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PHYSICIANS

Jon Van Ravenswaay, MD

Family Medicine

Dr. Van Ravenswaay spent his childhood in rural Alaska and is a UAA graduate. He is board-certified in Family Medicine and went to medical school (University of Washington School of Medicine) and residency (Ventura Family Medicine Residency) to train for broad-spectrum family medical care. After residency, he worked at a busy urgent care in California, serving families of agricultural workers. He returned to Alaska in July of 2018 to form a dedicated team to provide high quality medical care for Mountain View. Dr. Van Ravenswaay is married and has two children. He enjoys hiking and playing musical instruments.

Phillip Mendoza, MD

Family Medicine

Dr. Mendoza is board-certified in Family Medicine and has a wealth of medical and administrative experience and a big heart for service. He previously served as Chief Medical Officer for Anchorage Neighborhood Health Center for 3.5 years. He has also previously served at a combination urgent care / primary care clinic for agricultural workers in Washington state. He maintains a diverse clinical practice and can perform DOT physicals, treat Hepatitis C and substance use disorders, and perform Immigration Medical Exams. He is married with two children and enjoys hunting, fishing, and getting out into the Alaskan outdoors. Dr. Mendoza also is fluent in Spanish.

Gregory Higgins, MD

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Gregory Higgins is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a veteran, board-certified physician in the field of Emergency Medicine. He has extensive medical experience, including serving in leadership for outpatient clinics, hospitals, and emergency departments. He currently serves as Medical Director for Alaska Job Corps. He also volunteers for Alaska Workers Association – providing free healthcare to those without health insurance. Dr. Higgins is married and often travels to Africa to volunteer with his wife who is a registered nurse. He is an accomplished mountaineer and has been awarded the coveted Hoeman Award by the Mountaineering Club of Alaska.

Mental Health Therapists

Elaina Davis

Mental Health Therapist

Elaina Davis provides counseling support for teenagers, adults, and elders from all walks of life. She has experience helping those at-risk deal with traumatic experiences and abuse, as well as those struggling with substance use begin their recovery journey. Elaina has been helping others as a helping professional since 2016 and recently graduated with her master’s degree in 2021. She focuses her sessions on mindfulness and dialectical behavior therapy. She believes that the key to healing is a motivation for change.

Casey McDevitt

Mental Health Therapist

Casey McDevitt provides counseling support to both adolescents and adults from all walks of life. She has been working in the mental health field since 2009 and has master’s degrees in both mental health counseling and addiction counseling. She has experience with dual-diagnosis, crisis intervention, and chronic mental health issues. She enjoys helping others begin and maintain recovery from substances and work through traumatic experiences. Casey also has extensive experience and training in working with individuals who have been involved in the criminal justice system. She primarily uses Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and person-centered modalities in her sessions and believes that everyone has the capacity for growth and change.