Michael Keller, DO 

Dr. Michael Keller grew up in rural northeast Missouri where his father practiced as a doctor and worked his family farm. Much of his childhood was spent in the fields and outdoors doing activities in the Boy Scouts, hunting and farm related tasks. On many occasions his mother would take him and his siblings on spur of the moment trips to many locations across the country with Utah and Rexburg, ID being common locations due to family ties. As a result of these trips he has been able to visit 49 states minus Hawaii, Canada, Mexico, and 15 European countries. Following his high school education he served as a missionary in the McAllen Texas mission where he learned to speak Spanish and spent a great deal of time within the Hispanic communities. He then went on to study at Utah Valley University where he met his wife Danica and together are the parents of 4 children.

Following his undergraduate education and in seeking to enter the medical field he worked in sterile processing at Utah Valley Hospital then pursued a Master’s degree from Kansas City University. After entering his medical education at Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine he continued to complete his clinical education in the areas surrounding Blackfoot, ID. His interests include camping, hiking and snowboarding, and spending time with his family playing games and watching movies. His goals for his future practice are taking his experiences in rural medicine and as a family physician to care in pediatrics, pregnancy and the elderly.

Nelson Browning, DO

Dr. Nelson Browning had ties to medicine from day one. He was born suddenly and rather unexpectedly–right on the kitchen floor! As a result, he earned the nickname “Chef Browning” by his pediatrician who instilled in him a love of healthcare from a young age. He grew up just outside of Seattle, Washington, where he enjoyed living close to the outdoors. His family routinely traveled to Idaho to visit extended family, and at age 16, they moved to eastern Idaho permanently. Although a rather significant change, Nelson grew to love Idaho and call it home. After graduating from Rigby High School, he served a two-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in San Bernardino, California.

While attending Brigham Young University – Idaho for his undergraduate education, Dr. Browning explored potential career options and skills outside of healthcare, such as accounting, engineering, and secondary education. Ultimately, he continued to be drawn to biological sciences and caring for others. While at BYU – Idaho, he met his wife, Kaylee. An Idaho native from Sugar City, Kaylee is an avid sewer and quilter. She also graduated with an associate degree in art and has her cosmetology license. They moved to Iowa in 2019 where Dr. Browning attended medical school at Des Moines University. Grateful for the opportunity to explore the midwest, but also mildly homesick, he and Kaylee are excited to be back in Idaho and living in the Magic Valley.

In his spare time, Dr. Browning loves to drum and listen to music. He enjoys movies, camping, hiking, biking, and spending time outdoors. He and his wife like to travel and try new restaurants. He loves good barbecue or a classic burger and hopes to someday visit and eat at a local restaurant in every US state.