Our Providers

Effie Medford, MD

Was born near Pawnee Oklahoma.  She was educated in Oklahoma receiving her bachelor’s degree.  Dr. Medford received her post grad for medicine in NM.  She continued on, gaining her MD in 1968.  Dr. Medford has practiced in the Albuquerque area since.  She practiced in Private Practices moving on to UNM School of medicine in the practice of OBGYN.  She has continued her expertise in the area of OBGYN serving the East Mountain area.

Dr. Medford has enjoyed her time also at the East Mountain Chamber of Commerce meetings, In addition to serving in various capacities with the East Mountain Lions Club.   She enjoys working with the patients she has acquired in the East Mountain/Estancia Valley areas and likes feeling useful to them and to the community.

Jodi Dettman, ACNP

Was born and raised in Upper Michigan moving to New Mexico in 2001.  She initially moved to Gallup to care for the Navajo and Hispanic population.  In 2008, work brought her to the Albuquerque area.  She has lived in Edgewood since that time.  Prior to working in a Family Practice/Urgent Care clinic in Moriarty, she spent five and a half years working at Gallup Indian Medical Center in the Internal Medicine Department while still residing in Edgewood.  Jodi has a wide range of experience including caring for diabetics in a diabetic education department, ICU, Medical Flight team provider, home/hospice and internal medicine.  With her spouse Bruce (Bill) Bouchard, they have five children and many grandchildren.  Jodi enjoys cooking, reading, traveling and gardening in her spare time.  She looks forward to continue caring for the people in the East Mountain/Estancia Valley communities.

John Panter, PA-C

John Panter, PA-C was born and raised in California. After receiving his degree in History, he worked for Museums in New York and San Diego. Enjoyed a twenty year career in History then moved to New Mexico in 2005. John returned to school and received his Master’s in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of St. Francis. He has practiced as a Physician Assistant in the East Mountain/Estancia Valley communities since 2013. In his spare time, John loves to hike and ride Harley Davidson motorcycles.