Yakima Clinic Providers

Silver Team

Kari Hoover

Kari Hoover

PA

Hobbies:
I enjoy hiking and spending time with my dog, Teva.
When Kari was asked “Why do you want to work for CHCW?”..

Rachel Pontemayor

Rachel Pontemayor

DO

Philosophy of Care: I believe in the importance of holistic care, which involves paying close attention to the…

Joel Roberts

Joel Roberts

MD

Philosophy of Care: I want to provide care beyond medical treatments but allows for someone to improve and heal……..

Irene Varghese

Irene Varghese

MD

Philosophy of Care: I believe health care is more than just giving medications; it involves looking at the overall person to 

Tess Ish-Shalom

Tess Ish-Shalom

DO, MS

Philosophy of Care: Healing blossoms from the inside out.  My job is to partner with my patients, to help them address..

Andrew Skolartz

Andrew Skolartz

MD

Philosophy of Care: Medicine is a team sport with everyone involved including the patient. Everyone is needed to make it…

Meg Macleod

Meg Macleod

MD

Training:
Bachelors of Arts, Biology, 1975 at San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA. Medical Degree….

David Bauman

David Bauman

PsyD

Education: Doctorate of Clinical Psychology, PsyD; The School of Professional Psychology at Forest Institute, 2014. Master….

Jake Christensen

Jake Christensen

DO

Philosophy of Care:
I believe in a personalized approach to medicine. I prefer to..

Portia Jones

Portia Jones

MS, EdS, LMHC

 Philosophy of CareI work towards a collaborative, patient-centered care model with my patients, involving the patient..

Joel Pearson

Joel Pearson

MD

Special professional interests: Full-scope family medicine including inpatient and obstetrics, public health, serving the…

Michael Murray

Michael Murray

PsyD, LMFT

What draws you to primary care? The integration model just makes sense. Whole-person..