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Shasta Cascade Health Centers is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) comprising three health centers in south Siskiyou County. We are a comprehensive primary healthcare practice dedicated to building a healthy community and improving the individual health, well-being, and quality of life for everyone. Our clinics offer a wide variety of services, including Chiropractic, Dental, Podiatry, Behavioral Health as well as routine physical exams, school physicals and DMV physicals. If you are looking to join our clinics and have questions regarding our services or providers, we would be more than happy to help you with your decision-making process. We welcome you and look forward to serving your healthcare needs. 

Dr. Grady Fort

Grady Fort, MD

       Family Practice

Dr. Fort graduated from UC San Francisco in 1972 and finished his training in 1975. Although originally trained in pediatrics, he now sees a full range of patients (children of all ages), and has four older children.... [More]

Claudia Awamleh

Claudia Awamleh,
Now Accepting New Patients

Family Nurse Practitioner

A board certified Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Board of Nurse Practitioners.  She earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas at El Paso in 2015... [More]

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Jade Sekeres, DNP
Now Accepting New Patients

Doctor of Nursing Practice

Jade is our very first, fully remote provider. She lives full time in sunny San Diego, but specifically chose our clinics to come and be of service. She is absolutely phenomenal for our patients whether they are at home or in the clinic, we're so grateful that modern technology has allowed us to find and hire someone of Jade's caliber. We're sure you'll love her as much as we do!



Nicholas Mantovani, DDS

Dentistry Practitioner

Dr. Nicholas Mantovani is a vibrant member of our dental team who brings a wealth of knowledge and passion to our clinic. He recently completed his Doctorate of Dental Surgery at Creighton School of Dentistry.. [More]

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Joyce Tatelman, MD
Now Accepting New Patients

Family Practice

My name is Joyce Tatelman and I am very happy to have joined the team at Shasta Cascade Health Centers in the summer of 2022. My time is currently divided between Shasta Cascade and my Family Practice in the Bay Area. [More]

Heather Smith

Heather Smith, RDHAP
Now Accepting New Patients

Dental Hygienist

I have been a Dental Hygienist for 20 years and absolutely love my profession and helping others. We have a great team here and we would love to see you happy, healthy and smiling! [More]

Dr. Richard Nielsen

Richard Nielsen, DPM


Dr. Nielsen received an undergraduate degree from the University of Nevada, Reno. He earned a Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine from Samuel Merritt University in 1977. Dr. Nielsen lives in Susanville and travels to McCloud twice a month to see Siskiyou County patients.  [More]

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Jeff Ridge, MSN, FNP-C
Now Accepting New Patients

Family Nurse Practitioner

Jeff is a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and recent Siskiyou County transplant from Denton, Texas. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Texas Tech University in 2013 and Master of Science in Nursing from The University of Texas at Tyler in 2018… [More]

Alan Cooper

Alan Cooper, DC
Now Accepting New Patients

Chiropractor / Hypnotherapist

Dr. Cooper is a licensed Chiropractor and Clinical Hypnotherapist, and can be seen for both chiropractic and hypnotherapy sessions. He received his medical training at... [More]

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Kim Orta, FNP
Now Accepting New Patients

Family Nurse Practitioner

Hello, I'm Kim Orta, an experienced Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with a rich background in primary care, urgent care, and substance abuse treatment. Recently, I made the transition to Siskiyou County from the picturesque Crescent City/Smith River area where I contributed my expertise at Curry Medical Center in Brookings, Oregon. [More]

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Kenyon Banfield, DMD

Dentistry Practitioner

Dr. Banfield strives to be where he is needed and to influence others for good.  As a young man, this desire grew while serving citizens of Germany, American troops... [More]

Dr. Harvey Sternberg

Harvey Sternberg, MD

Family Practice

Dr. Harvey Sternberg, MD is a Family Medicine Specialist in Weed, CA and has over 42 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University Of California, Davis, School Of Medicine medical school in 1979.

Sara Wubben

Sara Wubben, MSW, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Sara earned a Master's in Foreign Languages, Literature, and Culture from Colorado State University at Fort Collins in 1993.  She earned a Master's in Social Work from California State University at Chico in 2008. [More] 

“We are committed to the mission of Shasta Cascade Health Centers,

which is to offer quality health care services to our communities

in an environment that is friendly, compassionate and caring.”

Shasta Cascade Health Centers receives HHS funding and has Federal Public Health Service (PHS) deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals. Shasta Cascade Health Centers is exempt from federal income taxes under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowable under the law.

Medical insurance is not required to receive services at our Clinics.

Call: (530) 926-4528   |   Text or Voicemail: (530) 412-5669   |   Fax: (530) 964-3141   |   PO Box 1143, McCloud, CA 96057   |

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