Providers

Meet Our Experts

Ironwood Family Practice has a team of talented physicians who are board-certified. In addition to being experienced, our experts attend various training programs and courses to widen their horizons and provide you and your family with high-quality healthcare services. We take great pride in introducing them to you.

Timothy F. Burns, MD

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AREAS OF PRACTICE:

  • Newborn Care
  • Pediatrics
  • Adult Medical Care
  • Wellness Care
  • Sports Medicine

SPECIAL PROCEDURES:

  • Colposcopy
  • Circumcision
  • Fracture care
  • Joint injection
  • Laceration repair
  • Skin surgery (diagnostic and therapeutic)
  • Vasectomy

EDUCATION:

Saint Ambrose College, B.S. in Biology 1986
University of Iowa College of Medicine 1982

RESIDENCY:

Family Medicine Spokane, Spokane, Washington

BOARD CERTIFICATION:

American Board of Family Medicine ACLS Certified

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

American Academy of Family Physicians

Idaho Medical Association

Idaho Academy of Family Physicians

Kootenai/Benewah Medical Society

Dr Burns
David L. Chambers, MD

David L. Chambers, MD

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AREAS OF PRACTICE:

  • Newborn Care
  • Pediatrics
  • Adult Medical Care
  • Wellness Care
  • Sports Medicine

SPECIAL PROCEDURES:

  • Circumcision
  • Colposcopy
  • Cryotherapy/LEEP
  • Fracture care
  • IUD insertion
  • Joint injection
  • Laceration repair
  • Skin surgery (diagnostic and therapeutic)
  • Vasectomy

EDUCATION:

University of Colorado School of Medicine 1979

RESIDENCY:

Family Medicine Spokane, Spokane, Washington

BOARD CERTIFICATION:

American Board of Family Medicine

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

American Academy of Family Physicians

Idaho Medical Association

Geoffrey T. Emry, MD

Dr. Geoff Emry was born and raised right here in Coeur d’Alene and is a graduate of Yale University.  He obtained his medical degree at Dartmouth Medical School in New Hampshire.  He did his residency at Poudre Valley Hospital in Ft. Collins, Colorado.  Dr. Emry moved back home to the Coeur d’Alene area in 2002 and has been practicing Family Medicine here ever since.  With over 20 years of experience in general medicine Dr. Emry sees a wide variety of patients from newborns to the elderly with a special interest in sports medicine and healthful lifestyles.  In his spare time, Dr. Emry enjoys a wide variety of outdoor activities including triathlons, Nordic skiing, and rowing as well as spending time with his wife and four wonderful children.  

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AREAS OF PRACTICE:

  • Newborn Care
  • Pediatrics
  • Adult Medical Care
  • Wellness Care
  • Sports Medicine

SPECIAL PROCEDURES:

  • Colposcopy
  • Circumcision
  • Joint injection for arthritis
  • Laceration repair
  • Skin surgery (diagnostic and therapeutic)

EDUCATION:

Dartmouth Medical School 1999

Yale University, B.A. in History of Science, History of Medicine 1993

RESIDENCY:

Family Medicine Residency, Fort Collins, Colorado

BOARD CERTIFICATION:

American Board of Medicine Practice

ACLS Certified

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

American Academy of Family Physicians

Idaho Medical Association

Idaho Academy of Family Physicians

Kootenai/Benewah Medical Society

Geoffrey T. Emry, MD
Hollie Mills, MD

Hollie Mills, MD

Dr. Hollie Mills was born in Dallas, Texas and raised in Southern Colorado.  She obtained her bachelor’s degree at Colorado State University-Pueblo and attended medical school at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.  She completed her residency at Kootenai Health Coeur d’Alene Family Medicine Residency graduating in June of 2017. While in residency she was recruited to Ironwood Family Practice and upon her graduation she was able to continue caring for her patients.  She enjoys taking care of all ages of patients in all different stages of life. She goes to the hospital to see her newborns after they are born and is honored to visit her hospice patients in their homes. Outside of clinic she enjoys all things outdoors, painting, reading, and spending time with her husband, family, friends and their two dogs. 

