Family Medicine Residency Coordinator
624 E. Front Ave.
Spokane, WA 99202
P (509) 626-9951
F (509) 626-9920
Family Medicine Residency Spokane has 32 residents who practice at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center, the Family Medicine Residency clinic (Spokane Teaching Health Clinic) and in other locations.
Dr. Klopsch is a Spokane native who attended Whitworth University, where he met his wife. He earned a Master’s degree in Analytical Chemistry at WSU and taught high school science at Shadle Park High School. He attended medical school at Loma Linda University in southern California and is excited to be back in Spokane. He enjoys spending time with his family, cheering on his two kids at their events, camping, rock climbing, skiing (water and snow), and fishing.
Dr. Massoud was born and raised in Spokane, leaving the comfort of home to do her undergraduate work at the University of Portland. After some time in diabetes research, she then attended medical school at Western University of Health Sciences in Lebanon, Oregon. Dr. Massoud is excited to be back home with family for her residency and even more excited to have found family medicine as a specialty.
Dr. Massoud was raised in Sacramento, California. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Portland and his medical school training at Western University of Health Sciences. Ryan is married to a Spokane native and is excited to explore everything eastern Washington has to offer. He is an avid sports fan and when he isn’t watching sports he enjoys playing golf, frisbee golf, tennis, and basketball.
Dr. Rattray is an eastern Washington native, growing up on his family’s farm in Sunnyside. He attended college at MIT in Boston, then worked odd jobs and as a Peace Corps volunteer overseas. He attended medical school at the University of Washington and is excited to be training in what he considers to be the best region in the world. When not practicing medicine he is an avid distance runner, cyclist, climber, skier, and cook.
Dr. Ruppel grew up in Coeur d’Alene, ID. She completed her undergraduate degree at University of Idaho and her medical school training at Pacific Northwest University in Yakima, Washington. She enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter outdoors hiking, camping, skiing and, of course, huckleberry picking. She also enjoys baking delicious treats and playing piano.
Dr. Tanner was raised in northern Utah. He completed a BS in Chemistry at Utah State University and a doctorate in biochemistry at Brigham Young University. After seven years of laboratory research, he moved his young family to Oregon and attended the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific. He is thrilled to be in the Northwest and excited to get his family out to enjoy the mountains, lakes, and rivers in this beautiful region.
Dr. Tran was born in Vietnam and moved at a young age to the Seattle area with her family. She followed in her siblings’ footsteps and attended the University of Washington (Go Dawgs!) where she studied Environmental Health and completed a Master’s degree in Exposure Science. She moved to Yakima to complete her medical degree at Pacific Northwest University. You can find her dining out at local restaurants, snapping photos of food, paddle boarding on a lake, or skiing the slopes.
Dr. Wehr was born and raised in Grinnell, Iowa. He completed his undergraduate studies in Biology and Spanish at Luther College and graduated from the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. He is thrilled to be in Spokane for his residency training. When he’s not caring for his patients, he enjoys exploring the world with his amazing partner, Lisa, pursuing the great outdoors, listening to music, and spending quality time with family and friends.
Dr. Woods was born in the African nation of Malawi and grew up in Idaho and Oregon before heading to Lincoln, Nebraska for college. He received a degree in International Rescue and Relief, then he headed to southern California for medical school at Loma Linda University. When not working he and his wife enjoy adventuring by backpacking, skiing and traveling to new places. He and his wife are excited to be back in Spokane to complete his residency. After completing his residency Dr. Woods and his wife plan on becoming involved in global health in developing countries around the world.
Dr. Boisvert was born in Fort Collins, Colorado. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Colorado and medical school at the Medical College of Wisconsin. She enjoys cooking, biking, yoga and spending time with her husband. Dr. Boisvert is interested in obstetrics and full-spectrum family medicine.
Dr. Brown is originally from California. She grew up there and in Wisconsin. She earned her B.S. in kinesiology and nutrition from San Diego State University, her master’s in public health from Touro University and her medical degree from American University of the Caribbean in St. Maarten. She has four beautiful fur kids (two cats, two dogs) and enjoys running, yoga, cooking and baking, reading and anything outdoors, especially backpacking and hiking. Dr. Brown is interested in rural, full-spectrum family medicine with an emphasis in OB, women’s health, and public health.
