Louise Simons, MD

Position: Family Physician,Chief of the Medical Staff

Professional Experience: Dr. Simons spent eight years in Colorado as a faculty member of the North Colorado Family Medicine Residency Training Program associated with Banner Health. The program is well known for training doctors to practice family medicine in rural areas. Simons started working at the Lake Chelan Community Hospital in December 2004 and sees patients at Columbia Valley Community Health in Chelan.

Education: Dr. Simons graduated from the University of Denver and went to medical school at the University of Colorado. She finished her training in Ventura, California, completing a three year residency in family medicine and a one year fellowship in obstetrics and gynecology.

Personal Information: Dr. Simons and her husband have two children. She enjoys community theater, running, bicycling, sea kayaks and reading. She ran a marathon in spring 2005 and will run the Boston Marathon in 2006.

Link: http://www.cvch.org/chelan_clinic.htm