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AREAS OF PRACTICE:

  • Full spectrum family medicine
  • Preventive care
  • Joint injections
  • Laceration repair
  • Skin surgery (diagnostic and therapeutic)
  • IUD insertion/removal
  • Fracture care
  • Women’s health
  • Pediatric and adolescent medicine

EDUCATION:

University of Colorado School of Medicine

RESIDENCY:

Kootenai Health Coeur d’Alene Family Medicine

BOARD CERTIFICATION:

American Board of Family Medicine with Obstetrics

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

American Academy of Family Physicians

Idaho Medical Association

Mark Walsworth, MD

Dr. Mark Walsworth grew up in Homer,– a small fishing town in the South-Central Alaska. Dr. Walsworth enjoys spending time with his wife, Megan, and daughter, Amelia. In his free time, he can either be found baking desserts, enjoying the outdoors, or playing a wide variety of sports. His family consider themselves avid musicians – along with his brothers they have formed a a barbershop quartet and when their father joins in, a brass quintet. Dr. Walsworth graduated in May 2019 from Loma Linda University School of Medicine in Southern California. There, he developed a strong desire to incorporate whole person care into a full-spectrum, rural practice. Born and raised in rural Alaska, Dr. Walsworth has a strong desire to work in a small community and emphasize the importance of public health, preventive medicine, and patient-centered care.

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Areas of Practice:

  • Newborn Care
  • Pediatrics
  • Adult Medical Care
  • Wellness Care
  • Sports Medicine

Education:

Loma Linda University School of Medicine in Southern California

Residency:

Kootenai Health Coeur d’Alene Family Medicine

Professional Memberships:

American Academy of Family Physicians

Idaho Medical Association

Idaho Academy of Family Physicians

Hollie Mills, MD
Leah Weatherly, MD

Leah Weatherly, MD

Dr. Leah Weatherly was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee. She attended Lipscomb University in Nashville as a Division I basketball player for 4 years. She then went to medical school at East Tennessee State University, the Quillen College of Medicine. Dr. Weatherly completed her medical residency at Kootenai Family Medicine Residency. She fell in love with North Idaho during her residency and knew this is where she wanted to be.

She is now settled in Coeur d’Alene with her husband and is a wonderful addition to the Ironwood Family Practice team. Her passion is for broad spectrum Family Medicine and treating patients of all ages and backgrounds.

When she is not working, you can find her outdoors enjoying the many recreational activities in our area, particularly skiing and hiking.

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AREAS OF PRACTICE:

  • Newborn Care
  • Pediatrics
  • Adult Medical Care
  • Wellness Care
  • Sports Medicine
  • Women’s Health

SPECIAL PROCEDURES:

  • Cryo
  • IUD Insertion/Removal
  • Joint Injection & Aspiration
  • Laceration Repair
  • Skin Surgery: diagnostic and therapeutic
  • EKG Interp
  • Simple fracture care

EDUCATION:

Tennesee Quillen College of Medicine

RESIDENCY:

Kootenai Health

Jessica Capaul, ARNP

Jessica Capaul was born in McCall, Idaho and raised in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.  She received her associates degree at Cottey College in Nevada, Missouri.  After returning to Coeur d’Alene, she received her nursing degree from North Idaho College and BSN from Lewis-Clark state College.

Jessica started her nursing career at Kootenai Health and worked as a floor nurse for 10 years, working primarily in Labor and Delivery.  While working, she obtained her master’s degree in nursing and Family Nurse Practitioner Certification in 2016. Since switching her career to Family Practice, Jessica truly enjoys getting to know patients and individualizing care to a variety of patient populations.

Jessica continues to live in Coeur d’Alene with her husband and three sons.  When she is not working, she enjoys outdoor activities on the river, snow skiing and spending time with her family and friends.

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AREAS OF PRACTICE:

  • Newborn Care
  • Pediatrics
  • Adult Medical Care
  • Wellness Care
  • Sports Medicine
  • Women’s Health

EDUCATION:

Waldon University 2015

Lewis-Clark State College 2007

North Idaho College 2006

BOARD CERTIFICATION:

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Kootenai/Benewah Medical Society

Jessica Capaul, ARNP
Geoffrey T. Emry, MD

Sarah Kent, PA-C

Sarah Kent was born and raised in a suburb of Portland, Oregon. She attended the University of Idaho for her undergraduate degree where she played for their volleyball team. She completed her Masters of Physician Assistant Studies at Oregon Health & Science University in 2014. Since her graduation, she has been practicing Family Medicine throughout the United States. She has worked for health centers in Rhode Island and Illinois, as well as an Urgent Care in Portland, Oregon prior to joining the Ironwood Family Practice team.

Her background includes caring for a diverse population, and she enjoys caring for all ages. She has now settled in Coeur d’Alene with her husband, two kids and dog. They love hiking, biking, skiing, cooking, and all that the other wonderful activities that only the Pacific Northwest has to offer.

