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Dr Michael Yusaf

Meet Orthopaedic Surgeon, Dr. Michael Yusaf

When Dr. Michael Yusaf entered his first surgical rotation during medical school, he thought it was the “coolest thing” he had ever seen. Though his father was a practicing orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Yusaf said he grew up without a clear … Read More >

Nicole Phillips

Meet Oncology Nurse Navigator, Nicole Phillips

Nicole Phillips never intended to work in the medical field. Her discomfort with needles and wounds seemed like obvious reasons to eliminate medicine as a career interest. It wasn’t until Phillips had two personal interactions with hospitals, and saw firsthand … Read More >

Meet Our Nurse Manager, Kathleen VanPoppelen

Kathleen VanPoppelen, BSN, BA, RN, is Crittenton Hospital Medical Center’s Nurse Manager Pre-Op, Post-Op, Endoscopy, OPC and PAT. That’s a lot of titles for one person whose original interest was a career in elementary education, not the medical field. Discovering … Read More >

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Meet Jackie Jones, Director of Cardiovascular Services

Jacqueline Jones knew cardiology was her calling since the start of her nursing career in a rural 2-bed cardiac intensive care unit. Today, she has numerous nursing accreditations to her name, including Master of Science in Nursing (MSN); Adult Nurse … Read More >

matthew prince DO

Meet Orthopaedic Surgeon Matthew Prince

When you grow up around orthopaedic surgery, you are likely to either spend your childhood aspiring to be a surgeon or you’ll know it’s not a fit. For Dr. Matthew Prince, becoming an orthopaedic surgeon like his father was always … Read More >