Family Practice of Holyoke Providers
Dr. JD Bailey II, MD
Chief of Staff/ Family Practice
Dr. Bailey retired after 30 years in the United States Air Force. He is Board Certified in Family Medicine and has been practicing for over 24 years. He enjoys all aspects of Family Medicine and has an interest in pre-hospital and occupational medicine. He recently moved to Holyoke from Crestview, FL where he was in private practice and served as a Medical Director for a large county EMS service and a local EMS training program. He and his wife, Penny, are thrilled to be living in Holyoke and look forward to getting more involved in the local community.
Derek Doorn, FNP-DPN
Vice Chief of Staff/ Family Practice
Derek Doorn is a Family Nurse Practitioner, certified by the American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC). He has been in healthcare for 23 years and joined the MMH family in May 2018. He received his Bachelor's in Nursing at South Dakota State University in 1995 and his Doctorate of Nursing Practice at the University of Northern Colorado in 2017. As a Registered Nurse (RN), he has worked in hospitals, long-term care, and palliative care/hospice. Derek enjoys spending time with his family on their small farm, taking walks, reading, golfing, and playing guitar. "Growing up in southeast South Dakota, it has been my goal to practice and serve in a rural setting. I am excited to be a part of the Melissa Memorial family and the Holyoke community." Not only does he specialize in family care, but he can provide DOTs, coumadin management, and trigger point injections.
Jessica Skomp, FNP
Jessica Skomp is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She graduated from the University of Northern Colorado from the FNP program in May 2015 and joined MMH in June of 2015. She received her bachelor's degree in 2011 from the University of Northern Colorado, and her ADN from NJC in 2008. Jessica worked as a registered nurse from 2008-2015 in Imperial, Nebraska in another RHC facility. She has two little boys and has been married since 2006. They own and operate a commercial black Angus ranch and love ranching and working. They also love to work and train horses. "I am honored to be a part of this organization and grateful to serve such a wonderful community."
Dr. Craig McCarty, MD, PHD
Dr. McCarty has been practicing medicine in Phillips County for 6 years and provides a broad spectrum of family practice care to patients of all ages. He grew up on the Front Range and earned his bachelor's degree in math and molecular biology from the University of Colorado, in addition to a master's in wildlife biology and a doctorate in epidemiology from Colorado State University. He attended St. George's University in Grenada, West Indies, where he earned his Doctor of Medicine in 2004. When he is not working, he enjoys hunting, fishing, and restoring antiques. Dr. McCarty has a rural Colorado background and enjoys serving patients in rural communities.
Jessica Bullard, FNP
Jessica Bullard is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner with the AANP. She graduated with her Master's in Nursing in 202 and joined MMH in November of 2022. She grew up in Otis Colorado. From there, she became an LPN in 2009 and an RN in 2013, graduating both times from Morgan Community College. When she was 15 years old she got an "assisted aid" position at the nursing home in Yuma. It was then that she set her mind on becoming a nurse. In 2015, she was diagnosed with a medical condition that prevented her from becoming a nurse due to the physical demands of the job in the long-term. At that time, she decided to go back to school and become a FNP. Jessica has lots of family in Haxtun. She and her husband moved to Haxtun in 2006 and began working for the Haxtun Family Medicine Center. Her husband has worked in the Haxtun Police Department for 9 years and is currently the interim Chief of Police. Together they have 3 children, Jayleigh 15, Taivyn 12, annd Cooper 10. Her hobbies include rushing her kids to sports and cheering them from the sidelines at practice and games. Her family has 3 dogs; two Great Danes named Denali and Tequila and a pug named Crowley. During summer, the family does a lot of boating, fishing, and camping at Jumbo Reservoir with friends and family. "I am so excited to work at Melissa Memorial in both the clinic and the emergency department. I enjoy all kinds of medicine and working in a rural facility gives me the opportunity to continue to practice various kinds of medicine. This whole community has been very warm and welcoming, and the staff have really accepted me quickly. I can’t wait to continue to build a relationship with people here and have trusting partnerships in health."