Providers

Superior is the back yard for some of Montana’s most beautiful scenery and amazing hiking and skiing.  Our providers have chosen to live and work in this community and take advantage of all the activities Western Montana can provide.  Please take a few minutes to meet our exceptional group of providers.

Roger G. Pafford, MD - Chief of Staff

Dr. Roger Glenn Pafford attended the Medical University of South Carolina where he completed his MD degree in 2005. He completed his residency training in Family Practice medicine at the Cedar Rapids Medical Education Foundation in Cedar Rapids, Iowa in 2008. After practicing medicine in Iowa and Wyoming he moved to Superior, Montana. Dr. Pafford also holds a Bachelor of Music degree in classical guitar performance.


G. Bruce McClelland, MD

Dr. McClelland provides quality care in the field of ear, nose and throat (ENT). He graduated from the Marquette University Medical College of Wisconsin in 1967. Dr. McClelland is Board-certified and a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology and a member of the Montana State Medical Association. His services include: tonsillectomy, surgical removal of skin cancer, nasal/sinus surgery, ear tube insertion and adenoidectomy.


Laurel Chambers, PA-C

Laurel Chambers was born and raised in Superior, Montana, and has been a Physician Assistant at Mineral Community Hospital for over 15 years. She graduated from the University of Montana with a Heath and Human Performance degree with an emphasis in athletic training and went on to the Rocky Mountain College PA school. Laurel loves working in the Emergency Room.


Jane A. Whetzel, APRN, PA-C

Jane Whetzel graduated from the University of North Dakota with degrees as a Physician's Assistant and also a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP). With more than 30 years' experience, Jane is a welcome addition to the Mineral Community Hospital family.


Laura A. Salyers, MD

Laura A. Salyers, MD is a practicing Psychiatrist (Therapist) in Missoula, MT, with Providence Health & Services- Psychiatry. Dr Salyers graduated from University of Kentucky College of Medicine in 1998 and has been in practice for 22 years. She completed a residency at University of Kentucky Medical Center. Dr Salyers also specializes in Neurology. Dr Salyers also practices at St Claire Counseling in Morehead, KY.


Michael Zehnpfennig, MD

Dr Zehnpfennig is a general surgeon currently practices at Community Medical Center in Missoula. He provides colonoscopy services to Mineral Community Hospital. Dr Zehnpfennig attended Wayne State University School of Medicine where he completed his MD degree in 2006. Dr Z completed his general surgical residency training at Detroit Medical Center in 2011.