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“Too often we underestimate….a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.”

– Leo Buscaglia
DrLeProwse Dr. LeProwse is originally from Missoula, Montana and a graduate of University of Montana, Missoula, Montana. He attended The University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico and completed his internship and residency in Pediatrics at the University of California in Fresno, California. Dr. LeProwse joined the Providence Centralia Hospital Medical Staff and Chehalis Children’s Clinic in 1992. He is a Board Certified Pediatrician through the American Academy of Pediatrics and is well versed in all aspects of pediatric care.

Dr. LeProwse married his wife, Jenise, in 1987 who is the General Administrator for Chehalis Children’s Clinic. He is an avid golfer and enjoys spending time on his small farm doing any type of tractor work! He is dedicated to his pediatric practice in Chehalis and the generations of families to which he has had the privilege to provide care.

LisaBirley Lisa is originally from Las Vegas, NV and a graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She completed the Physician Assistant Program at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon in 2003. Lisa joined Chehalis Children’s Clinic in 2005. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and retains her certification through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.

Lisa is also a certified Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and provides lifestyle management, holistic nutrition and weight management counseling. She is dedicated to bringing her knowledge and skills to care for the children here at Chehalis Children’s Clinic.

Lisa is married to Jay Birley and has a combined family of three children. When she is not spending time with her family, she enjoys furthering her education and spending time outdoors.

ChanelPatana Chanel was born in Yuma, Arizona where she lived until she was six years old. Her family then relocated to Washington State and settled down in the community of Winlock, Washington. She went to the one room school house of Evaline through sixth grade, and finished her childhood education at Winlock Middle and High Schools. After high school, she went to Clark College in Vancouver where she played soccer and received her degree as a Dental Hygienist. She worked as a Dental Hygienist for 16 years before answering the call to further her education and pursue medicine. She completed her RN degree at Lower Columbia College, her BSN at WGU, and her Pediatric Nurse Practitioners degree at Maryville University. Having lived in a rural community most of her life, Chanel enjoys the sense of community and giving back to the community in which she lives.

Chanel and her husband, Matt Patana, have two children. When Chanel is not at work caring for the children of Lewis County, you can find her cheering on her kids at their many sporting events.

KeynaGavin Dr. Galvin is originally from Bruning, Nebraska and a graduate of the University of Concordia University, Seward, Nebraska. After undergraduate school she obtained her Masters in Nutrition at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She attended the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, Missouri and completed her internship and residency in Pediatrics at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Washington. After 7 years in the Army, Dr. Galvin joined Chehalis Children's Clinic in 2019. She is a Board Certified Pediatrician through the American Academy of Pediatrics..

Keyna is married to Joseph Galvin and together they have 3 children. She loves spending her time with her family, running, playing sports and exploring the outdoors.

ChristopherTermonti Chris is originally from Simi Valley, California. After graduating from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, he spent time working in travel medicine in Mexico as well as working as a Physical Therapy Aide in Southern California.

Chris completed his training at Boston University School of Medicine in August of 2017, and joined Chehalis Children’s Clinic in October 2017. He holds certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, and is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. His interests include medical education, sports medicine injuries, and pediatric nutrition.

When not in the clinic, Chris loves spending time with his wife, Noelle adventuring in the great outdoors of the Pacific Northwest. He is an avid snowboarder, rock climber, hiker, and road-tripper.