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Camden Kneeland, MD

Camden Kneeland

Dr. Kneeland is on the medical staff of Kalispell Regional and serves as the medical director of The Montana Center of Wellness and Pain Management. He is board certified in anesthesiology and pain medicine. His fellowship training and current practice focuses on hundreds of painful conditions while minimizing the use of habit-forming medications.

Dr. Kneeland was born and raised in Oklahoma where he completed at his undergraduate education with a summa cum laude degree in microbiology from the University of Oklahoma. From there, he earned his medical doctorate at the University Of Oklahoma College Of Medicine. Dr. Kneeland was chosen chief resident and completed his residency in anesthesiology in Boston. Following his residency, he was chosen for one of the most prestigious pain management fellowships, The Internal Pain Institute of Texas Tech University. There, he worked under the tutelage of Dr. Gabor Racz, one of the most accomplished and respected interventional pain management physicians in the world.

An avid alpine skier, fisherman, and sailor, Dr. Kneeland now lives in Kalispell with his wife and two children. He has dedicated his professional life to building a world-class pain management program for the people of the Flathead Valley and surrounding communities.

Robert Cale, MD

Robert T. Cale, MD Dr. Cale was born and raised in Alabama. He graduated from Birmingham-Southern College in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1970 with a Bachelor of Science in biology. During his senior year, he was tapped for the Omicron Delta Kappa honor/scholastic fraternity. Dr. Cale graduated from the University of Alabama in Birmingham School of Medicine in January 1974. He was one of the first residents in the newly founded family practice residency program, in association with the University of Alabama in Huntsville. During 1979, Dr. Cale served as emergency room physician at what was at that time called Beekman Downtown Hospital in New York City (Manhattan). He completed his family practice residency in January 1977 and earned his board certification in Family Practice in 1980.

Dr. Cale practiced emergency medicine, primary care and telemedicine in numerous hospital emergency departments in north Alabama, southeast Texas and Montana.

Currently, Dr. Cale is certified as a diplomate of family medicine by the National Board of Physicians and Surgeons. Additionally, Dr. Cale is certified to prescribe buprenorphine (Suboxone) for the treatment of opioid use disorder.

Dr. Robert and Mrs. Lynn S. Cale have been married for more than 36 years and have three children and one granddaughter. Having moved to Whitefish in 2006, the Cale family members are proud to live in the Last Best Place.

Brenda Anderson, PA-C

Brenda Anderson

Brenda Anderson was raised on a small farm and ranch in Granville, North Dakota. After graduating from Granville High School, she joined the Army National Guard to help pay for college. She was a pharmacy technician, a medic, medical supply specialist and a transportation movement coordinator during the fourteen years she served in the military. She earned her BA in Psychology. She attended Physician Assistant School at Idaho State University, where she earned her Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree. She is certified through the NCCPA (National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants). She serves as the MTAPA (Montana Academy of Physician Assistants) Secretary, and also volunteers for Coats for Kids.

Brenda is married to Dan Anderson. She enjoys spending time with family and friends. Brenda truly appreciates the outdoors, spending her free time boating, hiking, biking, kayaking, and hunting in the summer and fall. During the winter months she enjoys snow-shoeing and skiing (cross-country, downhill, back country and skate skiing). She also loves yoga, cooking, and curling up with a good book.

Matthew Zemacke PA-C

Matthew Zemacke

Matt Zemacke was born in Coatesville, PA and was raised in a suburb of Philadelphia most of his life. He attended college at Pensacola Christian College in Pensacola, FL, where he received his Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Pre-Med. He then was accepted to Hahnemann University in Philadelphia, PA where he received a Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies. He is married and has two daughters. He considers himself a “family man” and loves spending time with his wife and children. His hobbies are backpacking in the summer, running all year long, star-gazing, playing chess, and playing guitar. He loves his patients and wants to make a difference in their lives.       

 
   

Lon Savik, DC

Lon Savik

Dr. Lon Savik was born and raised in Kalispell, Montana. He was a graduate of Flathead High School with a track scholarship to Montana State University. In the early 90’s moderate low back injuries sent him to the chiropractor. After having a successful experience with chiropractic care himself, he returned to school at the University of Montana to fulfill his prerequisites before attending and graduating from Palmer West Chiropractic College.

His love for the Flathead Valley brought him back to enjoy all the valley has to offer along with his wife, Debbie and four children, Ashlyn, Austin, Tamret, and Tsiyon.

 

Justin Green, LAc

Justin Green

Justin grew up traveling around the country and competing in worldwide BMX bicycle racing and hold two World titles and many National titles over the years. That level of competition took its toll on his body and left him with two ACL repairs to his knees and many other injuries with subsequent chronic pain. That's when he decided to study acupuncture and has been practicing it for 12 years. He graduated from Southwestern Acupuncture College with a Masters in Oriental Medicine. Prior to acupuncture school, Justin completed his Bachelor's of Science degree at UC Santa Cruz, CA.
His beautiful wife, adorable kids and himself like to be active training in jiu jit su, snowboarding, camping, and weather permitting, spending as much time in the water as possible.
   
  

Diana Stephens, MT

Diana Stephens

Diana has been a practitioner at the Montana Center for Wellness and Pain Management since the spring of 2010.

The beginning of Diana's journey began in the 1980's studying herbal medicine and alternative health practices. It has always been at the foundation of her life choices.  In early 2003 it was time to pursue bodywork. Diana attended Good Medicine Massage School in Whitefish and graduated in 2005 passing her national certification that same year. She worked as a massage therapist for a local resort for the first year, and eventually purchased the contract and provided massage for the resort for several years.

