MEET THE TEAM

The Rejuv MedFit Team is comprised of many leaders in the medical, business, and marketing fields.  We are here to share our success stories and learning experiences with you, so that we can accomplish our mission of redefining healthcare worldwide.

Joel Baumgartner, M.D.

Joel Baumgartner, M.D.

Owner Rejuv Medical & Rejuv MedFit

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Dr. Joel Baumgartner is a board certified physician with a specialized fellowship in non-surgical orthopedics and sports medicine. He earned his medical degree from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine, and completed his family practice residency at the University of North Dakota. Dr. Baumgartner completed his advanced training in sports medicine with a fellowship in primary care sports medicine at Hennepin County Medical Center. He utilizes the latest in diagnostic and treatment technology to better treat musculoskeletal injury and pain. As an international speaker, he instructs both physicians and those in the medical industry on pain evaluation, diagnosis and the latest treatment options. Dr. Baumgartner has authored a book on Prolotherapy and PRP technique, He is also a contributing author on the subject of pain management for a variety of other popular publications. His family and faith remain his priority.

Garrett Ewers

Garrett Ewers

CEO of Rejuv Medical & Rejuv MedFit

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Garrett Ewers’ experience has brought him to the top of Rejuv Medical And Rejuv MedFit. After starting in 2013 as a fitness manager, Garrett has taken on positions in all aspects of both companies and now is the COO and VP of Rejuv Medical and the CEO of Rejuv MedFit. Over the last 22 years, he has been coaching, managing and consulting in many different industries. His diverse background has led him from training high-level, Olympic-caliber athletes to managing North American transportation regions, and consulting with over 90 different companies. Garrett’s unique ability has been able to go into a system, learn how it works and optimize its potential. Over the past 9 years, Garrett’s focus has been helping to lead Rejuv Medical and Rejuv MedFit to become influencers in the medical community and to help produce the best in patient and client outcomes. In his personal life, Garrett likes to travel to unique destinations, enjoy the outdoors, coach athletes, stay active, and find the best places for charcuterie boards, afternoon tea, and delicious foods.

Heidi Robertson, M.D.

Heidi Robertson, M.D.

Medical Director |Rejuv Medical Edina

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Dr. Heidi Robertson’s love for helping started in high school after participating in a mission trip. Dr. Robertson began her medical training in southern California where she graduated with her medical degree at Loma Linda Medical University in 2002. She trained at the renowned Loma Linda Medical Center for Anesthesiology, graduating in 2007 and was board certified in 2008. In 2012 Dr. Robertson began to feel a pull toward regenerative medicine. She realized the hope that could bring many patients by using prolotherapy. Doctor Robertson has always believed that bringing hope and healing to patients, is one of the greatest privileges she can have in this life. Watching patients with chronic pain even after many surgeries prompted her to research the possibilities of reversing or curing such pain. She completed the extensive Hackett-Hemwall training for prolotherapy in Honduras in 2013 and again in 2014. She also completed the American Academy of Orthopedic Medicine prolotherapy workshop in Peru in 2014. Dr Robertson’s skills include pain management, spinal and epidural blocks, peripheral nerve blocks, and prolotherapy.

Valerie Carlson, RN, CNP

Valerie Carlson, RN, CNP

Regenerative Esthetics Trainer & Functional Medicine Provider

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Valerie Carlson is a certified nurse practitioner who is interested in improving quality of life for her patients’ through functional medicine. Valerie has over two decades of nursing experience, and obtained her Bachelor and Master’s degrees of science in nursing at Mankato State University. Valerie has been an active member in her community leading groups such as Campfire Boys and Girls, reading groups for elementary school students, chaperoning youth mission trips to Maine and Arkansas. She also chaperoned youth trips to Long Lake Conservation Center and Wolf Ridge Conservation Center. She participated in the M.S. tram Minnesota, biking 300 miles in 5 days. Valerie Carlson’s background includes geriatric nursing, telemetry and ICU RN experience. She spent close to a decade as a nurse practitioner in cardiology, specializing in cholesterol, and primary and secondary cardiovascular prevention. She brings this previous knowledge and experience to Rejuv medical to enrich her functional medicine practice. At Rejuv Valerie Carlson sees patients for hormonal balancing, fatigue, and those who would like to improve their health with weight loss.

