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Melissa Basford, MD

Melissa Basford, MD

Family Practice

Family medicine physician Melissa Basford, MD, joined the active medical staff at Kalispell Regional Medical Center and The HealthCenter in September 2013, as a member of the Big Sky Family Medicine practice group. She now has moved over to the KRMC Hospitalist Program and is doing locum tenens work for some of the area's critical access hospitals. Dr. Basford received her undergraduate degree in biology from Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff. Her medical degree is from Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She completed her family medicine residency at Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor, Maine. Dr. Basford has international experience, having worked with USAID in Kyrgyzstan, with additional experience in Ukraine and Pakistan. She has taught crevasse rescue and served as a climbing and raft guide for at-risk teens. In her personal time, Dr. Basford enjoys wilderness medicine, backcountry skiing, snowboarding, mountaineering, art and playing the harp.


American Board of Family Medicine


Eastern Maine Medical Center

Medical School

Wake Forest University School of Medicine


KRMC Hospitalist Program
310 Sunnyview Lane
Kalispell, MT 59901
p: (406) 751-5310

Cabinet Peaks Medical Center*
209 Health Park Drive
Libby, MT 59923
p: (406) 283-7000

* Independent physician clinics are not owned/operated by KRH. Please consult your insurance provider with questions regarding any authorization, billing, benefit information and patient eligibility.

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Kalispell Regional Medical Center
The HealthCenter

Financial Assistance

This provider subscribes to the Kalispell Regional Healthcare Financial Assistance Program.