William Bee Ririe Critical Access Hospital and Rural Health Clinic
University of Utah
Echo Services

Office: 775-289-3612


The University of Utah's cardiology program offers the latest innovations in cardiac care and clinical therapies. Coming to William Bee Ririe Rural Health Clinic once a month they offer services dealing with all types of cardiovascular disease. Various doctors bring their expertise in the field of cardiology to the patients of Ely:

Roger A. Freedman, M.D. has been a faculty member at the University of Utah for over 20 years. He specializes in the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias as well as the implantation and removal of cardiac pacemakers and defibrillators. Dr. Freedman received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School. He did his internship and residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital and his cardiology training at Stanford University. Dr. Freedman sees patients at the University of Utah Hospital as well as outreach clinics in Idaho, Nevada and Wyoming.

Bruce Bray, M.D. is an Associate Professor at the University of Utah. Dr. Bray studied Biology at Loma Linda University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science. He subsequently obtained a medical degree from Loma Linda University. Dr. Bray completed an Internal Medicine Residency at Kettering Medical Center, and completed his Cardiovascular Disease fellowship at the University of Utah. Dr. Bray is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Echocardiography.

Brenda Fish, APRN is a nurse Practitioner in Cardiology, specializing in arrhythmias and devices such as pacemakers, implantable defibrillators. She is licensed to practice in Utah, Idaho, Wyoming and Nevada and participated in our Outreach clinics in these states. Brenda received her undergraduate and advanced degrees from the University of Utah and is a Certified Cardiac Device Specialist.

Kevin Whitehead, M.D. is an Associate Professor of Cardiology at the University of Utah, and also has privileges at Primary Children's Medical Center. He cares for adults with congenital heart disease, heart disease in pregnancy, and other patients with cardiac complications of genetic diseases (such as muscular dystrophies). Dr. Whitehead is the Co-Director of the Utah Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT) Center, and in this role provides overall medical management and coordination of care to HHT patients seen at the University. He received his M.D. from the University of Alberta, and did an Internal Medicine residency at the University of Western Ontario. He completed Cardiology fellowship and a Cardiovascular Research fellowship at the University of Utah, where he was named a Pfizer Cardiovascular Research Fellow in 2000. He is board certified in cardiovascular disease and echocardiography. He is currently a member of the American Heart Association, American Society of Echocardiography, and the North American Vascular Biology Organization.

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1500 Avenue H
Ely, Nevada 89301
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6 Steptoe Circle
Ely, Nevada 89301
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