KVH Stories

Christina Thunberg (Orthopedic Surgery)

It seems like every time folks gather around to swap life stories, there’s always one person whose experiences trump them all. Christina Thunberg is such a person. “It was my 17th birthday,” she recalls. “We were at my uncle’s place, and I’d brought a friend with me.” Riding was definitely on the menu – but […]

Josh Kirk

Hernia Repair: With a busy practice, young family, and active lifestyle, this dentist needed help to stay on his feet.

Dan Timmons

Emergency Care: When Dan came-to, he was on the floor. There was no pain. He had no idea that he’d end the day in open heart surgery.

Carmen Dupuis

Wound Care: It was such a busy time. A mysterious leg wound was the last thing Carmen needed.

Julie Petersen

Wellness exams: KVH CEO Julie Petersen shares her recent patient experiences in “Confessions of a Reluctant Patient.”

Peg Coble

As a nurse, Peg Coble forged a long career helping others. In retirement, she’s still at it.

Wyman Renfrow

As a retired Ellensburg firefighter, Wyman Renfrow knew the exhilaration of saving lives.

Hartwig Vatheuer

When it comes to improving health care for his community, Hartwig Vatheuer puts his energy where his heart is.

Anita Schiltz, ARNP

She rode with a broken hand, battling bronchitis, brutal head winds, pouring rain and temperatures that sometimes topped 100 degrees.