Clinic Services

Meet Our Medical Team

Stephen Asay
M.D.

Schooling: M.D.: University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora
Undergraduate: Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
Joined staff: 2018
Medical Interests: Rural healthcare, wilderness medicine, use of drones/unmanned aerial vehicles for medical purposes.
Outside Interests: Fly-fishing, mountain biking, tandem road biking, backpacking, hiking, photography, drone piloting, off-roading

Chris Baumert
M.D.

Schooling: M.D., Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
B.S., Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
Joined Staff: 2011
Medical interests: Director, Public Health & Advocacy Track; obstetric ultrasound; diabetes group visits
Outside interests: Climbing, biking, running, skiing, yoga, and spending time with friends and family

Stephen Bertucci
M.D.

Schooling: M.D., Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA,
Undergraduate degree, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS
Joined Staff: 2017
Medical Interests: Alcohol/rehab counseling, psychiatry, pediatrics, preventative health and end-of-life care
Outside Interests: Wife and four kids, reading/audiobooks, car trips, exploring national parks, fishing, water-skiing, jogging, theology.

Garth Brand
M.D.

Schooling: 
M.D. Ross University, Portsmouth, Dominica
Undergraduate degree, Whitman College, Biochemistry Biophysics and Microbiology, Walla Walla, Wash.

Joined Staff: 2012

Medical interests: Addiction medicine and Simulation training.

Outside interests: Barbecue and cooking, hiking and camping, skiing, and travel.

Ali Brock
M.D.

Schooling: MD: Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, R.I.
Undergraduate: B.A. in music performance, Goucher College, Baltimore, Md.
Joined staff: 2017
Medical interests: Geriatric medicine, specifically geriatric syndromes and elder abuse/neglect, mental health, adolescent medicine and the social determinants of health.
Outside interests: Rock climbing, exploring dog-friendly parks & trails, making delicious chocolate at home.

Heather Calvert
M.D.

Schooling: M.D. University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville Ky.

Undergraduate degree: US Naval Academy, Annapolis Md.

Joined staff: 2016

Medical Interests: Wilderness medicine, palliative care, geriatrics, rural medicine

Outside Interests: Music, travel, animals, anything outdoors

Christian Caruso
PA-C, MPH

Schooling: Graduate degrees, Oregon Health & Science, Physician Assistant Program, Portland, Ore. and University of Arizona, Tucson.

Undergraduate degree, Montana State University, Bozeman

Date joined staff: 2013

Medical interests:  Primary care, orthopedics, HIV/AIDS, correctional medicine

Outside interests:  Good food, travel, biking, and skiing

Danika Clark
D.O.

Schooling: D.O., Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Bradenton, FL,
Undergraduate degree, Concordia College, Moorhead, MN
Joined Staff: 2017
Medical Interests: Rural Health, wilderness medicine, urgent Care, preventative medicine
Outside Interests: Anything outdoors: Camping, hiking, fishing, boating, shooting, hunting, skiing,

Abby Dalton
PA-C

Schooling: Masters of Clinical Health Services, University of Washington MEDEX NW, Seattle Wash. Undergraduate: B.A. in Health Sciences through Carroll College, Helena Mont.

Joined staff:  2016

Medical interests: Family medicine, women’s health, dermatology, pediatrics.

Outside interests:  I love all plants, gardening and landscaping. I also enjoy cooking, golfing, hiking/backpacking, traveling, and, of course, spending time with family, friends, my husband Craig, and our dog Charlie.

Niki Davis
M.D.

Schooling: M.D., University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City,
Undergraduate degree, University of Utah, Salt Lake City
Joined Staff: 2017
Medical interests: Preventive medicine, nutrition, lifestyle medicine, integrative medicine
Outside Interests:  Spending time with my son, river running, hiking, camping, snowboarding, acting

Shaleen Doctor
M.D.

Schooling: M.D.: Ross University School of Medicine, Dominica, West Indies
Undergraduate: University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, Texas
Joined staff: 2018
Medical Interests: Full spectrum medicine, especially obstetrics, women’s health, wilderness medicine, rural, and preventative medicine.
Outside Interests: All things outdoors: skiing/snowboarding, hiking, biking, trail running, camping, backpacking, scuba diving, and I just recently got into triathlons. I also love traveling, music festivals and yoga.

Cody Englert
D.O.

