Clinic Services

Meet Our Medical Team

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

Lauren Bostrom
P.A.

Schooling: Bachelor of Biology at Concordia College-Moorhead, Minnesota, and Master of Physician Assistant Studies at Idaho State University in Pocatello.
B.S., Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
Joined Staff: 2020
Medical interests: Women’s health and management of chronic illnesses.
Outside interests: Running, hiking and snowboarding.

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.

Yuri Brito
M.D.

Year joined staff: 2021

Schooling: Baruch College/City University of New York, BBA. Columbia University, School of General Studies, New York, N.Y., post-baccalaureate pre-medical.

Frank Netter School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University, North Haven, Conn.

Outside Interests: Running, hiking, soccer, mindfulness and meditation, learning to play the electric guitar well, did I mention soccer?

Medical interests: Family medicine, integrative and holistic medicine, lifestyle and preventive medicine, mental health and veterans’ health.

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.

Douglas R. Burns
D.O.

Schooling: DO: Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, Harlem N.Y.

Undergraduate: Montana State University, Bozeman

Joined staff: 2020

Outside interests: Skiing, biking, collaborative story telling games, reading fiction, reflective writing

Medical Interests: Hospice and palliative care, improving health access, and patient education

Zack Cady
D.O.

Schooling: American University of Antigua College of Medicine. Metropolitan State University of Denver/University of Colorado Denver.

Joined staff: 2022.

Medical interests: Public health and social determinants of health and wellness, restorative justice in healthcare and health equity, women’s health and OB-GYN.

Outside interests: Dogs, cooking, skincare, travel and home improvement.

Christian Caruso
P.A.

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

Ruth Chadwick
M.D. MPH

Schooling: MD: The Medical School of International Health, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheva, Israel. MPH: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md.

Undergraduate: Gordon College, Wenham, Mass.,

Joined Staff: 2020

Medical Interests: Obstetrics, pediatrics, cross-cultural medicine, public health, emergency management

Outside Interests:  I am an avid baker and love exploring foods from around the world. I also sew and have a particular interest in refashioning and historical costuming.  I love animals of all kinds.

Abby Dalton
P.A.

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.

James Denisar-Green
M.D., PhD

Schooling: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, MD and Ph.D. Washington State University, Pullman, Wash., bachelor’s degree in genetics and biodiversity, master’s degree in biotechnology.

Medical residency: University of Nevada Las Vegas School of Medicine, Las Vegas and Winnemucca, Nev.

Board certification: American Board of Family Medicine.

Joined staff: 2021.

Medical interests: Rural medicine, preventative medicine, maternity and obstetrical care, healthcare policy, healthcare technology.

Outside interests: Travel, reading suspense and fiction, listening to NPR, documentary consumption and computer gaming.

Kami Doak
P.A.

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

Angel Eads
M.D.

Schooling: Medical School for International Studies, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel.
Residencies: Marshall Family Medicine Residency/University in Collaboration with Columbia University, New York. Brown Family Medicine Residency/Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Rhode Island, scheduling chief.
Undergraduate: University of Hawaii-Hilo, bachelor arts in theater.
Board certification: American Board of Family Medicine, 2019.
Joined staff: 2022.
Medical interests: Primary care, hospital medicine, care for the underserved, homeless healthcare, point of care ultrasound, behavioral health.
Outside interests: Reading, writing, hiking cycling, baking, being bad at various forms of crafting, board games, doing my best to keep houseplants alive.

Joy Eshleman
P.A.-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

Brooke Fettig
M.D.

Joined staff: 2021

Schooling: University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, bachelor of science.

University of North Dakota School of Medicine, Grand Forks.

Outside interests: Spending time with family and my Bernese mountain dog, camping, fishing, ice fishing, kayaking, running, disc golf, baking and reading.

Medical interests: Women’s health, pediatrics and rural medicine.

Amanda Fields
D.O.

Schooling: MD: Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences, Yakima, Wash.

Undergraduate:  Central Washington University, Ellensburg, Wash.

Joined Staff: 2020

Medical Interests: obstetrics and women’s health, wellness, preventative and rural medicine, geriatrics

Outside Interests:  Hiking, camping, skiing, kayaking, paddle boarding – anything that involves exploring.

Isaac Fonken
M.D.

Schooling: Colorado University School of Medicine, Aurora, Colo. Undergraduate degree: Whitworth University, Spokane, Wash., bachelor of health science.

Medical residency: Family Medicine Center, Fort Collins, Colo.

Joined staff: 2021.

Medical interests: Maternal and child health, addiction treatment, hepatitis C treatment and hospital medicine.

Outside interests: Climbing, good food (making it and eating it), summer and winter sports.

Paolo Gerbasi
M.D.

Schooling: M.D.: University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle WA.

Undergraduate degree: Montana State University, Bozeman MT.

Residency: Montana Family Medicine Residency, Billings MT.

Board certification: American Board of Family Medicine

Year joined faculty: 2014, full time 2021

Medical interests: Pediatrics and obstetrics; sports medicine; preventive medicine.

