Our Hospitalists Care Team includes internal medicine physicians and advanced practice providers.
Anne Anglim, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine & Hygiene. Prior to moving to Helena, Dr. Anglim served as Medical Director in Public Health Emergency Management in the Department of Health and Human Services for the City of Longbeach, California. She is also an Adjunct Lecturer for California State Long Beach in International Health and Professional Studies.
Ashley Coggins, DO has been working as a physician in the United States Army since 2003. Originally from Helena, Dr. Coggins earned her medical degree at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences and a Bachelor's degree at the University of Puget Sound. She completed her internal medicine internship and residency at Madigan Army Medical Center in Fort Lewis, Wash.
Christina Hudgens, MD earned her undergraduate degree from David Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee, and her medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Georgia. She completed an internal medicine and pediatrics residency at University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center in Memphis, Tennessee.
Mark Kreisberg, MD, earned his medical degree from the University of South Alabama and completed his residency in internal medicine at the Spokane Internal Medicine program in Spokane, Washington. He has been practicing medicine in Helena, Montana, since 2000.
Stephen Mest, MD is Board certified in Internal Medicine. He earned his medical degree from the University of Washington, and completed his Internal Medicine residency at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane. He has been in practice in Helena since 1997.
Tristan Seitz, MD, a Missoula native, completed his Internal Medicine residency training in Spokane, Washington. He earned his medical degree at the University of Washington in Seattle and completed a bachelor's degree in Chemistry at the University of Montana-Missoula.
Rob Smith, DO is board certified with the American Board of Family Physicians, the American Board of Osteopathic Family Practitioners and the Wilderness Medicine Society. He completed his fellowship in Wilderness Medicine.
Lee Travis, MD earned his medical degree at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, completed residency at Oregon Health Science University, and internship at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He is a graduate of Boulder's Jefferson High School.
Advanced Care Providers
Melissa Cobb, AGNP holds an MS in Nursing from Walden University in Minneapolis and a BA in Nursing from Carroll College. She is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and is currently working toward obtaining her Acute Care designation.
Margaret Schaefer, NP earned her Master’s Degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Montana State University School of Nursing and her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing at the University of Health Sciences Center in Denver, plus a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Physiology from the University of Bath, England.
Heather Safransky, DNP, FNP-C earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice from University of Mary in Bismarck, North Dakota, and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Montana State University in Bozeman. She is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
Alexander Jewett, PAC
Alexander Jewett PAC earned his Master of Medical Science degree (Physician Assistant Program) at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut, and his Bachelor of Science in Organismal Biology at Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana. He is a member of the National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants and the American Academy of Physician Assistants.