Meet Our Residents

Class of 2026

Dr. Michelle Andary staff photoMichelle Andary, D.O.
Hometown: East Lansing, MI
Undergraduate Institution: Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN
Medical School: Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Being outdoors, Michigan State events, and spending time with family and friends
Clinical Interests: General rehab, Brain injury and Spasticity
Why Mary Free Bed? I loved being part of Mary Free Bed both as a family member of a patient and as a medical student. Mary Free Bed emphasizes the importance of collaboration of staff members, patients and the patient’s families to best help the patient achieve his or her goals. Very excited to be part of the Mary Free Bed team!
Favorite Part About Grand Rapids: Being close to Lake Michigan and visiting all of the breweries!


Dr. Frederick Heitjan staff photoFrederick Heitjan, M.D.
Hometown: Hershey, PA
Undergraduate Institution: United States Military Academy
Medical School: Pennsylvania State College of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Guitar, golfing, & skiing
Clinical Interests: Spinal cord injury, Complex medical care, & Cancer rehab
Why Mary Free Bed? I wanted to train with a PM&R program that was as committed to excellent training and medical care as it was to involvement in its community. It was clear throughout the interview process that everyone at Mary Free Bed ‐ including its patients ‐ are proud to be part of the MFB team.
Favorite Part About Grand Rapids: I’m excited to live in a walkable city with great food, great beer, and great


Dr. Alexander Rose staff photoAlexander Rose, M.D.
Hometown: Rockford, Illinois
Undergraduate Institution: Bradley University
Medical School: St. George’s University
Hobbies/Interests: Running, Golfing, Cooking, trying new restaurants & breweries, fitness, trivia, tennis and corn hole.
Clinical Interests: Sports Medicine, Interventional Spine, Musculoskeletal, Pediatrics
Why Mary Free Bed? The facilities are incredible, in particular the prosthetics lab. Additionally, what stands out to me is how approachable everybody is.
Favorite Part About Grand Rapids: I am very excited about living in Grand Rapids! Convenient access to so many nature trails, especially the trail around Reeds Lake and the proximity to Lake Michigan!


Andrea Westman, M.D.Dr. Andrea Westman staff photo
Hometown: Lake Orion, MI
Undergraduate Institution: Michigan State University
Medical School: Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Pickle ball, tennis, yoga, reading, environmental efforts
Clinical Interests: Pediatrics, pain/palliative care, spasticity management
Why Mary Free Bed? I was introduced to Mary Free Bed during my first year of medical school when my friend invited me to attend the Mary Free Bed ‘Thrive’ Gala. As I observed the staff interact, I could tell that they truly cared for one another and valued every team member. Their dedication and passion had a meaningful impact on patient recovery, and I was eager to be a part of it. The positive work environment and abundance of resources that Mary Free Bed offers makes this the ideal place to learn and build my foundations as a PM&R physician. I am also interested in academic medicine and am looking forward to engaging with medical students at my alma mater.
Favorite Part About Grand Rapids: I love the abundance of Broadway shows and concerts that come through
town! There are also many great spots to go on walks, my favorites are the Heritage Hill neighborhood and
Reed’s lake. The lakeshore is only a short distance away and makes for the perfect day trip!


Class of 2025

Antonis-Costeas Mary Free Bed Physician ResidentAntonis Costeas, M.D.
Larnaca, Cyprus
Undergraduate Institution: Rutgers University, New Brunswick
Medical School:
St. George’s School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies
Fishing, reading fiction, cooking, video games
Clinical Interests:
General Rehab, electrodiagnostics, spasticity, pain, brain injury
Why Mary Free Bed? Well-rounded program with a strong leadership and an excellent mission statement.
What’s great about Grand Rapids? All the restaurants and breweries!


Salina Halliday Physician Resident photographSalina Halliday, D.O.
Chelsea, MI
Undergraduate Institution:
University of Michigan
Medical School:
Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Triathlon, hiking/camping, travel, painting, rock climbing, music
Clinical interests: Sports Medicine, adaptive sports
Why Mary Free Bed?
I have always heard amazing things about Mary Free Bed from my previous career and had a great deal of respect for the program before even entering medical school. I couldn’t believe how helpful the staff was and how invested the attendings were in their patients and in the education of their residents. The residents were down to earth, kind and worked well together with a generally positive outlook.
What’s great about Grand Rapids?
It is the perfect combination of a large city and small town. There are adorable coffee shops, small and large music venues, sports arenas/teams, and virtually any class that you look for will be available (painting, yoga, dancing, pottery, rock climbing).


