Our Story

Our Story

Three doctors met during their surgical residency. Dismayed by the lack of science backing over-the-counter products, they set out to design alternative products that utilize Nature’s bounty backed by sound medical research.

GAGE Phytolaboratories, LLC was born – a nutraceutical company that does things the way they should be done – with science, research, and quality.


The Founders

Thomas G. Matkov, MD

Dr. Matkov is a Board Certified Urologist in Racine, Wisconsin. He attended Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois prior to medical school at Rush Medical College in Chicago, Illinois. After medical school, he completed the residency program in urology at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.

Laura C. Whisler, MD

Dr. Whisler is a Board Certified Otolaryngologist in Lake Forest, Illinois. She attended the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York prior to medical school at Rush Medical College in Chicago, Illinois. Following medical school, she completed the residency program in otolaryngology at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.

Bruce Hudkins, MD

Dr. Hudkins is a Board Certified Otolaryngologist in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He attended the University of Tulsa in Tulsa, Oklahoma prior to medical school at the University of Oklahoma in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Following medical school, he completed the residency program in otolaryngology at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.