Hans Wilhelm, DO

I was born in Alaska in the town formally known as Barrow however spent most of my life in Anchorage. After graduating high school, I decided to stay home and attend UAA here in Anchorage. I went to medical school at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences and completed my family medicine residency here in […]

Elizabeth Cummings, MD

Libby Cummings is originally from coastal Maine, and spent much of her childhood in the White Mountains of Maine and New Hampshire. She earned her B.A. in Human Biology from Stanford University, where she also competed in downhill ski racing. In between her undergraduate and medical school studies, she spent a year teaching English in […]

Isaac Lopez, MD

Isaac Lopez grew up in Chicago, spending summers swimming competitively and going to YMCA camp in nearby Michigan. He was part of the Program in Liberal Medical Education at Brown University in Rhode Island, an 8-year combined undergraduate and medical degree program. In undergrad, he received his Sc.B. in Neuroscience while teaching different styles of […]

Ben Walz, DO

Dr. Walz, originally from Colorado, fell in love with Alaska during a high school visit with his grandparents.  He completed his undergraduate degree in chemistry at Baylor University followed by combined osteopathic medical school and public health degrees at the University of North Texas Health Science Center as well as a pre-doctoral fellowship in Osteopathic […]

Nicholas Cosentino, DO

2008 Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine 2012 Internal Medicine at Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, TX After residency, I moved to Fairbanks, AK to become a staff at Bassett Army Community Hospital. During my last year of commitment to the Army, I was moved to Anchorage and my family and I have enjoyed it […]

Mary Nettlow, MD

I am Scottish by birth and moved to the USA in 1989.  Before leaving Scotland, I attended university in Glasgow and worked for the National Health Service before heading out to Saudi Arabia where I met my husband Roger.   Initially we lived and went to university in Arizona before moving to Alaska.  Roger taught […]

Katherine Buddenberg, DO

I grew up in Georgia, with two older brothers. I graduated from Purdue University in 1998 with a major in Wildlife Science. I spent the next 17 years in West Virginia. I was initially drawn there for the white water rivers, as I worked 10 seasons for white water rafting companies and kayaked as much […]

Erik Hauswald, MD

I was born in Albuquerque New Mexico. My undergraduate degree is in Integrative Physiology from the University of Colorado Boulder. After college I worked as a research assistant before being blessed with opportunity of world travel for a year. I returned home for medical school at the University of New Mexico then completed residency here […]

Brian Newman, DO

While in college, I enjoyed living and working in Alaska as a Tour Director. In 2017, I organized and managed a team of physicians who cared for patients during Hurricane Harvey and launched a community recovery effort in its aftermath. I moved to Alaska in 2018 after completing residency in Texas. I am unmarried with […]