Dr. Roberta Ruggeri was born on the east coast and grew up Walla Walla, Washington. She attended college at Mount Holyoke College majoring in biology and Italian literature. After exploring different career options she attended medical school at Western University of Health Sciences and completed residency in Portland in family practice. She enjoys running, exploring music, and spending time with her husband and daughter. In the winter find her snowboarding, in the summer stand up and paddle boarding. Being in a small primary care office is a dream come true.
Carolyn Bell is the lovely, friendly smiling woman at the front desk. Hers is the most common voice heard by all patients. She is a true patient advocate working hard for you.
Dorothea Sorenson is the front co-pilot. Also a friendly greeter who works hard on prescriptions, approvals, and referrals. Few can fax as fast as she.
Carmen Schmit is our lead Medical Assistant handling direct patient care. Always in direct communication with the physicians, she can answer most questions and is always willing to help.
We are excited to welcome new members of our staff. Laura Works, ARNP; Lindsay Meier, MA; Diana Mikkelson, Billing and Accounting. Pictures and biographies will appear as time allows.
We all recommend: Hugging your loved ones daily. Enjoying nature whenever you can. Getting good sleep. Being grateful. Finding appreciation in every day.
Dr. Roberta Ruggeri