Other Services

Other Services

OutPatient Screening Endoscopy

  • Performed by Dr. David Newton
  • For appointments and more information please call the clinic: 406-682-6862

Speech Therapy

Speech therapy may include screening, evaluating and treating patients who have problems expressing and understanding language, as well as patients who have swallowing disorders.

Language skills that can be addressed include:

  • Auditory Comprehension
    • Hearing Loss Issues
    • Traumatic Brain Injury from stroke or accident
  • Verbal Expression
  • Reading and Writing Skills
  • Speech skills
    • Articulation
    • Delayed language in children
    • Slurred speech
    • Fluency
  • Cognitive-linguistic skills
    • Attention
    • Orientation
    • Memory
    • Problem solving
    • Reasoning
    • Organization
    • Executive functioning
  • Swallowing therapy
    • May involve modifying the consistency of food or liquid and teaching the patient and family special techniques and exercises to compensate for swallowing deficits, which allows him/her to eat or drink safely.

Speech therapy is often covered by Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance, or Healthy Montana Kids.

Gail Elser - SLP-CCC

Undergraduate Degree from Minot State University, Minot, ND
Graduate degree from University of Montana, Missoula, MT
Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from American Speech and Hearing Association

Gail works with patients from the Madison Valley Medical Center and the Madison Valley Manor. Her patients' ages range from age 2 through geriatrics. Her hours are flexible and she frequently invites patients to her home for therapy in Jeffers, just 2 miles from Ennis. She studied at Minot State University in Minor, ND and the University of Montana in Missoula, MT. Her Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) was awarded by the American Speech and Hearing Association.

For questions or to schedule an appointment please call 406-682-4368 or 406-600-1503.

Diabetes Education

On an individual basis, teaches self -management and training through which the person with Diabetes gains the knowledge and skills that are needed to modify their behavior (if indicated) and self- manage the disease and its related complications.

  • meal planning
  • medication management
  • insulin therapy and insulin pump therapy
  • weight loss (if indicated)
  • prevention of chronic problems related to Diabetes

Elisabeth is available by appointment by calling (406) 599-9977

Elisabeth Mann - RN CDE CPT

Elisabeth has been working as a Diabetes Consultant and Diabetes educator for 25 years. She was born and raised in the Netherlands where she received her RN degree. She managed a diabetes clinic in McMinnville, OR for 15 years before moving to the Madison Valley. She is currently working as the Diabetes Nurse Educator through the Madison Valley Medical Center Clinic. She is a consultant with the Montana Diabetes Improvement project through the state of Montana.

Registered Nurse, Certified Diabetes Educator, Certified Insulin Pump Trainer

Screening Endoscopy

Dr. David Newton performs Screening Endoscopy every Tuesday.