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Ivory Drendel, MD

Ivory Drendel, MD

Family Practice

Ivory Drendel, MD, joined Kalispell Regional Healthcare in October 2014 as a family practitioner with Big Sky Family Medicine. As a native of rural Wyoming who was trained and practiced in rural settings, she brings a valuable understanding and skill set to offer patients in western Montana. Dr. Drendel earned her honors degree with highest honors in cell biology and neuroscience from Montana State University in Bozeman. She enrolled in the WWAMI Regional Medical Education Program (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, Idaho) through the University of Washington School of Medicine, where she studied at Laramie, Wyoming, and Seattle, Washington. After medical school, she completed her residency in June 2011 at the Fort Collins Family Medicine Residency at Fort Collins, Colorado. From August 2011 until moving to Kalispell, she practiced as a family physician with Cheyenne Physician Group and Family First, PC, in Cheyenne, Wyoming. She also served as adjunct clinical faculty for the University of Wyoming since 2012. She enjoys most outdoor activities, including skiing, camping, rafting, hiking, fly-fishing and running, but spends quiet time reading classic literature and contemporary novels. She and her husband love watching their young daughter grow and change.


American Board of Family Medicine


Big Sky Family Medicine
160 Heritage Way, Suite 202
Kalispell, MT 59901
p: (406) 752-8433
f: (406) 756-6768

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