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Our Providers

Modoc Medical Center is thankful to have a staff of physicians that are both skilled and knowledgeable about the medical field. Please see the following list of providers for any of your healthcare needs.

Clinic

Edward P. Richert, MD

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Chief of Staff, Rural Health Clinic Director
Graduate: University of Illinois-Chicago 
Board Certified, American Board of Family Medicine
Tenure – 1981 to present

Alex Ferber, PA-C

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Graduate: University of Southern California
Certified-National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
Tenure – 2015 to present

Chelsea Pearson, PA-C

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Graduate: Albany Medical College
Certified-National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
Tenure – 2013 to present

Ruth Moeller, FNP-C

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Graduate: Frontier Nursing University
Certified-American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Tenure – 2017 to present


Emergency Department

Matthew Farson, MD

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Vice Chief of Staff, Emergency Services Director
Graduate: Loma Linda University
Board Certified, American Board of Family Medicine
Advanced Trauma Life Support Certified
Tenure – 2007 to present

Thomas Dunlop, MD

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Graduate, University of California School of Medicine-Irvine
Board Certified American Board of Family Medicine
Tenure – 2007 to present

Jay Lai, MD

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Graduate, Chicago School of Medicine & Science-Rosalind Franklin University
Board Certified, American Board of Family Medicine
Tenure – 2011 to present

Thomas Lambert, MD

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Graduate, Boston University School of Medicine
Board Certified, American Board of Internal Medicine
Tenure – 2007 to present

James Appel, MD

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Graduate, Loma Linda University
Board Certified, American Board of Family Medicine
Tenure – 2011 to present

James Helmer Jr., MD

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Graduate, Chicago School of Medicine
Board Certified – American Board of Family Medicine
Subspecialty Certifications-Geriatric Medicine and Hospice/Palliative Care
Tenure – 2009 to present

Joseph Esherick, MD

Graduate, Yale University of Medicine
Board Certified, American Board of Family Medicine
Tenure – 2011 to present


Surgery

Dale Syverson, MD    

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Graduate, University of Minnesota School of Medicine
Board Certified, American Board of Surgery & American
Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Tenure – 2011 to present

Dr. Syverson is a visiting general surgeon who joins us several times a month to perform minor procedures.

Mark T. Fay, MD

Dr. Mark T. Fay, M.D.

Graduate, Washington University School of Medicine
Board Certified, American Board of Ophthalmology
Tenure – 1992 to present

Dr. Fay is a visiting Ophthalmologist who joins us once a quarter to perform minor eye surgeries, including cataract surgery. 


Podiatry 

Richard Nielsen, DPM

Graduate, California College of Podiatric Medicine
Tenure – 1997 to present

Dr. Nielsen is a visiting podiatrist who sees patients at our Family Practice Clinic monthly.