Schooling: M.D., University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City,
Undergraduate degree, University of Utah, Salt Lake City
Joined Staff: 2017
Medical interests: Preventive medicine, nutrition, lifestyle medicine, integrative medicine
Outside Interests:  Spending time with my son, river running, hiking, camping, snowboarding, acting

Joy Eshleman
PA-C

Schooling: PA-C University of Washington, Seattle
Undergraduate: AA, RN, University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Joined staff: 2007
Medical interests: Family practice and emergency medicine
Outside interests: Volunteer on an EMS unit and officer on a rural fire board

Roxanne Fahrenwald
M.D.

Schooling: M.D., Loyola University, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Ill.
M.A., University of Colorado, Boulder
B.A., New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro
Joined Staff: 1998
Medical interests: Wellness, fitness, health improvement, full scope Family Medicine
Outside interests: Camping and exploring, travel, reading, and cooking

Mike Geurin
M.D.

Schooling: M.D., University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Tulsa
M.A. University of Oklahoma, Norman
B.A. Oklahoma Baptist University, Shawnee
A.A. Bartlesville Wesleyan College, Bartlesville, Oklahoma
Joined Staff: 2004
Medical interests: Graduate medical education, information mastery, diabetes care, and maternity care
Outside interests: Nature, and photographing nature, music and singing first tenor with the Billings Symphony Orchestra. Stories of all kinds: literature, cinema, and my patients’ stories.

Matthew Giordanengo
D.O.

Schooling: D.O., Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Pa.

B.S., Allegheny College, Meadville, Pa.

Joined Staff: 2014

Medical interests: Sports Medicine, nutrition and preventative medicine

Outside interests:  Montana has revived an interest in everything outside, from hiking, camping and mountain biking to kayaking. Indoor interests include jigsaw puzzles, board games, and video games.

David Goodwin
M.D.

Schooling:  M.D.: University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas
Undergraduate: Texas A&M University, College Station, and University of Oklahoma, Norman
Joined staff: 2018
Medical Interests: Rural medicine.
Outside Interests: Fishing, hunting, backpacking, building furniture.

Donald Grewell
D.O.

Schooling: D.O., College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, Pomona, Calif.
B.S. in Business Administration, University of Montana, Missoula
Joined Staff: 2013
Medical interests: Executive director/Continuing Medical Education; Program director, Montana Osteopathic Medical Association; President-elect: Northwest Osteopathic Medical Foundation
Outside interests: Hunting, fishing and ranching.

James Guyer
M.D.

Schooling: M.D., University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla
B.A., University of Montana, Missoula

Joined Staff: 2004
Medical interests: Rural medicine, aerospace medicine, veterans medicine and complementary medicine
Outside interests: Running (slowly), skiing-downhill and cross-country, biking and tinkering.

James Hickey     
D.O.

Schooling: DO:  Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Parker, Colo.

Undergraduate degree: University of Minnesota Duluth

Joined staff: 2016

Medical Interests: Sports medicine, nutrition, and wilderness medicine.

Outside Interests: Hunting, camping, hiking, mountain biking, snowboarding and photography.

 

J. Erin Hixson
M.D.

Schooling: M.D.: University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle
Undergraduate: Seattle Pacific University, Wash.
Joined staff: 2018
Medical Interests: Management of complex medical and behavioral conditions from birth through adulthood, obstetrics, pediatrics, women’s health, rural medicine, and public health.
Outside Interests: Traveling, road trips, musical theatre, hiking, baking, and spending time with my family.

Kelsey Hoffman
D.O.

Schooling: D.O., Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine- Midwestern University, Chicago, Ill.
Undergraduate degree, Loyola University, Chicago, Ill.
Joined Staff: 2015
Medical interests: Osteopathic manipulation, sports medicine, preventative medicine
Outside interests: Rock climbing, yoga, biking, cooking dinner with her husband

Kelsey Hoffman
D.O.
Sports Medicine Fellow

Schooling: D.O., Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine- Midwestern University, Chicago, Ill.
Undergraduate degree, Loyola University, Chicago, Ill.
Joined Staff: 2015
Medical interests: Osteopathic manipulation, sports medicine, preventative medicine
Outside interests: Rock climbing, yoga, biking, cooking dinner with her husband

Kaci Jansma
PA-C

Schooling: Graduate degrees, PA-C and Masters of Clinical Health Services, MEDEX, University of Washington, Seattle
Undergraduate: B.S. of Health and Human Performance, Montana State University Billings
Joined staff: 2015
Medical interests: Sports medicine and family practice
Outside interests: She and her husband, Seth, enjoy helping out on the family’s cattle ranch in Richey, Mont., and lending a hand to local ranching families. They also love to spending time with their nieces and nephew. Personal hobbies include participating and instructing fitness groups and volleyball camps for middle school and high school girls.