Outside interests: Spending time with my wife of 32 years, Nancy, and visiting our kids, all five of them, and grandkids, two of them, in five different states. Train year round to compete in triathlons; fly fish year round; backpacking trips and camping; brewing beer at home and commercially.

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.

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.

Marina Hansen
M.D.

Joined staff: Glasgow, Mont.

Schooling: Cell biology and neuroscience, Montana State University, Bozeman.

University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle.

Outside Interests: Spending time with my husband, pets, family and friends, outdoor activities and gardening.

Medical interests: Wilderness medicine, rural medicine, obstetrics, pediatrics and palliative care

Alex Hetrick
D.O.

Joined staff: 2021

Schooling: University of Alabama – Tuscaloosa, bachelor of science in biology, bachelor of art in history with Japanese minor. Eastern Mennonite University – Harrisonburg, Va., master’s degree in biomedicine.

Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine – Ivins, Utah.

Outside interests: Hiking, paddle boarding, camping, climbing, woodworking, and international backpacking.

Medical interests: Wilderness medicine, global medicine and wound care.

Eric Hjatalin
D.O.

Schooling: Medical school, Rocky Vista University, Parker, Colo. Bachelor of arts, Carroll College, Helena.

Joined staff: 2022

Medical interests: Sports medicine, pediatrics, comprehensive care.

Outside interests: Skiing, fishing, boating and working on my car.

Jalyn Huft
M.D.

Joined staff: 2021

Schooling: Rocky Mountain College, Billings.

University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle.

Outside interests: Hiking, camping, traveling, reading fiction, running, playing with my golden retriever, playing any type board game or cards and spending time with my family and friends.

Medical interests: Full spectrum medicine, rural and wilderness medicine and addiction medicine.

Zach Hunter
P.A.

Schooling:  Master of Physician Assistant Studies, Rocky Mountain College, Billings

Joined staff: 2019

 Medical interests:  Preventive health management & pediatrics  

Outside interests:  Running, outdoor recreation, reading

Kaci Jansma
P.A.-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.

Naomi Keehn
P.A.

Schooling: Rocky Mountain College, master of Physician Assistant Studies, 2021.
Undergraduate: University of Minnesota Morris, Bachelor of Arts degree in biology with minor in deaf studies.
Joined staff: 2021
Medical Interests: Primary care, preventive medicine, women’s health and behavioral health.
Outside interests: Hiking, camping, snowboarding, traveling, board games, crafting and dogs.

Katherine Ellis Keith
F.N.P.

Schooling: Vanderbilt University, master of science in nursing.
Undergraduate: Furman University, bachelor of science.
Board certification: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 2021.
Joined staff: 2022.
Medical interests: Public health, nutrition, social determinants of health.
Outside interests: Any activity that affords me time in the mountains. I also love appreciating and curating multimedia art.

Julie Kelso
M.D.

Schooling: M.D., University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Neb., 2001. Bachelor of science in biology and Spanish, Rocky Mountain College, 1997.

Residencies: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver; pediatric intern, psychiatric resident, psychiatric chief resident.

Columbia University, New York, N.Y., public psychiatry fellow.

Board certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2006.

Joined staff: 2021

Medical interests: Collaborative care, deprescribing, depression, bipolar disorder, domestic violence, transaffirmative care.

Outside interests: Spending time with spouse of 21 years, son and daughter and family’s miniature schnauzers. Skiing, hiking, biking, reading and travel.

Christian Kilpatrick
D.O.

Schooling:  Midwestern University – Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, Glendale Sheridan, Wyo.

Undergraduate: University of Wyoming, Laramie

Joined staff: 2020

Medical Interests: Wilderness medicine, sports medicine.

Outside Interests: I’m a big fan of the outdoors, so that’s usually where you’ll find me if I have some free time. I was raised in the Big Horn Mountains above Sheridan, Wyo., and have spent a large portion of my life camping, hunting, fishing, and hiking. My other big passion is music. I’ve played the guitar since I was 12.

John Konow
M.D.

Schooling: MD: University of Queensland – Ochsner Clinical School, Brisbane, Australia, & New Orleans, La.

Undergraduate: Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

Joined staff: 2020

Medical Interests: Emergency medicine, sports medicine, patient education, full-spectrum family medicine

Outside Interests: Dogs, nature, coloring, hiking, trying to play sports

Jameson Laub
D.O.

Joined staff: 2021

Schooling: College of Wooster, Wooster, Ohio, bachelor’s in biology.

A.T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona (year 2-4 clinical rotations in Seattle area).

Outside interests: Hiking, rock climbing, skateboarding, board games, reading epic fantasy, watching Marvel movies.

Medical interests:  Rural medicine, preventative medicine, chronic pain management, substance use disorder management, osteopathic manipulative treatment and wilderness medicine.

Staci Lee
M.D.

Schooling: M.D.: Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.

Undergraduate: Iowa State University, Ames, IA.

Graduate:  Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, master of education in Health Professions.

Residency: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; Internal Medicine Residency, Infectious Diseases Fellowship

Medical interests: Care of people living with HIV and/or identifying as LGBTQ+, prevention and treatment of infectious diseases, developing and providing interprofessional medical education for patients, medical providers and the public

Outside interests: Seeking out people, books, music, shows, and outdoor activities that allow me to see or experience life from a different perspective.

