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Family Medicine

Tooele family practice doctor

Rebekah Aldridge, PA-C – Grantsville Medical Clinic

Rebekah Aldridge is a Physician’s Assistant at the Grantsville Medical Clinic. She received her Bachelors of Science in Biology and her Masters of Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Utah. After working as an EMT at Gold Cross Ambulance for 6 years, she moved to Grantsville Medical Clinic. She lives in Erda and specializes in Family Practice, All ages, and Women’s Care. Rebekah Aldridge may be reached at 435-884-3578 and is located at 822 E Main St #7 in Grantsville.

Rebekah has four boys and her husband works as a fireman in Salt Lake County. She enjoys reading, gardening, and spending time with her family. She also loves to watch football and cheer on Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos.

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Levi-Bachler, PA – Grantsville Medical Clinic

Levi Bachler is a Physician’s Assistant at Grantsville Medical Clinic. He received his Master of Science in Exercise Science and Athletic Training from BYU in 1994 and a Master of Health Science in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of South Alabama in 2000. Most recently, he worked with Dr. Wayne Mortensen at Utah Valley Orthopedics. He has also worked in a variety of other positions at health clinics and in educational positions. Levi may be reached at 435-884-3578 and is located at 822 E Main St #7 in Grantsville.

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Curt Dustin, FNP – Stansbury Springs Health Center

Curt Dustin is a Family Nurse Practitioner at Stansbury Springs Health Center with a Masters of Science in Nursing from the University of Utah. Born in Reno, Nevada, Curt Dustin has lived in Utah since the age of ten and has been in Tooele City for the last 16 years. He currently works at Stansbury Springs Health center and previously worked at Mountain View Health Care, PM Pediatrics and Personal Community Health Care. Curt Dustin has provided advanced practice nursing care for pediatric to geriatric clients in the primary care setting. He has also helped care for individuals with chronic conditions, rehabilitative needs, hospice and end of life care, and Alzheimer/Dementia. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family as well as spending time outdoors. Curt Dustin may be reached at 435-843-1342 and is located at 576 Highway 138, Ste 400 in Stansbury Park by Soelbergs and inside the Urgent Care Clinic.

Utah family medicine doctor

Al Parker, MD – Tooele Medical Group Family Medicine

Al Parker, MD, is a Board Certified Family Medicine physician at our Tooele Medical Group Family Medicine location. He received his undergraduate degree from Georgia College and State University, then went on to graduate from Mercer University in Macon, Georgia as a Doctor of Medicine. He completed his residency at University of Alabama, Birmingham. Al Parker has had over 20 years of experience serving patients in the ER, Hospital Medicine, Urgent Care, and Hospice and Palliative Medicine. He has received many honors and awards throughout his professional experience, including: Resident teacher of the year, Honors Family Medicine and Pediatrics, and Chief Resident.

In his free time, Dr. Parker enjoys spending time with his wife and family, fly fishing, and coaching AA basketball. Al can be reached at 435-843-2634 and is located at 196 E 2000 N, Suite 106 next to the hospital.

General Surgery

General surgery doctor

Blaine J Cashmore, MD – Oquirrh Surgical Services

Dr. Cashmore’s specialty is General Surgery with Oquirrh Surgical Services. He graduated from George Washington University in 1996 and completed a residency at the University of California in Irvine in 2005. He served in the US Air Force as a general surgeon at Holloman Air Force Base in Alamogordo, New Mexico. He has also worked in both Heber and Mt. Pleasant, Utah as the sole provider of General Surgical and endoscopic care. Now a general surgeon at Oquirrh Surgical Services, Dr. Cashmore lives in Stansbury Park. He enjoys spending time with his wife and three children – especially playing sports with his kids. He also likes politics and reading. Dr. Cashmore may be reached at 435-228-0061 and is located at 196 E 2000 N, Ste 109.

Internal Medicine

Ronald Raymond Trudel, M.D., M.S.

Ronald Raymond Trudel, MD, MS – Mountain View Health Care

Dr. Ronald Trudel specializes in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics at Mountain View Healthcare. He Completed his undergraduate degrees in Rhode Island before completing his Masters’ in Medical Laboratory Science from the University of Massachusetts, North Dartmouth and an Internal Medicine Clerkship from the Ross University School of Medicine. Dr. Trudel has done volunteer work in the area of HIV in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. He speaks French and enjoys cooking, playing tennis, snow skiing, horseback riding, gardening, woodworking, and beekeeping. Dr. Trudel may be reached at 435-882-1644 and is located at 196 E 2000 N, Ste 104.

Orthopedics

Utah Orthopedics Doctor

Jake Daynes, DO – Tooele Medical Group Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

Dr. Daynes is an orthopedic surgeon at Tooele Medical Group Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. He was born in California and raised in Salt Lake City. He graduated from Brigham Young University with a bachelor’s degree in Spanish Literature in 2004. He completed his orthopedic internship and residency in Detroit, Michigan during which he received training in trauma, sports medicine, joint replacement, and surgery. He recently completed a fellowship in sports medicine and cartilage restoration in Indianapolis, Indiana. Dr. Daynes believes that the body, and particularly the musculoskeletal system, has an unprecedented ability to heal. Dr. Daynes and his wife have four children. They live in Stansbury Park. In his spare time, he loves to fly fish, exercise and spend time with his family. Dr. Daynes may be reached at 435-843-3859 and is located at 1929 Aaron Dr, Ste L.

