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.
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.
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.
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 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 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 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 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).