Medical Providers

Your Providers


Shannon Thurston PA-C, MPAS

Shannon Thurston is a Physician’s Assistant and our Assistant Medical Director. She was born & raised in Pleasant Grove. She attended Utah Valley University in Orem, UT where she obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biology & Psychology. She then attended Midwestern University in Arizona where she received advanced training & earned her Masters of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies. She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) & licensed in the state of Utah. She worked in Moab as a PA for 6 years then Green River Medical Center for 2 years before moving to Wayne County. She returned to Green River in 2018. Shannon’s special interests include Preventative Medicine, Woman’s Health, Pediatric & Geriatric. Shannon enjoys the outdoors, hunting, camping, hiking, & taking walks with her husband, daughter, & dogs.


Tyler Rundell PA-C, MPAS 

Tyler is a Physician Assistant and newest provider. Tyler grew up in rural upstate New York.  He completed his undergraduate work with a B.S. in Human Physiology from Boston University.  Tyler completed his Masters as a Physician Assistant at Marywood University in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Tyler moved to Utah with his wife, Courtney, after graduating from PA school. They like the rural atmosphere of a small town so Green River was a perfect fit. 


Fernando Rivero PA-C, MPAS

Fernando is a Physician Assistant and our Spanish speaking provider. Fernando was born in Uruguay and migrated to the United States. He spent 20 years working as a Paramedic with Unified Fire in Salt Lake City, Utah. Fernando currently works at a number of emergency rooms around the Salt Lake area and joins our team two days a month to offer services in Spanish.