Pediatric Healthcare Providers in Ontario, OR
On October 10, 2014 we opened the doors to our new office, realizing our dream to have our own Pediatric clinic in the Treasure Valley. We are licensed and certified to give medical care
to infants, children, and adolescents. Parents and patients can expect our clinic to have a warm, efficient, and supportive environment. The foundation of our well-child care philosophy is Anticipatory Guidance, timely professional pediatric advice given at every check-up to help you keep your child healthy and safe.
Our Pediatric Health Care Providers
In-office days are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 8am to 6pm
Chelsie Lewis was born and raised in Ontario, OR
. She completed her Associate of Arts studies at Treasure Valley Community College and then transferred to Linfield College in McMinnville, OR to obtain her Bachelors of Arts. She then went to nursing school at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) and graduated with a Bachelor's of Science, majoring in Nursing. She worked as a Registered Nurse at St Vincent Medical Center in Portland, OR for 2 years before returning to OHSU to obtain her Master's Degree in Nursing and become a Family Nurse Practitioner. She then moved back to Ontario, OR to be closer to family, and has been practicing in Pediatrics since 2009.
Chelsie enjoys the outdoors, gardening, camping, hunting, 4-wheeling, and most of all enjoys spending time with her family. Chelsie loves working in pediatrics and is dedicated to providing excellent care to her patients.
Jessica Elkin, MPAS, PA-C
Jessica has lived all over the United States but attended high school in Eastern Washington, where her family still lives today. She attended college at the University of San Diego, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and minors in Chemistry and Psychology. After college she worked for a couple years doing research in Trauma before attending University of Colorado to study Human Anatomy. She received her Master’s Degree in Modern Human Anatomy in 2015 before returning to the Pacific Northwest to become a physician assistant. She attended school at College of Idaho in a partnership with Idaho State University's Physician Assistant Program.
When not in clinic, Jessica enjoys spending time in the outdoors with her husband and dog, Indiana Jane. During the summer they enjoy spending time on the water, whitewater rafting and fishing and in the winter, are frequently found skiing or snowboarding. They are excited to explore more of Idaho, Oregon, and the Pacific Northwest.
Kailey Meskill, MPAS, PA-C
In-office days are Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 8am to 6pm
Kailey grew up in Ontario and graduated from Ontario High School in 2005. She went Oregon State University where she studied Exercise & Sport Science, Chemistry and German, and graduated with her Bachelor of Science degree in 2010. She met her husband at OSU in a scuba diving class. After completing her post-bacc work, Kailey and her husband moved back to the Treasure Valley, and she attended Idaho State University's Physician Assistant program where she earned a Master of Physician Assistant Studies and became a certified Physician Assistant in 2015. She is very excited to be providing pediatric healthcare in her hometown.
When not in clinic, Kailey likes to spend her time traveling, spending time with her family, and enjoying the beautiful outdoors with her husband and two dogs, Jack & Fenway. She is so happy to be joining the Snake River Pediatrics
In-office days are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 8am to 6pm
Mary L James is a certified physician assistant who has been working in pediatrics for the past 4 years. Mary graduated from Bishop Kelly High in Boise, ID, and then went on to study Biology, Sociology, and Spanish at the College of Idaho, graduating Cum Laude in 2005. She began her medical career in a two-room clinic in Stanley, ID, and there learned the importance of community networking and relationships. Before attending her Physician Assistant program, Mary worked as a Clinical Administrator for Primary Health Medical Group in Boise, ID. She completed graduate school and received a Master of Physician Assistant Studies from Idaho State University in 2010. Since then she has been working exclusively in pediatrics, and is committed to providing the best care and education to children and their parents. Mary speaks both English and Spanish.
When not in the clinic, Mary enjoys reading novels, reading news, spending time with her husband and their families, and spending time outdoors. Her favorite hobby, however, is skiing, be it on snow or on water!