About our Providers

Sean Machanda, M.D.

Sean Machanda, M.D., a board-certified family medicine physician, joined Bowling Green Family Physicians (BGFP) in 2009. He cares for patients of all ages.

Dr. Machanda came to BGFP from the Cleveland area where he had been practicing as Associate Medical Director of Neighborhood Family Practice. He received his undergraduate degree from Duke University and his medical degree from the University of Western Ontario School of Medicine. He completed a residency in family medicine at MetroHealth Medical Center in 2004.

Dr. Machanda and his wife Katie, also a physician have three young children. He enjoys photography, reading and rollerblading. Dr. Machanda speaks French and some Spanish.

Nicholas Pfleghaar, D.O.

Nicholas (Nick) Pfleghaar, D.O., an osteopathic family physician, provides the entire spectrum of family practice services to patients of all ages.

Dr. Pfleghaar's clinical interests include chronic disease management, pediatric and geriatric medicine, acute visits, skin procedures, joint injections, manipulation, LGBT health, wellness exams and nutrition.

Dr. Pfleghaar obtained his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree at Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2009. He completed a family practice residency at Firelands Regional Medical Center in Sandusky, Ohio in 2012. He has practiced medicine in both urgent care and outpatient primary care settings in Northwest Ohio, including ReadyCare.

 

The Nurse Practitioners at Bowling Green Family Physicians

The nurse practitioners at Bowling Green Family Physicians work together as a team with Dr. Machanda and Dr. Pfleghaar to provide comprehensive healthcare and education to patients of all ages. They are qualified to treat patients for both acute and chronic conditions, as well as provide patient health and lifestyle education and counseling.

  

Kelly Blickensderfer, CNP, a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner, has been with the practice since 2006. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Lourdes College in 1998. Kelly completed her Master of Science degree in Family Practice Nursing from the University of Toledo in 2006.


Kelly has lived in Bowling Green for 28 years. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

 

Kristen  Hogrefe, NP-C, joined BGFP in 2011. Kristen received her Bachelor of Science degree in 2002 from Bowling Green State University. She received both her Master of Science in Nursing degree and a Family Nurse Practitioner certificate from the University of Toledo.

Kristen enjoys spending time with her husband, two step-children, and three dogs, as well as boating, and riding motorcycles.

 

 

Jennifer DeVries, NP-C, joined BGFP in 2012. She attended Heidelberg University where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry in 2006. She received both a Master of Science degree in Nursing and a Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate from the University of Toledo.

In her free time, Jennifer enjoys spending time with family, running and cooking.