Laurie had been a registered nurse for more than 25 years prior to obtaining her master’s degree in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She graduated from Georgetown University in Washington, DC. Laurie is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She currently practices in her hometown of Manti at the Main Street Clinic. She accepts patients from infancy to the very elderly, providing sick visits, well visits and preventative care. She has two late night clinics as well as a Saturday clinic to help meet the needs of all patients in the area. Regular business hours are Monday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to to noon.
Jason Okerlund is a family nurse practitioner at Gunnison Valley Hospital. He received his medical degree at the University of Utah in 2003. He is available to see patients on Monday, Tuesday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Wade Anderson is a practicing physician assistant at Gunnison Valley Hospital. He is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. His office hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Dr. Richard Nay graduated from the University of Utah School of Medicine and completed his residency in family practice at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center in Arizona. He specializes in the field of Family Medicine and has 27 years of experience in providing comprehensive medical care for families and individuals. Dr. Nay is also trained and certified to practice Anesthesiology, Emergency Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Dr. Kimberly Beck holds a bachelor’s degree in geophysical engineering from the Colorado School of Mines and a medical degree from Marshall University. She completed her residency at St. Mary’s Hospital, and is American Academy of Family Physicians board certified. As a full-spectrum family practitioner at Gunnison Valley Hospital, her work primarily includes geriatrics, dermatology and women’s health. Dr. Beck is available to see patients Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is available some Fridays.
Dr. Steven Embley completed his residency in family medicine at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center, where he also served as chief resident. He earned degrees from both the University of Utah and Brigham Young University before completing medical school at Midwestern University in Arizona. He practices a full scope of family medicine, including obstetrics, pediatrics and adult medicine. He has extensive training in diabetes management, dermatology and women’s health. Dr. Embley is also fluent in Spanish.
Dr. Dwight Inouye attended medical school at University of Utah and has over three decades of family practice experience. He completed additional family practice training at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Corvallis, Oregon, and has become a valued member of the local medical community in Gunnison Valley.
Dr. Cary Judy graduated from Brigham Young University and completed his residency in family practice at Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Missouri. He is certified by the American Board of Family Practice and previously served as the Chief of Staff at Gunnison Valley Hospital. As a family physician, he takes a strong interest in treating the whole family and particularly enjoys taking care of children and adolescents, especially young athletes. Dr. Judy believes in good patient-physician communication and takes a special interest in each of his patients.
After graduation from Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Brady Blackham completed his residency in Family Medicine at Idaho State University. His main objective is to provide compassionate, tailored care to the families of central Utah.
Dr. Jensen is board certified in Family Medicine and is the only physician in Utah, south of Lehi, that is also certified in Hospice & Palliative Medicine. He enjoys providing full spectrum family care from birth to geriatrics, including obstetrics. He serves as the medical director for Gunnison Valley Home Health & Hospice and devotes every Monday to outpatient wound care at Gunnison Valley Hospital. His regular clinic days are Tuesday through Friday, 9 AM to 5 PM. Call 528-2130 for an appointment.