Active Residents

Cally Gordon, PA-C

Class of 2020

BS – Health Science – U of WI Stevens Point

MPAS – U of WI Madison

Interests: Avid football player and fantasty football, competitive bowling, running, volleyball, hiking, cheese curd enthusiast and spending time with family and friends.

Kevin Ferrari, PA-C

Class of 2020

BA – Psychology – U of Nevada Las Vegas

MPAS – Touro University Nevada

Interests:  playing the guitar, cinema, cooking, spending time with family and friends and hanging out with my two yellow labs

Ifrah Ali, MD

Class of 2020
BS – Molecular Biology – San Jose State University
MD – University of California – Davis

Interests: “spending time with family, hiking, working out, weightlifting, basketball, mentoring, charity work, reading, listening to music and & podcasts, traveling, learning about new cultures and new foods. I want to engage in international medicine and development work in poor resourced areas, specifically in East Africa.”

Maggie L Barnes, MD

Class of 2020
BA – Biology – Augustana College
MD – University of Wisconsin

Interests: “Favorite place to be in the whole world is on a mountain preferably with snow skis on my feet, but hiking also works. Pretending to be a wine and cheese connoisseur with my husband and checking out local craft breweries. I love doing anything outside: hiking, biking, walking, working on my yard. I played basketball and soccer for my college and try to keep up with doing intramurals or adult leagues, or just shooting around for fun. Crafting, baking, and interior design are things I like to dabble in and pinterest about. I'm an avid dog-lover and dream about having a puppy in the near future (maybe during residency, who knows!?).”

Maxwell A Beck, MD

Class of 2020
BA – History, Biology – St Olaf College
MD – Eastern Virginia
Gold Humanism Honor Society

Interests: “I enjoy staying active through running, camping, canoeing, and playing soccer. I follow English soccer and am an avid supporter of Liverpool Football Club. I like to spend as much free time as I can with family, especially if it involves the great Minnesota outdoors. Other hobbies include woodworking, cooking, reading, and collecting vinyl records (preferably used).”

Jacob A Binder, MD

Class of 2021
BS – Neurobiology – University of Wisconsin-Madison
MD – Wayne State University
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
Gold Humanism Honor Society

“I enjoy fishing, hockey, traveling, coaching, soccer, hunting, camping, hiking, biking, trying new restaurants, teaching, wake boarding, snow-boarding, boating, tennis, and attending concerts/stand-up comedy shows.”

Amy R Borys, MD

Class of 2020
BS – Human Nutrition – Arizona State University
MD – University of North Dakota
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
Gold Humanism Honor Society

Interests: “Cooking; Building jigsaw puzzles; Half-marathon training; Ice spear fishing; Playing volleyball; Hosting game night; Spending time at the lake; Reading novels.”

Alexander "Zander" Coomes, MD

Class of 2022

BA – Psychology – Carleton College

MD – University of Minnesota

Gold Humanism Honor Society

Interests:  “I enjoy board game design, marathons, triathlons, cross country skiing, screenwriting, soccer, international travel, crossword puzzles, making music, and learning languages.”

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Justin Corcoran, MD

Fellow, Medical Toxicology – 2018-2020

EM Residency – Mayo Clinic
MD – University of Toledo
BS – University of Minnesota

Michael B DeBoer, MD

Class of 2021
BA – General Music – University of Northwestern St Paul
MD – University of Wisconsin
Gold Humanism Honor Society

Interests:  “I enjoy spending time with my wife and 2 kids. We enjoy being outside, going to a park or enjoying the walking trails around our home. We love hosting friends for a meal, campfire, or games. Other interests are music, observing wildlife (especially birds), gardening, fishing and travel. We are having a lot of fun exploring all that the Twin Cities area has to offer!”

Ellen Dore, MD

Class of 2022

BS – Natural Sciences – University of Alaska-Anchorage

MD – University of Washington

Interests: “I love to stay active and enjoy the outdoors, especially kayaking, hiking, downhill and backcountry skiing, fishing….anything active outside! Photography is a passion of mine, mainly travel/aurora and branching out to lifestyle photography. I love to travel and typically do this once a year. My main passion is spending time in Alaska where I grew up and lived until residency”

Matthew "Matt" Dummer, MD

Class of 2022

BA – Biology – St John’s University

MD – Creighton University

Interests: “Personal fitness, travel, Brazilian Jiu jitsu, sports, podcasts, books, local outdoor activities, scuba, craft beer, good conversation.”

