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Southern Michigan Pain Consultant’s team extends beyond our physicians, physical therapists & behavioral medicine specialists. Our Physician’s Assistants and our Nurse Practitioner are available to help manage your treatment between visits with the physician. To put it simply, they are able to provide your doctor with another view of who you are as a patient and keep track of how you are responding to your treatment.

Thomas Ulrich, PA

Thomas Ulrich, PA

Tom Ulrich attained his Bachelor of Arts, Psychology from Montclair State University (1983). He earned his Master of Divinity at Andrews University (1991). He then went on to complete an Associates in Applied Science in Nursing from Lake Michigan College (1994) and then earned his Master in Physician Assistant Studies at University of North Dakota (2006). He became interested in pain management while he was a nurse in oncology and surgery.

Alessandra Chatson, DNP, FNP-BC

Alessandra Chatson, DNP, FNP-BC

Alessandra received her Bachelor of Business Management from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, MI. She went on to earn both her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and her Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner Degree from Northern Kentucky University in Highland Heights, KY. Following her Master’s Program, Alessandra received her Doctoral of Nursing from Marryville University in St. Louis, MO.

Alessandra is a Registered Nurse and is Board Certified Nurse Practitioner with more than 12 years of experience in direct patient care. She assesses, manages and treats chronic pain. She is also well versed in performing interventional procedures such as trigger point injections, occipital nerve blocks, bursal injections and Botox injections for migraines.