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

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Emery Chang, MD

Specialty: General Surgery
Bogachiel Clinic

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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 
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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.

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.

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