Dr. Clark was born and raised in northwest Montana. He attended Carroll College for his undergraduate degree and completed his medical training at Pacific Northwest University. He and his wife, Erin, enjoy spending their free time travelling, cooking and exploring the outdoors.
Dr. Edminster was born in Spokane. He attended and wrestled for Mead High School. He has four siblings and 10 nieces and nephews. His dad is a retired ER doctor, his mom an ARNP who practices in Spokane. He married his wife Melissa last August; they’re expecting their first child in December. He enjoys working outside, hiking/camping, fly fishing, rock climbing, coaching wrestling, board games, and historical novels. Dr. Edminster hopes to go back to Montana (his actual home) to practice full-spectrum family medicine.
Dr. Fernando grew up in Cleveland, Tennessee and went to college at Union College in Lincoln, Nebraska, where he studied international rescue and relief. That’s where he also met wife Rachel, who was studying to be a physician assistant. They have been married for more than three years. They love the outdoors: hiking, backpacking or rock climbing. His hobbies include jogging, stock market investing, and time-lapse photography.
Dr. Kobes is happily married to her husband Kelly. They have a young son, Jack, with whom she spends much of her free time. In their spare time they enjoy fishing, hiking, camping, hunting, gardening, spending time with family, music, and tractor restoration. They recently moved from Wilbur, Washington, where they were members of their community band. Dr. Kobes plans to move back to a rural area after her residency.
Dr. Miller was born and raised in The Dalles, Oregon. She lived in Colorado and California and is excited to move to Washington. She originally studied to be a math teacher, but after two years of teaching middle school math, she decided to switch careers to medicine. She and her husband, Nan, love spending time together and with their families. They also love the outdoors, playing games, watching sports, traveling and going to movies.
Dr. Miller grew up on a farm in south central Minnesota. He has a degree in biology from the University of Minnesota Duluth, where he also attended medical school and focused on rural family medicine. He is also interested in sports medicine. He and his wife, Kati, an elementary school teacher, enjoy music, cooking, home brewing beer, and watching baseball games. He also enjoys cycling and golf.
Dr. Sakamoto-Chun was born and raised in Aiea, Hawaii. She graduated from Texas Christian University in 2008 and went to work as a liaison for patients. She earned her Master’s of Science in Medical Science from North Texas Health Science Center and then attended the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and earned her DO. She enjoys time with family and friends, home-cooked meals, movies, and outdoor activities.
Dr. Sowerwine grew up in Wyoming, where she learned to love the outdoors, animals and adventure. She earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Montana and her medical degree from the University of Washington. Her interests include maternal child health, adolescents and global health. Away from work, she spends time with family, friends, and her two dogs. She likes gardening, crafting, hiking, climbing, and water.
Dr. Williams is originally from New Jersey. He spent 12 years in the state of Maine, most in an off-the-grid cabin he built in the woods, before going to medical school at the University of Colorado. He has worked as a wooden boat builder, a carpenter, and an EMT, among other jobs. He enjoys hunting, fishing, hiking with his dog, and gardening. Dr. Williams intends to practice family medicine in a rural setting after his residency.
Dr. Enghusen received her Doctor of Osteopathy degree at Pacific Northwest University College of Osteopathic Medicine. She grew up in Vancouver, WA and received her Bachelor’s of Science from Pacific University in Forest Grove OR. She graduated with a Master’s of Biomedical Science with a concentration in Stem Cell Biology and Neurobiology from University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. She has spent the past year doing a Transitional Rotation at Sky Ridge Medical Center in Lone Tree CO. Kristian enjoys drinking coffee, hiking with her dog, snowboarding and reading a good book with a glass of wine. She is interested in adding Obstetrics into her future practice and looks forward to gaining the experience needed. Dr. Enghusen embraces the osteopathic philosophy and is enthusiastic about continuing her residency journey with the Family Medicine program at Providence Sacred Heart.
Dr. Hendel is from Portland, OR and went to Univ. of Oregon for her undergraduate work. She has received her Masters in Education, taught high school science, and coached track & field for 8 years in Portland and West Africa before going back to medical school. She went to Western University of Health Sciences in Lebanon, OR. Her spare time is dominated by rivers, reading, tacos, travel, house projects, and updating her famous cat's Instagram account. Dr. Hendel wants to focus on providing culturally competent care: specifically meeting the unique needs of the LGBTQ population, the underserved, and the underinsured in the Northwest.
