Welcome to our McMinnville Clinic. The center services 7,300 patients annually with integrated primary care, mental health, OB care, dental, pharmacy and health education –all in one location.

We currently offer these services in McMinnville:

Primary Care

Primary Care

115 N.E. May Lane
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.


  • Fatima Baar, PA-C
  • Sunisa Chanyaputhipong, MD
  • Kelly Crawford, DO
  • Kristin Garcia, PsyD

  • Alice Hamilton, MSN, CPNP
  • Elise Phelps, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacist
  • Margo Pipher, DO
  • Michael Schiferl, MD
  • Susan Speece, FNP
  • Karen Swenson, DO

  • Linda Wheeler, CNM
  • Nina Yang, MD


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, DMD


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

  • Fatima BaarPhysician 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

  • Sunisa_ChanyaputhipongDoctor 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.

    Medical Training: 

    • 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

  • Kelly CrawfordDoctor 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)

Alice Hamilton, MSN, CPNP

  • Nurse Practitioner Alice Hamilton specializes in pediatrics. She spent three years  in the Pediatric Pulmonary Center of Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York and went on to serve as a United States Air Force Captain for three years. She had a 20-year career with Kaiser Permanente and came on board with Virginia Garcia three years ago.

    Medical Training:

    Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Oregon Health Science University School of Nursing

    Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Florida in Gainesville School of Nursing


Elise Phelps, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacist

  • Elise Phelps, PharmD specializes in ambulatory care Clinical Pharmacy.

    Medical Training: The University of Montana Skaggs School of pharmacy, PharmD


    • Post Graduate Year 1: Community Pharmacy Residency with Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center
    • Post Graduate Year 2: Ambulatory Care Residency with Kaiser Permanente Colorado

    Board Certification: Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (BCACP)



Margo Pipher, DO

  • Margo_PipherDoctor 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.

    Medical Education/Training:

    • 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

    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

  • Michael SchiferlDoctor 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.

    Medical Training:

    • 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

Susan Speece, FNP

  • Susan SpeeceFamily Nurse Practitioner Susan Speece joined Virginia Garcia in April of 2014.

    Medical Training: University of Detroit, Mercy, Detroit, MI (2010) Master’s in Nursing, Family Practice

    Board Certification: American Nursing Credentialing Commission Certified (2010)

Linda Wheeler, CNM

  • Linda_WheelerCertified Nurse Midwife Linda Wheeler joined Virginia Garcia in 2004. She has a keen interest in women’s health care. Linda particularly enjoys performing well-woman examinations (including Pap smears) during which women can talk about family planning, gynecological issues, and sexual health.  Linda is fascinated by the unique issues each woman brings to her clinic visit and appreciates the opportunity to influence their health. Having lived in Brazil and visited Central America and Africa, Linda joined Virginia Garcia to work with and learn from women of many cultures.

    Nurse-midwifery training: University of Mississippi

    Certification: American College of Nurse-Midwives

    Languages: English and Spanish

Nina Yang, MD

  • Dr. Nina YangDoctor 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.

  • 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…)

Michelle Nguyen, DMD

  • Michelle Nguyen

    Dr. Michelle Nguyen joined Virginia Garcia in September of 2014. Following her community health rotation, Michelle was very excited to join Virginia Garcia as a full-time dentist. She truly believes in Virginia Garcia’s mission and vision and wanted to be a part of providing quality dental care to those with the greatest need. Michelle also enjoys working with children and delights in the funny and clever things they say.

    Michelle loves to travel. Some of her favorite places include Vietnam and Ecuador. While not at work, you might find her working on various art projects. She also enjoys tennis, rock-climbing, hiking, calligraphy, and is currently learning how to snowboard.

    Dental Training:  Oregon Health & Science University: DMD June 2014

    Board Certification:  Oregon Board of Dentistry

    Languages:  English and Spanish

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