Family Medicine Residency Clinic
Expect the same well-known personal care you have come to expect from HGH,
with the convenience of appointment and/or walk-in visits.
The Family Medicine Rural Residency Program is a collaboration between
the University of Nevada Las Vegas and Humboldt General Hospital. Resident
Physicians in the program follow a three-year schedule, with their first
year in Las Vegas and their second and third years at HGH. As part of
their training, Resident Physicians practice at the Family Medicine Residency
Clinic located in HGH’s Rural Health Clinic. Resident Physicians
see patients under the supervision of an attending physician. The clinic
offers the same well-known personal care patients have come to expect
from HGH, with the convenience of appointment and/or walk-in visits. Care
is available from pre-natal to end of life.
If you are a patient who is interested in making an appointment with one
of Humboldt General Hospital’s Family Medicine Residency Clinic,
please call (775) 623-3554 during regular business hours or visit our
Find a Provider page.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a Resident Physician?
A Resident Physician is a physician who has graduated from medical school,
has a license to practice medicine, and is specializing in Family Medicine.
Residents go through an extensive background check prior to being accepted
into a specialty training program such as Family Medicine.
Who are Humboldt General Hospital’s Resident Physicians?
Dr. Rodney Sholty and Dr. Christopher Vlasek are Humboldt General Hospital’s
third-year Resident Physicians, while Dr. David Cummings and Dr. James
Denisar-Green are the hospital’s second-year Resident Physicians.
All four physicians completed their first year of specialization in Family
Medicine in Las Vegas and are in the process of completing years two and
three in Winnemucca. The physicians are employed by the School of Medicine
but see patients at the Humboldt General Hospital Family Medicine Residency
Clinic. In July 2018, the third-year residents will graduate and the hospital
will welcome two new second-year Resident Physicians.
What can Resident Physicians do?
Resident Physicians can examine patients and write up histories, physical
assessments and plans. They can write orders for tests, prescribe medicine,
assist in the Operating Room, deliver babies, and more. They are doctors
specializing in Family Medicine under the supervision of attending doctors
of all specialties.
Can I see a Resident Physician as my primary care provider?
Of course! The clinic is staffed by Resident Physicians in their second
and third years in the program. The Family Medicine Residency Clinic offers
the same well-known personal care patients have come to expect from Humboldt
General Hospital, with the convenience of appointment and/or walk-in visits.
Consider the Family Medicine Residency Clinic for your family’s
medical needs, from prenatal through end of life. To make an appointment,
please call (775) 623-3554.
Where is the Family Medicine Residency Clinic located?
The clinic is located in Humboldt General Hospital’s Rural Health
Clinic, at 118 E. Haskell Street. Please use the underground parking garage
at the corner of Mizpah and Haskell streets, and then take the elevator
to the second-floor clinic.