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:

Urgent Care

Brian J. Cote, DO, is a practicing emergency medicine doctor.

Education and Training:

Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI) – DO Medical Education

Ingham Regional Medical Center – Internship – General

Butterworth Hospital (Grand Rapids, MI) – Residency – Emergency Medicine

Julie Kowacz, MD.

Primary Specialty – Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

Subspecialties and Special Interests – Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Primary Care, Primary Care for Children

Board Certifications – Pediatrics, 2010 – Internal Medicine

Medical Education – MD, University of Missouri – Columbia (GME), Medical Education

Residency – University of Missouri – Columbia (GME), Residency

R. Garett Shook, DO

Primary Specialties: Pediatrics and Urgent Care

Education and Training:

Des Moines University Osteopathic Medical Center – DO, Medical Education

Genesys Regional Medical Center – Internship, Osteopathic

Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners, Residency – Pediatrics

Gene Sullivan, PA-C is a physician assistant with more than 15 years of experience in emergency and urgent care medicine. Gene has 10 years of experience as a paramedic prior to that. Gene went to Grand Valley State University for undergrad and PA school.

Gene enjoys golfing, playing guitar and spending time with his wife and dogs.

Kevin VanAllen, MD, is a an urgent care provider. Board Certification: American Board of Family Medicine. Medical Degree: Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, California. Residency: Hinsdale Hospital, Hinsdale, Illinois.

Barbara A. VanDerMale, FNP-C, is a certified nurse practitioner.