Valerie sees patients who struggle primarily with:
• Chronic stress and stress-related health problems
• Fatigue or Lack of Energy
• Muscle and Joint Pain or Weakness
• Blood Sugar Dysregulation
• Osteopenia or Osteoporosis
• Insomnia, sleep disturbances or difficulty waking
• Poor memory or difficulty retaining information
• Irritability or Mood Swings
• Hypertension
• Increased waist-to-hip ratio or abdominal obesity
• Anxiety or depression
• Menstrual Disorders
• Postmenopausal Symptoms

In addition to hormone and adrenal function, she also assists patients with Weight loss Physicals or Prescreening.

Eric Phillippi, M.D.

Eric Phillippi, M.D.

Board Member | Owner of Medical Procedures of Wisconsin

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Dr. Eric Phillippi grew up in the Milwaukee suburb of Menomonee Falls before moving to Madison in 2004 for his education. He has both undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, completing his Doctor of Medicine in 2014. He was a resident in Family Medicine at the University of Wisconsin – Madison where he served as Chief Resident for the program from 2016-2017. During his residency, Dr. Phillippi sought out additional training specific to office-based surgical procedures.

Following residency, Dr. Phillippi was an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Wisconsin. In this role, he provided a wide spectrum of patient care with an emphasis on procedural medicine. He was also involved in medical student instruction and coaching at the UW – School of Medicine and Public Health.

In the fall of 2018, Dr. Phillippi began training under Dr. Richard Owens, founder of Minor Procedures and VeinCarePlus. Dr. Phillippi is honored to be carrying on Dr. Owens’ practice under the new name Medical Procedures of Wisconsin following Dr. Owens’ retirement in February 2019.

Dr. Phillippi’s professional interests include procedural medicine, global health, emergency and urgent care, physician well-being, and medical technology integration.

Eric Ehle, D.O.

Eric Ehle, D.O.

Board Member | Owner of Well Life Family Medicine

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Dr. Ehle was born and raised in Texas. Early on, his exposure to medicine varied from EMT and surgery tech training to seminars on nutrition, homeopathy, manipulation and acupuncture with his father (a chiropractor). He received a Bachelor’s degree in Nutritional Science from Texas A&M and then attended Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine at the University of North Texas. During medical school, Dr Ehle worked as an OMM (osteopathic manipulative medicine) teaching assistant and served as president of the Complementary and Alternative Medicine Club. He also spent a month with the University of Arizona’s Integrative Medicine program run by Andrew Weil and then later in residency completed their Integrative Medicine 200 hour online curriculum. Dr. Ehle received his family medicine training at Maine Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency, one of 8 residencies whose program has an integrative medicine component. As a third year resident, he was honored to be elected chief resident. Dr. Ehle is board certified in not only Family Medicine but also in Medical Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine, an accomplishment only a few physicians across the country have achieved. Dr. Ehle’s passion for learning and teaching resulted in an award for STFM Resident Teacher of the year. In addition to his private practice, he works part-time as an assistant professor at Texas Tech University HSC School of Medicine, supervising and teaching family medicine residents the importance of integrative family medicine. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with family, soccer, church, photography, running and biking.

Christine Holzheimer

Christine Holzheimer

Marketing Manager

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Christine has been with Team Rejuv since 2015.  Her journey at Rejuv Medical began as a Patient Care Coordinator and moved into a Marketing role in 2018.  Since joining the marketing team she has also been involved with Rejuv MedFit and quickly became  vital in planning masterminds, coaching and creating marketing plans and materials for Mastermind Members.

Prior to Rejuv Medical, Christine was the Studio Operations and Marketing Manager for a massage studio where she gained her knowledge in Mindbody and began her marketing passion! She then switched gears and became an Area Sales and Clinic Manager for three Twin Cities Chiropractic Clinics.

With her background in front desk, sales, and marketing, Christine is able to think stategically for best practices putting the patient and business needs in mind.

Hailey Torborg

Hailey Torborg

Social Media Specialist

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Hailey joined Team Rejuv in the Summer of 2021, following her graduation from Winona State University. While in school, she studied Film and Advertising, her passion stemming from filmmaking and photography in her younger years. Alongside her studies, she worked various jobs in social media, including the local film festival and the University’s IT Department, as well as obtaining a Photography and Videography position for the University’s Department of Education. Her passion and many years of experience have prepared her to work as a Social Media Specialist for such a fast paced team.

Jason Stover

Jason Stover

Sales & Marketing Manager

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Support Staff

Matthew Janzen, M.D.

