Meet Our Team
The health care providers at Spokane OBGYN maintain a 50 year commitment to women’s health care. Generations of women have trusted us with their health care. All of our physicians are board certified in OBGYN and physician assistants are experienced in both obstetrical and gynecologic care.
Our commitment to women’s health care extends across the age spectrum from adolescence to menopause. We also maintain a 40 year affiliation with the University of Washington. All of our physicians hold academic appointments in the department of OBGYN at University of Washington
Dominique Grant, M.D.
Dr. Grant grew up in Yakima and was an ultrasound technologist in Spokane while attending Eastern Washington University. She graduated from the University of Washington Medical School and completed her OB/GYN residency at Kansas University Medical Center. She joined Spokane OB/GYN in 2010. Dr. Grant and her husband, Jacob, have two children. She enjoys outdoor activities, reading, art and spending time with her family and friends.
Mark T. Schemmel, M.D.
Dr. Schemmel and his wife are both Spokane natives. He graduated from Carroll College and attended Loyola Medical School in Chicago. He completed his OB/GYN residency at the University of Michigan. He joined the Spokane OBGYN in 1996 and became board certified in 1998. Dr. Schemmel and his wife have raised three children in Spokane, with the youngest in college. He enjoys being involved in his children’s activities, is an avid fisherman, and an outdoorsman.
Dr. Schemmel is active in medical administration at Providence Health Care as well as clinical practice. He remains involved in medical student education and is a clinical associate professor for the University of Washington School of Medicine.
Jason M. Reuter, M.D.
Dr. Reuter was born and raised in Denver, Colorado. He attended Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska where he received both his undergraduate and medical degrees.
Returning to Denver, he completed his OB/GYN residency at Saint Joseph Hospital and has been board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology since 2007. Prior to practicing in Spokane, he practiced in southwest Washington for 3 years.
Besides his passion to provide full range OB/GYN care to his patients, his special interests include urogynecology as well as minimally invasive and office based surgery. Additionally, he is a clinical associate professor for the University of Washington School of Medicine.
He and his wife have 2 children and love the diversity of activities in the Pacific Northwest. Dr. Reuter also enjoys running, hiking, food and wine and world travel.
Eric M. Tyler, MD
Dr. Tyler is from a small town in northern Arizona. He completed his undergraduate degree at Arizona State University. He attended his medical school and residency at the University of Iowa where he spent time in the Iowa National Guard. He has been calling Spokane home since joining the practice in 2016. He has laid down roots in Spokane with his two daughters and wife, Billie, who is a local marriage and family therapist. He has a broad range of interests and prides himself in patient centered care. He is honored to care for the women and families of Spokane and the surrounding communities.
Dr. Spaniol is excited to join Spokane OBGYN after serving as a physician in the United States Navy for the last eight years. She and her husband have lived all over this country and are looking forward to calling Washington a permanent home. She started her education at the University of Michigan and went on to earn a doctorate from the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2011. From there she commissioned and completed residency at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth in Virginia. She became board certified in 2017 and fulfilled her military service in 2019.
Dr. Spaniol enjoys all aspects of OBGYN practice with a passion for low intervention birth and minimally invasive surgery. She practices with osteopathic values and incorporates a holistic approach in her care. She and her husband have two children and love the outdoors. They enjoy rock climbing, mountain biking and skiing and look forward to partaking in all that Spokane and the pacific northwest has to offer.
Dr. Elizabeth Newell
Dr. Elizabeth Newell (she/her/hers) joined Spokane OB/GYN in September 2022. Dr. Newell is board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Her drive is to empower patients to meet their full potential in life by providing excellent healthcare through all stages of life. She has a passion to be a patient advocate and provide evidence-based medicine to her patients so they can make informed decisions. Dr. Newell is skilled in performing minimally invasive surgery, contraception, and medical management of gynecological issues such as abnormal bleeding, endometriosis, and pelvic pain. She has particular interests in caring for patients with endometriosis, LGBQTIA2s+ community, obstetrics including high-risk pregnancies and performing a high-volume of minimally invasive gynecologic surgery.
Dr. Newell graduated from Rush Medical College in 2012 in Chicago, IL and graduated from residency at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine in 2016 in Dayton, OH. After residency Dr. Newell went onto hospital-employed practice previously as an Obstetrician and Gynecologist in Colorado before relocating to Spokane. She began practice in Spokane in 2019 with Northwest OB/GYN for 3 years in Spokane before transitioning to our practice here at Spokane OB/GYN. She is excited to continue to dedicate her career to the care of patients of all spectrums and be a leader within the community. She received the Spokane Top Doctors Award in 2022 nominated by her medical peers.
Her medical memberships include fellow of ACOG, member of NAMS (North American Menopause Society), AAGL (American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists), WPATH (World Professional Association of Transgender Health), AIUM (American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine), Washington State Medical Association, Spokane Medical Society, and G.R.A.I.N. (LGBQTIA+ local ally organization).
Dr. Newell found it easy to call Spokane her home, it reminded her of her Midwestern upbringings, both she and her husband grew up in Illinois. Together they have two young children and two dogs – Leia and Boba Fetch. She enjoys exploring the city, being outdoors with her family, video games, gardening & cooking from the garden in her free time. Gardening has become her second passion and keeps her busy at home, you will find her flowers in the office depending on the season!
Amery D. Baker, PA-C
Amery Baker received her Physician Assistant degree from Idaho State University with highest honors. She has received specialized training in gynecologic procedures and surgical first assisting. Before coming to Spokane, Amery worked as a physician assistant in woman health clinics in Seattle, Washington and Idaho Falls, Idaho. She has been a guest lecturer at Physician Assistant Programs and Medical Residency programs.
Amery loves working in women’s health care. She is devoted to her patients and strives for a trusting relationship that allows for the best health outcomes. She also has a commitment to patient education.
Amery is married to her high school sweetheart, Tyler, a family practice doctor here in Spokane. She has four children, who keep her busy and happy. She enjoys reading, playing the piano, photography and being with her family.
Kali Arthurs, PA-C
Rhiannon P. Evans, PA-C
Rhiannon Evans was born and raised in Sandy, Utah and attended Utah Valley University where she received her undergraduate bachelor’s degree in Emergency Services Administration with an emphasis in Emergency Care. Prior to graduate school, she spent several years in Utah and Southeast Texas working as a paramedic.
She attended the University of Washington MEDEX Physician Assistant program in Spokane and is board certified as a PA. She enjoys the women’s health care field and is looking forward to building lasting relationships with her patients and the community.
Rhiannon also enjoys spending time with her friends and family, crafting, painting, baking, and archery. She is looking forward to laying down roots in Spokane with her loving husband, Scott, who works as a paramedic.