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About PSK

Staff Information

When you call / visit our office you will be greeted by one of our office team members. Their primary purpose is to make you feel comfortable, informed, welcome and will be happy to answer any questions you have or schedule your office appointment.

Tara is a Certified Medical Assistant and works with the physicians during office hours.

Lori and Pam are our Surgery Co-ordinators. They work with your physician, you and your insurance to make sure you are completely informed of all aspects of your surgery.

Our experienced Billing Manager will be happy to help you with questions regarding your bill or your insurance coverage.

Pat Buckert is Office Manager and has served with the organization since 1977. She is available to assist you at any time.


bio photo naveDr. Michael Nave

Education

  • University of Nebraska - 1972
  • University of Nebraska Medical School - 1975

Licensure and Board Certification

  • Licensed - State of Michigan - 1981
  • American Board of Surgery - 1980
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery - 1983

Hospital Appointments

  • Bronson Methodist Hospital
  • Borgess Medical Center

Memberships, Offices and Committee Appointments

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Burn Association
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Michigan State Medical Society
  • Michigan Cleft Palate Association
  • Kalamazoo Academy of Medicine
  • International Society for Burns
  • Former Director Bronson Burn Unit

Biography

Dr. Nave began his practice in Kalamazoo in 1981. He has served as director of the Bronson Burn Unit and is a clinical instructor of Michigan State University. He is a graduate of the University of Nebraska Medical School and completed his General Surgery residency at Southwest Michigan Health Education Center in Kalamazoo and his Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery residency at the University of Utah. Dr. Nave is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, a member of the American Board of Plastic Surgeons and licensed by the state of Michigan.


bio photo messingerDr. Alan Messinger

Education

  • University of Illinois 1981
  • Northwestern University 1977
  • Loyola University Medical Center 1989

Licensure and Board Certification

  • American Board of Surgery 1987
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery 1991
  • Licensed in Michigan - 1989

Hospital Appointments

  • Bronson Methodist Hospital
  • Borgess Medical Center

Memberships, Offices and Committee Appointments

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Burn Association
  • American Society for Plastic Surgeons
  • Michigan State Medical Society
  • American Medical Association
  • Fellow - American College of Surgeons
  • American Physician Fellowship for Medicine in Israel
  • International Society for Burns

Biography

Dr. Messinger has been a partner of Plastic Surgery of Kalamazoo since 1989 and is a clinical instructor of Michigan State University. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois Medical School, completed his General Surgery Residency at Southwest Michigan Health Education Center, and his Plastic and Reconstructive residency at Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago. Dr. Messinger is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.


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