Our providers at Western Medical Associates are committed to providing the highest-quality imaging and patient care available in this region.
Most importantly, all of our providers genuinely care about our patients. Take a few moments to meet the team that comprises Casper’s largest private family practice.
Robert Day, M.D.
Dr. Day was born in Jackson, Tennessee and graduated from the University of Tennessee before moving to Casper to serve his residency. He has practiced family medicine in Rocky Mount, Virginia, and Madison, North Carolina, and has recently returned to Casper as a member of the Western Medical Associates team.
Dr. Fox graduated from East Carolina University in 1996. She practiced in Monroe, Washington for three years, and then in Council Bluffs, Iowa for another three years before returning to Casper where she originally did her residency. An outdoor enthusiast, Dr. Fox enjoys everything from taking a scenic ride around town on her bike to mowing the lawn. “We have fun at work,” she says of Western Medical Associates. “Plus, we rock and provide the best medicine in town!”
Mrs. Frary was born in Blue Hill, Nebraska and attended Doane College and the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She practiced in St. Paul, Nebraska and Newcastle, Wyoming before moving to Casper and joining the team at Western Medical Associates. A former member of the National Advisory Committee on Rural Health, she currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Wyoming Medical Society. In her down time, Mrs. Frary stays active with softball, golf and jogging.
Mr. Frary was born in southeast Nebraska and attended the University of Nebraska Medical Center, where he was part of the medical faculty for four years. He served in the United States Air Force as a medic from 1968-1972 and later practiced in Newcastle, Wyoming from 1981-1990 before moving to Casper. Mr. Frary is a former “National Physician Assistant of the Year” and chairman of the Editorial Board of the national PA Journal. He appreciates Casper’s size and location, and he enjoys cycling and photography in his spare time.
Mrs. Hepp Garcia was born in Buffalo, Wyoming and later attended Rocky Mountain College in Billings, Montana as part of the Master’s PA Program. She completed her education by serving clinical rotations in Casper; Chadron, Nebraska; Helena, Montana; and Buffalo before settling at Western Medical Associates. “I really like my coworkers and the working environment here,” she says, “as well as the imaging and medical resources we have. Casper has a great medical community.” Though she works in Casper, she lives in Kaycee because she appreciates the community of a small town. Mrs. Hepp Garcia stays active with ranching, riding horses, basketball, softball and volleyball.
Dr. Iams is a double board-certified primary care physician. She attended medical school at Loyola University Chicago. She then trained in family medicine at a community hospital in the Chicago suburbs. Dr. Iams completed her education with a fellowship in sports medicine at the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Iams enjoys the variety of people she sees as a primary care physician. Dr. Iams also practices primary care sports medicine. She has experience working with athletes at all levels, from novices through Olympic and professional athletes. Dr. Iams will work with you to design an approach to your health that meets your needs. She regularly collaborates with chiropractors and other health professionals to help you reach your goals. Her goal is for you to understand your medical conditions so you can manage your healthcare the way you want.
Mrs. Newell is a native of Wyoming who was born in Rawlins and graduated from the University of Wyoming in 2009. She did her clinical training in Casper and worked at GI Associates before joining the team at Western Medical Associates. “WMA is home,” she says. “The people are great, and I think we all share a common vision. Plus, we all get along well and have a good time doing our jobs — even if it is work!” She loves Casper for the mountains and wilderness, the strong sense of community and the fact that her family is close by.
A graduate of the Creighton University School of Medicine, Dr. Mickelson served his residency in Casper and has practiced as Team Physician for the Wyoming Cavalry and the Casper Ghosts. He was in private practice for several years before helping to found WMA. He enjoys softball, basketball and especially, fly fishing.
Karri has been providing healthcare services in the Glenrock Health Center since 2007. She is a graduate of the Hahnemann University PA Program in Philadelphia, PA. She received her master’s degree from the University of Nebraska. She is board certified and has over 15 years of experience in family practice and emergency medicine. She also served in the medical corps of the United States Air Force for 8 years.
Dr. Schoeber graduated from Creighton University in 1985 and served his residency here in Casper, where he has practiced as Medical Director of the Family Practice Residency Program and in Private Practice. He also serves an Medical Director of Central Wyoming Hospice. He has been appointed to the editorial board of the Western Journal of Medicine.