OUR ADVANCED PRACTICE PROVIDERS
Bill Crook PA-C
Bill Crook, PA-C is a native of Charlevoix Mi. He and his wife, Tina, moved back to the area in 2009 with their young family. Bill has an undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences from Michigan State University, and a Masters in Physician Assistant Studies from Central Michigan in 2004. He has worked in orthopedics for the 15 years since, downstate in Owosso and Grand Rapids, and for the last 9 years at Munson Hospital Grayling before joining the Bay St. team.
Bill specializes in office orthopedics including arthritis treatment, fracture care, sports injuries and evaluation of other musculoskeletal issues.
He lives in Charlevoix with his wife and three kids, and spends some of his time as a member of the Charlevoix Area Community Pool Board. Bill also tries to stay in shape by participating in local triathlons and an occasional mountain bike race, and he and his family enjoy boating, hiking and travel.
Eric Ferrigan PA-C
Eric was born and raised in Grayling MI. He attended Michigan State University and majored in Human Biology while working as an Emergency Department Technician prior to attending PA School at Grand Valley State University and graduating in 2016. Ferrigan specializes in knee, shoulder, and hip orthopedic care.
Eric spent the first two years of his career with Detroit Medical Center Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery. Eric assisted in joint replacement and arthroscopic procedures of the knee, shoulder, and hip. He is also proficient in knee, shoulder, and hip injections. He is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
Eric relocated back home to Northern Michigan in 2018. He enjoys hunting, fishing, golfing, and playing guitar in his free time.
Kellie Mumford PA-C
Born and raised in Gaylord, Michigan, Kellie Mumford is welcoming patients at the new Otsego Avenue location. With over 20 years of experience working in various orthopaedic specialties, Kellie shares both clinical and operative knowledge. “I look forward to continuing to care for patients in and around Otsego county,” she explains.
Kellie and her husband have twins, Kate and Mitchell. They enjoy living in Gaylord to take advantage of every season, from boating and skiing.
Matt Nedwicki PA-C
Matt is from the Detroit area, and grew up in Dearborn, MI. He attended University of Detroit-Mercy for both his undergraduate degree in Biology and his Masters degree in Physician Assistant Studies, graduating in 2014. Throughout his schooling, he worked as an EMT in the Detroit area.
Prior to joining Bay Street Orthopedics, he spent 2 years in a Family Medicine office in Southwest Detroit, providing care to patients from newborn to elderly. Following this, he worked in the Emergency Departments at Detroit Receiving Hospital and Harper Hospital. In both positions, he was exposed to a wide variety of orthopedic issues, including initial management of traumatic injuries, routine management of fractures, and closed reduction of dislocated joints.
Matt relocated to the Boyne City area in 2019, and enjoys spending time outdoors, playing soccer, and a wide variety of music, but especially seeing music.
Juan Rhoades ANP-BC
Juan was born and raised in Marquette, MI. He attended Northern Michigan University where he obtained his nursing degree. He next earned his Nurse Practitioners degree through the graduate program at Oakland University in 2011, while also working as a critical care nurse on the neuro-trauma surgical ICU at William Beaumont Hospital.
Juan spent the first seven years of his career at Legacy Medical Group specializing in the care of the adult and geriatric population with a focus on those in independent, assisted living and memory care settings. He then spent two years at McLaren Northern Michigan serving as an advanced practice provider on the Trauma and Acute Care team.
He is credentialed by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (AANC), and is a member of the Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners (MICNP).
Juan resides in Petoskey with his wife and three young children, Quinn, Brodie and Madden. They share a love for outdoor activities including skiing, mountain biking, and spending time on the water.
M. Yvette Short AGACNP-BC
Yvette Short graduated with her Masters in Nursing in 2016 from Indiana University-Purdue University in Indianapolis, Indiana. She is credentialed by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (AANC) as an Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. She is a member of the Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners (MICNP) and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).
Her background includes emergency medicine care as a nurse for ten years at a Level 1 Trauma Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. She worked as a travel nurse for the INDYCAR series and in air medicine. She was born in Texas and moved to northern Michigan four years ago from Indianapolis, Indiana. She comes to us from Emergency Care Specialists, having worked at McLaren Northern Michigan for the past three years in their emergency department. She has a vast knowledge of acute care pathologies as well as medical procedures including, but not limited to, the care and management of traumatic injuries and lacerations; joint injections and aspirations; orthopedic fractures, dislocations, and reductions under conscious sedation.
Yvette lives in Boyne City with her husband and German Shepherd fur kids. She enjoys college football, traveling, and outdoor activities including hiking, biking, and water sports.