Grand Valley Family Health Center Medical Team
Welcome to your Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH). As the first organization in Michigan to be recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance for PCMH, GVFHC offers a wide variety of personal and family wellness services. Below is a brief summary of our Medical Team, along with services, which make GVFHC unique and allow you to experience the better side of healthcare.
Matt Boutell, MD
Dr. Boutell has been in practice for almost 2 decades, but he continues to enjoy and learn from all of his patient interactions. He gets as much enjoyment from seeing newborn babies as he does caring for grandparents and great-grand parents. He strives to learn about his patients as individuals in order to fit their care into their lives, rather than forcing care upon them. He also is very proud of his collections of neckties, including numerous Mickey Mouse, Star Wars & Charlie Brown themes. When he is not seeing patients, he keeps busy with his two teenage children, hiking, geocaching (ask him about his adventures anytime!) and board gaming. His dream goal is visiting as many national parks and historic sites as possible, with his most recent adventure taking him to Theodore Roosevelt National Park.
Pamela Klinkner BS, PA-C
Ms. Klinkner has over 20 years experience in family practice. She graduated cum laude from Western Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Medicine/Physician Assistant Studies. She also attended Grand Valley State & Michigan State Universities, and has an additional Bachelors of Science in Medical Laboratory Science. Pam is experienced in all aspects of family medicine and has provided care for a diverse patient population with a focus on wellness and preventive health. Her special interests include women’s health, diabetes, and dermatology. Pam spends her free time with family & friends enjoying concerts, Lake Michigan, travel and MSU sports.
Cheryl Schmitt BS, PA-C
Mrs. Schmitt received her Bachelor of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Iowa, and completed a Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences from Southern Illinois University. She has been a member of the GVFHC staff for 25 years. Her areas of expertise and clinical interest involves routine medical care for all ages, women’s health issues, and health education.