MHCC is Providing a New Patient Experience for our Community!

Memorial Hospital of Carbon County is proud to introduce our NEW Family Practice Clinic located at 300 3rd Street in Rawlins!

This newly constructed, state-of-the-art, 7,500 square foot building hosts 12 exam rooms, 2 procedure rooms, in-house X-Ray capability, a separate call center, and a classroom available for meetings and public use. The beautiful, modern design is complimented by efficient work flow and cutting-edge technology.

An improved patient experience begins the moment you enter the large, inviting waiting area where you will be greeted and assisted by our friendly staff. Our trained Medical Assistants will make sure your health information is correct and complete to ensure your provider has everything they need before your appointment.

Most importantly, MHCC Family Practice Clinic is home to multiple providers who are committed to ensuring you receive the highest quality care in a comfortable, clinical setting close to home!

We look forward to serving the patients and families of this community at our new clinic location.

Call us at 307-324-8494 to schedule an appointment for your family care needs!

Meet Our Providers

Gary Mikesell, DO, Family Medicine

Born and raised in Rawlins, Wyoming, Mikesell began his medical career in 1982 with Memorial Hospital of Carbon County where he worked as a patient transporter.  After graduating from Rawlins High School, he attended the University of Wyoming for a year before completing a two year mission with Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.  Mikesell then returned to the University of Wyoming where he majored in Microbiology.  After transferring to Brigham Young University, he graduated with a degree in Microbiology and Pre-Med.   He was then accepted to medical school at Western University/College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific in southern California.   Dr. Mikesell completed medical school in 1996.

Dr. Mikesell has built his career on family practice and urgent care, with over 21 years’ experience in both.  In addition, he also has a strong interest in preventative medicine and sports medicine.  He is trained to do spinal and musculoskeletal manipulations to help with back, neck and musculoskeletal pain.  Dr. Mikesell also has a Buprenorphine Waiver which allows him to treat patients with narcotic addictions.

Dr. Mikesell enjoys hunting, fishing, camping and taking vacations with his wife, Leticia, and five children.  He is very involved in the church and has a strong faith in God.

Dr. Lincoln Westfall, DO, Family Medicine

Dr. Lincoln Westfall graduated from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2008 and the Rural Training Track for Family Medicine Spokane in 2011, and has practiced in rural Washington state for the past 9 years.

He is excited to be working with Memorial Hospital of Carbon County as a board-certified family physician, and loves empowering his patients with clear explanations about their health so that they can make wise healthcare decisions for themselves through all stages of life.

Dr. Westfall is fluent in English, Spanish, German and Russian.

Amanda Jones, PA-C, IBCLC, Family Medicine

Amanda Jones, PA-C, IBCLC, graduated from Idaho State University with a Master of PA Studies degree. Fluent in Spanish, she also obtained a graduate certificate in Spanish for Health Professions in August 2020. She took off a year and a half to live in Chile during her undergraduate studies and participated in a medical mission to the Dominican Republic in February 2020 with her PA program.

Prior to attending PA school Amanda graduated from Utah State University where she received her BS and MS degrees in Nutrition Science with a masters project focused on improving fruit and vegetable consumption in school aged children. After completing her nutrition degrees Amanda worked for the Salt Lake County Health Department WIC supplemental nutrition program as a nutritionist and breastfeeding coordinator. While working for WIC she had the opportunity to receive training and become certified as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC).

Amanda enjoys spending her free time hiking and gardening with her husband and daughter, and relaxing at home with her dog and two cats. She sees patients at MHCC Family Practice Clinic in Rawlins.

Peggy Lake, APRN, FNP-C, Family Medicine

Peggy Lake received her Associate Degree at Eastern Kentucky University and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Indiana Wesleyan University. She earned her Master’s Degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner.

Peggy is a Family Nurse Practitioner whose focus is the health and well-being of the entire family. She is specially-trained to care for a wide range of conditions including allergies, asthma, diabetes, hypertension, chest pain, headaches, weight management and much more.

Jennifer Wagy, FNP, Family Medicine

Jennifer Wagy graduated with her Doctor of Nursing Practice from the University of Wyoming.  She is a Board certified Family Nurse Practitioner through both the ANCC and AANP, with 9 years of nursing experience in both hospital and clinic settings in rural Wyoming.

Jennifer looks forward to providing quality care to all ages across the lifespan. In becoming a nurse practitioner, one of her main goals was to build on her foundation of nursing and her desire to care for people so they could live their best lives.  She believes that building trusting relationships with patients is a key element of this goal as it allows for better continuity of care which is linked to better health outcomes.  Preventative medicine and quality management of already present conditions is also paramount to the health of our community and she is very excited to be part of the MHCC team and able to provide this care to  the residents of Carbon County.

Patricia Shue, PNP, Pediatrics

Patricia Shue was born and raised in St. Joseph, MO. After high school, she joined the US Army as a military police officer. After leaving the US Army, she settled in Indianapolis, Indiana with her husband and two children. When her youngest child started school, she started nursing school at Indiana University. After graduating from nursing school, she worked at Riley Hospital for Children (a large level one pediatric trauma center) in Indianapolis for 10 years. At Riley, she worked as a Pediatric Intensive Care Nurse, A Burn Unit Nurse, and an Emergency Room Nurse. She was also a Pediatric/Neonatal flight nurse for 2 years. As a flight nurse, she transported critically ill children from all around the state of Indiana to Riley hospital. While working at Riley she decided to return to Indiana University and earn her Master’s degree as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. Her husband and she have always wanted to move out west. After graduating with her nurse practitioner degree they decided the time was right to move. They both love spending time outdoors, hiking, hunting, and fishing. They chose to move to Rawlins because of the small community lifestyle and the close proximity to the mountains and outdoor activities.

Joanne Reints, MS, LPC, EdS, Mental Health

Joanne Reints graduated from the University of Wyoming with an Educational Specialist degree and an MS in Counselor Education and Community Counseling. She has worked in administrative leadership and student counseling, and also founded Better Solutions Counseling Center in 2007. With more than 20 years of experience specifically in clinical counseling, she will now be leading the new MHCC mental health program, and will initially see patients at MHCC Family Practice Clinic in Rawlins.