Family Health West names medical affairs director

Dr. Larry Tice

A doctor who has operated a neurosurgery practice in the Grand Valley for 34 years has been named director of medical affairs for Family Health West in Fruita.

Dr. Larry Tice will work with other department leaders to design new programs, recruit medical staff and conduct audits and trainings to maintain legal compliance.

“We are so fortunate to have Dr. Tice fulfill the role of medical affairs director,” said Mark Francis, president and chief executive officer of Family Health West. “His experience and expertise are exactly what we need as we expand services and continue to provide the best care possible to our community’s individuals and families.”

Tice treats spinal and nerve conditions at Family Health West and assists patients with chronic pain management services offered at an outpatient procedure center. Tice holds a medical degree from the University of Oregon Health Science Center and completed a fellowship in micro vascular neurosurgery.

Family Health West operates a hospital, outpatient facilities, an assisted living center and skilled care center.