Wasatch Peak Family Practice
Dr. Nelson attended Utah State University in Logan, Utah where he obtained his Bachelor's Degree with minors in Chemistry and Portuguese in 2000. He then moved to Glendale, Arizona were he attended the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine receiving his Doctor of Osteopathy Degree in 2005. Dr. Nelson joined the United States Air Force in 2001 and was a Medical Student, Lieutenant until 2005. He went on to the University of Nebraska Medical Center where he did his Residency in Family Medicine until 2008. During this time he joined the 55th Medical Group as a Family Medicine Resident, Captain until 2008 where he became a Family Practice Physician and started at the Ehrling Berquist Clinic (55th Medical Group) at Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska until 2012. Dr. Nelson also worked with Docs Who Care covering emergency rooms and hospitals in Rural Nebraska.
He moved back to Utah in 2012 and joined Wasatch Peak Family Practice as one of the newest physicians on staff.
Dr. Gardner has been practicing in Utah for over 10 years. He first attended college at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City where he obtained his Bachelor's Degree of Science in 1989. He then went on to attend the University of Utah School of Medicine where he received his Doctor of Medicine Degree in 1997. Dr. Gardner moved to Wyoming in 1997 where he completed his Residency at the University of Wyoming in Casper, Wyoming. He completed a Pediatric Rotation at Primary Childrens Medical Center in Salt Lake City, Utah in 1998 and an OB/GYN Rotation at Brackenridge Hospital in Austin, TX in 1999.
During his Residency Dr. Gardner was a practicing physician providing ER Coverage at Washakie Memorial Hospital in Worland, WY, Converse County Memorial Hospital in Douglas, WY and Cook County Memorial Hospital in Sundance, WY. He also worked at the Rural Family Medicine Clinic in Newcastle, WY. After completing his Residency he moved back to Utah where he began practicing medicine at Now Care Family Practice and Urgent Care Clinics in Ogden, Utah and Roy, Utah until 2003. Dr. Gardner joined Wasatch Peak Family Practice in 2003 and is currenlty serving as one of the Vice Presidents of the Company. He is also the Medical Director for Alpha Omega Hospice, Sunset Fire Department and Weber County Sheriff Department.
Dr. DeGrauw has been practicing in Utah for over 20 years. He attended Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon, where he received his Bachelor's Degree of Science in Biology with a minor in Physics and English Literature in 1985. Dr. DeGrauw then went on to Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland, Oregon and received his Doctor of Medicine Degree, then did his internship in the General Surgery Preliminary Program until 1991. Dr. DeGrauw first practiced medicine at The Family Medical Center in Tigard, Oregon from 1991 to 1992.
He moved to Utah in 1992 where he did his Residency at the University of Utah Medical Center Department of Family Medicine and Preventative Medicine. He was the Chief Resident at the University of Utah from 1994 to 1995. He practiced at Southwest Emergency in West Jordan, Utah from 1994 to 1995 then went on to care for patients at the University of Utah Health Network, formerly Talbert Medical Group, formerly FHP from 1995 through 2000 where he served on the Board of Directors and was the clinic Team Leader. It was from there that he opened his own private practice calling it Wasatch Peak Family Practice and is currently serving as its President. Dr. DeGrauw is also currently serving at the Medical Director for CNS Hospice.
Dr. Butters has been practicing in Utah for over 5 years. He first attended College at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah where is obtained his Bachelor's Degree in Clinical Laboratory Sciences with minors in Spanish, Chemistry, and Microbiology in 1999. He worked at the University of Utah, Health Network as a Medical Technologist and Laboratory Supervisor. He then went on to obtain his Doctor of Osteopathy Degree at the University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine in
Kansas City, Missouri and graduated in 2004. Dr. Butters went on to do his Residency at the University of Wyoming Family Medicine Residency Program in Casper, Wyoming where he was the Chief Resident, CME Instructor, and ATLS Instructor. His other accomplishments include; representing Osteopathic Physicians in Washington DC at the Capital in 2001. He completed his Residency in 2007 and was Resident of the Year
In 2007 Dr. Butters moved back to Utah where he joined Wasatch Peak Family Practice and also serves as one on the Vice Presidents of the Company.