Dr. Daniel Spogen

Registered Nurse Kelli Boulette with Dr. Daniel Spogen on the telemedicine screen.

LARRY HYSLOP, Free Press Correspondent

ELKO — A new medical practice has opened in Elko using telemedicine.

Dr. Daniel Spogen is chairman of the Department of Family Medicine at the UNR School of Medicine. He is also site director of the Rural Family Practice Residency Program starting in Elko.

Dr. Spogen is accepting new patients, including those using Medicare and Medicaid.

Exams take place at Nevada Health Center on 14th Street. Dr. Spogen uses video communication from Reno to view and talk with his Elko patients.

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Kelli Boulette, R.N., is in the room during visits when hands-on exams are needed. The results of these exams are viewed by Dr. Spogen.

To make an appointment, call Renown Central Scheduling at 775-982-7700 and specify Dr. Spogen in Elko.

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