Staff

Francis Kovac, FNP

Francis Kovac - FNP

Jerry is a native of Ohio and recently moved from Nashville, TN to the Veneta area. He completed his Masters of Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner studies at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, TN. He is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and is an adjunct professor for Tennessee State University's Nurse Practitioner program and the Tennessee Board of Regents Online Distance Learning. In his spare time, he enjoys exploring Oregon and all it offers, playing with his dogs and parrots, hiking, and cooking. He is currently accepting patients of all ages.

Gretta Freyermuth, PA-C

Gretta Freyermuth - PA-C

Gretta was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and complete her undergraduate degree at Mercyhurst University, in Erie Pennsylvania, where she played volleyball and graduated with a degree in Sports Medicine.  She received her Master's Degree in Physician Assistant Studies at Lake Erie College, just outside of Cleveland, Ohio.  She is Board Ceritified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.  In her free time she enjoys hiking, running, spinning, all outdoor activities, and cuddling with her new pup.  Gretta is accepting new patients of all ages.

Charles Roberts, PA-C

Charles Roberts - PA-C

Rob attended the MEDEX Physician Assistant Program at the University of Washington Center for Health Sciences in Seattle.  He is board certified by the American Academy of Physician Assistants. He  was awarded the Outstanding Health Delivery System Award by the Oregon Primary Care Association and received an award from the Governor of Alaska for Services Provided in Major Trauma Incidents.  Rob is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants for exemplary achievement in service to the physician assistant profession, in the advancement of health care for all people, and in dedication to the community. He is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, and an Affiliate Assistant Professor at Oregon Health & Sciences University.  In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife, participating in outdoor sports, and is an avid fisherman.

Victoria Waltz, PA-C

Victoria Waltz - PA-C

Victoria grew up in the Salem area and completed her undergraduate work at Portland State University. She attended Oregon Health Sciences University Physician Assistant Program for her Master's Degree in Physician Assistant Studies. She fell in love with the Veneta area and its people while completing her 10 week family practice rotation at Veneta Medical Clinic, and returned to our practice when she graduated. When not seeing patients, Victoria enjoys hiking, kayaking, practicing yoga, and playing with her dog. She is currently accepting new patients of all ages.

Karrie Patterson, PA-C

Karrie Patterson - PA-C

Karrie is a native of the Eugene and Veneta areas and returned to her hometown to care for the community she was raised in.  Karrie attended Oregon State University for her undergraduate work, and attended the Physician Assistant program at Idaho State University for her Master of Physician Assistant Studies.  She is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, and is an Affiliate Assistant Professor at Oregon Health & Sciences University.  When not working, Karrie enjoys traveling, hiking, and spending time with her husband and two young sons. She is currently accepting new patients of all ages.