Our team

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Michael Strazzante, PA-C - Physician Assistant

Michael Strazzante has worked in the healthcare field for over 14 years. After obtaining his Associate degree in radiography, he was employed as a Radiologic Technologist in surgery. He soon completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Radiologic Sciences which gave him the expertise to properly read and diagnose advanced imaging studies such as MRIs and CTs. Michael then went on to attend and graduate from Rush University with a Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies. After finishing graduate school, Michael was the Senior Practitioner and Practice Manager at an urgent care in Northwest Indiana for 3 years before joining Dr. Zeshan Hyder’s team. Michael has now been with Dr. Hyder for the past 5 years and has assisted Dr. Hyder in over 2,000 spinal surgeries.

Michael has an excellent bedside manner and a reputation for truly caring for his patients and is passionate about his work.

Michael has learned everything he knows about Orthopedic Spinal Surgery from Dr. Hyder. They discuss treatment plans and review all of the information on their patients thoroughly before making a surgical recommendation. Dr. Hyder and Michael alike will make every effort to alleviate a patients pain in a conservative manner.

Ashley Nelson

Ashley Nelson, Chiropractic Physician

Chiropractic Physician in Crown Point, Indiana and all Northwest Indiana surrounding areas. I specialize in treating Neuro-musculo-skeletal conditions pertaining to the body and spine. Expert in chiropractic and rehabilitative care focusing on pain and healing of the body using alternative medical methods. I treat patients of all ages and all degrees of health. I focus on a holistic health approach to care that focuses on healing the body without the use of medication or surgical protocols. Expertise includes radiology of the spine and extremities, as well as nutritional coaching and counseling.

Doctor of Chiropractic- Palmer College of Chiropractic: Davenport, IA
Bachelors of Science Nursing- Purdue Northwest: Hammond, IN
Bachelors of Science- Central College: Pella, IA
Pursuing advance degree of Family Nurse Practitioner
Dry Needling License