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…

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Lindsay Fredrickson: ‘I love getting to know my patients and what they need’ Brighter and warmer days, the “charm of a smaller environment” and a new career opportunity attracted Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Lindsay Fredrickson to Nevada County – and Western Sierra Medical Clinic. “We were just looking for a community in which…

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.

Dr. Pete Harris is committed to community health, from helping families in some of the most remote areas of South America to newborns in Nevada County.

Taylor Jabusch: Being a Physician Assistant is ‘what I’ve been dreaming about’ Physician Assistant Taylor Jabusch is aware of the challenges – and the critical need for quality health care in Placer and Nevada counties. “Getting to work in a community where I was raised is important to me,” says Jabusch, who grew up in…

Thomas Jacobs, DPM

DPM, Podiatry

Dr. Jacobs earned his undergraduate degree from University of California, Davis, and a medical degree from the California College of Podiatric Medicine in the Bay Area.