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Dawna Polmateer, Clinical Director

Dawna Polmateer

Clinical Director

Dawna Polmateer is the Clinical Director for Alaska Spine and Pain. Dawna Joined us in May of 2018 and is bringing over 13 years of Medical practice management experience with expertise in Finance, medical billing, HR and more. Dawna is responsible for the day to day operations for both of our locations. Dawna is excited to be a part of our team and to grow Alaska Spine and Pain to be an essential part of the healthcare community.

Dawna was born in Iliamna, Alaska, moved to Seattle as a teenager and decided to move back to Alaska in 1996 and make it her home. She has a wonderful significate other, 3 beautiful children and lives for the summer days and amazing scenery that Alaska has to offer.


Alicia Michael

Alicia Michael, Office Manager (Benson Location)

Office Manager

Alicia was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She has slowly worked her way across the US, as she followed her husband in his 20 + year in the Army. They fell in love with Alaska and in 2016 decided to retire and call this home. She has two handsome boys and two crazy dogs. In her spare time she runs her own photography business. She loves to enjoy nature through the eye of the camera. She joined Alaska Spine and Pain Center in June of 2018 and has over 15 years of management experience.


Susan Lackey

Susan Lackey Billing Specialist

Billing Specialist

Susan was born in New Mexico and moved to Alaska in 2016. She has been in the medical field for the last 17 years. She has held multiple roles in the healthcare profession and has always wanted to help people. Susan absolutely loves fishing, photography, and being outdoors. She also enjoys cooking, do-it-yourself projects, and spending time with her children and puppies.


Jordan Torres

Jordan Torres


Ariel Hunt

Ariel Hunt

Ariel is a born and raised Alaskan. She enjoys spending quality time with her fiancé and son. Ariel loves being outdoors and taking in all that Alaska has to offer. She enjoys traveling and adventuring new things. She graduated from Alaska Career College and has worked in the medical field for over 6 years.

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