Meet Our Providers

Faron Bauer
Faron Bauer, MD

Specialty: Family Medicine
Bogachiel Clinic

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Board Certified: American Academy of Family Physicians
Medical School: University of California, IrvineSchool of Medicine, Irvine, CA
Internship: University of Washington, School of Medicine, Seattle, WA
Residency: University of Washington, School of Medicine, Seattle, WA
Fellowship: University of Washington, School of Medicine, Seattle, WA
Started working in Forks: 2016

Dr. Craven
Robert Craven, MD

Specialty: Ear, Nose, Throat
Bogachiel Clinic

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Board Certified: Yes
Other Practice: Allergy
Medical School: University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix, AZ
Internship: Hartfield, CT
Residency: University of Connecticut 
Professional Bio:
Interests/Hobbies: Dr. Craven is a writer of historical Christian fictions. His Trilogy and The Chronicles of The Seven Cities are available on amazon.com and all have five star reviews.

Esker Ellis
Esker Ellis, DO

Specialty: Family Medicine
Bogachiel Clinic

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Board Certified: American Osteopathic Board 
Medical School: University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Services
Internship: Palm Beaches Medical Center
Residency: Community Hospital of Lancaster 
Started working in Forks: 2016

James F. Flowers
James F. Flowers, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Specialty: General Surgery
Bogachiel Clinic

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Board Certified: American Board of Surgery
Medical School: University of Texas, Houston, TX
Internship: Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA
Residency: Virginia Mason medical Center, Seattle, WA
Fellowship: American College of Surgeons
Started working in Forks: 2010
Professional Bio: 6 years surgery training at Virginia Mason Medical Center, 21 years general surgery in Port Angeles full-time.
Professional Interests: General Surgery
Interests/Hobbies: Ocean sailing with his wife and children.

Gary D. Harmon
Gary D. Harmon M.D.

Specialty: General Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery
Bogachiel Clinic

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Other Practice: Emergency Medicine and Medical Administration
Board Certified: General Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery
Medical School: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Internship: Swedish Hospital, Seattle, WA
Residency: Swedish Hospital, Seattle, WA
Fellowship: Ferguson Clinic, Grand Rapids, MI
Started working in Forks: 1994- Emergency Room
1999- Surgery
Professional Bio: Private Practice, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Everett, WA 1994-1999
Professional Interests: Gastrointestinal endoscopy and colon cancer prevention. Surgical Treatment of anorectic disorders.
Interests/Hobbies:  Gardening and horticulture. Fishing, Hiking Beach Combing, Traveling, & Culinary Arts

John Jackson
John Jackson, DO

Specialty: Family Medicine and Obstetrics
Bogachiel Clinic

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Board Certified: American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians
Medical School: Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Internship: St. Barnabas Hospital, South Bronx
Residency: Chicago Osteopathic Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Washington School of Medicine, Spokane, Washington
Started working in Forks: 2014
Professional History: Malaria and tropical diseases, obstetrics, and teaching film
Interests/Hobbies: Fishing, fishing, & family

Sue Keilman
Sue Keilman, ARNP, CNM

Specialty: Family Medicine
Bogachiel Clinic

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Board Certified: American College of Nurse Midwives
Medical School: Frontier School of Midwifery Service
Internship: Booth Maternity Center
Started Working in Forks: 1992
Professional Bio: Virginia Mason Hospital Midwifery Service & University of Arizona- Faculty
Professional Interests: Women’s Health
Interests/Hobbies: Gardening, Animals, Weaving, Spinning, Kayaking, & Walking 

Tristan McGovern
Tristan McGovern M.D.

Specialty: Orthopedics
Bogachiel Clinic and Clallam Bay Medical Clinic

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Board Certified: Yes
Medical School: Washington University, Missouri
Residency: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
Fellowship: Lake Tahoe Sports
Started in Forks: 2002
Professional Bio: Specializes in adult reconstruction, total joint replacement, ligament reconstructive knee and shoulder
Professional Interests: Delivering medical care to rural areas
Interests/Hobbies: Day training and sailing

Jonas Merrill
Jonas Merrill, PA-C

Specialty: Family Medicine
Bogachiel Clinic

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Medical School: Touro College School of Health Science, Bay Shore, New York
Started working in Forks: 2013
Professional History: United States Navy- Active duty/reserves Hospital Corpsman August 2000 – August 2011

LaRayne Ness
LaRayne Ness, ARNP

Specialty: Pain Management
Bogachiel Clinic and Clallam Bay Medical Clinic

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Board Certified:American Academy of Nurse Family Medicine Practitioners
Medical School: Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff Arizona
Started working in Forks: 2015

Bradley Pederson
Bradley Pederson, DPM

Specialty: Podiatry
Bogachiel Clinic and Clallam Bay Medical Clinic

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Board Certified: Doctor Podiatric Medicine
Medical School: California College of Podiatric Medicine, San Francisco, CA
Residency: St. John Hospital – Macomb Center, Warren, MI

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Dr. Matthew Voorsanger

Specialty: Cardiology
Bogachiel Clinic

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Howard Welsh
Howard Welsh, ARNP

Specialty: Family Medicine
Bogachiel Clinic and Clallam Bay Medical Clinic

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Medical School: Seattle University, Seattle, WA
Started working in Forks: 2016

Donna West
Donna West, ARNP

Specialty: Family Medicine
Clallam Bay Medical Clinic

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Board Certified: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Medical School: Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA
Started working in Forks: 2014

Joel Yelland
Joel Yelland, MD

Specialty: Family Medicine
Bogachiel Clinic and Clallam Bay Medical Clinic

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Board Certification: American Board of Family Medicine
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York
Internship: Naval Hospital, Camp Pendleton, California
Residency: Naval Hospital, Bremerton, Washington
Fellowship: Rural Family Medicine, Tacoma, Washington
Started working in Forks: 2016
Professional Bio: 8 years in the Navy, 14 years in Omak, WA in full spectrum Family Medicine, over 5 years as Medical Director for Lower Elwha Health Clinic.
Professional Interests: Primary Care and Addiction Medicine
Interests/Hobbies: Biking, Hiking, Music, Geology, & Astronomy