Matthew Janzen, M.D.

Physician at Rejuv Medical

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Dr. Matthew Janzen is a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physician specializing in pain management. Dr. Janzen began his medical journey at the University of Minnesota where he obtained his Bachelor’s of Science in Genetics and Neuroscience before he attended the University of Minnesota Medical School where he received his MD. He spent his Intern year after medical school training at Broadlawns Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa. After his Intern year, he spent the next 3 years completing his Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. Following residency, he completed an Interventional Pain Management fellowship at Deuk Spine Institute in Melbourne, Florida. Dr. Janzen’s skills include: pain management, peripheral nerve blocks, joint injections, and all types of therapeutic and diagnostic spinal injections. He believes in taking a patient centered, multidisciplinary approach to optimize patients’ health and quality of life. Dr. Janzen is a Minnesota native whose family and friends are what drew him back from the east coast. Dr. Janzen loves all water sports in the summertime, alpine skiing in the winter, and traveling to new places in between. 

Michelle Dahlberg, PA-C

Michelle Dahlberg, PA-C

Physician Assistant at Rejuv Medical

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Michelle is very excited to join the Rejuv family in making innovative strides in healthcare. She has always been interested in sports medicine, as she was an Athletic Trainer for 10 years before becoming a Physician Assistant in 1999. Having earned her Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training and Psychology at South Dakota State University, she then earned a MA degree in Injury Aspects of Sports Psychology (Kinesiology) at the University of Minnesota, where she also worked for the Gopher Women’s Athletic Department. After working in Athletic Training at Slippery Rock University for 2 years in Pennsylvania, she then attended Augsburg College where she earned her Physician Assistant Certification. For the past 20 years she has lived in Little Falls, rounding out her medical experiences in both surgical orthopedics and in family practice as a Board Certified Physician Assistant. She is now excited to help her Rejuv patients manage their total healthcare needs in ways that fits their personal wellness goals.
Michelle is an avid recreational and fitness fan. She has run many triathlons and half marathons, but finds outdoor recreation her true passion. She loves to travel in search of find new locations to bike, hike, kayak, canoe or ski with her friends and family.

Her most important and loved job, however, is being an mom and wife. Together with her husband Doug, they carefully monitor their ever-changing calendar, provide taxi services and are a constant presence in the stands for their four kids sports, music and church activities.

Terrence Keller, PA-C

Terrence Keller, PA-C

Physician Assistant at Rejuv Medical

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Optimizing patient health and functionality through an integrated approach is what really drew Terrence to Rejuv Medical. Originally from North Dakota, Terrence completed Bachelor’s degrees in Athletic Training and Exercise Science at Minnesota State University Moorhead. While working for 7 years as an athletic trainer and sports specialist, he pursued a Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies at Augsburg College in Minneapolis.

He worked the past 5+ years in an acute care setting in Fergus Falls, MN. While enjoying seeing patients in this capacity, he knew there was something missing. With the orthopedic background, he has always kept this field in the back of his mind. “I cannot believe how lucky I was to find an organization at the cutting edge of technology while improving healthcare from its source, the patient.” He is looking forward to working with patients to Rejuvenate their health.

Terrence loves spending time with his family. He is married with two children and several pets. They enjoy living life spontaneously to take in all the beauty this world has to offer. He is also a functional fitness enthusiast, learning the capabilities of his body while optimizing his nutrition and workload.

Paige Deters, PA-C

Paige Deters, PA-C

Functional Medicine

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Paige received her Physician Assistant Certification through Bethel University, MN. What brought her interest to Functional Medicine is the patient-centered care that integrates physical, spiritual, mental, and emotional health while incorporating the importance of lifestyle. She enjoys working with individuals of all ages, helping them reach their goals by providing the necessary care, education and resources. She grew up in the Swanville and Little Falls area and now lives in Rice with her husband, Andrew. She has been a competitive athlete through college and is active in softball, basketball, and outdoor activities. With her family and friends, she enjoys hunting, cross country skiing, and traveling to explore, backpack, and volunteer through mission work. Other hobbies include wood working, camping, strength and resistance training, and cooking.

Melissa Mangan, RN, NP

Melissa Mangan, RN, NP

Functional Medicine

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Melissa is a Minnesota-native nurse practitioner specializing in functional medicine. She grew up in Little Falls, MN, where she discovered a passion for competitive endurance sports and health. Melissa pursued her nursing degree from the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, where she competed in collegiate cross country running, XC skiing, and track. She worked in the pediatric intensive care unit at Children’s Minnesota and pediatric/adult perianesthesia at M Health Masonic Children’s Hospital prior to obtaining her Master of Nursing at Concordia University Wisconsin.