Utah Orthopedics PA

Cassie Broadhead, PA – Tooele Medical Group Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

Cassie Broadhead is a Physician’s Assistant at Tooele Medical Group Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. She is licensed in Utah and Wyoming and is also a licensed EMT. She completed her Bachelor’s Degree from BYU in Exercise Science and later, a Masters of Physician Assistant Studies from Idaho State University. She has coached basketball at BYU and Timpview High School and also spent five years as a horseback riding instructor. She has specific experience in bone and joint surgery as an orthopedic physician assistant as well as in primary and urgent care. Cassie is located at 1929 Aaron Dr, Ste L. and can be reached at 435-843-3859.

 

Pediatrics

Steven Rich, D.O.

Steven Rich, DO – Wellsprings Pediatrics

Dr. Rich is with Wellsprings Pediatrics and is originally from Salt Lake City. He completed his undergraduate degree in Biology at the University of Utah. He went on to obtain a masters degree in public health from the University of Texas and a doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine from the Touro University-Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine. After completing his residency in Dayton, Ohio, Dr. Rich and his family moved to Stansbury Park.

Dr. Rich and his wife have six kids – three boys and three girls. Most of his time outside of work is spent keeping up with their various interests and activities. He occasionally is involved in coaching one or more of the sports teams his kids are a part of. He and his family like to hike, camp, travel, and see movies together. He enjoys running, playing basketball, and playing guitar. You may reach Dr. Rich at 435-882-9035 and is located at 196 E 2000 N, Ste 100.

Spine Surgery

Gary Snook, M.D.

Gary Snook, MD –

Gary Snook, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at Tooele Medical Group Spine Surgery. He received his MD in 1971 from the University of Utah, College of Medicine. His post-graduate education included LDS Hospital, University of Utah affiliated hospitals, followed by University of Texas Medical Branch and Scott & White Hospitals and Clinics in Texas.

Dr. Snook has been a practicing orthopedic surgeon since 1977 and a spine specialist for the past 18 years. During that time, he attained extensive experience with minimally invasive surgery as well as traditional methods. He offers expertise in diagnosis and treatment of conditions of the spine including neck, thoracic, and lower back. His surgical practice emphasis is minimally invasive spine surgery (MISS).  Dr. Snook is located at 2321 N 400 E Suite 300, and a number to contact him at is 435-833-9180.

Urgent Care

Utah urgent care doctor

Catherine Carter – Stansbury Springs

Catherine Carter is a Family Nurse Practitioner at the Urgent Care at Stansbury Springs. She comes to us with four years of Primary Care clinical experience and 23 years of nursing experience. She has an interest in providing evidence based holistic care to patients. Catherine graduated with her Nursing degree from the University of Phoenix in 1998 and completed her Family Nurse Practitioner Masters Degree in 2010. While working as a Family Nurse Practitioner at the VA Western Salt Lake City Community Based Outpatient Clinic, she was a mentor for the Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant students at University of Utah, BYU, and Gonzaga University.

Catherine has received many performance and service awards throughout her medical career and serves as the Stansbury Park U14 competitive soccer team medical provider.

Catherine Carter can be reached at 435-843-1342 sees patients through the Urgent Care at Stansbury Springs clinic, located at 576 Highway 138 on the north corner of the Soelbergs parking lot. Walk-ins only.

Women’s Care

Samara Lazernick, MD

Samara Lazernick, MD – Wellsprings Women’s Care

Dr. Lazernick graduated Cum Laude from Old Dominion University in Virginia with her BS degree in Chemistry. She later received her Medical Doctorate from Eastern Virginia Medical School and completed her OB/GYN residency at Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr. Lazernick served as president of the Wilderness Medicine Club and started MedWAR at Eastern Virginia Medical School. Her goal is to provide complete obstetric and gynecological care for each stage of her patient’s lives from routine obstetric and preventative care to hormone replacement therapy and minimally invasive procedures. You may reach Dr. Lazernick at 435-843-3678 and is located at 196 E 2000 N, Ste 101.

Megan M Shutts-Karjola

Megan M Shutts-Karjola, MD – Wellsprings Women’s Care

Dr. Megan Shutts-Karjola is with Wellprings Women’s Care and received her undergraduate degree in Biology from Saint Lawrence University in Canton, New York and went on to complete her Medical Doctorate at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethseda, Maryland. She now works at Mountain West Medical Center as a staff Obstetrician/Gynecologist. Dr. Shutts-Karjola has received multiple medals from the Air Force including the Meritous Unit Medal. You may reach Dr. Shutts-Karjola at 435-843-3678 and she is located at 196 E 2000 N, Ste 101.

Meena Aserlind, MD – Wellsprings Women’s Care

Dr. Meena Aserlind is an OB/GYN at our Wellsprings Women’s Care location. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering at Clemson University in South Carolina. She then went on to receive her Doctorate of Medicine from the Medical University of South Carolina. She completed her residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida. She offers quality prenatal and gynecological care to her patients.

In her free time, Dr. Aserlind enjoys skiing, hiking, scuba diving, and tennis. She also loves to travel to historic places, she has been to the ruins of Pompeii, Chichen Itza, and Russia for the World Cup! She’s a Clemson football fan but looks forward to finding sports teams in Utah to cheer on. Dr. Meena Aserlind is located at 196 E 2000 N, Ste 101 and can be reached at 435-843-3678.