MHC and MHDC Introduces New Providers!

Mountain Health Center is pleased to welcome three new Doctors, a Nurse Practitioner, and a dental hygienist offering additional services to our community.

Mountain Health Center is accepting new patients of all ages regardless of insurance or ability to pay.  We offer personalized assistance with your insurance enrollment needs and discounted care applications.  Please visit our website for more details or call to make an appointment today! 802-453-5028


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Frank Provato, MD – Dr. Provato is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and specializes in the treatment of a broad spectrum of acute and chronic illnesses and injuries in patients aged sixteen and older.  He has a special interest in the treatment of diabetes, high blood pressure and chronic heart and lung disease.  He received his medical degree from the State University of New York Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York. He completed his post-graduate training in Internal Medicine at Albany Medical Center in Albany, New York. He has over forty years of experience in clinical practice and medical administration.  In addition to seeing patients, he also serves as Medical Director of Mountain Health Center.  A native of New York City, Dr. Provato has been in Vermont for almost two decades serving patients in both urban and rural settings.  In his spare time, he enjoys fishing, hunting, reading, listening to music and spending time with his family.


Jessica Lindert, Adult Psychiatric – Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Jessica is excited about her return to Addison County as a psychiatric provider after a brief foray to Rutland County. Jessica has spent her entire career in community and inpatient mental health –with many years association with the Counseling Service of Addison County. Jessica returned to UVM for their Master’s Entry Program in nursing with specialization in psychiatry based on commitment to remaining in field of community mental health. Her current position at Mountain Health Center represents a collaboration between CSAC and Mountain Health – and offers close collaboration across multiple disciplines. Jessica sees adults across the spectrum of psychiatric and mental health needs with a focus on careful assessment, collaborative treatment planning, and medication management.


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Susan A Grimes, DDS, FAGD, Susan joined Mountain Health Dental Care in October 2016. She has been practicing General Dentistry since 1983 in Vermont.  Over the past several years Susan has had the opportunity to participate in volunteer dental mission trips to Thailand and Kenya.  Being able to give back to her profession has been very important to her and helping those less fortunate benefit from a healthy mouth may help them become dental ambassadors themselves!  Susan enjoys providing dental care to adults and children of all ages.  Continuing education has been an integral part of her career and she feels there is never an end to what we can learn and improve upon with all the new techniques and materials available in dentistry today!


Diane Mortier, RDH, has been working in the dental field since 1969 when she was office-trained as a dental assistant. Later, she studied and received her Dental Hygiene degree from University of Vermont.  She has been practicing Dental Hygiene for 20 years. She enjoys meeting and serving new dental patients at Mountain Health Dental. She especially enjoys getting to know and working with the many talented folks at MH Center and MH Dental.


John Viskup, DDS, Dr. John Viskup joined Mountain Health Dental Care in September 2016. He grew up in central New York State and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. He served his residency at the Mary Fletcher Hospital in Burlington, Vermont and after practicing briefly in New York City returned to Vermont purchasing a practice in Vergennes. He also started a dental practice in Waitsfield, Vermont, which recently was severely damaged by Hurricane Irene. Dr. Viskup has seen dramatic changes in the field of dentistry during his nearly 50 years of experience. He feels very fortunate to not only have the opportunity to help people have a beautiful smile, but encourages them to be aware of the fact that a healthy mouth is the first step to overall good general health and happiness.



The Dental Care for our community is located in the Annex of the MHC Campus at 61 Pine Street, adjacent to the Mountain Health Center.

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