Megan Elsenheimer, DO

Class of 2022

BS – Spanish & Biology – University of Wisconsin-Madison

DO – Des Moines University

Gold Humanism Honor Society

Interests: “World traveling/backpacking, adventuring outside, playing games with friends and family (and winning too), finding the best taco joint in every city, re-watching The Office over and over, and cuddling with our puppy when he allows it. ”

Zachary S Finn, MD

Class of 2020
BS – Biology, Spanish – Emory University
MD – Duke University

Interests: “I enjoy cooking, exercising, and traveling with my wife. We frequently create new dishes that are combinations of our ethnic backgrounds. We love to run, bike, and ski together. We hope to travel to Morocco for our delayed honeymoon this coming Spring. I learned to play guitar from my father at the age of 16. I enjoy playing as a way to wind down from a long day in the hospital. I enjoy taking yoga sculpt classes, playing intramural basketball, and finding pickup basketball and Ultimate Frisbee games.”

Graci Gorman, MD

Class of 2022

BA – Chemistry, Peace Studies – College of Saint Benedict

MD – University of Minnesota

Interests: “Running & Traveling”

Andrew W Hasebroock, MD

Class of 2021
BS – Psychology – Boston College
MS – Clinical Anatomy – Creighton University
MD – Creighton University
Gold Humanism Honor Society

Interests: “Hiking and exploring the world with my wife while keeping up on my travel blog, coaching youth sports, craft beer and coffee tastings, intramural sports, music festivals, and biking new trails.”

Jonathan W Heimler, MD

Class of 2020
BS – Summa Cum Laude – Biology – University of North Dakota
MD – Medical College of Wisconsin

Interests: “Sports (especially football, basketball, track, baseball, volleyball, golf, badminton, and tennis); Fishing; Hunting (deer, turkey, pheasant, grouse, duck); Cooking without recipes; Home-brewing beer and wine; trying new foods; TV shows (All time favorites are Scrubs and The Office); -Movies (anything but horror movies, favorite movie- Hot Shots); Music (all types, favorite band- Counting Crows)”

Daniel "Dan" Hogan, MD

Class of 2022

BS – Bioengineering – University of Maryland

BA – History – University of Minnesota

MD – Wake Forest School of Medicine

Interests: “Hiking, bicycle touring, travel, making breakfast with my son, board games, walking the dog while listening to podcasts, tinkering with programming and electronics, spending time with family.”

Ryan D Johnsen, MD

Class of 2021
BA – Chemistry – St Olaf College
MD – Albany Medical College

“I was born and raised in the northwestern suburbs of Minneapolis and have been a competitive swimmer most of my life. Stayed here in Minnesota for college and attended St. Olaf, then for medical school I ventured out east and went to Albany Medical College before coming back home to MN for residency at Regions! I enjoy most anything outdoors and love the ocean and the mountains. I like to swim, hike, travel, lift weights and enjoy a good whiskey or craft beer with friends.”

Karl J R LaFleur, MD

Class of 2021

BE – Biomedical Engineering – University of Minnesota
MD – University of Minnesota
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society

Interests: “Sports (especially soccer, hockey, and tennis, but also everything else), traveling and language (I’ve lived in the Netherlands and spent quite a bit of time in Spain), hiking, and hanging out with friends at restaurants and breweries (favorite restaurant in the area is Alma and favorite brewery is Venn).”

Joseph "Joe" Malicki, MD

Class of 2022

BS – Summa Cum Laude – Chemical Engineering – Iowa State University

MD – Emory University

Interests:  “Personal hobbies of mine include football, baseball, basketball, hockey, hiking, fishing, and aviation.  I enjoy participating in class and family fantasy football leagues and bracket pools.  During my time off, I enjoy exploring the outdoors, especially hiking and canoeing in nearby state and national parks.  Lastly, I enjoy home brewing and experimenting to create my own beer recipes.”

Tracy A Marko, MD, PhD

Class of 2021
BS – Mechanical Engineering – University of Minnesota
MS – Biomedical Engineering – University of Minnesota
PhD – Cancer Biology – University of Minnesota
MD – University of Minnesota

Interests: “Traveling, Hiking, Triathlons, Tennis.”

Melanie R Mercer, MD

Class of 2021
BS – Kinesiology – University of Wisconsin-Madison
MD – Medical College of Wisconsin

Interests: “Sports particularly golf, tennis, football, soccer, snowboarding. I enjoy unwinding with reading, podcasts, jigsaw puzzles, and baking/experimenting with new recipes.”

