About Us

Our Team of
Medical Providers
in Anchorage, AK



Ernest J. Meinhardt, MD
Specializing in Family and Aviation Medicine, Dr. Meinhardt has served Alaskan families and all classes of pilots for more than thirty years.
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Kathryn Ryan, DO
Dr. Kathryn Ryan, our Newest Family Practice Doctor, grew up right here in Anchorage. Passionate about preventative health care and exercise as medicine, she believes in treating the whole person: mind, body, and spirit.
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Sarah Bigelow, PA–C
Sarah is a Certified Physician Assistant who specializes in Family Practice. She received her degree from the University of Washington and has been practicing since 2009. Her experience prior to joining IPMS includes work in primary care as well as at a back pain management facility.
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Roy E. Howard, PA–C



Bradford W. Fenton MD, PhD
After spending a decade working in an academic environment, Dr. Fenton has brought his wide-range of specialized skills to Alaska. He joined IPMS in 2016, and provides a carefully-crafted approach to patient care as he welcomes both obstetrical and gynecological patients.
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Natasha Sherrill, APRN
As a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner, Natasha is able to provide care to patients of all ages, but found Women’s Health particularly rewarding during graduate school. She loves supporting and empowering women in all walks of life – through all stages of life.
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Les Harpel, PT
Les has enjoyed working at IPMS for more than twenty years where he and his colleagues use their wide range of knowledge and experience to care for the entire family.
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Cynthia Parks, DPT
Cynthia has been practicing Physical Therapy for ten years and loves to share her love for the field with every patient she sees.
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Terri Ilalio, PTA
As a Physical Therapy Assistant Terri uses heat, ice, ultrasound, and electrical stimulation to help her patients.
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