Doctor joins Grand Junction primary care practice

Dr. Roy Mears

Dr. Roy Mears has joined Western Medical Associates in Grand Junction.

Mears brings to the primary care practice nearly a decade of experience caring for patients in the Grand Valley.

“Our patients are comfortable and confident in the care they receive from Dr. Mears,” said Dr. Melissa Schmalz, another physician at Western Medical Associates. “He’s truly passionate about his work, and that passion shines through every day while he’s caring for patients. We feel very fortunate to have a physician with his wealth of knowledge and compassion on our team.”

Mears has worked in family practice as well as acute, emergency room and nursing home care. “I’ve worked in many facets of medicine over the years, but working in outpatient medicine has always been very rewarding for me,” he said. “Every day is different, and I enjoy the diverse range of care needs.”

Mears is certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians and a member of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians and Colorado Academy of Osteopathic Family Physicians.

He received his medical training from the Western University College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific in California and completed his residency in Michigan.

Western Medical Associates operates offices at
743 Horizon Court, Suite 100. For additional information, call 241-7600 or visit