Dr. Campbell is a solo family practitioner who received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Bucknell University and his Medical Doctorate from the University of Oklahoma. He completed his family practice residency for the Family Practice Residency of Idaho in Boise, Idaho and was board certified by the American Board of Family Practice in July 1994, 2000, and 2013. He served as Chief of Staff for Bear Lake Memorial Hospital from 1996-97, 2003-04, and 2009. He is the Medical Director for the Bear Lake Memorial Hospital’s Home Health and Mental Health. He served as a board member of the Bear Lake Valley Health Care Foundation from 1996-98. He has previously been a board member of the Idaho Academy of Family Physicians and has affiliations with both the University of Washington as a preceptor and with Idaho State University as Affiliate Faculty.
Dr. Crane started his Medical Practice on the campus of Bear Lake Memorial Hospital in September of 2011. Dr. Crane is a Bear Laker. He graduated from Bear Lake High School in 1997. He went on to graduate from Brigham Young University in microbiology. He received his Doctorate of Medicine Degree from the University of Utah. He completed his family medicine residency at Ball Memorial Family Medicine Residency in Indiana and held the Chief Resident position. Dr. Crane has made several medical service trips providing healthcare to people in Ecuador, Kenya, Mexico, and Uganda.
Dr. Crane’s practice focuses on family health, including pediatrics and OB services. He speaks Spanish and Portuguese.
Dr. Hansen started at the Family Care and OB Practice on the campus of Bear Lake Memorial Hospital in August of 2012. Dr. Hansen is originally from the Snake River area near Blackfoot, ID. He received his Bachelor of Science in Biology at the Albertson College of Idaho. Then finished his Doctorate of Medicine at the University of Washington. He completed his residency with the Family Medicine Residency of Idaho in Caldwell, ID. He was Chief Resident during his third year.
Dr. Hansen’s practice focuses on family health, including pediatrics and OB services. He also specializes in upper endoscopies and colonoscopies.
Dr. Jepsen is a general Orthopedic Surgeon with special interest in sports medicine and an extensive background in major trauma. He completed his military service as an Orthopedic Surgeon at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany before coming to BLMH in 2009. He was the Chief of Orthopedic Services while at Landstuhl Regional.
Dr. Jepsen has family ties to Southeastern Idaho and lives near his parents in the Mink Creek area with his wife and eight children.
He completed his Orthopedics residency in 2001 at Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas and received his Medical Degree from Uniform Services University of Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Jepsen’s military medical career took him first to Osan Air Base, Korea, and then to Germany. Dr. Jepsen brings a broad range of orthopedic experience to the Bear Lake Valley.
Dr. Jacobson is practicing at Bear Lake Memorial Hospital Internal Medicine Clinic. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Physiology, Medical Degree, and Family Medicine Specialty Degree all at the University of Utah. He is Board Certified as a Family Practice Physician with experience in pediatrics, sports medicine, weight loss management, women’s health, mental health, addiction, and disease prevention. Dr. Jacobson is the son of Kevin and Brenda Jacobson of Ovid. He is excited to raise his family in the beautiful Bear Lake Valley.
Same Day Appointments available. Accepting New Patients.
Dr. Leach is a Nephrology Specialist. He attended and graduated from the University of Kansas School of Medicine in 1995, having over 21 years of diverse experience, especially in Nephrology. Dr. Leach is also board certified in Internal Medicine. He will be a valuable asset to our Dialysis Center in addition to clinic visits. His office is located in the basement of the Hospital.
Dr. Meissner studied at the University of Pikeville, Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine & earned her undergraduate degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry from Midway College in Kentucky. She is from Waynesville, North Carolina & with a lifelong desire to live in the West, moved to Idaho for her Residency. Dr. Meissner enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, skiing, outdoor activities & horseback riding. She is looking forward to practicing full-spectrum family medicine in Montpelier, Idaho. She is accepting new patients.
Dr. Nicholas Packer MD is an Obstetrics/Gynecology specialist. He graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He then attended Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine and graduated in 2011. Dr. Packer did an Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at York Hospital in York Pennsylvania. He has been practicing for over 6 years and has been affiliated with Seasons Medical and Madison Memorial Hospital in Rexburg, Idaho. Dr. Packer is a member of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Dr. Podany is a General and Bariatric Surgeon, and a Fellow of the American Board of Abdominal Surgery. He practiced for 20 years at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls in General, Bariatric and Emergency Trauma Surgery. He has performed nearly 1,000 Gastric Bypass procedures, many of which were done laparoscopically, and now performs Lap-Band and Gastric Sleeve Surgery here at Bear Lake Memorial Hospital. He pioneered non-invasive, laparoscopic surgery in Eastern Idaho, performing the first laparoscopic gallbladder surgery and the first laparoscopic anti-reflux operation. Dr. Podany remains the most experienced advanced laparoscopic surgeon in Eastern Idaho.
Dr. Podany played Varsity Football for Syracuse University. He graduated from Temple University Medical School in Philadelphia and obtained his surgical training at the Lehigh Valley Medical Center, a regional trauma center, where he trained under Dr. Michael Rhoades, an alumnus of the famous Dr. Cauley at the Baltimore Trauma Center.
Anya obtained her P.A. graduate degree from Western University in Pomona, California. Prior to moving to Bear Lake, she worked at a Community Clinic in California for four years.
After having a positive experience with a physician’s assistant in an emergency room and doing some research on the position, Anya knew that’s what she really wanted to do. She went back to school, while still working full time and raising a family, to earn her degree.
Anya feels she has a lot to offer the community by providing a variety of health services. Those wishing to make an appointment with Anya can call Dr. Campbell’s office at 208-847-3847.
Joe started with Bear Lake Memorial Hospital with Dr. Kerry Jepsen in the Bear Lake Orthopaedic Clinic. Dayton was born in Price, UT and delivered by his OBGYN father. His mother is also in the medical field and has since retired from the nursing field. He comes from a large family and is number 10 of 12 kids, 11 boys and one girl on the end. He enjoys playing and watching sports. Dayton has spent many summers working on the family ranch in Cokeville. He graduated from Mountain View High School is Orem in 1998. Dayton served a LDS Mission to Argentina. Once he returned, he met his wife Buffy when they were both playing soccer for Utah Valley University in Orem. There he got his degree in business and, returned later, to finish two years of pre-requisites before continuing his education at a Physician Assistant school in Albuquerque, NM. Joe and his wife live in Cokeville and they have five children together. Other than spending time with his family, he enjoys sports, hunting, fishing, and good movies. He also practices at a clinic in Cokeville, WY.
Alex grew up in southeast Idaho. After spending several years out of state in Utah and Montana for his education, he is glad he could return to Idaho to raise his family and work with the people in the Bear Lake community. Alex has been on staff at Bear Lake Memorial Hospital since 2004. He treats a wide variety of health concerns and maintains a flexible schedule to accommodate your urgent needs. Same day appointments available by calling 208-847-1110 or 208-847-4495.
Craig Sandberg, CRNA
Dorian Grunig, CRNA
Dorian was raised and graduated from High School in Montpelier, ID. He along with his wife Angela and three children have lived in Montpelier since December of 2004.
Dorian attended the School of Anesthesia in Middle Tennessee where he graduated with a Master Degree in Science with an emphasis in Anesthesia.