Meet MSA's Wonder Women

Our female team of comprehensive breast care experts allows our patients to receive the care they need, from start to finish, right here in Muskegon.

Kristina Gaunt
Board Certified General Surgeon

"Patients will come to me scared with a new diagnosis and I take a lot of pride in taking a peaceful, calming approach to that."

Dr. Gaunt is a board-certified general surgeon who completed her undergraduate studies at Rhodes College in Memphis, TN, and attended medical school at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. She then went on to complete her 5-year general surgery residency training in Des Moines, Iowa in 2017.

Laura Lozier
General Surgeon

"So many of us go into this job because we want to help people, and that's exactly what makes it so rewarding."

Dr. Lozier graduated from the Michigan State University of Human Medicine and completed her general surgical residency at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ypsilanti, Michigan.

Dena Thayer
Board Certified Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

"Knowing that we can do something to restore something that's been taken away from our patients, they're able to enjoy life more…that's pretty rewarding."

Dr. Thayer has been practicing in West Michigan for 15 years. She is passionate about breast cancer treatment and reconstruction. In her free time, she’s all about the outdoors. Her interests include triathlons, running, hiking, camping, and sailing. She has three teenage daughters and as a family, they enjoy soccer, ice hockey, and track.

Jennifer Bradley
Board Certified General Surgeon

"What I really find rewarding is the fact that I can affect change…fairly quickly."

Dr. Bradley has been trained in all areas of general surgery and has a special interest in surgical endoscopy and colonoscopy. As lifelong Michigan residents, Dr. Bradley and her husband reside in Norton Shores with their two daughters.

Muskegon Surgical Associates is Here for Good.

Since 1972, Muskegon Surgical Associates has provided the finest surgical care along the lakeshore. We offer an extensive range of services, including: vascular, general, plastic, and hand surgery. Our local relationships with Mercy Health Muskegon and Muskegon Surgery Center allow us to provide surgical care right here when you need it most.