Our Providers

Modoc Medical Center is thankful to have a staff of medical providers that are both skilled and knowledgeable. See the following list of our providers for any of your healthcare needs.

MMC Family Practice Clinic

Edward P. Richert,
MD 

Vice Chief Medical Officer Graduate: University of Illinois-Chicago. Certified-American Board of Family Medicine.
Tenure: 1981 to Present

Matthew Edmonds,
MD

Chief Medical Officer Graduate: Pennsylvania State University. Certified-American Board of Family Medicine. Tenure: 2021 to Present

Heather Caldwell,
PA-C

Graduate: Rocky Mountain College.
Certified-National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
Tenure: 2019 to Present

Ruth Moeller,
FNP-C

Graduate: Frontier Nursing University.
Certified-American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
Tenure: 2017 to Present

Chelsea Pearson,
PA-C

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

Canby Family Practice Clinic

Wendy Richardson, PA-C  

Graduate: Samuel Merritt University, Oakland, CA. Certified-National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
Tenure: 2020 to Present

William Dupuis, DDS  

Graduate: University of Washington, School of Dentistry. Certified-Dental Board of California.
Tenure: 2022 to Present

Emergency Department

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Matthew Farson, MD 

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

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James Helmer Jr, MD

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

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Jay Lai, MD

Graduate: Chicago School of Medicine & Science-Rosalind Franklin University. Certified-American Board of Family Medicine. Tenure: 2011 to Present

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Thomas Lambert, MD

Graduate: Boston University School of Medicine. Certified-American Board of Internal Medicine. Tenure: 2007 to Present

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James Appel, MD

Graduate: Loma Linda University. Certified-American Board of Family Medicine. Tenure: 2011 to Present

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Thomas Dunlop, MD

Graduate: University of California School of Medicine-Irvine. Certified-American Board of Family Medicine. Tenure: 2007 to Present

Joseph Esherick, MD

Graduate: Yale University of Medicine. Certified-American Board of Family Medicine. Tenure: 2011 to Present

Hospitalists

Lisanne Burkholder, MD-Hospitalist Director

Alex Ferber, PA-C

Chantele Sahli, PA-C

Surgery

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Mark T. Fay, MD

Graduate: Washington University School of Medicine. Certified-American Board of Ophthalmology.

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

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Dale Syverson, MD  

Graduate: University of Minnesota School of Medicine. Certified-American Board of Surgery & American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery.

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

Podiatry

Richard Nielsen, DPM

Graduate: California College of Podiatric Medicine. Tenure: 1997 to Present

Dr. Nielsen is a visiting podiatrist who sees patients at MMC’s Family Practice Clinic monthly.

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