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Our Physicians

Jason J. Meleth, MD

Richard Wall, MD

James J. Dearing, DO

Elizabeth Shapiro, FNP


James J. Dearing, DO

James J. Dearing, DO

Dr. Dearing is a 1977 graduate of Arizona State University and a 1984 graduate of the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific.

Twice board-certified, Dr. Dearing completed fellowships and continues to hold several prestigious positions for nationally recognized medical associations, including the American Academy of Family Physicians, American Osteopathic Association and the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians.

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Jason J. Meleth, MD

Jason J. Meleth, MD

Dr. Meleth is a 2004 graduate of Ross University, Dominica, West Indies. He completed his residency in 2008 at the University of Missouri, Kansas City.

Dr. Meleth is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Medical Association. His professional interest is providing continuity of care, with a focus on disease prevention.

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Elizabeth Shapiro, FNP

Elizabeth Shapiro, FNP

Ms. Shapiro is licensed registered nurse, advanced practitioner and became a board-certified family nurse practitioner (FNP) in 2007.

Her professional interests include primary care services for patients, including wellness screenings and health promotion through primary prevention, acute and chronic disease diagnosis, and coordination of care with other health care providers and services. She joined Dearing Family Medicine in June 2011.

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Richard Wall, MD

Richard Wall, MD

Joined John C. Lincoln: October 2013

Degree: MD, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada, 1976.

Residency: Family medicine, University of Manitoba, St. Boniface, Canada

Board certification: Canadian certified in family medicine/

Clinical interests: Treatment of anxiety and depression, family medicine.

Philosophy of care: "To provide compassionate, excellent medical care and to encourage the patient to become an active partner in his or her own health care. I want to treat patients as I would like to be treated."

Additional languages spoken: English.

Hobbies and personal interests: "I love to golf, travel and spend time with my grandchildren."

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