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Ronald Ellsworth, MD

Biography:

Cascade Medical Center welcomes Ron Ellsworth M.D., a board certified family physician. Dr. Ellsworth grew up on a farm in Grandview, Idaho and then moved to Arizona as a teen. Dr. Ellsworth attended medical school at University of Arizona, and completed his family medicine residency in Provo, UT. Dr. Ellsworth loves rural areas, and especially the opportunity to get to know everyone in the community and do his best to serve them. Dr. Ellsworth is married with five kids who are the joy of his life. As a father of five kids, he leverages that experience to help improve his care for families in the area. He specializes in pediatrics, chronic disease management, preventative care, and urgent care. Most recently, Dr. Ellsworth had his own family practice and urgent care in St. Anthony, ID, but closed his practice to come to cascade where he hopes to have a little more time with his family enjoying the wonderful outdoor opportunities of the area and interacting with the good people that live here.

Dr. Ellsworth is accepting new pediatric and new adult patients.
Please call 208-382-4285
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James Dardis, MD

Biography:

Dr. Jim Dardis has been practicing medicine for more than 30 years. Having grown up in Colorado, Dr. Dardis graduated from Colorado College in Colorado Springs in Chemistry before attending medical School at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and residency at North Colorado Medical Center. Then one day while driving through Valley County on his way up north, the beauty of the area made him stop and make Idaho his home. Most of his career was spent in McCall at Payette Lakes Medical Clinic providing a broad spectrum of family medicine, including Emergency Room, OB/GYN, C-section, and other surgical procedures. In addition to seeing patients at Cascade Medical Center, he is the Medical Director for Donnelly, Meadows Valley, and Riggins EMS Districts. Dr. Dardis and his wife Kathy enjoy their grown children and pretty much anything outdoors.

Dr. Dardis is accepting new patients
Please call 208-382-4285
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Chantell Williams, MSN FNP-BC

Biography:

Chantell is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with special interests in Emergency Medicine and Family Medicine. She has a strong background in emergency and critical care nursing. She enjoys living in Valley County with her husband and three sons, as the family has a passion for outdoor sports. She believes in developing strong relationships, in order to provide personalized care, tailored to meet each patient's specific needs.

Education:

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Texas at Arlington, Graduate May 2004

Master of Science in Nursing, South University, Graduate January 2016












Marc Nagel, PA

Biography:

Marc is a Board Certified Physician Assistant with special interests in rural primary care and complex chronic care. He is an Army veteran and takes pride in caring for our military veterans. Marc enjoys staying fit at the Cascade Recreation Center and the outdoor life of Valley County, especially skiing and playing with his dog Zoya. His outgoing personality breaks down barriers with his patients, and he is able to build supportive care around their individual needs.

Education:

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Economics, Albertson College of Idaho, Graduate May 2000

Master of Physician Assistant Studies, Idaho State University, Graduate August 2014











Rebecca Echols, NP

Biography:

Nurse Practitioner Rebecca Echols joined Cascade Medical Center in September, moving here from Albuquerque where she practiced at Lovelace Women's Hospital. Prior to becoming a provider, Rebecca worked as an RN in both clinic and hospital settings, including Rheumatology, Pediatrics, OB/Gyn, ER, ICU, Med-Surg, Oncology, and IV therapy. When she's not seeing to the medical needs of our patients, Rebecca enjoys exploring her new home of Cascade.

Education:

University of St. Francis, Joliet, IL Masters of Science Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner

Wichita State University, Wichita, KS Bachelors of Science Nursing


Rebecca is accepting new patients
Please call 208-382-4285








Kate Farmer, PT, tDPT

Biography:

Kate and her husband, John live just outside of Donnelly. They enjoy all the outdoor activities that Valley County provides. Kate has been a physical therapist since 1993 starting her career with St. Luke's in Boise, Idaho and then in private practice in Boise; before moving to Valley County in 2001

Education:

Undergraduate: University of Wisconsin-Madison

Graduate: Northern Arizona University

Post Graduate: University of Montana









Jessica Wagner, PTA

Biography:

Coming from a small town herself Jessica enjoys getting to know the members of her community. Though patients may share the same diagnosis, she recognizes that each person has individual needs and wants to use her unique "hands-on" experience to better serve you and your lifestyle. "I want to provide you with the education you need to reduce the control that pain can have on your life." Like many parents of young children she spends her spare time juggling the needs of her family. When life slows enough for a little bit of fun she spends the time with her husband, children, and dog enjoying the many outdoor activities the Valley County area has to provide.

Education:

Associate of Applied Science in Physical Therapist Assistant, Spokane Falls Community College, Graduate June 2016

Certification of Massage Therapy, Heritage College, Graduate January 2006

Aquatic Certifications in Fall Prevention, Hip and Low Back Specialist





Janet Smith

Biography:

Jann is a licensed physical therapist assistant who grew up in the Portland, OR area and graduated from Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham, OR in 1985 with an AA of physical therapy. Most of her career has been spent in rural, critical access hospitals where she enjoys a getting to know her patients in a variety of settings. She has a special interest and extensive training in aquatic therapy.
After spending over 20 years working in the gorgeous yet very moist Oregon Coast, she finds the mountains of Idaho a nice change of environment in which to enjoy the outdoors with her dog, Silas.
She is the proud grandparent of 10 lovely and talented grandchildren who live in the Treasure Valley who she sees often. Jann worked at Cascade Medical Center from 2014 to 2016 and is very happy to be back working in the community she has grown to love.

Education:

AA Physical Therapy, Mt. Hood Community College, Graduate June 1985