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Clinic Hours:
  Monday  8-5
  Tuesday 8-5
  Wednesday  8-5
  Thursday  8-5
  Friday  8-5
  Saturday  9-11

Salida Family Medicine
  320 East 1st Street
  Salida, CO 81201

  Phone: 719-539-3583
  FAX: 719-539-3028



Salida Family Medicine - Staff

David M. Arnett, M.D.

Doctor David ArnettPractice Specialties

Family Medicine
Sports Medicine


Regis University (Outstanding Premed Student Award, Outstanding Biology Student Award)
University of Arizona (Master Program-Anatomy/Physiology 1970-71)
University of Colorado School of Medicine (MD “Cum Laude” 1971-75)
University of Colorado Family Medicine Program (St. Mary Corwin Hospital,
    Internship 1975-76, Residency 1976-78, Fellowship “Governor’s
    Commission Rural Medicine in Colorado” 1978-79)

Professional Recognitions and Affiliations

Staff Member, Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center 1979-present
Chairman, Obstetrics Committee 1986-95


“Effects of Oral Contraception on Lipid Metabolism”

Leisure Pursuits

Fly Fishing
Western History

James G. Wigington, M.D.

Doctor James WigingtonPractice Specialties

Family Medicine:
    Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Surgical Obstetrics
Sports Medicine


North Eastern Junior College (Associates of Arts 1981-83)
    Colorado State University (Bachelor of Science, Biology 1983-85)
    Colorado State University (Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry 1986-88)
    University of Colorado Health Science Center (Doctorate of Medicine 1997-2001)
North Colorado Family Medicine (Greeley, CO Resident Physician: Family Practice 2001-2004)

Professional Recognitions and Affiliations

Certifications: BLS, ACLS, ATLS
Licensed by Colorado State Board of Medical Examiners
Administrative Chief Resident, North Colorado Family Medicine 2003-04

Leisure Pursuits

Tropical Fish
Bicycle Riding

Stephanie R. Earhart, MD

Stephanie Earhard

Practice Specialties

Family Practice: women's health, pediatrics, sports medicine


Taylor University - BA (1987-1991)
Indiana University School of Medicine Northwest Center (1991-93)
The Pennsylvania State College of Medicine - MD (1993-1995 )
Internship: Family Practice Eisenhower Army Medical Center (1995-1996)
Residency (PGY2-3): Family Practice Eisenhower Army Medical Center (1993-1995)

Professional Recognitions and Affiliations

Initial Certification as American Board of Family Practice Diplomate
Recertified as Diplomate of American Board of Family Medicine

Military Service

1995-2001 Active Duty Army Physician, Captain
2001-2002 Active Duty Army Physician, Major
2002-2003 Inactive Reserves, Major

Society Memberships

American Academy of Family Physicians
Uniformed Services Academy of Family Physicians
Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians
Pennsylvania Medical Society
Luzeme County Medical Society

Leisure Pursuits

Family activities, downhill skiing, travel, running/walking, hiking, reading, golf, church activities; hoping to resume mountain biking and camping

Ashley L. O'Hara MD

Ashley L. O'Hara MDPractice specialties

Family Medicine, including obstetrics and gynecology, women's health, pediatrics, sports medicine, adult medicine, geriatric medicine, palliative care, travel medicine, wilderness medicine, and wellness/preventative services.

Additionally, she is skilled in contraception management (including IUDs and Implanons), uterine biopsy, colposcopy and LEEP, fracture management, minor surgeries (including skin biopsy, lesion removal, nail removal, cryotherapy), joint and trigger point injections.


Undergraduate education: Syracuse University, College of Arts and Sciences: Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, 2006. Graduated Magna Cum Laude and completed the University Honors Program, with a thesis in developmental biology.

Medical education: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry: Doctor of Medicine, 2010. Completed the Deaf Health Pathway and performed research in rural Malawi.

Internship and Residency: St. Mary's Family Medicine at St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Junction, Colorado, 2010-2013. Served on the OB Peer Review Committee, volunteered and performed research at a homeless medical clinic, and worked and performed research in Cameroon as part of an international elective. She received an award for dedication to rural medicine upon her graduation.

Professional Recognitions and Certifications

Certifications: ACLS, ATLS, PALS, ALSO, NRP
Board-certified by the American Board of Family Medicine
Member of the Colorado Medical Society and AAFP
Family Health West in Fruita, CO: worked as ER physician from 2012-2013 during residency

Leisure pursuits

Hiking and backpacking, skiing (downhill and cross country), trail running, rock climbing, mountain biking, traveling, gardening, cooking, reading, and spending time with my husband and golden retriever!

Vanna Irving MD

Vanna Irving MDPractice Specialties

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Surgical Obstetrics
Women's Health
Sports Medicine
Opioid Addiction


Cesarean Sections
Dilation and Curretage (D&C)
Postpartum Tubal Ligation
Joint Injections
Trigger Point Injections
Nail removal
Skin Biopsy
IUD Placement
Nexplanon Placement


Bachelor of Arts, Biochemistry: Hendrix College - Conway, AR
Doctorate of Medicine: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences – Little Rock, AR
Medical Residency: McKay Dee Family Medicine Residency – Ogden, UT
Surgical Obstetrics Fellowship: Mountain Area Health Education Center – Asheville, NC

Leisure Pursuits

Rock Climbing
Mountain Biking

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