Melissa’s passion lies in treating the cause rather than the effect of disease to optimize a patient’s hormonal and metabolic states. She examines each patient’s unique genetic influences and environmental factors when incorporating diet, lifestyle, and psychosocial health into her practice. Her goal is to help patients find the root cause of their medical concerns rather than using suppressive treatments to mask symptoms. Melissa believes that treating the whole person, identifying underlying issues that influence healing, and promoting a healthy lifestyle are imperative to restore the body and reverse disease.

Melissa loves Minnesota for its seasons and enjoy cross country skiing, biking, and running, especially racing the marathon distance. Together with her husband, they love traveling to new sites for hiking, racing, and exploring. They have an energetic dog who enjoys the same hobbies they do. They enjoy the north shore for its access to outdoor recreation.

Particular areas of interest: cardiometabolic dysfunction, thyroid disorders, autoimmune disease, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, and hormonal imbalances.

Symptoms: fatigue, bloating, headaches, brain fog, joint pain, constipation, diarrhea, body aches, sleep issues, weight gain or weight loss, worsening of chronic conditions.

Brittney Braegelmann, PT, DPT, SCS

Brittney Braegelmann, PT, DPT, SCS

Physical Therapy Director

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Brittney received her undergraduate degree from the College of St. Benedict, majoring in Psychology with a Sports Medicine minor. She earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from St. Catherine University. She worked in Duluth, MN after graduation at Essential Health-West Duluth Clinic. After moving to the Twin Cities, she graduated from the Fairview Sports Physical Therapy Residency Program and upon graduation, she treated patients at University Orthopedics Therapy Center in Minneapolis, where she specialized in the Throwing and Next Step Programs. She obtained her Physical Therapy Sports Clinical Specialist Certification in 2013. She has worked at Rejuv Medical in Waite Park, MN since moving back to the St. Cloud area.

Shelby Koll, PT, DPT

Shelby Koll, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist | Rejuv Medical

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Brittney received her undergraduate degree from the College of St. Benedict, majoring in Psychology with a Sports Medicine minor. She earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from St. Catherine University. She worked in Duluth, MN after graduation at Essential Health-West Duluth Clinic. After moving to the Twin Cities, she graduated from the Fairview Sports Physical Therapy Residency Program and upon graduation, she treated patients at University Orthopedics Therapy Center in Minneapolis, where she specialized in the Throwing and Next Step Programs. She obtained her Physical Therapy Sports Clinical Specialist Certification in 2013. She has worked at Rejuv Medical in Waite Park, MN since moving back to the St. Cloud area.

Tanya Rieland, LPN

Tanya Rieland, LPN

Rejuv Medical Leadership Team

Kate Schlenker-Vance, RHIT

Kate Schlenker-Vance, RHIT

Billing Manager | Rejuv Medical

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Nancy Dobos, CPC,CPCO

Nancy Dobos, CPC,CPCO

Credentialing & Compliance Manager

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Nancy Dobos, CPC, CPCO has spent 25 years in the business side of healthcare as a Certified Professional Coder and Certified Professional Compliance Officer. 

Nancy spent 4 years working in primary care as the sole coder where she was responsible for coding office visits and procedures as well as providing education to providers as they transitioned from paper charts into a more electronic type of charting.   She then spent over 13 years working in an Orthopedic clinic coding and educating providers and staff on the continuing changes in the rules and regulations of coding. In 2003 she helped establish the St. Cloud AAPC chapter and has organized a State Conference for more than 14 years providing education and networking opportunities to coders, office staff and clinicians all over the state. 

 In 2013 Nancy joined the staff at Rejuv Medical as the clinic coder with provider credentialing added to her job duties during her first year. Seeing Rejuv as a leader in healthcare, Nancy continued her education to become a Certified Compliance Officer helping implement and oversee the organizational-wide compliance program.   Then, filling a need in 2020, Nancy took on the HR Generalist roll working with benefits, employee relations, new hire onboarding and the payroll system. 

Nancy firmly believes in education and networking, as no one person can know it all, but putting all your contacts together you can come pretty close. 

Jamie Jordan

Jamie Jordan

Rejuv Medical Leadership Team

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