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Primary
Care

Looking for a primary care doctor? We're accepting new patients and would love to meet you!

Emergency
Care

Our Level IV Emergency Department is open 24/7 and averages a five-minute wait time.

Frequently Asked Questions

Family Health West is a regional health care provider and Critical Access Hospital. We’re comprised of a 25-bed hospital, Emergency Room, and network of specialty clinics.

FHW was born from a vision to provide quality, locally-based health care to a rural community. Our roots go deep. The people who called the Grand Valley home built us from the ground up. Family Health West is by our people, for our people, for the future. Every day, we strive to create care that feels like home.

Our facilities are open and Family Health West is taking every precaution to help keep our patients safe from COVID-19. We are constantly monitoring CDC guidelines and updating our visitor restrictions to keep you safe. Read our current visitor policy before visiting.

Family Health West combines a critical access hospital and emergency room with several specialty clinics.

Our 25-bed hospital provides personal one-on-one care, with one of the highest nurse-to-patient ratios in Colorado, along with a Level IV Emergency Room. 

Specialty clinics include:

  • Primary Care
  • Orthopedics
  • Podiatry 
  • Wound Healing
  • Arthritis Center
  • Pain Management Services

Don’t be discouraged that Family Health West is all the way out in Fruita.  We’re only a 15-minute drive outside of Grand Junction. 

Family Health West does not currently have any COVID-19 vaccination clinics. You can check with Mesa County Public Health for current open vaccine clinics in the area.

Yes! Family Health West is always looking to add dedicated and imaginative people to our team. View all our open positions, we’re looking forward to meet you!

Patient Resources

Questions? Quickly find what you’re looking for. Manage your medical records and appointments quickly through your patient portal, view billing information, or learn about financial resources.

Visitor Resources

Visiting the hospital can be a stressful experience. At Family Health West, we can help make things a little easier by planning ahead. View lodging and dining options around Family Health West, get directions or learn about translation services.

FIND A PROVIDER

David Snover

David Snover, PA

Orthopedics
970-858-2705
300 W Ottley Ave, 2nd Floor, Fruita
Caroline Toennis

Caroline Toennis, LPC

Family Practice PA
970-858-9894
401 Kokopelli Blvd, Unit 1, Fruita
Jeff Wuerker, MD

Jeff Wuerker, MD

Emergency Medicine
970-858-2119
300 W Ottley Ave, Fruita
Dr. Eric Frankel, ER

Eric Frankel, MD

Emergency Medicine
9700-858-2119
300 W Ottley Ave, Fruita
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Kyle Christopherson, MD

Pain Specialist
970-858-2578
300 W Ottley Ave, Fruita
Dr. Korrey Klein

Korrey Klein, MD

Family Practice Physician
970-858-9894
401 Kokopelli Blvd, Unit 1, Fruita
Brenna Sanislov

Brenna Sanislo, PA-C

Orthopedics
970-858-2705
300 W Ottley Ave
FHW Dude

Glenn Burket, DO

Emergency Medicine
970-858-2119
300 W Ottley Ave, Fruita
Cathie Hren

Cathie Hren, PA-C

Family Practice PA
970-858-9894
401 Kokopelli Blvd, Unit 1, Fruita
Laken Eyler, PA at FHW Orthopedics

Laken Eyler, PA

Orthopedics
970-858-2705
300 W Ottley Ave
Dr. Derek Donovan

Derek Donovan, MD

Emergency Medicine
970-858-2119
300 W Ottley Ave
Elizabeth Crawford

Elizabeth Crawford

Pain Specialist
970-858-2239
300 W Ottley Ave
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Jessica Mears, DO

Rheumatologist
970-858-2590
576 Kokopelli Dr. Unit D
Arthritis Provider Web Headshots

Richard Cappiello, MD

Rheumatologist
970-858-2590
576 Kokopelli Dr. Unit D
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Eva Cappiello, ARNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner
970-858-2589
576 Kokopelli Dr
Sara Blodgett, FHW Arthritis

Sara Blodgett, PA

Rheumatology PA
970-858-2590
576 Kokopelli Dr
Dr. Rebecca Levin

Rebecca Levin, MD

Family Practice Physician
970-858-9894
401 Kokopelli Blvd, Unit 1, Fruita
Rachel Murray, PA

Rachel Murray, PA

Family Practice PA
970-858-9894
401 Kokopelli Blvd, Unit 1, Fruita
Dr. Gao

Angela Gao, DO

Family Practice Physician
970-858-9894
401 Kokopelli Blvd, Unit 1, Fruita
Dr. Richard Ackerson - Orthopedic Surgeon

Richard M. Ackerson, MD

Orthopedics
970-858-2705
300 West Ottley Ave 2nd Floor
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