Rahul Nalamasu Physician Resident photoRahul Nalamasu, D.O.
San Jose, CA
Undergraduate Institution:
Pitzer College
Medical School: Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
Hobbies/Interests: Cooking, Baking, Dancing
Clinical Interests: Sports, Spine, Pain, Stroke
Why Mary Free Bed?
When I rotated here 2 years ago, I fell in love with the culture of the hospital as a whole and its unrelenting emphasis on building community both within its walls and outside of them.
What’s great about Grand Rapids? It has the amenities and opportunities of a big city but with the kindness and feel of a small, tight knit community.


Mackenzie Powell Physician Resident employee headshotMackenzie Powell, D.O.
Indianapolis, IN
Undergraduate Institution:
University of Evansville
Medical School: Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hiking/biking, kayaking, really anything outdoors!
Clinical Interests: Medically Complex Rehab, Fall Prevention, Adaptive Sports
Why Mary Free Bed:
I was looking for a program where residents were supported, not just by each other, but by staff and administration. I wanted to be primarily in one location, working with a variety of different faculty who were experts in their fields. As a medical student, I saw how well the residents got along, the caliber of resident education by faculty, and how supportive the faculty were with resident education.  Mary Free Bed provides an excellent work life balance.


Class of 2024

Dr. Subha HanifSubha Hanif, M.D.
Rochester Hills, MI
Undergraduate Institution:
Oakland University
Medical School:
Michigan State College of Human Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Hot yoga/spinning, traveling
Clinical Interests:
Cancer, brain injury, spinal cord injury
Why Mary Free Bed?
I wanted to train at an independent rehab facility where I would be able to get a premiere inpatient experience and see pathology in all realms of brain injury, cancer, spinal cord injury etc. Our therapists and nurses are the best in the nation and to learn from and work with them is truly an amazing opportunity.
What’s great about Grand Rapids?
Arts and culture, the beautiful beaches, and amazing restaurants


Dr. Callie HoelscherCallie Rizik, D.O.
Austin, TX
Undergraduate Institution:
University of Texas at Austin
Medical School: Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Yoga, baking, exploring Michigan
Clinical Interests: Sports, EMG, Spine
Why Mary Free Bed?
I knew I’d have enough exposure to go into anything I chose after residency, plus the people make it a great work environment!
What’s great about Grand Rapids?
There’s so much to do but you don’t have to deal with big city issues like crazy traffic.


Dr. Kyle SproullKyle Sproull, M.D.
Saginaw, MI
Undergraduate Institution:
Saginaw Valley State University
Medical School: 
Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
Hunting, fishing, golfing, camping, cornhole, grilling tasty foods, dabble with some exercise (I mean, I am a physiatrist)
Clinical Interests:
General inpatient, musculoskeletal, palliative care
Why Mary Free Bed?
The culture here is so patient centered with ample amounts of positive energy flowing from the staff to the patients. The passion for helping our patients achieve their functional goals is palpable throughout the entire hospital. We are also lucky to have so much state-of-the-art technology available for our patients to utilize. To quote one of my patients, “Mary Free Bed is like Disneyland for rehab!”
What’s great about Grand Rapids?
Big city feel without the big city problems, and it is just a stone’s throw away from some of the most beautiful fresh water in the world! Always fun events happening in this city.


Dr. David WeinfeldDavid Weinfeld, M.D.
Farmington Hills, MI
Undergraduate Institution:
University of Michigan – Ann Arbor
Medical School:
Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
Die hard Detroit and University of Michigan sports fan. Love playing softball and working out. Trivia with my co-residents is always a blast
Clinical Interests:
Sports, interventional procedures, Spinal cord injury, education
Why Mary Free Bed? The facility is gorgeous. The medical group staff is diversely trained and clinically focused. The patient case load is unrivaled in Michigan, with large numbers of brain injury, spinal cord, and medically complex patients. A mentor once told me to see everything you can in residency, and here we see a lot of everything!
What’s great about Grand Rapids?
All the breweries and the West Michigan Whitecaps minor league baseball team.