Our Experienced Team in Anchorage

Dr. Robert Lada

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Dr. Lada attended Medical School at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio with a Fellowship in NeuroIntensive Care at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. He is Board Certified in Neurology in addition to Sleep Medicine and Vascular Neurology. He remains passionate about stroke prevention and caring for patients along the continuum of emergent and acute care of cerebrovascular injuries.

Educating patients and physicians about Neurology has always been an important part of his daily practice. After completing his training, he served as the Director of Cerebrovascular Medicine in the Summa Health System in Akron, Ohio for 10 years.

With enthusiasm and a vision to serve communities in need of his subspecialty, Dr. Lada moved to Alaska with his wife and four children in 2008. Here, he accepted the position as Medical Director of Neuroscience Services at Providence Alaska Medical Center and continues in this role currently. He has worked tirelessly to further advance the delivery of emergency treatments for stroke patients by developing the Telestroke program that now reaches numerous communities throughout the state of Alaska. He continues to provide education for practicing physicians through regular lecture series and enjoys teaching medical students at the WWAMI School of Medicine on the campus of the University of Alaska Anchorage.

Desiring better neurologic care for all Alaskans, he spearheaded the development of PEAK Neurology and Sleep Medicine in 2014 and is a founding partner. He also serves as Medical Director of their Sleep Lab. In addition to seeing patients who have experienced strokes, he continues to enjoy his practice of general neurology and sleep medicine.

Dr. Marci Troxell

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Dr. Troxell is Board Certified in Neurology and fellowship trained in Electrophysiology. She earned her medical degree at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth, and completed her neurology residency and electrophysiology fellowship at Baylor University Hospital in Houston.

Born and raised in Alaska, Dr. Troxell returned home in 2009 to provide care to patients in her home state.

Dr. Graham Glass

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Dr. Glass is Board Certified in Neurology and specializes in movement disorders and sleep medicine. He is the only fellowship trained Movement Disorders specialist in the state of Alaska, providing care to Parkinson’s disease patients, patients with dystonia and other movement disorders.

He is also Board Certified in Sleep Medicine and his areas of sleep interest include obstructive sleep apnea, restless legs syndrome, periodic limb movements, central sleep apnea and other sleep-related breathing syndromes, insomnia, circadian rhythm disorders, parasomnias, and other sleep-related movement disorders.
Dr. Glass earned a medical degree at the University of Texas in San Antonio. He completed a medical internship and neurology residency at Tufts-St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Boston; a movement disorders fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota; and a Sleep Medicine Practice Pathway at UCSF Medical Center where he practiced until 2013.

Dr. Glass is a member of numerous professional societies, including the American Academy of Neurology, International Movement Disorders Society and American Academy of Sleep Medicine. He is also currently serving as Secretary for the Alaska State Medical Association.

Dr. Ross Dodge

Adult & Pediatric Sleep Medicine

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Dr. Dodge is dual board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) in Internal Medicine and Sleep Medicine. He served in the Air Force from 2005 through 2016, separating from the military to remain in Alaska. He served as the Medical Director for Sleep Medicine at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson and has been the Pediatric Medical Director for Peak since 2015.

He sees a full range of patients with sleep disorders, however, his area of clinical focus is pediatric sleep medicine, with special emphasis on sleep disordered breathing (e.g. sleep apnea), parasomnias, and insomnia disorders.

He is actively involved in continuing education and community education, providing regular lectures on a variety of sleep disorders. Teaching is a highlight for Dr. Dodge, who has received multiple teaching honors, including consecutive “Resident of the Year Awards”, “WSU Academy of Medicine Outstanding Resident Award” and the “Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism & Excellence in Teaching Award”.

Dr. Dodge went to medical school at the Medical College of Virginia, VCU Campus, and completed an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Boonshoft School of Medicine/Wright Patterson AFB Medical Center. After graduation from residency, he completed a fellowship in Sleep Disorders Medicine at Wilford Hall Medical Center at the San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium. He is active in several medical societies, including the Alaska State Medical Association (ASMA), the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) and American College of Physicians (ACP).

While the practice of medicine is his passion, he loves to spend his free time backcountry skiing in the winter and trout fishing in the summer. He and his wife have three young children and live in Anchorage.

Genevieve Sykes, ANP

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Genevieve is a born-and-raised Alaskan. Her medical educational background began with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Science from the University of Alaska Anchorage, which she completed in 2007. She worked for several years as an emergency room nurse in both Denver and Anchorage before deciding that she wanted to change how she helped people. She returned to UAA for a Master’s of Science degree in 2012 and joined Peak in July of 2015. She has been undergoing training in both neurology and sleep medicine during her time here.

In addition to her work, she enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.

Stephanie Friess, ANP

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Stephanie is an Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ANP), board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1991 and Master of Science in Nursing, focusing on Family Practice in 1996 from University of Alaska Anchorage. She brings with her over 20 years of healthcare experience and a strong background in internal medicine.

She was honored by receiving the Secretary’s Award for Excellence in Nursing as an ANP in 2007 for the Alaska Veterans Administration. Alaska has been her home where she and her husband, Michael, have raised their family and enjoyed the outdoors and all the beauty that Alaska has to offer.

Mark Holman, PSY. D.

Dr. Holman is a licensed clinical and health psychologist who specializes in the treatment of insomnia. Utilizing a highly specific approach called cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia, his patients can expect to sleep much better or cured of insomnia in two to four weeks. The therapy works by reducing the arousal response that keeps people awake, aligning one's routine to their circadian rhythm, strengthening the sleep drive, and conditioning the body and mind to have a sleep response produced from the bed. Dr. Holman takes a collaborative approach to tailor the treatment to meet your unique preferences and needs.

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