Alan K Okada, MD, PhD

Class of 2021
BS – Neuroscience and Physiology – University of California-San Diego
PhD – Integrative Biology of Disease – University of Southern California
MD – University of Southern California
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society

Interests: “Hiking/backpacking, Martial arts (Aikido), Zen, Swing dance (Lindy Hop), Indoor and outdoor rock climbing, Soccer, Music (piano, guitar – self- study)”

Jacy O'Keefe, MD

Class of 2022

BS – Nutrition & Dietetics – University of North Dakota

MD – University of North Dakota

Gold Humanism Honor Society

Interests: “Snowboarding, chess, traveling, and spending time with family friends.”

Maia MacNeal, PA-C

Class of 2020

BA – Neuroscience/Integrative Physiology – U of Colorado

MPAS – Master of Physician Assistant Studies – St Catherine

Interests: spending time with family and friends and my dog!

Broc R Schindler, MD

Class of 2021
BS – Biomedical Science – St Cloud State University
MD – Eastern Virginia Medical School
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
Gold Humanism Honor Society

Interests: “Watching sports, spending time with friends and family, men’s recreational softball, working out, bonfires, outdoor activities, fantasy football, television shows.”

Gina Schlueter, MD

Class of 2022

BA – Chemistry – Concordia College – Moorhead

MD – University of Minnesota

Interests: “Hiking and camping; Competitive card games: 500, euchre, cribbage – Intramural soccer – Coaching youth soccer – Morel mushroom hunting – Fishing and boating – Spending time with family, particularly our 10 nieces and nephews – Travel”

Mark Stice, MD

Class of 2022

BA – Cum Laude – Chemistry – Gustavus Adolphus College

MD – University of Minnesota

Interests: “Brewing beer, running, fishing, reading, and watching my favorite teams Minnesota sport teams.”

Diliana V Stoimenova, MD

Class of 2020
BS – Biological Sciences, Economics – University of Missouri
MS – Integrative Physiology – University of Colorado at Boulder
MD – Creighton University

Interests: “I love being active outdoors – biking, hiking, running, water sports, and anything that takes me outside. Reading good books, practicing yoga, baking cookies/brownies/pies, and watching sports are my favorite ways to unwind after a shift.”

Bradley R Stroik, MD

Class of 2021
BS – Biology  and Biochemistry – University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
MD – University of Wisconsin

Interests: “I enjoy anything that involves being active, if it is a competitive activity I enjoy it even more. I also enjoy working with kids and coaching youth sports. Another passion of mine is being active in the outdoors with elk hunting being at the top of the list. When time allows I like to visit and explore foreign countries.. I am also very close to my family and any time with them is time well spent.”

Selina H Sturman, MD

Class of 2021
BS – Neurobiology – University of Texas
MD – Texas A&M
Gold Humanism Honor Society

Interests: “Kayaking, camping, hiking, baking pies, drinking coffee on a porch or by a lake, spending time with my incredible friends and family.”

Mary R Swiggum, MD

Class of 2020
BA – Biology – St. Olaf College
MD – University of Minnesota

Interests: “Running marathons, coaching, yoga, hiking, cross-country skiing, traveling, and visiting family (especially my two nieces).”

Alexandria Taylor, MD

Class of 2022

BS – Summa Cum Laude – Psychology – Virginia Commonwealth University

MD – Virginia Commonwealth University

Interests: “Baking: Notorious homemade brownie recipe that tricks people into *volunteering* to help me move in exchange for a batch – Running: I run 5 miles 3-4x a week. More remarkably, I have never posted a photo of myself working out on social media – Soccer: Most recently, I played intramural soccer on a team of neurosurgeons – Live music: Next concert is one of my favorite artists, Maggie Rose – Water sports: Swimmer and amateur paddle boarder – True Crime: Armchair detective – Singing: Patients love it.”

Andrea K Weiers, MD

Class of 2020
BS – Biochemistry – University of St Thomas
MD – University of Minnesota
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society

Interests: “Exploring the outdoors, all things water-related (swimming, boating, kayaking), running, reading, baking, volleyball, travel, house design, homemade ice cream creations”

Cady M Welch, MD

Class of 2020
BS – Biology – University of South Florida
MD – University of South Florida
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
Gold Humanism Honor Society

Interests: “Running – have run in many local 5ks and 10ks, and a half marathon; Scuba Diving off the coast of and in the natural springs in Florida; Outdoor activities including hiking, trail biking, kayaking; Boating and fishing in Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico; Travelling – have travelled to Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, and many places in GA, SC, and NC in the past 5 years; Cooking and baking; My two Australian Shepherds; Spending time with family and friends.”