McMinnville, OR 97128
Phone: (503) 472-1338
Monday – Friday: 8am – 7pm
Exception: Closed every Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
For urgent issues after hours, current patients can call 800-876-6577 to speak to a provider. If you’re experiencing a medical emergency, please call 9-1-1.
To contact your care team, please use this directory.
Phone: (503) 883-4700
Monday: 7am – 6pm
Tuesday: 7:30am – 6:30pm
Wednesday: 7am – 6pm
Thursday: 7:30am – 6:30pm
Friday: 7:00am – 6pm
Serena S. Mull, D.M.D. Michelle Nguyen, D.M.D.
Phone: (503) 883-5868
Monday – Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Thursday – Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Fatima Baar, PA-C
Physician Assistant Fatima Baar joined Virginia Garcia in April of 2012.
Medical Training: Pacific University – Health Professions Campus, Hillsboro, OR (2011) Master’s in Physician Assistant Studies
Board Certification: National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (2011)
Sunisa Chanyaputhipong, MD
Doctor Sunisa Chanyaputhipong joined Virginia Garcia in May 2005. Dr. Chanyaputhipong practices full-spectrum family medicine and enjoys the variety of patients she sees. She values the therapeutic relationships she forms with her patients and strives to keep her patients educated about their health conditions and encourages them to optimize their health. She believes strongly in preventive medicine, family planning and vaccinations. In her spare time, she enjoys karate, traveling, and photographing her children.
- Residency Training: Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA, Family Practice Residency (2001-2004)
- Medical School: University College Dublin, National University of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland Bachelor of Medicine,
Bachelor of Surgery and Bachelor of the Art of Obstetrics (2001)
- Undergraduate: Cornell University, Ithaca, NY Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry (1996)
Board Certification: American Board of Family Medicine
Languages: English, Thai, medical Spanish, conversational Mandarin Chinese
Kelly Crawford, DO
Doctor Kelly Crawford joined Virginia Garcia in September of 2014. Dr. Crawford believes all patients deserve the best care regardless of their ability to pay. Her medical interests include helping patients partner in their health, natural remedies, behavior changes to promote health, and chronic disease management. In her spare time she enjoys cooking, reading, playing with her two kids, and spending time with her husband.
Medical Training: Des Moines University, College of Osteopathy (2006)
Residency: Genesys Regional Medical Center, Internal Medicine
Board Certification: American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine (2009)
Leslie Gustafson, PA-C
Physician Assistant Leslie Gustafson joined Virginia Garcia in January 2015. Leslie’s medical interest include working with patients to achieve overall health and well-being, including mental wellness. She believes everyone deserves quality healthcare and is excited to work for an organization with this mission. In her free time, she enjoys exploring the Northwest, hiking, playing guitar, and spending time with her friends and family.
Medical Training: Pacific University, Hillsboro, OR, Master of Science Physician Assistant Studies (2014)
Board Certification: National Commission for the Certification of Physician Assistants (2014)
Jennifer Mueller, MD
Doctor Jennifer Mueller joined Virginia Garcia in March of 2015. Jennifer’s medical interests include Woman’s Health and Pediatrics. In her spare time she enjoys Knitting, spinning yarn, gardening, and vegan cooking.
Medical Training: Michigan State University College of Human Medicine (2003)
Residency: Duluth Family Practice Residency Program (07/2003 – 06/2006)
Board Certification: American Board of Family Practice (2006)
Margo Pipher, DO
Doctor Margo Pipher joined Virginia Garcia in 2008 with a primary focus in Internal Medicine. She enjoys caring for medically complex adults and is honored to provide the highest quality of individualized care she can to each patient. She is proud of and committed to Virginia Garcia’s common goal of raising the standard of health care in our underserved community.
At home, she enjoys all types of outdoor activities, reading medical journals and spending time with family.
