Our Hospitalists Care Team includes internal medicine physicians and advanced practice providers.

Anne Anglim, MD

Anne Anglim, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine & Hygiene. Prior to moving to Helena, Dr. Anglim served as Medical Director in Public Health Emergency Management in the Department of Health and Human Services for the City of Longbeach, California. She is also an Adjunct Lecturer for California State Long Beach in International Health and Professional Studies.

Ashley Coggins, DO

Ashley Coggins, DO has been working as a physician in the United States Army since 2003. Originally from Helena, Dr. Coggins earned her medical degree at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences and a Bachelor's degree at the University of Puget Sound. She completed her internal medicine internship and residency at Madigan Army Medical Center in Fort Lewis, Wash.

Thomas Covaleski, MD

Thomas Covaleski, MD earned his medical degree from Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine in Hershey, Penn., after earning his Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Pennsylvania State University in University Park, Penn. Dr. Covaleski completed an internal medicine residency and served as Chief Resident for internal medicine at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Penn. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Christina Hudgens, MD

Christina Hudgens, MD earned her undergraduate degree from David Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee, and her medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Georgia. She completed an internal medicine and pediatrics residency at University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center in Memphis, Tennessee.

Mark Kreisberg, MD

Mark Kreisberg, MD, earned his medical degree from the University of South Alabama and completed his residency in internal medicine at the Spokane Internal Medicine program in Spokane, Washington. He has been practicing medicine in Helena, Montana, since 2000.

Stephen Mest, MD

Stephen Mest, MD is Board certified in Internal Medicine. He earned his medical degree from the University of Washington, and completed his Internal Medicine residency at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane. He has been in practice in Helena since 1997.

Tristan Seitz, MD

Tristan Seitz, MD, a Missoula native, completed his Internal Medicine residency training at Spokane, Washington. He earned his medical degree at the University of Washington in Seattle and completed a bachelor's degree in Chemistry at the University of Montana-Missoula.

Rob Smith, DO

Rob Smith, DO is board certified with the American Board of Family Physicians, the American Board of Osteopathic Family Practitioners and the Wilderness Medicine Society. He completed his fellowship in Wilderness Medicine.

Lee Travis, MD

Lee Travis, MD earned his medical degree at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, completed residency at Oregon Health Science University, and internship at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He is a graduate of Boulder's Jefferson High School.

Nurse Practitioners

Melissa Cobb, AGNP

Melissa Cobb, AGNP holds an MS in Nursing from Walden University in Minneapolis and a BA in Nursing from Carroll College. She is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and is currently working toward obtaining her Acute Care designation.

Margaret Schaefer, NP

Margaret Schaefer, NP earned her Master’s Degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Montana State University School of Nursing and her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing at the University of Health Sciences Center in Denver, plus a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Physiology from the University of Bath, England.