Loves riding dressage horses, working out, biking, hiking, eating sushi, speaking German…and in her spare time she is the director of American Medical Center.
We welcome Dr. Med/IM Temeschburg Isolde Roth (M.D.) who has recently joined our American Rehab and Urgent Care Center as a family practice physician. She has dedicated most of her medical career to the U.S. Army Hospital where she worked over 20 years until closure of the ER/ACC. She then took the opportunity to transition her skills to the Family Practice and Pediatric clinics in the Heidelberg Health Center.
Following the official shutdown of the Heidelberg base in June 2013, the doctor sought other ways to help the blended German American residents. As part of her Family Practice residency she served at the Salem and Thoracic Clinic in Heidelberg. Her ongoing work with the American community earned her the Superior Civilian Service Award.
Dr. Roth is thrilled to join this practice and looks forward to providing care to American patients. She is currently accepting new patients at the American Rehab and Urgent Care Center.
Adrian completed Physical Therapy school in 2006. He aids in spinal therapy, PNF, stroke rehabilitation, kineseo taping, and physical therapy. Outside of work Adrian enjoys going to the gym and playing on a local basketball team. Adrian speaks both German and English.
Dr Flynn is from Texas, where he attended Baylor University and the University of Texas Medical Branch. After completing residency training in Family Medicine in 2003, he worked as a hospitalist for 11 years in Kansas focusing on inpatient care. Since moving to Germany in 2014, he has worked with American Medical Center as well as Veteran’s Evaluation Services providing care to the American population in Germany. Dr Flynn enjoys cooking, martial arts and spending time with his family
Marisa is a family medicine board certified physician who has been in practice for 11 years. She graduated cum laude with a BA in Science from Baylor University in Waco, TX. She then attended two years at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and then transferred to the University of Kansas Medical Center Wichita Branch when her husband was accepted into the Via Christi Family Medicine program in Wichita, Kansas. After graduating medical school, she also attended the Via Christi Family Medicine Program. She has 4 children and if she has free time, she enjoys horseback riding, reading and family time – travelling and being silly with her children and husband. She moved her family, plus mom, dad, 2 brothers, 3 dogs and a parrot to a 300 year old grain mill in Germany to explore a less hectic life and is happy to be serving this community through her work at American Medical Center.
We are happy to have Dr. R. P. Ascherl as a new addition to the team at the American Medical Center. Growing up in Munich and Heidelberg, he finished his undergraduate studies in the USA, and came back to Europe for his postgraduate studies. He also had specialist training in the United Kingdom.
Dr. Ascherl has experience working in both the German and British healthcare systems, including posts at the University Klinik Heidelberg in Germany, Sunderland Royal Hospital, Durham and Darlington NHS Trust and Newcastle Hospitals in the United Kingdom.
He has a Diploma in Botox and Dermal fillers from Harley Street in London, and in 2012 achieved the honor of ‘Master of the Royal College of General Practitioners.
In his free time he enjoys every form of sport, and spending time with his family.
Dr Ellyn Johnson is a board certified, adult psychiatrist. Dr Johnson is former active duty USAF and saw patients at the Ramstein Mental Health Clinic from 2016 to 2018. She provides outpatient acute and routine psychiatric care to adults over 18 years old.
Originally from Pittsburgh, PA, Dr Johnson completed medical school at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, OH and her residency at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, GA. Dr Johnson plans to remain in Germany long term and is looking forward to serving the American community here as a part of the American Medical Center team.
Eric Wise was introduced to chiropractic care as a young adult after experiencing several sports related injuries, but it was not until later in life that he began a career in chiropractic medicine. In 1998, Wise became a nationally licensed massage therapist. He spent the following two years working as a clinical massage therapist in conjunction with a physical therapist colleague. In 2000, Wise heeded his life’s calling at Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. While studying at Palmer, Wise served as a Teaching Assistant in both the Diagnostic and Neurology Departments and completed an internship in the Sports Rehabilitation Department. Dr. Wise was nominated and received a Clinical Teaching Assistant-ship with the Palmer Clinics System.This is a position nominated by Palmer clinical faculty, which speaks highly of Eric Wise’s clinical chiropractic skills. As part of the Palmer Clinic Abroad Program, Wise traveled throughout Morocco where he and a team of fellow chiropractors provided a full range of chiropractic care to the local population.
Martina was born and raised near Kaiserslautern she speaks German and English. In 2014 she became a German „Heilpraktiker“ (Naturopaths). Four years before this she started learning Traditional Chinese Medicine and acupuncture. Since 2015 she had offered acupuncture and other natural treatments in her own little clinic. She now offers these same treatments at AMC Rehab. She also started working as a teacher in a „Heilpraktiker-Schule“ to teach people the ways of natural medicine.
American Medical Center Rehab Director and N-GPS Founder, Jeff Frankart comes to us with 28 years of military and 22 years of Physical Therapy experience. He comes from a small farming community in Ohio and entered the Air Force in 1989. He graduated from Bowling Green State University and the Medical College of Ohio with a degree in Physical Therapy in 1996.
He has treated over 50,000 patients in his over his 22-year career as a military and civilian physical therapist. His passion is chronic and low back pain recovery. It was during this 8 year supporting combat operations in Germany, while under the mentorship of Harvard Professor Dr. James Rainville, MD, that he created the Neuroplastic-GPS (N-GPS) chronic pain treatment system. N-GPS has successfully been completed by all branches of the US Armed Forces, and including Special Operations Forces, Navy Seals, Army Special Forces & Rangers, prior Delta, TACP, Air Force pilots and civilians between the ages of 18-97 years old.
Jeff is currently a Major in the Army Reserves. He is married to Carla M. Frankart of Madison, Ohio. Jeff enjoys spending quality time with his wife, traveling, and outdoor sports.
Stephanie joins us from Austria where she received her B.S. in Health Science and Physical Therapy in 2007 from the Academy for Physical Therapy in Vienna, Austria. Her desire for greater professional opportunities brought her to California, where she completed her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2015.
Stephanie has extensive experience working with patients in orthopedics, trauma, neurology, Women’s Health, pediatrics and geriatrics. She specializes in Women’s Health Physical Therapy with a passion for helping women face unique health care concerns across their lifespan deserving individualized treatment and care. She is trained in treating pelvic floor dysfunctions such as incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, chronic pelvic pain and prenatal/postpartum rehabilitation.
Stephanie believes in customized treatments, considering each patient’s individual needs and in treating the human body as a whole. She is very passionate about serving patients and providing the highest level of care possible. Stephanie is fluent in English and German.
In her free time, Stephanie enjoys hiking with her husband and her dog as well and traveling to new countries.