- Internal Medicine Residency / Internship: Kaiser Permanente Medical Center at Santa Clara, California
- Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, Pennsylvania: Doctorate Degree
- Southern Oregon University in Ashland, Oregon: BS Degree in Biology/Chemistry
Certifications: Medical License from the State of Oregon
Doctorate Degree in Osteopathic Medicine
Board Certified by American Osteopathic Association
Previously Registered Respiratory Therapist (ICU focus) in the state of Oregon for 15 years
Languages: English and Spanish
Michael Schiferl, MD
Doctor Michael Schiferl joined Virginia Garcia in October of 2009. Dr. Schiferl’s medical interests include international medicine and medical relief, community health, pediatrics, and obstetrics. Having worked for community health for nearly 10 years, Michael joined Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Clinics to continue his interest and commitment to community health and helping the underserved both locally and overseas. In his free time he enjoys spending time with family and friends, nature, photography, motorcycling and touring, and travel.
- University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI (2001) Medical Doctorate
- Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK (2006) Diploma in Tropical Medicine
Residency: Stanislaus Family Practice Residency, University of California-Davis, Modesto, CA (2004) Family Medicine
Board Certification: American Board of Family Medicine (2014)
Language: English and Spanish, Italian and Thai
Krenie Stowe, MD, JD
Doctor Krenie Stowe joined Virginia Garcia in December of 2013. She is a board certified pediatrician with 25 years of clinical experience. Her approach to healthcare is collaborative and holistic, with an emphasis on education and empowerment. She is a strong supporter of long term breast feeding, natural birth and attachment parenting and sees herself as an advocate for children. She is keenly interested in health care policy and the intersection between medicine and law.
Dr. Stowe joined VG because she believes healthcare is a human right and should be universally accessible. She hopes to play a role in re-shaping care for families with children, encouraging caregivers to be well informed and to take an active role in the health of the children for which they are responsible.
She moved to Oregon because of its physical beauty and cooler climate and because there seemed to be a statewide interest in innovative healthcare reform. She enjoys music, especially old R&B, and loves to dance. She has four dogs, and two cats and one wonderful son.
Medical Training: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY (1985)
Residency: Montefiore Medical Center, New York, NY (1990-1992) Pediatrics
Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics
Languages: English and Spanish
Tim Van Ert, MD
Doctor Tim Van Ert joined Virginia Garcia in July 2002. Following a rotating internship at San Francisco General, Tim spent four years as a family doctor in San Francisco doing house calls and home births. He moved to Oregon in 1989 where he did general practice at Willamette Valley University clinics for many years. In 2002, Tim started working summers at Virginia Garcia clinic sites. Tim began working full-time as the lead clinician at Virginia Garcia’s McMinnville Clinic in 2011.
Tim loves his wife and daughter, his poetry and palindrome works, and nature – especially plants.
Medical Training: University of California – Davis School of Medicine, Davis, CA (1982)
Board Certification: American Board of Family Medicine (2004)
Nina Yang, MD
Doctor Nina Yang joined Virginia Garcia in July of 2014. She enjoys playing the violin, piano and guitar as well as jogging and the fine arts.
Medical Training: St. George’s University, School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies (2011) Medical Doctorate
Residency: Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare, Tallahassee, FL (2014) Family Practice
Board Certification: American Board of Family Practice (2014)
Serena S. Mull, D.M.D.
Doctor Serena S. Mull joined Virginia Garcia in November 2006 in the newly opened McMinnville dental clinic. Dr. Mull finds providing dental care to underserved communities extremely rewarding. During her eight years at Virginia Garcia she’s had the opportunity to watch many of her young patients grow up. Dr. Mull is passionate about the Virginia Garcia mission and is honored to work with such an excellent team. In her limited spare time she enjoys art projects, historical research and spending time with friends and family.
Dental Training: OHSU-School of Dentistry 2003
Board Certification: Oregon Board of Dentistry (2014)
Languages: English and Spanish (I’m learning…)