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The well-being of our patients and caregivers is our top priority, especially during this time. With COVID-19 circulating in our communities, Deer Lodge Medical Center is taking steps to ensure the safety of our patients and our facilities in order to care for our patients. We continue to work closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as state and local health authorities. For more guidance please visit the CDC Website.

Temporary Visitation Restrictions

If you feel you may need medical attention or have a question concerning your health please call Deer Lodge Clinic at (406) 846-1722. Deer Lodge Medical Center will continue to update and make adjustments as necessary.

Meet Our Providers

Dean Chapel, PA-C



Dean received his Masters of Physicians Assistant Studies from Rocky Mountain College, School of Allied Health, in 2005 and graduated cum laude. He was elected as House of Delegates representative to the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA). He is originally from Troy, Montana and is happy to be serving the community of Deer Lodge. Prior to becoming a P.A., Dean was a logger in his family business, a sporting goods store owner, and a paramedic. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, woodworking, trapping coyotes, hunting, fishing, and building bows.