Meet Our Staff

karshnermatthewMatthew Karshner, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Physician

Dr. Matthew Karshner completed his residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, fellowship in New Orleans at Louisiana State University Medical Center and graduate of Kenyon College in Gambier, OH. He received his M.D. degree from Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Karshner has been with SoutheastHEALTH since 2007 and also acts as the Medical Director of Inpatient Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at SoutheastHEALTH.


Brooke KalinskiBrooke Kalinski, BS

Practice Manager

Brooke completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science from Southeast Missouri State University and began her career at SoutheastHEALTH in 2004. She has served as the Practice Manager of the Occupational Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation clinics since 2015.



Jari SouthardJari Southard, LPN

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Nurse

Jari began her career at SoutheastHEALTH as Dr. Karshner’s nurse when his clinic opened in 2007. She received her nursing education from Osewago School of Practical Nursing In Osewago, New York. Jari has over 45 years of nursing experience.




Rachel BachmannRachel Bachmann

Administrative Assistant

Rachel is a 2005 Jackson High School graduate with over 10 years of experience as a medical administrative assistant. She previously worked in our Outpatient Rehabilitation clinic and now serves as the Administrative Assistant for Dr. Matthew Karshner in our Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation clinic.