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AREAS OF PRACTICE:

  • Women’s Health
  • Pediatrics Adult
  • Medical Care
  • Sports Medicine
  • Weight Management
  • Wellness Care

EDUCATION:

University of Idaho, B.S. in Physical Education – 2009

Portland State University, Post Baccalaureate – 2012

Oregon Health & Science University, Master of Physician Assistant Studies – 2014

BOARD CERTIFICATION:

Certified NCCPA

Certified Asthma Educator

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)

Dr Burns

Timothy F. Burns, MD

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AREAS OF PRACTICE:

  • Newborn Care
  • Pediatrics
  • Adult Medical Care
  • Wellness Care
  • Sports Medicine

SPECIAL PROCEDURES:

  • Colposcopy
  • Circumcision
  • Fracture care
  • Joint injection
  • Laceration repair
  • Skin surgery (diagnostic and therapeutic)
  • Vasectomy

EDUCATION:

Saint Ambrose College, B.S. in Biology 1986
University of Iowa College of Medicine 1982

RESIDENCY:

Family Medicine Spokane, Spokane, Washington

BOARD CERTIFICATION:

American Board of Family Medicine ACLS Certified

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

American Academy of Family Physicians

Idaho Medical Association

Idaho Academy of Family Physicians

Kootenai/Benewah Medical Society

David L. Chambers, MD

David L. Chambers, MD

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AREAS OF PRACTICE:

  • Newborn Care
  • Pediatrics
  • Adult Medical Care
  • Wellness Care
  • Sports Medicine

SPECIAL PROCEDURES:

  • Circumcision
  • Colposcopy
  • Cryotherapy/LEEP
  • Fracture care
  • IUD insertion
  • Joint injection
  • Laceration repair
  • Skin surgery (diagnostic and therapeutic)
  • Vasectomy

EDUCATION:

University of Colorado School of Medicine 1979

RESIDENCY:

Family Medicine Spokane, Spokane, Washington

BOARD CERTIFICATION:

American Board of Family Medicine

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

American Academy of Family Physicians

Idaho Medical Association

Geoffrey T. Emry, MD

Geoffrey T. Emry, MD

Dr. Geoff Emry was born and raised right here in Coeur d’Alene and is a graduate of Yale University.  He obtained his medical degree at Dartmouth Medical School in New Hampshire.  He did his residency at Poudre Valley Hospital in Ft. Collins, Colorado.  Dr. Emry moved back home to the Coeur d’Alene area in 2002 and has been practicing Family Medicine here ever since.  With over 20 years of experience in general medicine Dr. Emry sees a wide variety of patients from newborns to the elderly with a special interest in sports medicine and healthful lifestyles.  In his spare time, Dr. Emry enjoys a wide variety of outdoor activities including triathlons, Nordic skiing, and rowing as well as spending time with his wife and four wonderful children.  

Read More

AREAS OF PRACTICE:

  • Newborn Care
  • Pediatrics
  • Adult Medical Care
  • Wellness Care
  • Sports Medicine

SPECIAL PROCEDURES:

  • Colposcopy
  • Circumcision
  • Joint injection for arthritis
  • Laceration repair
  • Skin surgery (diagnostic and therapeutic)

EDUCATION:

Dartmouth Medical School 1999

Yale University, B.A. in History of Science, History of Medicine 1993

RESIDENCY:

Family Medicine Residency, Fort Collins, Colorado

BOARD CERTIFICATION:

American Board of Medicine Practice

ACLS Certified

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

American Academy of Family Physicians

Idaho Medical Association

Idaho Academy of Family Physicians

Kootenai/Benewah Medical Society

Hollie Mills, MD

Hollie Mills, MD

Dr. Hollie Mills was born in Dallas, Texas and raised in Southern Colorado.  She obtained her bachelor’s degree at Colorado State University-Pueblo and attended medical school at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.  She completed her residency at Kootenai Health Coeur d’Alene Family Medicine Residency graduating in June of 2017. While in residency she was recruited to Ironwood Family Practice and upon her graduation she was able to continue caring for her patients.  She enjoys taking care of all ages of patients in all different stages of life. She goes to the hospital to see her newborns after they are born and is honored to visit her hospice patients in their homes. Outside of clinic she enjoys all things outdoors, painting, reading, and spending time with her husband, family, friends and their two dogs.

Read More
AREAS OF PRACTICE:

  • Full spectrum family medicine
  • Preventive care
  • Obstetrics
  • Women’s health
  • Pediatric and adolescent medicine

EDUCATION:

University of Colorado School of Medicine

RESIDENCY:

Kootenai Health Coeur d’Alene Family Medicine

BOARD CERTIFICATION:

American Board of Family Medicine with Obstetrics

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

American Academy of Family Physicians

Idaho Medical Association

Hollie Mills, MD

Mark Walsworth, MD

Dr. Mark Walsworth grew up in Homer,– a small fishing town in the South-Central Alaska. Dr. Walsworth enjoys spending time with his wife, Megan, and daughter, Amelia. In his free time, he can either be found baking desserts, enjoying the outdoors, or playing a wide variety of sports. His family consider themselves avid musicians – along with his brothers they have formed a a barbershop quartet and when their father joins in, a brass quintet. Dr. Walsworth graduated in May 2019 from Loma Linda University School of Medicine in Southern California. There, he developed a strong desire to incorporate whole person care into a full-spectrum, rural practice. Born and raised in rural Alaska, Dr. Walsworth has a strong desire to work in a small community and emphasize the importance of public health, preventive medicine, and patient-centered care.

