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News Welcome Chris Grotbo, FNP-C and Leah Schwandt, PA-C!

Chris Grotbo, MSN, FNP-C and Leah Schwandt, PA-C
Join the Great Falls Clinic Family Medicine Department


Chris Grotbo, MSN, FNP-C

The Great Falls Clinic is pleased to welcome Chris Grotbo, MSN, FNP-C and Leah Schwandt, PA-C, to the Great Falls community and to our Family Medicine department. Chris and Leah will our join Family Medicine team at the Great Falls Clinic main campus to expand services offered to patients in primary care and our Immediate Care Center.

Chris is originally from Colorado but moved to Montana to raise her family. She has over 20 years of experience in family practice nursing. Chris received her Registered Nurses’ license in 1985 from Montana State University and went on for her Master of Science in Nursing from Gonzaga University in 2000.


Leah Schwandt, PA-C

Leah Schwandt, PA-C

Leah is originally from Great Falls, Montana but has been working in Illinois for the last four years. Leah received her Bachelor’s degree from Concordia College with a major in biology and two minors in chemistry and math. She then went on to graduate with her Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree in 2009 from Rocky Mountain College in Billings. Leah has over five years of experience as a physician’s assistant and is excited to begin expanding her practice in Great Falls.

Chris and Leah both bring compassionate, caring approaches to their patients and are excited to begin their practice at the Great Falls Clinic.

Chris and Leah are accepting new patients and physician referrals at the Great Falls Clinic Family Medicine Department, 1400 29th Street South. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 406.454.2171.

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Russell Herring, DNP

Family Practice

Kenneth D. Evans, AuD



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