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

Cassie Lowry Edmark
D.O.

Schooling: MD: Pacific Northwest University, Yakima, Wash.

Undergraduate: Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind.

Joined staff: 2020

Medical Interests: Austere, expedition, rescue, altitude, sports, and emergency medicine; critical care, trauma care, point-of-care ultrasound

Outside Interests: Skiing, rock climbing, mountaineering, sewing, and working on electronics projects.

Luke Leary
M.D.

Schooling: University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Jackson. Bachelor’s degree in biology with chemistry minor, University of Mississippi “Ole Miss”.

Joined staff: 2022.

Medical interests: Rural full spectrum (hospital and clinic), sports medicine, wilderness medicine, hospital medicine.

Outside interests: Spending time with family, friends and my dog, bird hunting, fishing, hiking, exercise, watching sports and occasionally attempting them.

Travis Loy
M.D.

Joined staff: 2021

Schooling: Bachelor’s in biology, Florida Atlantic University

Ross University School of Medicine, Barbados

Outside Interests: Mentorship, service, missions work, cookery and food preservation, gardening, fly and deep-sea fishing, guitar, piano, live music production, cross-country walking and purposeful living.

Medical Interests: Preventative medicine, dietary health, mental health, medical missions and mentorship in healthcare

Sam Matz
M.D.

Schooling: MD: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland

Undergraduate: Excelsior College, N.Y.; Portland State University, Ore.

Joined staff: 2020

Medical Interests: Wilderness medicine, emergency medicine, quality improvement in medicine.

Outside Interests: Kite surfing, snowboarding, mountain biking, climbing, and loads of hiking

Chris Miller
M.D.

Schooling: M.D. Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey.   B.S. Washington State University, Pullman

Joined staff:  2019

Medical interests:  End-of-life discussions and care; management of complex health situations;
wilderness medicine

Outside interests: Camping, hiking, hunting, fishing, skiing, light water activities, hockey, baseball/softball, woodworking

James Miller
P.A.

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

Megha Mudireddy
M.D.

Schooling: University of North Dakota School of Medicine, Grand Forks. Bachelor of science, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks

Joined staff: 2022.

Medical interests: Women’s health, preventive medicine, pain management, sports medicine, skin diseases.

Outside interests:  Spending time with family and friends, reading, tennis, traveling and cooking.

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

DeAnna Niles
P.A.

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

Daniel Pak
M.D.

Joined staff: 2021

Schooling: Bachelor of arts, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pa.

University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle.

Outside interests: Korean culture and language, gardening, cooking, classical and contemporary music.

Medical interests: Immigrant and underserved health, spreading awareness of chronic hepatitis B infection in Asian-Americans, quality improvement, healthcare policy and public health.

Adam Putnam
D.O.

Schooling: Bachelor’s in biochemistry and molecular biology, Rhodes College, Memphis, Tenn.

A.T. Still University-Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, Mo.

Outside interests: Backpacking, kayaking, skiing, snowboarding, climbing, board games, reading,

video games and dogs (my own and all).

Medical interests: Rural full spectrum, obstetrics, emergency, global medicine, point of care ultrasound.

Grace Rose
D.O.

Schooling: Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences, School of Osteopathic Medicine, Yakima, Wash. Bachelor of science in human nutrition, Southern Utah University, Cedar City.

Joined staff: 2022

Medical interests: Obstetrics, pediatrics, addiction medicine, rural health, and diabetes management.

Outside interests: Camping, hiking, visiting ghost towns, hanging out with my family, spending time playing card and board games, playing with my dog, kayaking, and doing home renovations.

Joel Ross
D.O.

Schooling: Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine.  Las Cruces, N.M. Weber State University, Ogden, Utah, bachelor of arts with Spanish major, emphasis in international business and chemistry minor,

Joined staff: 2022.

Medical interests: Family medicine, wilderness medicine, integrative medicine, osteopathic medicine, functional medicine.

Outside interests: Spending time with my wife and two children, and most any outdoor activity. Volunteer work, mountain biking, hiking, swimming, camping, soccer, watching movies, skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, wake boarding, long boarding, paddle boarding, surfing, martial arts and reading.

Shae Saunders
M.D.

Schooling: American University of Antigua College of Medicine. Metropolitan State University of Denver/University of Colorado Denver.

Joined staff: 2022.

Medical interests: Public health and social determinants of health and wellness, restorative justice in healthcare and health equity, women’s health and OB-GYN.

Outside interests: Dogs, cooking, skincare, travel and home improvement.

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.

David Supinski
M.D.

Schooling: University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis Minn. Bachelor of arts in biology from Concordia College, Moorhead, Minn.

Joined staff: 2022

Medical interests: Rural family medicine, preventative medicine, emergency medicine, sports and exercise medicine, maternity and newborn care.

Outside interests: Running, biking, swimming, cross country skiing, pickle ball, tennis, basketball, spike ball, corn hole, golf, hiking, backpacking, camping, hunting, wood working, painting, music, cooking and reading.