Our Staff

Jim J. Gould, MD

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Brian J. Holdstock, CFNP

  • Brian has been an AANC Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner since 2005.  He received his Master's of Science in Nursing from the University of Utah.  His Master's Project focused on bed-wetting issues among children.  His areas of interest include urgent care needs, laceration repair, extremity injuries and educating parents and children about the prevention of injury and illness.  
  • Brian joined Mountain West Pediatrics in November of 2009.  He has loved working with the staff since day one.  Every day at work is an exciting adventure as he enjoys interacting with the unpredictable children while helping them improve their health and quality of life.
  • Outside of work, Brian enjoys spending time with his lovely wife and 4 children.  They have a passion for soccer and spend nearly all their "free" time at various soccer games and events.

Melanie Murphy, PA

Melanie is a graduate of Brigham Young University. She received her physician assistant training at Rochester Institute of Technology in New York. She has been working as a certified physician assistant since 2002. Her professional interests include well child care, injury management including sutures as well as treating childhood anxiety, depression and attention deficit disorders (ADD/ADHD). Melanie has particularly enjoyed watching children and families grow and progress developmentally over time.

Some of Melanie's personal interests include volunteer medical service. She has enjoyed volunteering her skills in community clinics and on service trips to Thailand and Mexico. She also enjoys being outdoors: hiking, camping and mineralogy (rock hounding).