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Melissa Fraser, RN

Melissa FraserMelissa was raised in Oklahoma and Texas. After graduating from the University of Oklahoma, she lived in Dallas, TX and Portland, OR before marrying. In 1999, Melissa and her husband relocated to Cody and started his podiatry practice in Cody. She is currently employed as the office administrator for the Big Horn Ankle and Foot Clinic. She ran for the West Park Hospital Board in 2004 and has served for 12 years on the board. Melissa served as Chair of the West Park Hospital Board for 6 years and in 2015 was awarded Trustee of the Year for small hospitals with less than 35 beds by Modern Healthcare. Melissa has been active in the Modernization Project of West Park Hospital from its inception in 2006 and has helped promote healthcare in our community. She has been a speaker for Quorum Health Resources at national healthcare conferences. Melissa is active in her church and in the community for all things promoting healthcare in Cody. She enjoys bird hunting with her dogs and horseback riding in the Cody back-country. Melissa was appointed by the West Park Hospital Board of Trustees to the West Park Hospital Foundation Board in 2016.

What Our Patients Have to Say
  • "My wife (Gerie Helton) and I traveled to Cody for our anniversary trip to Yellowstone National Park. On September 23, 2018 which would have been the first day of our trip she dislocated her left hip ( which had been replaced in 2009 0r 2010) while putting on her socks ( of all things.) We were staying at the Sunrise Motor Inn which fortunately was a short ambulance ride to your emergency room. The experience we had beginning with the EMT's who responded to the ambulance call, to the emergency room, and the next day on the second floor of your fine hospital is what ..."

    - Terry
  • "ER department went to great lengths to make this "out of towner" feel comfortable. Dr. Polley and Nurse Sarah were very professional and had a great bedside manner. It was my worst asthma attack and I felt very confident that I was getting top notch care."

    - Kelly
  • "Had to bring my daughter for a shoulder injury, on July 4th. I was thoroughly impressed. The staff was absolutely great, very friendly and compassionate. They took great care of my daughter and explained the diagnosis and discharge orders with great detail. I only wish our ER back home could be this professional. I know this is a smaller town and more tight knit, but this hospital/ER could set an example for the rest of the country. Thanks to the staff, physician and PA for the excellent care."

    - Chris
  • "I was a walk in patient on 5/29/18. I had been sick for several days while on a month long motorhome trip. The reception staff was friendly and efficient. I was seen quickly by the PA on duty, Robert Lang. He listened to me, did an exam, diagnosed my illness as acute bronchitis, and prescribed the necessary medication. I was feeling better in just a few days which enabled me to enjoy the remainder of my trip. I was sick and a long way from home so I really appreciated the excellent and friendly care that I received."

    - Bill