Alan Cooper, DCM - Chiropractic

McCloud, Dunsmuir: Mon - Thu

Dr. Cooper is a licensed Chiropractor and Clinical Hypnotherapist, and can be seen for both chiropractic and hypnotherapy sessions. He received his medical training at... [More]

Julie Fadness, FNP-C, CDE

McCloud, Dunsmuir: Tue - Fri

Julie is a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She received her Bachelors of Science from CSU Chico in 2010, and her Masters of Science in Nursing from Sonoma State University in 2013. Julie’s areas of focus include...  [More]

Grady Fort, MD

McCloud, Dunsmuir: Mon - Thu

Dr. Fort graduated from UC San Francisco in 1972 and finished his training in 1975. Although originally trained in pediatrics, he now sees a full range of patients (children of all ages), and has four older children.... [More]

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Jack Saunders, MD    

Medical Director

McCloud: Monday

Jack Saunders moved to the area in 1978 after finishing medical school and a Family Practice residency through UC Davis. He worked in Family practice for 13 years in Mount Shasta, did emergency medicine for 25 years at Mercy Mount Shasta, and currently works part time at the McCloud Clinic. His medical interests include acute care and management of Hepatitis C. Other interests include grandkids, dogs, science and skepticism, and making use of the local opportunities to enjoy the outdoors.

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Gabriel Smith, DMD - General Dentist 

McCloud Dental Center: Mon-Thurs





Dr. Smith graduated from the University of Utah with a degree in Spanish, then when on to attend the Puerto Rico School of Dental Medicine. He received a GPR dental residency certificate from the VA Hospital in Detroit Michigan and a second from the VA Hospital in Los Angeles. Dr. Smith is proud to have searved a 2 year mission in Panama  for the Church old Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Dr. Smith is married and has 4 young boys that love to play golf and be outdoors.




Peggy Johnson, RDHAP - Dental Hygienist

McCloud Dental Center: Mon-Wed

Picture and bio coming soon!



Richard Nielsen, DPM - Podiatry

McCloud: Monthly

Dr. Nielsen sees patients at a variety of medical facilities in northern California, including the Modoc Medical Center and Hill Country Health and Wellness Center. He practices podiatry at MHC on a monthly basis. 



Mirtha Balcazar, MD - Internal Medicine

McCloud: Fri

Dr. Balcazar lives in Redding, California and specializes in internal and family medicine. She graduated from Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico in 1980. She is affiliated with several other medical facilities, including the Hill Country Health and Wellness Center, Shasta Regional Medical Center, and Mercy Medical Center. She practices medicine at our McCloud location every Friday. 


Leslie Andrews, MD - Womans Health

McCloud: Monthly

Dr. Leslie J. Andrews is an Obstetrics / Gynecology Specialist. She graduated with honors from UC-Davis School Of Medicine in 1982. Dr. Andrews affiliates with many hospitals including Mercy Medical Center in Mt. Shasta and Fairchild Medical Center in Yreka, California. She practices women’s health at MHC once a month at our McCloud location.