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News Welcome Sharla Hart, MD, Emergency Medicine!

Sharla Hart, MD

Sharla Hart, MD

The Great Falls Clinic is pleased to welcome Sharla Hart, MD, to the Great Falls community and to our new Emergency Department team. Dr. Hart has over six years of family medicine and over nine years of emergency medicine experience and is excited to begin helping patients in the Great Falls community.

Dr. Hart received her medical degree from the University of Maryland, School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland in 2003. She then completed her residency in Family Practice Medicine at the York Hospital in York, Pennsylvania in 2006. Dr. Hart proudly served in the U.S. Army as a Russian Interrogator and Strategic Debriefer beginning in 1991. Since finishing her residency in Pennsylvania, Dr. Hart moved to Havre, Montana where she practiced as an emergency medicine physician and emergency room director. She recently gave birth to twin boys. Dr. Hart is excited to further expand her knowledge in the emergency department and looks forward to her family joining her here as well.

The Great Falls Clinic Hospital will begin providing emergency services in January in effort to provide increased access to patients. Dr. Hart was recruited shortly after staffing and provider needs were established for the department. Along with Dr. Hart, the Great Falls Clinic Hospital has begun recruiting highly qualified providers and staff including Drs. Todd Harper and Kevin McCafferty. Vicki Newmiller, CEO added, “As we begin our transition to the replacement hospital, we are thrilled to have such an experienced providers developing this necessary service line. We are confident in their ability to ensure that we offer the type of emergency services that our patients have been requesting.”

About the Great Falls Clinic:
In 1917, four visionary medical leaders opened a world-class comprehensive health care center, with an integrated team of specialists and a personal approach to wellness—far from an urban center. Today, the Clinic is Montana’s largest independent group of physicians, providing the greater Great Falls area with a vast range of health services: diverse specialty medical clinics, a warm and caring hospital, urgent care clinics, family practice, vision services, and a surgical center.

As a provider-led organization, the Clinic is committed to recruiting the most contemporary medical staff, harnessing the power of the latest medical technologies, continually striving for advancement, and above all, working as a team to meet the health needs of the 225,000 residents living in our 17 local counties.

The Great Falls Clinic is committed to improving the health and wellness of our community by providing the best healthcare possible. To schedule an appointment with a primary care provider or specialist, please call 406.454.2171

Meet Our Providers

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Brandon McCafferty, MD


Optical Center

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Benjamin Keggi, DO

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Antonio Santin, MD, FACS


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