New Orthopedic Surgeon practicing at Blue Mountain Hospital

Dr. Shannah Redmon, MD, recently joined Blue Mountain Hospital’s surgical staff as an Orthopedic Surgeon, replacing Dr. John LeBlanc, DO, who recently left BMH for a position in Colorado. A native of Springfield, Missouri, Dr. Redmon’s mother is a Doctor of Internal Medicine, originally from the Philippines, and her father is a fourth-generation Missourian and former Navy Pilot. Both are […]

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New Employees at Utah Navajo Health System Inc.

The newest member of the Utah Navajo Health System medical staff is a native of Albuquerque, New Mexico, whose journey to San Juan County has taken him through New Jersey, Provo, Utah and Henderson, Nevada. Joseph Walker PAC, grew up in Albuquerque and graduated from high school there in 2002. He then spent a year at Brigham Young University, in […]

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Congratulations to Dr. Crystal Sekaquaptewa DDS

Dr. Crystal Sekaquaptewa was recently honored by Southern Utah University, in Cedar City, Utah, with its Annual Young Alumnus Award. According to the SUU Magazine SUU In View, Dr. Sekaquaptewa graduated from SUU in 2010 and went on to receive her DDS from Creighton University in 2014, shortly before accepting a position with UNHS. The magazine says Dr. Sekaquaptewa is SUU’s […]

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Good news for Navajo Mountain CHC

UNHS CEO Michael Jensen recently reported that Jason Duterte NP, has signed a two year contract to remain with UNHS at the Navajo Mountain Community Health Center. This is good news for the staff and patients at Navajo Mountain. Jason began working as Nurse Practitioner there in 2015 and we’re glad to know he’ll still be serving patients at Navajo […]

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Dr. Ron Kirk and San Juan Vision Clinic officially join UNHS

It’s now official! Another prominent medical provider in San Juan County is part of the UNHS family, and we’re thrilled to have him and his staff on board. Dr. Ronald D. Kirk O.D., and his staff at San Juan Vision Clinic, in Blanding, officially became a member of Utah Navajo Health System, Inc. on July 5. With the transition from […]

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UNHS bids farewell to Ray and Oleta Whaley after 24 years of service

When Ray and Oleta Whaley moved their family to Montezuma Creek in 1993 they had no idea of the tremendous impact they would have on the community or the community would have on them. Last week administrators and staff at Utah Navajo Health System, Inc. turned out to bid this inspiring couple farewell, after nearly twenty-four years of outstanding service […]

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Dr. Ron Kirk to join UNHS Family

The growth and expansion of Utah Navajo Health System has included the acquisition of several private medical and dental practices, but now UNHS is about to acquire the eye care practice of Dr. Ronald D. Kirk O. D. Dr. Kirk has been Blanding’s only Optometrist for thirty years, as owner of the San Juan Vision Clinic at 46 North Main […]

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BMH surgeon is member of prestigious AANA & AOSSM

Dr. John LeBlanc, D.O., of Blue Mountain Hospital, is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a member of the prestigious Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) since 2002. According to The Arthroscopy Association of North America’s website, AANA is, “an international professional society of more than 4,000 orthopaedic surgeons and other medical professionals who are committed to advancing the field […]

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Dr. McCullough is new BMH Medical Director

Dr. Casey McCullough has  been named the new Medical Director for Blue Mountain Hospital, replacing Dr. Mahana Fisher, who assumed the position in early in 2014. Dr. McCullough joined Utah Navajo Health System in July of 2013, practicing family medicine and obstetrics for UNHS and at Blue Mountain Hospital. In the past three-and-a-half years he has been instrumental member of […]

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New Doctor to begin practicing for UNHS January 30th

Everyone knows there is an annual New Years Baby, but when the newest member of the UNHS Medical Staff begins practicing at the end of January, she could be called the New Years Doctor. Dr. Patricia L. Spencer is more than just a Doctor of Medicine (MD) though. She is also trained, and Board Certified in Family Medicine with OB, […]

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