Diana’s independent studies include Thai massage, trigger point, cranial sacral, tragger.  She completed her Master level Reiki in 2009.

Kelly Brewer, LCSW

Kelly Brewer

Kelly Brewer is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and obtained a Master’s Degree from Temple University in Pennsylvania. She has a passion for working with all ages, supporting people to be their best and to help them recognize options they have in their lives. While Kelly spent most of her life in Pennsylvania, she has called Montana “home” since 2006. Kelly enjoys spending time with her family which is most often spent in the great outdoors exploring via biking, hiking or skiing. When not in the woods, she enjoys indulging in her love for cooking or curling up with a good book. When it comes to pain management, Kelly feels especially honored to work with the patients at our clinic, feeling humbled by their courage and inspired by their will. She is often reminded that our most challenging times are the best opportunities for transformation and growth.
    
    

Dan Gregerson, LCPC

Dan Gregerson

Dan Gregerson is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor who has worked in a variety of clinical settings in the Flathead Valley since 1997, primarily in private practice. For nearly five years, Dan has been a part of the Montana Center for Wellness and Pain Management, helping people with chronic pain through teaching pain management skills such as deep breathing, relaxation techniques and self-hypnosis, as well as working with people to overcome the depression and anxiety that often accompany chronic pain. Dan’s work is focused on providing a new perspective to allow people with chronic pain to improve functioning and discover contentment and meaning within the context of their condition.

Dan received his BA in anthropology from Pacific Lutheran University, his Masters of Divinity from Wartburg Theological Seminary, and his Masters in Counseling from Montana State University. In his spare time, he enjoys woodworking, reading, experiencing self-renewal through solo backpacking in the Montana wilderness and, together with his wife, Patti, taking care of a menagerie of pets (dogs, cats, chickens, goats and alpacas).

Chris Nadasi, PhD

Chris Nadasi Dr. Chris Nadasi is our clinical psychologist, offering psychological services to our patients since 2010. In addition to providing psychological evaluations and psychotherapy services, Dr. Nadasi heads our EMPOWER program, assisting patients in establishing a personalized care plan as they enter our clinic.

Dr. Nadasi grew up near Dayton, Ohio, attending the University of Toledo for his undergraduate education in psychology. Graduate school provided an opportunity to move to Montana in 1992. At the University of Montana, he completed requirements for a master’s degree and doctorate in clinical psychology, as well as an education specialist degree in the School of Psychology. Dr. Nadasi has been licensed to practice independently since 2001.

Before joining the staff of The Montana Center, Dr. Nadasi offered psychological services to adults and children through his private practice and through several agencies in the Flathead Valley. Dr. Nadasi shares his commitment to improving the lives of others through compassionate and skillful psychological services and through a deep understanding of people.

Dr. Nadasi lives in Kalispell with his two children, Logan and Sophie. The family enjoys a variety of outdoor pastimes including climbing, hiking, rafting and caving.

Alisha Bailey, MSPT

Alisha Bailey, PT Alisha Bailey was born and raised in western Kentucky.  She was a graduate of Marshall County High School with a tennis scholarship to Georgetown College.  After transferring  to The University of Kentucky in 1998, her focus shifted toward obtaining a Physical Therapy degree.  She graduated in 2002 with a Masters in Physical Therapy and Bachelors in Health Science.  Since graduating, she has gained experience in the hospital setting, traditional outpatient therapy, and orthopedic physical therapy. 
She moved to Kalispell, Montana in 2014 with her husband and three children.  As a family, they love anything outdoors, including camping, hiking, kayaking, and biking.

 

Stephanie Cymbal, LCSW

Stephanie Cymbal, LCSW Stephanie Cymbal originally hails from Brooklyn, N.Y. where she worked as a therapist specializing in hoarding in NYC. Stephanie is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who moved to the Valley in 2007. She joins our team after working as the oncology counselor for the Cancer Program the past three years, providing therapy for cancer patients and their families. Stephanie received her BA in psychology from State University of NY at Albany and received her Masters in Social Work from the University of Montana.

Stephanie recently gave birth to twins and she and her husband are navigating and mostly enjoying the challenges of being first time parents. In her “spare” time, she enjoys watching foreign films, reading “chick-lit” and parenting books, and playing fetch with her two dogs.

Tanjariitta Anttila, LCSW

Tanjariitta Antiilla Tanjariitta Anttila is a licensed clinical social worker and a yoga therapist with a passion for empowering her clients to take increasing ownership over their own health and wellness. She is particularly interested in the role that emotional, mental and physical trauma play in connection to chronic pain. In her role as a clinical therapist at the Montana Center, Tanjariitta combines many of the tools from her background as a therapist, artist and teacher, incorporating mindfulness and stress reduction techniques, gentle movement and art into her work with chronic pain patients of all ages.

Having been born and raised in Finland, she moved overseas after finishing high school. She has called the Flathead Valley her home since 2007. In her free time, she enjoys the multitude of outdoor adventures Montana has to offer, usually with her trusty dog, Rocky, in tow.

Colleen Gagliardi, ND, LAc

The Montana Center for Wellness and Pain Management at The HealthCenter is pleased to welcome Naturopathic Physician and Acupuncturist, Colleen Gagliardi, ND, LAc.

Dr. Gagliardi has extensive experience in naturopathic medicine. She received her naturopathic doctorate from Bastyr University in Seattle, Washington, and then completed a two-year family practice naturopathic residency in Billings before going into private practice in Colorado. Dr. Gagliardi also has a master’s degree in traditional Chinese medicine (acupuncture) and maintains National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) certification. Dr. Gagliardi’s goal at The Montana Center is to offer safe, effective, natural medicine to the community.

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