OUR PHYSICIANS

C.J. Holmes, MD

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Dr. Holmes received his undergraduate training from Michigan State University majoring in Physiology and Liberal Arts and earning membership into the Phi Kappa Phi honors fraternity. He then attended Wayne State University School of Medicine graduating in 1985. He received his residency training at Universtiy of Pittsburgh, St. Margaret Memorial Hospital graduating in 1988. He also became Board Certified in Family Practice that year. He has been with Alma Family Practice since 1988, being granted full hospital privileges at MidMichigan Medical Center Gratiot since that time. Dr. Holmes maintains and active practice in the full spectrum of Family Medicine, especially in preventive medicine and outpatient and office surgery.

He resides in Alma with his wife, Ginna, and is active in the community. He has been a leader at his church on the Board of Trustees and as head of the Administrative Council, and he has been an elected member of the Alma Public Schools Board since 2004.

Dr. Holmes enjoys outdoor sports, swimming, kayaking, hiking, and skiing. He also enjoys travel, art and museums, and spending time with his four children.

Dr. Holmes is available in the office for appointments Monday through Wednesday from 9:00-4:00 pm, and his hours on Friday may vary.

 

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Dr. Strom was born in Pontiac, MI. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from Kalamazoo College with a dual degree in English Literature and Health Sciences. Prior to medical school, he was a researcher at the University of Michigan with five published scholarly articles. He earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2004. He was elected into the Sigma Sigma Phi academic honors society. He performed his postgraduate medical training at Genesys Regional Medical Center in Grand Blanc, MI where he was given the 2007 teaching award from the Society of Teachers in Family Medicine. Dr. Strom is dually certified in Family Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine. He joined Alma Family Practice in 2007. He currently serves as the Chair of the Department of Family Practice at MidMichigan Medical Center Gratiot. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Community Medicine at MSU-College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Dr. Strom enjoys good books and movies and spending time with his wife and two children.


Dr. Strom is available in the office for appointments Monday through Wednesday from 9:00-4:00 pm, Thursday from 9-11:30 am, and his Friday hours may vary.

Shaun Moon, DODr Moon small

Dr. Moon was born in Ithaca, MI. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry/Biology from Albion College. He then attended Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine where he earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree in 2014. Dr. Moon performed his postgraduate medical training at Genesys Regional Medical Center in Grand Blanc, MI. He is dually certified in Family Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine. He joined Alma Family Practice in 2017.

 

Dr. Moon enjoys Ithaca & U of M football, Tiger Baseball, golf, camping and spending time with his family.

 

Dr. Moon is available in the office for appointments Monday and Tuesday 9:00am-4:00pm, Wednesday 9:00am-11:30am, Thursday 9:00am-4:00pm, and his Fridays may vary.

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Matt Nelson, FNP-BC

Matt earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Saginaw Valley State University. After several years working in the critical care unit he continued his education at SVSU and obtained his degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner in 2015 and became Board Certified at that time. Matt joined Alma Family Practice in 2015.

Matt enjoys hunting and fishing in his free time. He resides in Wheeler with his wife Miranda.

 

Matt is available in the office for appointments on Monday 8am-5pm • Tues & Thurs 8am-8pm, and Fri 8am-5pm.

 

Candace Wixson-Johnson, PA-CCandace small

Candace earned her Bachelors of Science degree in Psychology from Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant. She then went to work in the health care field in several different capacities. Candace returned to Central Michigan University where she completed her Masters of Science as a Physician’s Assistant in 2010. She began her PA career at a family practice and then moved to MidMichigan Health in Midland at an ENT’s office. During her time at the ENT’s office she also worked at a local urgent care. Candice joined Alma Family Practice in 2017.

Candace enjoys reading, her animals, the outdoors, and spending time with her best friends and their children.

Candace is available in the office for appointments on Monday and Wednesday 8:00am-8:00pm, and Thursday and Fridays from 8:00am-5:00pm.