Kami Johnson
PA-C

Schooling: Master of Physician Assistant, Rocky Mountain College, Billings
Undergraduate: B.S. in Zoology, North Dakota State University, Fargo
Joined staff:  2017
Medical interests:  Primary care, orthopedics, trauma, wound care
Outside interests:  My children, fishing and the outdoors, gardening, reading, traveling

Andy Lester
D.O.

Schooling: D.O.: Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University, Glendale
Undergraduate:  The University of Montana, Missoula
Joined staff: 2018
Medical Interests: Preventive care, rural medicine, addiction, pain
Outside Interests: Far too many interests…playing with the dog, hiking, camping, working on/driving my car.

Megan Littlefield
M.D.

Schooling:
M.D., University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md.
Undergraduate degree, Connecticut College, New London, Conn.

Residency: University of Chicago, Ill.

Board certification: American Board Internal Medicine; American Board of Pediatrics

Joined Staff: 2011

Medical interests: Pediatrics, access to care, obesity and diabetes

Outside interests: Hiking, downhill skiing and spending time with family

Daniela Mestre
M.D.

Schooling: MD: Universidad de la Republica Facultad de Medicina, Montevideo, Uruguay

Joined staff: 2016

Medical Interests: Full-spectrum family medicine, preventive medicine

Outside Interests: Dancing, going to amusement parks, hiking, traveling.  I’m also a big soccer fan, especially when Uruguay plays

Anna Mikulic
M.D.

Schooling: MD: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Ore.
Undergraduate: B.A. in Spanish, University of Washington, Seattle
Joined staff: 2017
Medical interests: Full spectrum care, obstetrics, wilderness medicine
Outside interests: Hiking, snowshoeing, cooking and knitting

James Miller
PA-C

Schooling: Master’s degree, Rocky Mountain College Physician Assistant Studies
Undergraduate: B.S. in Biology from Rocky Mountain College
Joined staff: 2017
Medical interests: Family medicine
Outside interests: Hunting, fishing and boating

Sharon Mulvehill
M.D.

Schooling: M.D. University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas
Undergraduate degree: B.S. Nursing, Texas Women’s University, Benton
Joined Staff: 2005
Medical interests: Ultrasound, maternity care, diabetes
Outside interests: Horses, music

Brook Murphy
M.D.

Schooling: M.D.: University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle
Undergraduate: Montana State University, Bozeman
Joined staff: 2018
Medical Interests: Full-spectrum medicine, preventive medicine and advocacy.
Outside Interests: Hiking, camping, road biking, photography, exploring Montana as well as traveling to new places to experience different cultures, baking sourdough bread, cooking with my wife, spending time with family and friends.

DeAnna Niles
PA-C

Schooling: Graduate degree, MedEx Northwest University of Washington, Seattle

Undergraduate degree, Carroll College, Helena, Mont.

Date joined staff: 2012

Medical interests: Women’s health and diabetes

Outside interests:  Spending time with her family, camping and riding horses

Thomas O’Brien
M.D.

Schooling: MD: Medical School for International Health, Beersheva, Israel

Undergraduate degree: University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, Va.

Joined staff: 2016

Medical Interests: Sports and emergency medicine

Outside Interests: Mountaineering, humming, animals and plants, meditation

Jedidiah Oldham
D.O.

Schooling: D.O., A.T. Still University of Health Sciences, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO,
Undergraduate degree, Utah Valley University, Orem
Joined Staff: 2017
Medical Interests: Rural medicine, wilderness medicine, minor surgeries
Outside Interests:  My wife and four kids.  Anything outdoors including horses, hunting, fishing, dirt bikes, four-wheelers, snowmobiles, and farming

Britain Parrish
M.D.

Schooling: M.D., Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA,
Undergraduate degree, Utah State University, Logan
Joined Staff: 2017
Medical Interests:  Full-spectrum family medicine, preventative care, women’s health, hospice care
Outside Interests: Spending time with my husband and kids, baby-wearing, hiking, reading

Joe Pummer
MBBS

Schooling: MBBS: University of Queensland School of Medicine, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Undergraduate: University of Northern Colorado – Greeley
Joined staff: 2018
Medical Interests:  International aid, full-spectrum family medicine
Outside Interests: Running, being wanderlusty, eating all of the food

Amy Roberts
M.D.

