Meet our Providers

Our physicians are physiatrists. Physiatry is a medical specialty concerned with diagnosis, evaluation and management of patients of all ages with physical and/or cognitive impairment and disability. This involves the diagnosis and treatment of patients with painful or functionally limiting conditions, diagnostic and therapeutic injection procedures, electrodiagnostic medicine and emphasis on prevention of complications of disability from secondary conditions.


Stanley Mathew, MD

Physiatrist, Medical Director of St. Luke's Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 
Medical Education: Medical University of Lublin Poland
Residency: New York Medical College
Board Certification: American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, American Board of Pain Medicine and American Board of Disability Analysts
Specialties: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, electrodiagnostic medicine, pain management and musculoskeletal medicine

Craig A. Dove, DO

Physiatrist
Medical Education: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Chicago Osteopathic Medical Center and Foster G. McGraw Hospital of Loyola University of Chicago
Board Certification: American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, American Board of Diagnostic of Electrodiagnostic Medicine and American Osteopathic Board of Rehabilitation Medicine
Specialties: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, electrodiagnostic medicine,  spasticity and dystonia management

Nick Appleby, DO

Physiatrist
Medical Education: Des Moines University
Residency: The Medical College of Wisconsin – Froedtert Hospital
Board Certification: American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 
Specialties:  Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, spasticity management and electrodiagnostic medicine.

Devin RH Smith, MD

Physiatrist
Medical Education: University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Residency: University of Texas Southwestern
Board Certification: American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Specialties: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, peripheral injections, spasticity management, electrodiagnostic medicine

Staci Becker, ARNP

Education: Allen College - Master of Science in Nursing
Certifications: Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

 Whitney Hanken, ARNP

Education: Allen College - Master of Science in Nursing
Certifications: Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner 

Roy H. Lidtke, DPM

Podiatrist
Medical Education: Des Moines University- Osteopathic Medical Center
Residency: University of Osteopathic Medicine and Healing
Board Certification(s): American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics & Primary Podiatry 

Psychology/Neuropsychology

Megan Adams, PhD

Neuropsychologist
Specialties: Neuropsychology
Education: Colorado State University
Internship: Minneapolis VA Medical Center
Fellowship: Minneapolis VA Medical Center

Benjamin A. Tallman, PhD

Health Psychologist
Specialties: Rehabilitation Psychology, Health Psychology
Education: University of Iowa
Internship:  Hines (Chicago) VA Medical Center
Fellowship: Hines (Chicago) VA Medical Center

Marie Volbrecht , PhD, ABN

Neuropsychologist
Specialties: Neuropsychology
Education: University of South Dakota
Internship: West Los Angeles VA Medical Center
Fellowship: Sioux Valley Hospital
Board Certification: American Board of Professional Neuropsychology

Teresa Young, PhD

Health Psychologist
Specialties: Health Psychology
Internship: Vanderbilt University – VA Internship Consortium   
Fellowship: VA Tennessee Valley Health System



















Staci Becker, ARNP

Education: Allen College - Master of Science in Nursing

Certifications: Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner 


Staci Becker, ARNP

Education: Allen College - Master of Science in Nursing

Certifications: Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner