joe also has experience working with patients who are dealing with chronic pain, headaches, TMJ disorders, amongst several other diagnoses.

Jean Nielsen, PT, C/NDT is a physical therapist that specializes in pediatrics.  She is a graduate of Central Michigan University and has a Certification in Neurodevelopmental Treatment.

*Outpatient Rehabilitation provided by Spectrum Health Medical Group

Elaina Stewart (Peets), MS, CCC-SLP is a speech-language pathologist, who graduated from GVSU and has completed her Certificate of Clinical Competence. She has specialized training in the areas of pediatric feeding disorders, dysphagia, brain injury, and various other populations.

*Outpatient Rehabilitation is provided by Spectrum Health Medical Group