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Meet Our Team

Meet Our Teams: Orthopedic Medicine | The Edge | Physical Therapy | Occupational Therapy | Cardiac Rehab | Speech Therapy

The Orthopedic Institute Team Members

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Joshua Lindsey, MD

  • Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
  • Education: The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison, WI
  • Fellowship: Adult Reconstructive Surgery at Harvard Medical School’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, Shoulder, and Sports Medicine at The University of Rochester in Rochester, New York
  • Residencies: Orthopedic Surgery at The University of Washington in Seattle, Washington
  • Special Interests: Orthopedic surgery, Hip and knee replacement, Shoulders, Arthroscopic procedures, Orthopedics, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine
  • Personal Passions: In his free time Dr. Lindsey enjoys spending time with his wife Katie, who is a pharmacist at Southwest Health, and their three young children.
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Alexander Strassman, MD

  • Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
  • Education: Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Midwestern University – Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine in Downers Grove, IL
  • Fellowship: Orthopedic Sports Medicine at Plancher Orthopedics & Sports Medicine in New York City, NY; Denver, CO; Vail, CO
  • Residencies: Orthopedic Surgery at Midwestern University – Franciscan Health in Olympia Fields, IL
  • Special Interests: ACL tears, rotator cuff injuries, shoulder dislocations, meniscus injuries, knee replacements, shoulder replacement
  • Personal Passions: In his free time, Dr. Strassman enjoys spending time with his wife, Nicole, and daughter. He enjoys golfing, playing hockey, and attending various sporting events. He can frequently be found on the sidelines for University of Wisconsin – Platteville football games!
  • More about Dr. Strassman

Dayton Opel, DO

  • Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
  • Education: Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine – University of Wisconsin, School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI
  • Special Interests: Orthopedics, Orthopedic Surgery, and Sports Medicine. Dr. Opel is a fellowship-trained Hand & Upper Extremity Orthopedic Surgeon. He is Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery and Subspecialty Certified in Hand Surgery. Dr. Opel’s practice focuses exclusively on conditions affecting the fingers to the shoulder.
  • Experience: Dr. Opel has cared for orthopedic patients for the past 10 years.
  • More about Dayton Opel

James Prosser, DO

  • Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
  • Education: Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine – Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO
  • Special Interests: Orthopedics, Orthopedic Surgery, and Sports Medicine. Dr. Prosser has subspecialties in both primary and revision knee and shoulder arthroscopy.
  • Experience: Dr. Prosser has cared for orthopedic patients since 1999.
  • More about James Prosser

Moiz Hassan, DPM

  • Podiatry
  • Education: Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from Rosalind Franklin University
  • Special Interests: Extensive surgical training in foot and ankle reconstructive surgery.
  • Experience: Dr. Hassan completed his three-year surgical residency at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, where he served as the chief resident in his final year.
  • More about Moiz Hassan

Phil Burr,
PA-C

  • Physician Assistant
  • Education: Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from DeSales University in Center Valley, Pennsylvania.
    Master of Science in Athletic Training from Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Indiana.  Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from the University of Wisconsin in La Crosse, Wisconsin.
  • Special Interests: Orthopedics, Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Fracture care, Injections, Musculoskeletal Ultrasound, Casting, Splinting, Bracing, and Rehabilitation
  • Experience: Since 2005 he has specialized in orthopedics as a P.A.
  • Personal Passions: In his free time Phil and his wife Christina, who is a Dermatology PA-C in The Specialist Clinics at Southwest Health, are an active couple who participate in outdoor activities, including camping, skiing, hiking, horseback riding, and fishing. They also have a son and enjoy spending time with family.
  • More about Phil Burr


Andy Stader,
PA-C

  • Physician Assistant
  • Education: Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
    Master of Science in Exercise Science & Health Promotion from the California University of Pennsylvania in California, PA.
  • Special Interests: Orthopedics, Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Joint Pain Management, and Nutrition
  • Experience: Dietetic Internship at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in Madison, WI.
  • Personal Passions: Andy spends his free time enjoying moments with family and friends. He is an avid sports fan, rooting for the Wisconsin Badgers, Kansas Jayhawks, and Chicago Cubs. He also enjoys endurance athletics and participates in triathlons and marathons, including having completed the famous Ironman 70.3 distance triathlon.
  • More about Andy Stader

Alexandria Osterberger, PA-C

  • Physician Assistant
  • Education: Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from University of Dubuque in Dubuque, IA and Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Neuroscience from Coe College in Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Experience: Alexandria is a Certified Physician Assistant, a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and Physician Assistants in Orthopedic Surgery. She has clinical and surgical experience throughout many medical settings, gaining direct knowledge and expertise in orthopedics.
  • More about Alexandria Osterberger

Samantha Osterberger,
PA-C

  • Physician Assistant
  • Education: Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Carroll University in Waukesha, Wisconsin
  • Special Interests: Orthopedics, Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
  • Personal Passions:  In her free time, Samantha enjoys spending time on the Mississippi River with her family, water skiing and other outdoor activities.
  • More about Samantha Osterberger

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The EDGE Team Members

Brad Vamstad,
MAT, ATC, LAT

Ryan Siegert, CPT

Aurora Buschkamp,
ATC, LAT, LMT

Benton Rose, ATC, LAT Joseph Frerichs,
ATC, LAT

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Physical Therapy Team Members

Kerri Sue Stange,
MPT,
Rehab Director

Staci Graber,
MPT,
Rehab Supervisor
Julie Grabandt,
MSPT, OCS, ATC,
Lead Therapist
Amber Roche,
PT, DPT
Julie Tashner, MPT
Joshua Bruner,
DPT, CSCS
Lindsey Hefel, DPT

 

Luke Wilson,
DPT, ATC
Amy Hoerner, PTA

 

Breland Scharschmidt,
PT, DPT, ATC, LAT
Trina Marone, MPT

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Occupational Therapy Team Members

Ann Morley,
OTR/L, CLT
Becky Fenn,
OTR/L, CLT
 

 

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Speech Therapy Team Members

Kristina Ruch, MS, CCC-SLP

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Massage Therapy Team Members

 

Aurora Buschkamp, ATC, LAT, LMT

Anna Creed, LMT

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Cardiac Rehab Team Members

Jessica Schmid, DO

Other Members of the Cardiac Rehab
Team Include:

  • Gary Peterson – Cardiopulmonary Rehab Coordinator
  • Cathy Helbing – Respiratory Therapist
  • Katelyn Schobert – Registered Dietitian
  • Bryant Schobert – Director of Pharmacy

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