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Meet Our Team


Wallace (Gaard) Arneson, MD
Breast Surgeon

Dr. Wallace Arneson is a board-certified general surgeon who earned his MD degree from Harvard Medical School in 1974 and completed his surgical residency at the University of Michigan in 1980. Dr. Arneson is the director of surgical education and the assistant program director for the St. Joseph Mercy Hospital surgical residency. He is a member of the Coller, Central, and Midwest Surgical Societies and a faculty member at Wayne State and Toldeo Medical Schools. 

Dr. Arneson has been named a "Top Doc" in the Detroit Hour magazine in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013. He has been dedicated to the advancement of breast cancer care for over thirty years. He believes that a personal connection with mutual respect and understandnig between a doctor and patient form the foundation of successful breast cancer care.

When Dr. Arneson is not spending time with his family, he is very active in competitive swimming.


Beth Kimball, MD, FACS
Breast Surgeon

Dr. Beth C. Kimball is a board-certified general surgeon specializing in breast diseases. She earned her medical degree at the University of Chicago and completed her residency at the University of Michigan in 1997. Dr. Kimball is an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Michigan and is also on the teaching faculties of Wayne State and the University of Toledo. She has been a member of St. Joseph Mercy's General Surgical Teaching Faculty since 1997. She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and is a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons and the Michigan State Medical Society.

Dr. Kimball believes in a multidisciplinary approach to breast cancer and is an active participant in St. Joseph Mercy Hospital's Multidisciplinary Breast Cancer Clinic. She has been named a "Top Doc" in Breast Surgery by metropolitan Detroit's HOUR magazine in 2010 and 2011. She is committed to giving each patient superb surgical care as well as the compassion and understanding each patient deserves. Dr. Kimball sees patients in Ann Arbor at the Michigan Heart and Vascular Building as well as at the Multidisciplinary Breast Cancer clinic.

In her spare time, Dr. Kimball and her husband are busy with their three sons and their golden retriever, Brody.


Jennifer Kulick, MD, FACS
Breast Surgeon

Dr. Jennifer Kulick is a board-certified general surgeon with IHA Surgery Consultants.  Dr. Kulick earned her medical degree from the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and completed her residency at St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor.  Dr. Kulick is an adjunct clinical instructor at the University of Michigan, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a longstanding member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons. She was also named a "Top Doc" in Breast Surgery by metropolitan Detroit's HOUR Magazine in 2011.

Dr. Kulick has a strong interest in the diagnosis and treatment of breast disease.  She emphasizes offering patients a wide range of surgical options, integrating newer surgical techniques into her practice.  Dr. Kulick sees patients at the Center for Breast Health in both Ann Arbor and Chelsea, as well as patients with a new diagnosis of breast cancer through the Multidisciplinary Breast Care program at the Cancer Center on the campus of St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor.

“It is a tremendous privilege to be allowed to intervene in a patient’s life to relieve pain and disease. With this transition, I have the ability to truly focus my attention on delivering superb care to breast patients.”

Gloria Roses RN  

Gloria Roses, RN, BSN, CBPN-IC
Nurse Navigator

Gloria Roses is a certified breast patient navigator in imaging and cancer awarded through the National Consortium of Breast Centers. As a certified navigator, Gloria guides patients in their journey from diagnosis to survivorship by providing ongoing support, advocacy, and encouragement to each of her patients and their families. “My role is to help women navigate through the often overwhelming maze of breast care and breast cancer. I am dedicated to helping patients go through their diagnosis and treatment as smoothly as possible.”

Gloria holds a B.S. in Nursing from Indiana State University. Her nursing background includes cva, and oncology while employed at Union Hospital in Terre Haute, In. After moving to Michigan, her nursing career has been with St. Joseph Mercy Hospital working in a variety of areas including neurosurgery, urosurgery, and plastic surgery, which included breast reconstruction. She has been employed with St. Joseph Mercy Breast Care for 25 years.


Kristen Hanson, MS, CGC

Kristen Hanson is a board certified genetic counselor with a B.S. in Genetics from the University of Wisconsin - Madison and M.S. in Genetic Counseling from the University of Michigan. Watch Kristen Hanson and Dr. Tari Stull answer questions about the BRCA breast genes.


Lisa Sovis-Metler, PA-C

Lisa coordinates breast care services and biannual examinations, provides education on screening studies, and directs candidates for genetic counseling or testing if need and facilitates appropriate referrals. Lisa is a certified physician assistant with IHA Surgery Consultants, and earned her graduate degree from the University of Detroit Mercy.

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