Read about the Direct Primary Care Providers in Spokane aiming to provide the highest quality of care at the most affordable price.

Maria Stohler, ARNP

“Direct Primary Care is an opportunity to get back to the holistic concept where individuals are given personalized medical care. It gives the ability to solidify the client-provider relationship in order to provide better continuity of care and the most optimal outcomes in a patient’s health.”


Maria Stohler, an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP), grew up in Baton Rouge, LA, and at the age of 18 moved to Puyallup, WA. She was inspired by observing nurses in their field, decided this was her calling, and eventually graduated summa cum laude from Pacific Lutheran University with her Bachelor’s in Nursing. Though working as an oncology nurse at Tacoma General was fulfilling, her desire to connect with and care for patients in a meaningful way led her to join the United States Air Force which gave her career the breadth and depth she was looking for.

In 2009 she was awarded the Air Force Institute of Technology scholarship and was able to pursue her Master’s in Nursing at the University of South Alabama. After 20 years in the Air Force, including eight as a nurse practitioner, she decided it was time to transition back into the civilian world and move with her husband to Spokane where his family resides.

Maria’s broad experience includes patient-centered medical care in three family health clinics. Over the past eight years, her range of experience includes pediatrics, women’s health, and geriatric care. As a provider in the military, she also has experience in orthopedic injuries, population health, disease/diabetes management, and coordination of care.

Maria enjoys cooking, exercising, and outdoors – hence the move to Spokane and the Northwest. She is especially happy to be out in the country with lots of dogs, pygmy horses, and the ability to be closer to her family. Along with providing on-call coverage for Direct Primary Care, Maria is also the Medical Director.

Stefanie Dorman - Direct Primary Care, Social Welfare

Stefanie Dorman, MHP

“Direct Primary Care gives the patient control of their own personal mental health needs. DPC breaks down barriers typically seen in mental health treatment by allowing the patient to direct the amount of time spent in therapy and helps facilitate a strong connection between the client and clinician.”


Stefanie Dorman, SUDP-T (Substance Use Disorder Professional), CCTP (Certified Clinical Trauma Professional) grew up in Snoqualmie, Washington and eventually moved to Spokane and graduated from Central Valley High School in Spokane Valley. Stefanie has lived in many different states across the U.S. but found her way back to Spokane to finish her degree. She received her Bachelors of Arts degree in Psychology and Addiction Studies at Eastern Washington University and is currently on track to graduate with her Masters degree in Social Welfare in June 2020. 

Stefanie knew that becoming a dually licensed clinician LICSW & SUDP (Licensed Clinical Social Worker) was what she was meant to do when working at a psychiatric facility in Colorado. Her experience includes working in the mental health field for 9 years including working as an administrative assistant, case manager, court evaluator, and hospital social worker. Stefanie cares deeply about treating all individuals with the respect and kindness everyone deserves regardless of their mental health or substance misuse history. She treats an array of mental illnesses using different types of modalities including anxiety, depression, ADHD, family struggles, behavioral issues, emotional disturbance, self esteem, addiction, and mood disorders along with a strong focus on trauma and self-regulation techniques.

Stefanie enjoys hiking, cooking, reading, and traveling. She has a passion for life and living in the moment, nothing worth doing is completed without risk and hard work!

Matt Dinsmore, ARNP

"I believe that Direct Primary Care restores the provider-to-patient relationship to what it should be - a relationship. It's through this subscription model that we can provide healthcare that keeps the patient, not the insurance company, at the center and purpose of our care."


Matt Dinsmore, ARNP is a local native of the Spokane area who has grown up in Nine Mile Falls, Washington and graduated from Lakeside High School in 2005. His interest in sciences began as early as kindergarten as he desired to “be a scientist when I grow up” and received a microscope for his 6th birthday. His interests eventually developed into human sciences and he received his Bachelors in Nursing Science through Washington State University (WSU) in 2009. After spending six years in the Emergency Room at Providence Holy Family (as an ER Tech and ER Nurse) he returned to WSU to get his advanced degree in nursing and graduated in 2012 as a Family Nurse Practitioner. It’s from his nursing background that he derives his ideology of care to be patient advocacy.

Matt’s broad experience includes evaluating injured veterans through the Compensation and Pension Department at the Mann-Grandstaff Veterans Administration, treating peripheral neuropathy with a venture capitalist group in Spokane Valley, and most recently spent 4 1/2 years providing rural primary care services to his home town of Nine Mile Falls through a local Federally Qualified Community Health Center.

Matt enjoys being involved at his local church, spending time with his family (wife and four children), geocaching, and occasionally brewing a cider that is always too dry. Along with providing on call coverage for Direct Primary Care, Matt is also the CEO and Owner.

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212 E Central Avenue, Suite 360 Spokane, WA 99208

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