Regenerative Medicine Providers in Meridian, ID
Meet Our Medical Providers.
Teri L. Ahrens, NP-C
Matrix Regenerative Medicine
- National Academy of Sports Medicine
- Registered Nurse
- Nurse Practitioner (AANP)
- Family Nurse Practitioner Specializing in Adult Medicine
In joining Matrix Regenerative Medicine, Teri intends to apply the science of regenerative therapies to the holistic practice of wellness.
Teri Ahrens graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree from Boise State University. She went on to get her Masters of Science degree from Idaho State University in family practice specializing in rural health, particularly women.
Teri has an extensive background in the holistic management of critically ill patients. Her understanding of disease processes is a key element in assisting patients to develop a wellness program that fits the individual.
“It is crucial that we do not define wellness as free from illnesses as it encompasses so much more. Wellness is the whole person: physical, mental, social, and spiritual.” Teri Ahrens
Branson J Collins, MD
Medical Director, Matrix Regenerative Medicine
- Board Certified Anesthesiology
- Board Certified Pain Medicine
- Pain Medicine
- Anti-Aging, Metabolic and Functional Medicine and Functional Metabolic and Nutritional Medicine
As the Idaho Medical Director of Matrix Regenerative Medicine, Dr. Collins applies the principals of regenerative, integrative and holistic medicine to enhance patient treatments and clinical outcomes.
Dr. Branson Collins is affiliated with St. Alphonsus Medical Center-Nampa and St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center. He is also the owner of Hourglass Custom Regenerative Medicine.
Dr. Branson J Collins received his Bachelors of Arts at RUTGERS, The State University of New Jersey. His medical school training was completed at UMDNJ- New Jersey Medical School. He was Chief Resident at RUTGERS- Robert Wood Johnson Hospital
where he completed his residency in Anesthesiology. Advanced Fellowship training in Pain Management was also completed at RUTGERS- Robert Wood Johnson Hospital.
He is currently double board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. Currently he is on a pathway to his triple board certification with a combined Fellowship in Anti-Aging, Metabolic and Functional Medicine and Functional Metabolic and Nutritional Medicine through the American Academy of Anti Aging and Regenerative Medicine.
Dr. Collins has served his country proudly as an Army National Guard Veteran. When he is not practicing medicine he enjoys spending time with his wife Nicole and two daughters Ariana and Tiara. He is also a fitness enthusiast and is a purple belt in Brazilian jiu jitsu.
Daniel L. Hanson, PA-C
Optimal Health, Matrix Regenerative Medicine
- Physician Assistant (NCCPA)
- Epidemiology and Injury Prevention with John
- Hopkins University and University Michigan
- Environmental Health
- Occupational Health
- Health Sciences
- Occupational Medicine
Practicing since 1986, Dan Hanson is best known in Idaho for his individualized precision hormone balancing and integrative medicine. He offers his patients alternatives to traditional medicine with preventative regenerative functional therapies.
Dan Hanson received his undergraduate degree from Idaho State University and then went on to get his graduate degree in occupational medicine from University of Nebraska Medical Center. Dan also completed a prevention and epidemiology fellowship with John Hopkins University and University of Michigan. He loves to learn and is driven to continue to advance his
knowledge to insure he gives his patients the best care available.
Dan is certified by the NCCPA and has worked in the US Public Health Service along with working in emergency, urgent care, family practice and occupational medicine. He has also assisted in the completion of over 100 clinical trials.
Most recently, Dan has completed advanced level training on the Fotona laser and is continuing his training with anti-aging and regenerative therapies. He is also developing a clinical trial for snoring and sleep apnea utilizing advanced laser treatments.
Future endeavors include launching a health and wellness program that utilizes genetic testing to develop smart health and wellness programs that are individualized to meet your genetic needs and compensate for deficiencies.
“Instead of just treating symptoms, I focus on prevention and finding and fixing the cause of the symptoms. To help you achieve Optimal Health, I will give you the tools you need to improve your nutrition, hormones digestion, brain health, life-style, genetics, emotional health and sexual health.” – Dan Hanson