Brian Frykman, PA-C, joined Bridger Orthopedic and Sports Medicine and the medical staff at Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital in 2003 He graduated from the physician assistant program at Rocky Mountain College after completing an internship at the Montana Neuroscience Institute at the University of Montana. Previously, Frykman worked as an expedition leader and mountain guide for the American Alpine Institute, and as a medical assistant at clinics in Missoula. He is certified as a physician assistant.
Scott Grimm, PA-C, is an orthopedic physician assistant with Bridget Orthopedic and Sports Medicine, and a member of the medical staff at Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital. A graduate of Nova Southeastern University Physician Assistant Program, Grimm earned his Master of Medical Science degree with honors. Prior to moving to Bozeman, he interned with the University of South Florida athletic department, and worked at an orthopedic center in southern Florida. Grimm is certified as a physician assistant.
Kara Haskell, PA, is a physician assistant at Bridger Orthopedic and Sports Medicine, and on medical staff at Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital. A former patient care technician and operating room aide at Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital, Haskell graduated from the Drexel University Physician assistant program in 2015. Prior to entering healthcare, Haskell worked in the security forces of the U.S. Air Force.
Aran Hines is a Montana native. She grew up in Helena and graduated from Weber State University with a degree in Advanced Radiology and PACS Administration. After working as a certified X-Ray Tech at a sports medicine clinic, she attended Midwestern University where she received a Masters of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies. In her free time she enjoys hiking, skiing, ceramics and hanging out with her pups.
Evan Howe, PA-C, is originally from Omaha, Nebraska and is a graduate of Colorado College. After completing his education he worked for several years as a surgical technician at St. John’s Hospital in Jackson, Wy, before making the decision to return to his education to further his career as a Physician Assistant. He graduated from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 2015 with a master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies. He worked in emergency medicine, orthopedic surgery and urgent care prior to joining the Bridger Orthopedic Urgent Care in 2021. He is on the medical staff at Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital. Previously, Evan worked for many years both at Jackson Hole Mountain Guides and NOLS (National Outdoor Leadership School). He enjoys spending time outside with his wife, three children and two golden retrievers.
Jaspur Kolar is a native Montanan and graduate of Montana State University. He completed his Master’s degree as a Physician Assistant at A.T. Still University in Arizona. He has worked in occupational medicine for the last 12 years and is NRCME certified. His clinical areas of interest include occupational injury care, surveillance, and DOT examination. Jaspur is an avid sports enthusiast and loves playing basketball, attending Bobcat football games, spending time with his wife and daughter, and enjoys all types of outdoor activities. He is certified as a physician assistant.
Jason Lawn, PA-C, is a staff member at Bridger Orthopedic and Sports Medicine and Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital as a physician assistant. He began working in health care as a licensed practical nurse, then joined the U.S. Air Force as a surgical service journeyman in Utah. He became a surgical technician in Wyoming before earning a Bachelor of Medical Science in Physician Studies at Midwestern University in Arizona. Lawn practiced in Arizona and Wyoming orthopedic and sports medicine practices before moving to Bozeman. He is certified as a physician assistant.
Marcie Lovgren PA-C started working at Bridger Orthopedic in 2007 after graduating from Oregon Health and Sciences University where she received a Masters degree in Physician Assistant studies. She is certified as a PA and specializes in hand and upper extremity orthopedic care. Prior to PA school she studied at Montana State University where she earned a Bachelors degree in Spanish and became an EMT. Her previous medical experience includes working on the ambulance and volunteering abroad with various medical mission organizations as a translator and provider. She is a Bozeman native and loves to take advantage of all Montana has to offer. In her free time she enjoys trail running, mountain biking, climbing, adventure traveling and playing guitar and violin.
Matt Neuman PA-C is pleased to join the Bridger Orthopedic and Sports Medicine team. Matt is a third generation Montanan and is at home in Bozeman with his wife and daughter. His interest in the medical field began when he worked as a grizzly bear biologist in the greater Yellowstone ecosystem specializing in capture and pharmacologic immobilization.
Matt started his medical career as an ER tech prior to graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Masters degree in Physician Assistant Studies. He has 5 years of prior orthopedic experience. When not working, Matt enjoys time outdoors biking, skiing, trail running and fishing.
Jarred Pinnick, PA-C is a Montana State University graduate and a native Montanan who is excited to be back in the great town of Bozeman. He attended PA school at Pacific University in Oregon where he developed a passion for surgery. He spent the past 9 years working in orthopedic surgery in Denver and has recently made the move back to Montana with his wife and daughter. Jarred is an avid fly-fisherman who enjoys spending time on the river, skiing during the winter and hiking with his wife and daughter.
Sonia Settergren, PA-C, grew up in Billings, MT and is excited to be in Bozeman and join the Bridger Orthopedic Occupational Health team. After graduating from the University of the Pacific in California she joined the Peace Corps in Nicaragua where she completed a 27-month service working with the Nicaraguan Ministry of Health. She is fluent in Spanish. In 2015 she completed her PA studies from Oregon Health and Sciences University in Portland. Her prior PA work experience includes Urgent Care and Otolaryngology. In her free time, she enjoys skiing, horseback riding, biking, and hunting.
Sean Simmons, PA-C, is a physician assistant with Bridger Orthopedic & Sports Medicine. He is a Bozeman native and chose to attend Montana State University where he received his undergraduate degree in Cell Biology and Neuroscience. He then attended the University of Washington graduating with his Masters in Clinical Health Services. He is an avid skier, loves rafting and biking, and also works hard keeping up with his 4 children.
Jennifer Vollmer, PA-C, is a physician assistant at Bridger Orthopedics and Sports Medicine and a member of the medical staff at Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital. Vollmer earned a Masters in Physician Assistant Studies at Northern Arizona University in Phoenix, and worked in clinic and hospital settings in Arizona before moving to Montana. Vollmer is certified as a physician assistant.