GENERAL PRACTICE PROVIDERS
Our Local CCMH Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants
Elizabeth Sillers, Certified FNP – Elizabeth Sillers is a Nurse Practitioner at Cavalier County Memorial Hospital. Originally from Calvin, North Dakota, she currently resides in Langdon with her husband, Jason, and twin daughters. She has practiced as an NP for nearly ten years and has a special interest in type 2 diabetes management. Liz graduated from the University of North Dakota with a BSN in 1996 and MSN in 2001. She is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and belongs to the North Dakota Nurse Practitioner Association as well. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, spending time with her family and reading.
Dr. “Trey” Emerson, M.D. – Dr. “Trey” Emerson was raised in Jackson, Mississippi and has spent most of his adult professional life in Nashville, Tennessee. He graduated from Vanderbilt University in Nashville with a B.A., Magna cum Laude in English while taking his pre-medical courses as well. He graduated from medical school at the University of Mississippi in Jackson, where his younger brother was also in school. He returned to Vanderbilt University for his internship in OB/GYN and then to the University of Kentucky for residency. Dr. Emerson is a fourth generation M.D. and has been in practice now for over 20 years. He is married to the incredible Cindy Emerson and they have an energetic blended family of seven children, the youngest 3 of which will live with them in Langdon. Dr. Emerson’s career has covered multiple areas of practice from family practice to OB/GYN to minor surgery and cosmetic procedures. Dr. Emerson enjoys fishing, sports, writing and spending time with his family. He is passionate about medical missions, and has served abroad in countries including Haiti, India the Czech Republic and Jamaica.
Courtney Feil-Short MSN, FNP-C – Courtney is originally from Langdon and is the daughter of Kent and the late Julie Feil. She received both her Bachelors of Science in Nursing and Masters of Science in Nursing from the University of North Dakota. She graduated with her Masters degree in 2016. During that time she was a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor's Society of Nursing and the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. While studying for her Master's degree she worked as an RN fulltime at Cavalier County Memorial Hospital. For the past 2 ½ years she has been working as a Family Nurse Practitioner for a critical access hospital in Wishek, North Dakota. While there, she provided services in the clinic, hospital, and ER and was on the infectious disease committee. Currently she is serving on the board as Member at Large for the North Dakota Nurse Practitioner's Association. She is married to her husband Josh and they have two dogs. In her free time she enjoys music, hunting, crafting, watching football and hockey, spending time with her family and going to the lake. "I am very excited to return to my home town and be able to provide healthcare services to the community that I love."
Megan Overby, FNP-C – Much of Megan Overby’s life seems pre-ordained: She always knew she would marry her high school sweetheart and always knew she was going to be in healthcare. “My mother was a nurse at CCMH for nearly forty years,” she says. “Our joke is that nursing is in our blood.” Returning to Langdon after achieving her medical degrees, Megan and her husband have returned to the community for good. “I love being back in Langdon, providing care to the residents of the rural community I love," she says.
Mark Hill, FNP-C – Mark Hill may not be from around here, but he is loving his time in Langdon. “I am originally from Mississippi, but I have been here for about a year,” he says. “I look at medicine as more of a calling than a job, and I wanted to be where I could help people.” Mark takes a holistic approach to care, addressing the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of his patients whenever he can. As important as looking at the whole person, Mark says, is to establish effective communication with his patients, a skill he has honed over the years. Mark does it all for the patients he treats and for his family (wife Jodi and son Aidan). “All you really have in this life is God, country, and family,” he says. “If you are healthy and they are healthy, not much else matters.”
Mark will primarily be located at the Walhalla Clinic.
At CCMH, our caring and knowledgeable Physical Therapists are dedicated to helping you achieve your goals so you can return to the activities you love.
Dr. Sarah Badding, PT, DPT, CSCS – Dr. Sarah Badding graduated from the University of North Dakota in 2003 with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree. She has continued her professional growth by becoming a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA), certified STOTT PILATES® instructor in mat and reformer, trained in Graston Technique® and trained in Postural Restoration®. Dr. Badding works with all types of patients, including back and neck pain, headaches, TMJ, orthopedics, chronic pain, post-surgical rehabilitation, pediatrics, vertigo and neurological disorders.
