March 7, 2018
Estes Park Medical Center welcomes new providers

ESTES PARK MEDICAL CENTER WELCOMES NEW PROVIDERS
Expanded services in neurology, pain management, and family care now available
 
 
Estes Park, CO March 5, 2018—Estes Park Medical Center welcomes three new providers: Michelle Furmaga, M.D., neurologist; Ryan Shedd, nurse anesthetist; and Lena (Pavlish) Belleau, family nurse practitioner. This expanded roster of professionals allows Estes Park’s local, independent medical facility to offer even better services to the community.

Dr. Michelle Furmaga discovered a love for neurology while studying medicine at Michigan State University. During her residency at University of Rochester, she trained with top experts in the field and was able to delve into several sub-specialties including movement disorders, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, stroke and more before going on to complete a fellowship in neuro-rehabilitation. Dr. Furmaga describes her relationships with patients as “friendly, often jovial partnerships,” and she prides herself on advising them as if they were her own family. Dr. Furmaga’s medical associations and certifications include:
  • Board Certified, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Member of the Academy of Neurology
  • Member of American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians (ABQAURP) with certification as Physician Advisor (CHCQM-PhyAdv)
  • Member of American College of Physician Advisors

Ryan Shedd, CRNA specializes in non-surgical pain management. After receiving a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of North Florida, Shedd earned a Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia from the University of Alabama/Birmingham and went on to earn a Post Master’s Certificate in Adult/Geriatric Nurse Practitioner from the University of Boston. He is a self-described people person who loves to problem solve and empathize with his patients. Shedd works to reduce pain while improving patients’ daily abilities and understand each unique need. Shedd’s licenses and certifications include:
  • Board Certified in Anesthesia through the Council On Certification of Nurse Anesthetists
  • Board Certified in Non-Surgical Pain Management (NSPM-C)
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support
  • Basic Life Support

Lena Belleau, FNP-C worked for several years as a nurse before deciding that she wanted more from her career without moving away from the clinical side of nursing. With a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Colorado Christian University, Belleau achieved her Master of Science in Nursing and Family Nurse Practitioner from South University before joining the team at EPMC. As a family nurse practitioner, she continues to help others on their journey through illness to wellness with open, honest communication. Belleau strives to create“a trusting environment in which patients’ personal beliefs and values can be included in their care.” Belleau’s licenses and certifications include:
  • Advanced Practice Nurse, Colorado
  • American Nurse Credentialing Center
  • Registered Nurse, Colorado
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support
  • Basic Life Support
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • Trauma Nursing Core Course

Contact EPMC to make an appointment with these new providers today. For more information, please visit www.epmedcenter.com.




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2018

May 31, 2018Dr. Mark MacElwee Resignation
May 8, 2018Paint Estes Pink 2018
April 13, 2018PHD Election FAQs and Information
March 13, 2018EPMC CEO named to Colorado Stroke Advisory Board
March 7, 2018Estes Park Medical Center welcomes new providers
February 28, 2018Clinic Appointments and Clinic Doctors: 970-586-2200
January 9, 2018EPMC Reminds Community of Cold and Flu Season Precautions
January 6, 2018EPMC To Offer Nationally Recognized Weight Loss Program: State of Slim

2017

December 12, 2017Thank You for Colorado Gives Day Gifts
November 2, 20172018 Budget now available
September 20, 2017EPMC Receives Prestigious International Award
September 18, 2017Summertime Donor Accomplishments
July 14, 20172016 Donor Accomplishments

2016

December 7, 2016Colorado Gives Day Success
December 5, 2016Enterprise Zone Project Designation
November 11, 2016Hope, Healing & Healthy Babies
July 20, 2016Building a “Slimmer” Community
June 10, 2016Upgrading Newborn Safety and Security
January 28, 2016Wellness Center Land Lease Payment
January 26, 2016Wellness Center Update Presented
January 13, 2016Moving Forward with Wellness Center

2015

December 2, 2015First State of Slim Class Seeing Success
December 2, 2015EPMC Emergency Department Receives Patient Satisfaction Award
November 17, 2015Our Commitment to Wellness is Ongoing
June 20, 2015Wellness Assessments Now Available
June 19, 2015Return of the Super Foods Workshop
June 19, 2015Thank You for Celebrating Our 40th
June 6, 2015Community BBQ and Dance Party to Celebrate 40 Years of Care
May 22, 2015First Baby Born at EPMC Turns 40
May 6, 2015Estes Park Wellness Summit Recap
March 11, 2015Wellness Contract Signed with CU
February 9, 2015CEO Comments on Wellness Initiatives
January 14, 20153 Qualities Drive EPMC Laboratory

2014

December 31, 2014Destination: Wellness
December 30, 2014Exciting Progress on EPMC Wellness Center
December 22, 2014IRA Charitable Rollover Extended
December 15, 2014Foundation Remembers
December 8, 2014Flu has Arrived in Estes Park
December 8, 2014EPMC Recognized by iVantage Health Analytics
November 26, 2014EPMG Receives Patient Satisfaction Award
November 21, 2014EPMC Shares “Thanks for Giving”
November 7, 2014Volunteer – Every Hour is a Reward
October 31, 2014A Life Changing Moment
October 10, 2014Fundraising Goal Benefits Community
September 19, 2014Going Above and Beyond Expectations
September 5, 2014It's All About the Patients
August 22, 2014EP Visitors Commend Care and Service
August 17, 2014A Spectrum of Care When You Need It
August 4, 2014EPMC Foundation's Annual Report
July 7, 2014Nightingale Nursing Award
April 20, 2014EPMC Foundation: Ruth's Story
April 3, 2014EPMC Patient Portal
January 15, 2014Special District Transparency Notice

2013

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