Dr. Ingrid Bauer knows that sometimes nature is the best medicine – or at least part of the treatment – for better health.

Being very health conscious, Dr. Chavez likes to help patients in their quest to keep good oral habits in order to maintain healthy gums and teeth.

PNP, Pediatrics

Polly joins Western Sierra from 14 years of private practice in Roseville. She has a Masters in Pediatrics from University of California, San Francisco and she received her BSN from Brigham Young University.

Former Army medic Daniel Barry feels at home as Physician Assistant in Downieville clinic Downieville is a great fit for Daniel Barry. The community, where the elevation is 10 times more than the number of residents, is just what the former Army medic-turned-Physician Assistant ordered on his career wish list. “In primary care, it’s as…

Physician Assistant Michael Duffy brings extensive primary-care experience and a specialty for treating wounds to Penn Valley clinic Physician Assistant Michael Duffy has helped develop a new and much-in-demand career in health care, mastered a hard-to-find specialty – and found his way back to Nevada County. “Nobody even knew if this PA thing was going…

MD, Pediatrics

Michael E. Curtis, MD received his advanced training from the University of Pittsburg Medical School in 1983 and participated in the Residency Training Pediatrician program at the Naval Hospital San Diego.

Drea is a women’s health nurse practitioner and certified nurse midwife (CNM). She graduated from Georgetown University, adding her advanced practice nursing to her Master’s in Public Health. Her education has always centered around maternal and child health, and has always known she would be “catching babies” at some point in her life. She offers…

PA, Family and Internal Medicine

Kirsten George handles the health care needs of newborns to seniors. She joined Western Sierra in 2015.