Doctor joins Family Health West

Dr. Roy Mears
Dr. Roy Mears

Dr. Roy Mears has joined Family Health West in Fruita.

“Doctor Mears will be providing osteopathic manipulation medicine and intermittently assisting in the emergency department and the access clinic,” said Mark Francis, president and chief executive officer of Family Health West.

Mears attended the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific in Pomona, Calif., and completed his residency in Kalamazoo, Mich. He’s married to Dr. Jessica Mears, a rheumatologist at the Arthritis Center of Western Colorado, a service provided by Family Health West.

“I’m looking forward to working with all of the great personalities in Fruita and building my practice in this growing community,” Roy Mears said.

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