Dr. Jackson grew up on a dairy farm in northern Minnesota. She ventured far away to the land of corn fields to obtain her B.S. in Biochemistry from Iowa State University. She then attended medical school at the University of Minnesota – Duluth and participated in RPAP, a nine month rotation at a critical access hospital, where she fell in love with rural, full-spectrum family medicine. Outside of medicine, she is found adventuring outdoors (running, cycling, swimming, hiking, climbing, kayaking, bow hunting and skiing) or traveling the world.
Dr. Karim was born and raised in Southern California, but has always enjoyed the cooler weather and mountain scenery. He completed his undergraduate degree in Biology at Cal Poly Pomona, while coaching high school basketball and working in parks and recreation. He earned his medical degree from Western University of Health Sciences. He and his wife love to explore the outdoors. In his free time, you can find him hiking, road tripping, at the gym, or catching up on his beloved So Cal sports teams. Dr. Karim's love for athletics motivates him toward a future in sports medicine.
Dr. Kraeva grew up in a small town in Southwestern Russia and moved to Arizona with her family as a teenager. She received a B.S. in Nursing from the University of Arizona in Tucson. After working as an ICU nurse for a short while, she went back to her Alma Mater for an M.D. degree. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family, traveling, cooking, boxing, hiking, skiing, snowboarding, and doing anything that involves the beach.
Dr. Pham was born in Vietnam and attended Rogers HS in Spokane. He completed his BS in Biology at Western Washington University received his Medical Degree from Creighton University School of Medicine. He enjoys being lighthearted, spending time with his family, playing the Viola, sports, and outdoors activities. Dr. Pham is excited to be trained in family medicine to connect with underserved patients and help facilitate the same opportunities of success that he had growing up in an environment with socioeconomic challenges.
Dr. Rall was born in Alaska and grew up moving from place to place as a military child; she has lived in Germany and several states in the US, but spent the most time in Alaska. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Alaska Anchorage, where she met her husband Shane. Together they completed medical school through the Alaska WWAMI program at the University of Washington School of Medicine, after which they Couples Matched in Family Medicine and Psychiatry. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, playing with her ferrets, horseback riding, rock climbing, fishing and camping, board game nights, and when time allows, snuggling up in a pile of blankets with a good book.
Dr. Repsold was born in Madrid, Spain, where his parents were missionaries at the time, but they moved to Spokane when he was four. He went to Whitworth University here for college, and then left for California to attend Medical School at Loma Linda University. He and his wife, Stacie (whom he met on a blind date) are excited to be back in Spokane. They enjoy camping, movies, food, church, reading, gardening, and spending time with their families.
Dr. Robinson was born and raised in Austin, Texas. He completed his undergraduate degree in Molecular Biology from Brigham Young University and attended medical school at the University of North Texas. Outside of medicine he enjoys hanging out with family and fellow residents, running, cycling, camping, and all other things outdoors. Dr. Robinson is interested in rural and international relief medicine.
Dr. Schultz was born in Germany and grew up as the third child of five, in a military family who moved many times and traveled all over the US and Europe. She attended college at James Madison University, studying Kinesiology. From there she explored the west coast and moved to Spokane to earn a MS in Exercise Physiology at WSU-Spokane. Primary care has always been her career goal. She attended Lincoln Memorial University for her medical degree, before returning to Spokane to complete residency. When not at work, she enjoys being active outside. Favorite past times include running, triathlon, soccer, skiing, camping, family time, and her most recent hobby—bow hunting.
Dr. Tetz was raised in Portland, Oregon and educated in eastern Washington. He received his bachelors in nursing at Walla Walla University in 2007 and then worked as an acute care nurse in Portland. In 2013 he enrolled at Pacific Northwest University and set off for the Palm Springs of Washington. He enjoys road trips, eating, hiking, and spending time with his friends and family. Dr. Tetz is interested in end-of-life care, LGBTQ health, women's health, and public policy.
Dr. Webber was born and raised in the Chicago suburbs. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Illinois at Chicago and medical school at the University of Pittsburgh. After spending many summers in the mountainous west with her family, she decided to move her puppy and rabbit across the country for residency. She likes to bake, garden, hike, and spend time with her family and friends.