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BestMed Welcomes Brianne J. Kanehl, FNP, to Oakridge Primary Care Clinic

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Eugene, OR – December 30, 2020 – BestMed, a provider of high-quality, convenient primary and urgent care services in the Western United States, has announced the addition of Brianne J. Kanehl, FNP, to its team of healthcare providers. Kanehl will begin accepting patients at BestMed’s Oakridge clinic, located at 48134 Hwy 58, Oakridge, OR 97463 on January 11.

Kanehl brings to BestMed over seven years of experience caring for patients with various health and wellness needs. She graduated from Jacksonville University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing and a Master of Science Degree in Nursing from Samford University.

Before moving to Oregon, Kanehl worked at Renown Rehabilitation Hospital in Reno, Nevada, and Lutheran Medical Center and Swedish Medical Center in Denver, Colorado. Most recently, Kanehl cared for patients by conducting in-home and remote comprehensive health assessments. During this time, she educated patients on their health risks, medications, how to maintain optimal health, and the value of preventative screenings.

“I could not be more pleased to join the team at BestMed,” said Kanehl. “To be part of a rapidly growing organization that has earned such an outstanding reputation for quality and compassionate medical care is a significant career achievement. I am ready to take what I’ve learned throughout my career and offer the most attentive and collaborative care possible to the Oakridge community.”

Dr. Lyle Torguson, BestMed Medical Director of Primary Care Services, said Kanehl’s commitment to team-based patient care allows her to put her patients at ease and earn their long-term trust and respect.

“Brianne is the perfect addition to our team,” said Dr. Torguson. “Thanks to her extensive and diversified portfolio of positions in various healthcare settings, she has earned a wealth of knowledge for diagnosing and treating complex and chronic conditions. She is well-positioned to provide long-term, collaborative care to patients and their families.”