Brannon Ayres, NP

Brannon Ayres NP-C “I chose to go into healthcare to help provide access to care for patients in a rural community. I try to be non-judgmental and to value the patient’s input and experience. I think it helps put the patient at ease, and helps them to feel involved in their care.” Urgent Care Phone: … Continued

Sean Knighton, NP

Sean E. Knighton, MSN, APRN “I was certified in my teens as a wilderness medicine first responder, and I had several experiences that put my training to the test. They also caused me to set aside my initial educational pursuits in favor of healthcare. I enjoy the process of figuring out the sometimes puzzling medical … Continued

Mark Larsen, NP

Mark Larsen, MSN-Ed, APRN, FNP-C, CEN “I was drawn to the medical field because I found it exciting. But I very quickly found that I was also passionate about helping people. I liked (and still like) the challenge inherent in the medical field, but what I really love are the relationships that you get to … Continued

Robin Trost, NP

Robin R. Trost, APRN, FNP-BC, CEN “I was an EMT and then an emergency room nurse for years. But I wanted to advance my education and skills, so I decided to become a nurse practitioner. I enjoy helping people, teaching them how to care for themselves, getting to know them, and providing real help by … Continued

Daniel Wood, NP

R. Daniel Wood, MSN, NP-C “Before becoming a nurse practitioner, I spent more than 20 years as a nurse. In both cases, I was driven by a desire to help improve people’s lives and reduce their pain or discomfort. I enjoy interacting with them as well. At the same time, there are always new challenges—things … Continued