Wyoming Medical Associates
JACOB RINKER, MD, FACS
General Surgery & Vascular Surgery Located in Gillette WY & Casper WY.
Welcome to Wyoming Medical Associates
JACOB RINKER, MD, FACS
Jacob Rinker, MD, FACS, was born and raised in the Gillette area, was actually born in Campbell County Hospital. Jacob Rinker, MD, FACS, is board certified by the American Board of Surgery in General Surgery.
He did an internship and residency in Des Moines, IA in General Surgery. He currently sees patients at Wyoming Medical Associates in Gillette and Casper, Wyoming. Dr. Rinker earned his Bachelor of Science in Cell Biology and Neuroscience at Montana State University in Bozeman. He then received his medical degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle before completing a General Surgery internship at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines.
Dedicated to staying abreast of the latest advancements in his field, Dr. Rinker is a member of the American College of Surgeons, American Vein Lymphatic Society (AVLS), and Wyoming Medical Society. He is also an instructor in Advanced Trauma and Life Support (ATLS). He has given several presentations on his research throughout his career.
Trisha Mendenhall MSN, APRN
Trisha Mendenhall MSN, APRN is a longtime Gillette resident. She is a proud graduate of Campbell County High School and the nursing college at Gillette College. Trisha also attended the University of Wyoming, where she earned her undergraduate degree in nursing.
Before transitioning to Advanced Practice Nursing, Trisha practiced as a Registered Nurse for 12 years at Campbell County Health. Much of her career has been dedicated to caring for critically ill patients in Intensive Care and acute care within inpatient and outpatient surgery. After a decade of practice, Trisha chose to continue her medical education. She earned a master’s degree in Nursing, specializing as a Family Nurse Practitioner.
WHAT WE OFFER
About Wyoming Medical Associates
Telehealth — or telemedicine — is a healthcare solution that allows you to meet with your doctor virtually instead of going to the office. Our 100% HIPAA-compliant system uses a two-way, high definition video, so we can talk face-to-face as if we’re in the same room together.
With Telehealth, you can also:
- Submit your medication list, allergies, ID cards, and medical history in advance
- Chat or share photos describing your symptoms
- Have prescriptions electronically sent to your pharmacy
- Securely pay online for your virtual visit
This streamlined approach originally evolved to help expand medical care to men, women, and children living in remote areas. Today, 76% of hospitals use Telehealth technology, and US employers could save as much as $6 billion a year by making telemedicine technology available to their employees. But the advantages of Telehealth go far beyond financial savings.
Meet Our Qualified Providers
Dr. Jacob Rinker
Chief Medical Officer
What Our Patients Say
Staff was very friendly nurse had trouble finding vein to draw blood but all n all it was still a good visit. Staff was very efficient didn’t have to... read more
July 23, 2022
Dr. Rinker employs an efficient Staff⚕️From office to nursing they provide exceptional care with courteous professionalism responding to concerns proficiently🌟I highly recommend Wyoming Medical Associates Dr. Jacob Rinker MD FACS... read more
November 18, 2022
We were very impressed with Dr. Rinker and his entire staff. They were all very competent and friendly. Jessalyn has gone above and beyond with scheduling follow up... read more
October 23, 2022
The staff and Dr. are very professional and caring. Always willing to listen to my concerns. They explain every step of the procedure prior to it. ... read more
May 23, 2022
Everyone was very kind, helpful and Professional. I had a short wait time before being seen. I highly recommend Wyoming Medical Associates for your medical needs.
August 23, 2022
Excellent place to call when looking for relief from medical conditions. I found their staff to be very relatable, caring, and knowledgeable.
January 27, 2021
They were awesome and very professional. They took care of my every need and answered all my questions. I felt very confident and comfortable with my surgery and Dr. Rinker... read more
May 23, 2022
Very comfortable with all the staff and Dr. Rinker. He was very knowledgeable and explained everything precisely. Everyone listened to my concerns and answered all questions. I would highly recommend.
September 15, 2021
The Doctor was great! Very professional, clean room, talked to me the whole time to calm me down and wipe very gentle hand. The whole staff is really... read more
August 23, 2022
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