Schooling: MD, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis
Undergraduate: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Joined Staff: 2017
Medical Interests:  Empowering patients in rural/underserved settings to live well with chronic conditions
Outside Interests:  Group fitness, enjoying the outdoors, spending time with loved ones, movies, knitting, and taking our rescue dog Molly for walks

Jarryd Rossignol
D.O.

Schooling: University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Biddeford, Maine

Undergraduate degree: University of New England, Biddeford

Joined staff: 2016

Medical Interests: Rural Family Medicine, Sports Medicine

Outside Interests: Fly fishing, basketball, collecting basketball sneakers

Jason Sarisky
D.O.

Schooling: D.O.: Pacific Northwest University, Yakima, Wash.
Undergraduate: Montana State University, Bozeman
Joined staff: 2018
Medical Interests: Osteopathic manipulation, preventative medicine, rural and underserved health, geriatrics
Outside Interests: Spending time with my two sons and spouse, hiking, fishing, bowling, cooking, reading, playing my guitars.

Wade See
M.D.

Schooling: University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle
Undergraduate: Texas A&M University, College Station
Joined staff: 2018
Medical Interests: Rural medicine; global health; wilderness medicine. I plan to work in an austere rural practice and manage patients’ comprehensive medical needs.
Outside Interests:  Fly fishing, mountain biking, backcountry skiing, flying both fixed-wing airplanes and helicopters.

Rebecca Slingwine
D.O.

Schooling: DO: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine – Bradenton, Bradenton, Fla.

Undergraduate degree: University of Washington, Seattle

Joined staff: 2016

Medical Interests: Women’s health, obstetrics, osteopathic manipulative medicine, preventative medicine, psychiatry, wilderness medicine

Outside Interests: Horseback riding, gardening, fiber arts, dancing, video games, and spending time with my husband and our pets.

Amy Solomon
M.D.

Schooling:  M.D:  St. Louis University School of Medicine, Mo.
Undergraduate: B.A. Psychology from University of California, La Jolla
Joined staff: 2018
Medical interests:   Belief in care of the whole person, with a great deal of experience in integrative healthcare as well as substance use disorders, and transgender healthcare. Doing research to learn about special needs presented by individual patients.
Outside interests:  Spending time with family, going to live music and symphony performances, yoga, especially kundalini yoga, and trying new things like fishing and ukulele.

Ben Walz
D.O.

Schooling: DO: University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, Forth Worth
Master of Public Health: University of North Texas Health Science Center, School of Public Health, Fort Worth
Undergraduate: B.S. Baylor University, Waco, Texas
Joined Faculty: 2018
Medical interests: Geriatrics, Pediatrics, Global/Travel Health, Infectious Disease, Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment, Chronic Diseases of Childhood, HIV Care, Holistic Healthcare
Outside interests:  Music, reading, outdoor activities, international humanitarian work, wood-working, and painting

Sam Ward
D.O.

Schooling: D.O., Ohio University, Athens, OH,
Undergraduate degree, Earlham College, Richmond, IN
Joined Staff: 2017
Medical Interests: Rural and underserved medicine, adolescent medicine
Outside Interests: Fly fishing, sports, particularly baseball and soccer, working out, board games, anything outdoors

Justin Watkins
D.O.

Schooling: D.O., Pacific Northwest University, Yakima, WA,
Undergraduate degree, Utah State University, Logan
Joined Staff: 2017
Medical Interests: Musculoskeletal, osteopathic manipulation, wilderness medicine, sports medicine, preventative and lifestyle medicine
Outside Interests: Family, skiing/snowboarding, mountain biking, backcountry camping/hiking, building and fixing things.

Seth Wilson
PA-C

Schooling: Graduate degree, Idaho State University, Pocatello

Undergraduate degree, University of Montana, Missoula

Date joined staff: 2011

Medical interests: Orthopedics and sports medicine.

Outside interests:  Fly Fishing and camping

Megan Zawacki
PA-C

Schooling: Graduate degree, Rocky Mountain College, Billings

Undergraduate degree, Carroll College, Helena, Mont.

Date joined staff: 2011

Medical interests: Family Medicine

Outside interests:  Running and spending time with family