Our Local CCMH Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants

Elizabeth Sillers, Certified FNP – Elizabeth Sillers is a Nurse Practitioner at Cavalier County Memorial Hospital. Originally from Calvin, North Dakota, she currently resides in Langdon with her husband, Jason, and twin daughters. She has practiced as an NP for nearly ten years and has a special interest in type 2 diabetes management. Liz graduated from the University of North Dakota with a BSN in 1996 and MSN in 2001. She is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and belongs to the North Dakota Nurse Practitioner Association as well. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, spending time with her family and reading.

Rachel Faleide, FNP-C – Rachel Faleide is a Family Nurse Practitioner at Cavalier County Memorial Hospital. Rachel grew up in Munich, ND and currently resides in Langdon with her husband, Nathan. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND. She obtained her Master of Science in Nursing from Maryville University, St. Louis, MS. She is currently pursuing her Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) through Maryville University. She is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She is a member of the North Dakota Nurse Practitioner’s Association and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner, Rachel worked as a nurse in inpatient cardiology, emergency department, and medical surgical settings. While practicing as an emergency room nurse, Rachel received specialized training as a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) for adult and pediatric cases. Her certifications include ATLS, ACLS, BLS, and PALS.

In her spare time, Rachel enjoys golfing, working in her garden, and traveling. Langdon is a special place for Rachel. She is looking forward to being an active member of the community and caring for the residents of Cavalier County. As a nurse practitioner, Rachel is trained to provide preventive and family medicine to the entire family; from babies to geriatrics and everyone in between. 

Dr. “Trey” Emerson, M.D. – Dr. “Trey” Emerson was raised in Jackson, Mississippi and has spent most of his adult professional life in Nashville, Tennessee. He graduated from Vanderbilt University in Nashville with a B.A., Magna cum Laude in English while taking his pre-medical courses as well. He graduated from medical school at the University of Mississippi in Jackson, where his younger brother was also in school. He returned to Vanderbilt University for his internship in OB/GYN and then to the University of Kentucky for residency. Dr. Emerson is a fourth generation M.D. and has been in practice now for over 20 years.  He is married to the incredible Cindy Emerson and they have an energetic blended family of seven children, the youngest 3 of which will live with them in Langdon. Dr. Emerson’s career has covered multiple areas of practice from family practice to OB/GYN to minor surgery and cosmetic procedures. Dr. Emerson enjoys fishing, sports, writing and spending time with his family. He is passionate about medical missions, and has served abroad in countries including Haiti, India the Czech Republic and Jamaica.


At CCMH, our caring and knowledgeable Physical Therapists are dedicated to helping you achieve your goals so you can return to the activities you love.

Dr. Sarah Badding, PT, DPT, CSCS – Dr. Sarah Badding graduated from the University of North Dakota in 2003 with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree. She has continued her professional growth by becoming a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA), certified STOTT PILATES® instructor in mat and reformer, trained in Graston Technique® and trained in Postural Restoration®. Dr. Badding works with all types of patients, including back and neck pain, headaches, TMJ, orthopedics, chronic pain, post-surgical rehabilitation, pediatrics, vertigo and neurological disorders.

Dr. Jessica Waslaski, PT, DPT – Dr. Jessica Waslaski grew up in Hannah, ND with her parents and older brother. She graduated from the University of North Dakota in 2014 with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree. From there, she has continued to grow her professional knowledge and is trained in Graston Technique®, and has begun training in Postural Restoration®. Dr. Waslaski sees a variety of different diagnoses and works with all types of patients, including back and neck pain, headaches, geriatrics, orthopedics, chronic pain, post-surgical rehabilitation, pediatrics, vertigo, and neurological involvement.


Our Medical Specialists come in once a month.
Please make sure you schedule your appointment to meet with one of our specialty providers.

Alisha Johnston, D.P.M. – Dr. Alisha Johnston provides podiatry care. She diagnoses and treats foot and ankle conditions and focuses on preventative health to keep you on your feet and moving. Dr. Johnston attended Arizona Podiatric Medicine Program, completing her Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree. She completed her residency at Madigan Army Medical Center in Fort Lewis, Washington. Dr. Johnston grew up in the Devils Lake area and is excited to care for patients in the region.

Jason Go, M.D. – Dr. Jason Go is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, and Interventional Cardiology. He received his medical education from University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines, and completed his Internal Medicine residency at Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. Dr. Go received a Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship from Creighton University Medical Center and an Interventional Cardiology Fellowship from John Ochsner Heart & Vascular Institute, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Michael Kruger, M.D. – Dr. Michael Kruger provides orthopedic care with a subspeciality in sports medicine, trained in musculoskeletal and sports medicine. He provides care in fracture management and arthritis management and completes orthopedic evaluations. Dr. Kruger attended UND Medical School and then completed his family practice residency in Grand Forks. His fellowship was completed at Hennepin County Primary Care Sports Medicine.

Kimber-Lee Osowski, LICSW – Kimber-Lee Osowski is a Master Level Clinical Therapist with over 15 years of experience providing therapy and diagnostic evaluations to children, adolescents and adults. Kim is a graduate of the University of North Dakota. Kim provides individual, couple, family and group therapy. She utilizes psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral, and strengths-based approaches to therapy. She provides insight-oriented therapy with emphasis on utilizing positive coping skills, improving social functioning and communication skills.

Kevin Panico, M.D. – Dr. Kevin Panico is a specialist in hematology and oncology, working with blood disorders and cancer. He earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and completed an internal medicine residency at SUNY Health Science Center. He has also completed fellowships in pain and palliative care.

Rory Trottier, M.D. – Dr. Rory Trottier provides more advanced care and surgical out-patient procedures in the area of routine gynecological care. Dr. Trottier specializes in preventative care and annual exams, normal and high-risk obstetrics, infertility, menopausal care and has special training in pelvic surgery. Dr. Trottier received his medical degree from UND and completed his residency in Phoenix, AZ.

Scott Charette, M.D. - Dr. Scott Charette, general and vascular surgery, is board certified in surgery and specializes in aortic aneurysm, carotid disease and vascular surgery. He earned his medical degree from the University of North Dakota and was a surgical resident with the University Of North Dakota Department Of Surgery. He completed a vascular fellowship with the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver.