Family practice medicine is a medical specialty that provides continuing and comprehensive health care for all ages and genders. Trained in all areas of medicine, family practice providers can diagnose and treat most acute illnesses and help people effectively manage chronic medical problems. Family medicine providers include family physicians, physician’s assistants, and family nurse practitioners. Our dedicated staff of employees and practitioners are committed to providing you and your family with the highest quality healthcare. We provide a wide spectrum of health care services including urinary tract infections, depression, minor injuries, wellness and preventative care services. We offer in house laboratory, radiology and speech therapy services.

From pediatrics to geriatrics, our providers provide personal, comprehensive and continuing care, conveniently located close to home.

Providers

Lynn Eskelson, MD

Lynn Eskelson, MD

Dr. Lynn Eskelson (Dr. E) has been a Family Medicine/Emergency Room Physician for 30 years. He enjoys caring for babies to centurions, outpatient care, office surgery and urgent care. Before coming to Castle Rock, Dr. Eskelson practiced in Preston, Idaho for 25 years. He graduated from University of Utah Medical School. His residency was at the University of Wyoming, Cheyenne and the University of Utah, Ogden component.

Dr. Eskelson is married, has five children and 16 grandchildren. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family, the outdoors, camping, hunting, fishing, downhill skiing, scouting, and doing church activities.

Joe Amy, PA-C

Joe Amy, PA-C

Joe was born and raised in Corry, PA. He graduated cum laud Cannon University Physician Assistant Program in 1982 where he specialized in Family Practice. He moved to Lander, Wyoming in 1983.

Joe has worked at Castle Rock Medical Center since 1995. As a Physician Assistant, he specializes in Family Practice medicine. He also provides Occupational Medicine and DOT physical exams.

His interests include photography, hunting, fishing, camping, biking and Cowboy Single Action Shooting. He has served as President, Vice-President, Secretary and Board Member of the Wyoming Association of Physician Assistants.

Brenna Kirsch, NP

Brenna Kirsch, NP

Brenna has been a Nurse Practitioner for 3 years. Before moving to Green River, she was a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner in Gillette. She also worked as a Labor and Delivery nurse for Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County before becoming an NP. Brenna and her family were excited for the opportunity to come back to Sweetwater County.

In her new role at CRMC, Brenna will provide primary care to men, women and children all ages, with an emphasis on women’s health. This includes well visits, gynecologic care, pap smears, contraception counseling, preconception counseling, and more.

Brenna and her husband have two young daughters. Their family enjoys spending time outdoors including hiking, camping, and fishing.

Joel Robertson, PA-C

Joel Robertson, PA-C

Joel is a Wyoming native who graduated from Lovell High School in 2002. He then attended the University of Wyoming where he earned his bachelor’s degree in Nursing. While in Laramie attending the University of Wyoming he was deployed to Iraq with his Army National Guard Unit, where he also trained in Combat Life Saving. Joel was a member of the National Guard for eight years. Following his time in Laramie Joel received his Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from A.T. Still University in Mesa, AZ, in 2012.

Joel started practicing at Castle Rock Hospital District in September of 2012. As a Physician Assistant, he likes being able to get to know his patients and their families. He feels like the primary care setting gives him the opportunity to form trusting relationships with those he is caring for and he feels that is an important piece of good patient care.

Joel is married with four children. He loves fishing, hiking, sports, guitars, and most of all spending time with his family.

Kris Sherwin, PA-C

Kris Sherwin, PA-C

“Service to others extends beyond my professional life. As a member of the community, I participate to make a positive difference by volunteering in multiple youth organizations including Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, high school sports teams and Church youth activities.”

Kris moved to Wyoming with her family when she was a child. Attendance at rural schools meant snow machine rides to meet the bus and multiple grade levels in each classroom. After high school she attended Casper College in Casper, WY where she received an Associates of Science in Biology. She went on to receive her Bachelor of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Midwestern University in Downers Grove, IL.

Kris and her husband have two children. As a family they enjoy camping and travel. Involvement in their local Church parish keeps them busy.