Dr. Jessica Waslaski, PT, DPT – Dr. Jessica Waslaski grew up in Hannah, ND with her parents and older brother. She graduated from the University of North Dakota in 2014 with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree. From there, she has continued to grow her professional knowledge and is trained in Graston Technique®, and has begun training in Postural Restoration®. Dr. Waslaski sees a variety of different diagnoses and works with all types of patients, including back and neck pain, headaches, geriatrics, orthopedics, chronic pain, post-surgical rehabilitation, pediatrics, vertigo, and neurological involvement.
Our Medical Specialists come in once a month.
Please make sure you schedule your appointment to meet with one of our specialty providers.
Alisha Johnston, D.P.M. – Dr. Alisha Johnston provides podiatry care. She diagnoses and treats foot and ankle conditions and focuses on preventative health to keep you on your feet and moving. Dr. Johnston attended Arizona Podiatric Medicine Program, completing her Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree. She completed her residency at Madigan Army Medical Center in Fort Lewis, Washington. Dr. Johnston grew up in the Devils Lake area and is excited to care for patients in the region.
Jason Go, M.D. – Dr. Jason Go is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, and Interventional Cardiology. He received his medical education from University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines, and completed his Internal Medicine residency at Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. Dr. Go received a Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship from Creighton University Medical Center and an Interventional Cardiology Fellowship from John Ochsner Heart & Vascular Institute, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Michael Kruger, M.D. – Dr. Michael Kruger provides orthopedic care with a subspeciality in sports medicine, trained in musculoskeletal and sports medicine. He provides care in fracture management and arthritis management and completes orthopedic evaluations. Dr. Kruger attended UND Medical School and then completed his family practice residency in Grand Forks. His fellowship was completed at Hennepin County Primary Care Sports Medicine.
Kimber-Lee Osowski, LICSW – Kimber-Lee Osowski is a Master Level Clinical Therapist with over 15 years of experience providing therapy and diagnostic evaluations to children, adolescents and adults. Kim is a graduate of the University of North Dakota. Kim provides individual, couple, family and group therapy. She utilizes psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral, and strengths-based approaches to therapy. She provides insight-oriented therapy with emphasis on utilizing positive coping skills, improving social functioning and communication skills.
Kevin Panico, M.D. – Dr. Kevin Panico is a specialist in hematology and oncology, working with blood disorders and cancer. He earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and completed an internal medicine residency at SUNY Health Science Center. He has also completed fellowships in pain and palliative care.
Rory Trottier, M.D. – Dr. Rory Trottier provides more advanced care and surgical out-patient procedures in the area of routine gynecological care. Dr. Trottier specializes in preventative care and annual exams, normal and high-risk obstetrics, infertility, menopausal care and has special training in pelvic surgery. Dr. Trottier received his medical degree from UND and completed his residency in Phoenix, AZ.
Scott Charette, M.D. - Dr. Scott Charette, general and vascular surgery, is board certified in surgery and specializes in aortic aneurysm, carotid disease and vascular surgery. He earned his medical degree from the University of North Dakota and was a surgical resident with the University Of North Dakota Department Of Surgery. He completed a vascular fellowship with the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver.
Jennifer Laframboise FNP-BC, DCNP – Jennifer Laframboise is a dermatology certified nurse practitioner who treats patients of all ages with psoriasis, eczema, skin cancer, acne and many other conditions. She also performs facial aesthetics services as well, including filler injections and sclerotherapy.
A native of Grand Forks, North Dakota, Laframboise’s interest in dermatology began at a young age when she took an interest in the treatment of her sister’s rare skin condition. She obtained a Bachelor's degree and completed her Master of Science Degree in Nursing at the University of North Dakota. She started working as a nurse practitioner in Grand Forks in 2012, and became one of North Dakota's only dermatology certified nurse practitioners in 2018.
Laframboise resides in Grand Forks with her husband, Nathan, and two children. She enjoys time with family, reading, gardening, golf and being outdoors.
Dr. Yashraj A. Chauhan – Dr. Yashraj A. Chauhan joined Valley Bone & Joint Clinic in 2018. He specializes in all aspects of foot and ankle care with a special interest in complex reconstructive procedures. Dr. Chauhan received a degree in neuroscience from the University of Michigan and his doctorate degree in podiatric medicine from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in North Chicago. He completed his surgical residency at Detroit Medical Center and also completed a fellowship in adult and pediatric foot and ankle reconstruction, total ankle replacement and complex foot and ankle trauma with Premier Orthopedics in Pennsylvania.