Frankenmuth Medical Associates is a family owned and operated primary care medical practice dedicated to serving the needs of our patients and community. By combining medical knowledge and technology we are able to provide a wide variety of services. Our healthcare workers live, work, and volunteer in the community we serve, and are proud to provide the highest level of attention and care to our patients and their families. In addition to our local dedication, we take pride in our involvement with state and national medical associations.
Our highly-qualified medical staff consists of:
Lauren Surrock, PA-C
Lauren Surrock is a Board Certified Physician Assistant, certified by the NCCPA since 2011. Lauren completed her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Pittsburgh and earned her Master of Science at Chatham University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Lauren is a National Health Service Corps Scholar Alumni and is currently a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, Michigan Association of Physician Assistants, and the Obesity Medicine Association. She specializes in Family Medicine and has advanced certificates in Obesity Management and Cosmetic Injections. An active member of the Frankenmuth community, Lauren enjoys volunteering with the Frankenmuth Junior Chamber of Commerce and the Frankenmuth Farmers Market. In her free time, she likes to golf, play piano, and spend time with her family and dogs. Lauren is very passionate about medicine and is extremely proud to be serving her local community!
Robert Chadwick, DO
Dr. Chadwick graduated with honors from Wayne State University in 1975 with a Bachelors Degree in Psychology. He received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Michigan State University in 1979. He completed his internship at Botsford General Hospital in 1980, and in 1982, Dr. Chadwick completed the first Osteopathic Family Practice Residency at EW Sparrow Hospital. Dr. Chadwick is Board Certified by the American Board of Family Physicians and has been practicing in both Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine since 1983.
Tina Galsterer, Receptionist and Referral Coordinator
Tina Galsterer graduated with honors from Mater Dei College, in Ogdensburg, New York in 1998 with an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Medical Secretarial. Tina worked in Health Information Management for 10 years with her specialty being Medical Transcription, Billing and Coding. She moved to Frankenmuth with her family in August of 2009. Tina has been a Beach Body Coach since 2011 and has a passion for health and wellness!
Lauren Austin-Brandt, RMA
Lauren Austin-Brandt graduated from Reese High School in 2009 and earned her Medical Assistant Certification in 2012 from Ross Medical Education. She is a great asset to the Frankenmuth Medical Associates team, as she has 7 years experience as a medical assistant in the Family Practice setting. Additionally, Lauren has been a Younique beauty consultant since 2017 and a Beach Body Coach and wellness adviser since May of 2019. In her free time, Lauren enjoys spending time with her family as well as running and golfing.