Read More

Areas of Practice:

  • Newborn Care
  • Pediatrics
  • Adult Medical Care
  • Wellness Care
  • Sports Medicine

Education:

Loma Linda University School of Medicine in Southern California

Residency:

Kootenai Health Coeur d’Alene Family Medicine

Professional Memberships:

American Academy of Family Physicians

Idaho Medical Association

Idaho Academy of Family Physicians

Geoffrey T. Emry, MD

Leah Weatherly, MD

Dr. Leah Weatherly was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee. She attended Lipscomb University in Nashville as a Division I basketball player for 4 years. She then went to medical school at East Tennessee State University, the Quillen College of Medicine. Dr. Weatherly completed her medical residency at Kootenai Family Medicine Residency. She fell in love with North Idaho during her residency and knew this is where she wanted to be.

She is now settled in Coeur d’Alene with her husband and is a wonderful addition to the Ironwood Family Practice team. Her passion is for broad spectrum Family Medicine and treating patients of all ages and backgrounds.

When she is not working, you can find her outdoors enjoying the many recreational activities in our area, particularly skiing and hiking.

Read More
AREAS OF PRACTICE:

  • Newborn Care
  • Pediatrics
  • Adult Medical Care
  • Wellness Care
  • Sports Medicine
  • Women’s Health

SPECIAL PROCEDURES:

  • Cryo
  • IUD Insertion/Removal
  • Joint Injection & Aspiration
  • Laceration Repair
  • Skin Surgery: diagnostic and therapeutic
  • EKG Interp
  • Simple fracture care

EDUCATION:

Tennesee Quillen College of Medicine

RESIDENCY:

Kootenai Health

Jessica Capaul, ARNP

Jessica Capaul, ARNP

Jessica Capaul was born in McCall, Idaho and raised in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.  She received her associates degree at Cottey College in Nevada, Missouri.  After returning to Coeur d’Alene, she received her nursing degree from North Idaho College and BSN from Lewis-Clark state College.

Jessica started her nursing career at Kootenai Health and worked as a floor nurse for 10 years, working primarily in Labor and Delivery.  While working, she obtained her master’s degree in nursing and Family Nurse Practitioner Certification in 2016. Since switching her career to Family Practice, Jessica truly enjoys getting to know patients and individualizing care to a variety of patient populations.

Jessica continues to live in Coeur d’Alene with her husband and three sons.  When she is not working, she enjoys outdoor activities on the river, snow skiing and spending time with her family and friends.

Read More
AREAS OF PRACTICE:

  • Newborn Care
  • Pediatrics
  • Adult Medical Care
  • Wellness Care
  • Sports Medicine
  • Women’s Health

EDUCATION:

Waldon University 2015

Lewis-Clark State College 2007

North Idaho College 2006

BOARD CERTIFICATION:

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Kootenai/Benewah Medical Society

Geoffrey T. Emry, MD

Sarah Kent, PA-C

Sarah Kent was born and raised in a suburb of Portland, Oregon. She attended the University of Idaho for her undergraduate degree where she played for their volleyball team. She completed her Masters of Physician Assistant Studies at Oregon Health & Science University in 2014. Since her graduation, she has been practicing Family Medicine throughout the United States. She has worked for health centers in Rhode Island and Illinois, as well as an Urgent Care in Portland, Oregon prior to joining the Ironwood Family Practice team.

Her background includes caring for a diverse population, and she enjoys caring for all ages. She has now settled in Coeur d’Alene with her husband, two kids and dog. They love hiking, biking, skiing, cooking, and all that the other wonderful activities that only the Pacific Northwest has to offer.

Read More
AREAS OF PRACTICE:

  • Women’s Health
  • Pediatrics Adult
  • Medical Care
  • Sports Medicine
  • Weight Management
  • Wellness Care

EDUCATION:

University of Idaho, B.S. in Physical Education – 2009

Portland State University, Post Baccalaureate – 2012

Oregon Health & Science University, Master of Physician Assistant Studies – 2014

BOARD CERTIFICATION:

Certified NCCPA

Certified Asthma Educator

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)

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