SVT Health & Wellness believes in building relationships with our patient/partners.That’s why we’ve assembled one of the finest medical teams in all of Alaska for comprehensive primary care, complete general dentistry and naturopathic wellness. Whether you’re seeking a dentist or massage in Homer AK, a back-to-school physical in Anchor Point or acupuncture in Seldovia—we’ve got the right providers for you.

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<strong>Renae Blanton</strong>
Renae BlantonFamily Nurse Practitioner
Renae has extensive experience in holistic and integrative medicine with specialization in family medicine, women’s health and bio-identical hormone replacement, and treatment of chronic illness including chronic fatigue, diabetes, high blood pressure and digestive disorders.


<strong>Christine Brubaker</strong>
Christine BrubakerFamily Nurse Practitioner
Christine is excited to be a part of the SVT Health & Wellness medical team. She considers Alaska her home and is happy to have returned here after finishing her graduate training at Yale University and working in the Community Health Center setting back east. She loves to berry pick, hike, ski and spend time with her husband and dog.




<strong>Jennifer Hayes</strong>
Jennifer HayesRegistered Dental Hygienist
Originally from Manhattan, Montana, Jennifer Hayes attended ODS College of Dental Sciences/Oregon Institute of Technology.  She graduated with her Bachelors of Sciences in Dental Hygiene in August 2010.  She moved to Homer the following month and began working at SVTHC as a Registered Dental Hygienist. She takes pride in making a difference in people’s lives “one smile at a time.”


<strong>Melody Barrett</strong>
Melody BarrettLicensed Massage Practitioner
Melody has been a resident of Alaska for nine years and in Homer for four years. She began her Massage Therapy career in Washington in 1999 and for the past 15 years has focused on medical and injury treatment as well as energy healing. She utilizes a variety of modalities and tailors each session to fit the needs of the client. Available Monday through Friday, please call to schedule your appointment.


<strong>Amy Rattenbury</strong>
Amy RattenburyLicensed Acupuncturist, Master of Science in Oriental Medicine
Amy is a licensed acupuncturist and certified Chinese herbalist. She is nationally certified by the National Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and holds a Master of Science in Oriental Medicine degree.
Her interest in alternative medicine began after receiving successful acupuncture treatments to improve her own health and wellbeing. She looks forward to sharing this profound healing modality with you.