Please contact the Specialty Clinic staff at 970-854-2241 ext 2878 to schedule your appointment.
The Melissa Memorial Hospital Specialty Clinic provides excellent collaborative care
with 15+ different specialties offered monthly for quality care, close to home.
Dr. Michael Hajek
Orthopedic Surgeon - MMH Surgeon
Michael Hajek, MD is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. He has special expertise in 5 areas: Hip Osteoarthritis, Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty), Knee Osteoarthritis, Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty), and Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist). Dr. Hajek graduated from Northwestern University, Chicago.
Dr. James Yakel
Podiatry - MMH Surgeon
James Yakel, D.P.M. completed his undergraduate education at Kearney State College. He then attended the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, where graduated in 1994. He completed his residency in podiatric surgery at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in Cleveland Ohio. He has practiced for 18 years with 16 years of that in Colorado. Dr. Yakel is board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. Dr. Yakel has published in professional medical journals, lectured on podiatric sports medicine topics, and is a regular contributor to STACK magazine. While he enjoys all phases of podiatric medicine, his passion is sports medicine. He currently serves as the team podiatrist for the Colorado Rapids of Major League Soccer.
Dr. Jeffrey Schopp
Dr. Schopp is an ABOS and AAOS board certified Orthopedic Surgeon and attended medical school at Southern Illinois University, Springfield, Illinois. With 18 years of experience, and experience in building rural ortho programs in Nebraska and Colorado, Dr. Schopp specializes in total joint replacement (Hip, Knee, Shoulder), Arthroscopy (Knee, Shoulder, Wrist/Hand), Sports medicine, fractures, work injuries, overuse syndrome, nerve entrapments, and arthritis. .
Dr. Michael Stone
Dr. Michael Stone is an oncologist in Greeley, Colorado and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area. He received his medical degree from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and has been in practice for more than 20 years.
Dr. Michael Shedd
Dr. Shedd graduated from the University of Rochester School of Medicine, N.Y., and completed his internship and residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. He then completed his fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Mo. Board-certified in internal medicine, pulmonary disease, and critical care medicine, Dr. Shedd has a special interest in sleep medicine.
Dr. John Drury
A graduate of Saint Louis University School of Medicine, Dr. John Drury completed his residency and internship at University Of California, Davis Medical Center.Dr. Drury specializes in the treatment of cardiovascular disease.
Dr. Hilary Wisdom
Dr. Hilary Wisdom is a native of Fort Collins, Colorado and has recently settled in Sterling with her husband, Kyle Wisdom. She received her Doctor of Audiology degree from Gallaudet University and is a graduate of the University of Colorado-Boulder. She completed her residency training at UNC Greensboro. She completed her thesis in Noise Exposure in Carnival Ride Operators, which was inspired by her husband. She is an avid traveler and loves alpine and cross-country skiing, running, biking, hiking, and tennis with her family.
Chronic Care Management
Our wound clinic specializes in treating complicated wounds that require a specialized assessment and plan of care. Our wound care team will examine and measure your wound, evaluate blood flow to the area, factor in comorbidities and create a customized treatment plan to begin the healing process in your wound. Scheduling is available Monday through Friday if needed but many patients require treatments only 2 or 3 times weekly. If you have any questions regarding wounds or wound care please feel free to contact us at 854-2241, ext 2878. [/tm]|
Wound Care Clinic
Cindy Lock, RN
Cindy is a registered nurse with 35 years of experience.
Our wound clinic specializes in treating complicated wounds that require a specialized assessment and plan of care. Our wound care team will examine and measure your wound, evaluate blood flow to the area, factor in comorbidities and create a customized treatment plan to begin the healing process in your wound. Scheduling is available Monday through Friday if needed but many patients require treatments only 2 or 3 times weekly. If you have any questions regarding wounds or wound care please feel free to contact us at 854-2241, ext 2878.
Julie Levy, RD
Julie Levy, M.Ed., RD, LMNT, BC-ADM has been a Registered Dietitian and Licensed Medical Nutrition Therapist since 2013. She obtained her bachelors of Science degree in Dietetics from the University of Northern Colorado and has her Masters of Education in Exercise Physiology from Wichita State University. Julie is also a Board Certified – Advanced Diabetes Management educator through the American Association of Diabetes Educators.
Melissa Memorial Hospital has individual instruction for Diabetes Self-Management Education to guide patients through seven self-care behaviors from our Registered Dietitian/Diabetes Educator who has been living with diabetes since childhood and from American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) as eating healthier with consistent carbohydrate consumption, being physically active, monitoring blood glucose measurements, taking medication (oral or insulin/injections) as prescribed, solving problems in unusual situations, reducing the risk of complications, and coping with stress and emotional issues. Insurance coverage benefits are available to clients who are being seen by a healthcare provider for the treatment of a specific medical condition.