Providers at Wander Medicine
WILLIAM BRANDENBURG, MD
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BS: Biochemistry with ACS certification 

Minor: Biology, Regis University- Denver, CO  

MD: University of Colorado- Aurora, CO

Residency: Family Medicine Residency of Idaho, Rural Training Track- Caldwell, ID

 

Areas of Interest: Travel and Wilderness Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Rural Family Practice, Occupational Medicine, Toxicology, and Epidemiology.

Dr. Brandenburg (Bill) loves to travel and explore. He has been involved in epidemiology, travel, and wilderness medicine research for several years. When he is not at Wander, Bill takes care of sick patients in rural critical access hospitals. He enjoys traveling, gardening, ecology, outer space, aviation, trying to climb mountains in the summer, and attempting to ski down them in the winter. 

LINDSAY RUGGLES, DNP, FNP-C

RN-BSN: Northwest Nazarene University- Nampa, ID

DNP: Family Nurse Practitioner, Idaho State University- Pocatello/Meridian, ID

Past experience: Telemetry Unit; Transitional Observation Unit; Medical/Surgical Units; Heart and Stroke Care. Graduate school FNP experience includes Family Practice, Rural Practice, and Home Care for refugees through the Idaho Senior Refugee Interprofessional Holistic Health Project at Idaho State University.

Certifications: BLS, ACLS, PCCN

Areas of Interest: Family Practice, Hospital Medicine, Travel Medicine, Rural Family Practice, Cardiac Care

Originally from Canada, Lindsay is a wanderlust and loves traveling to different countries. In her spare time, you can find her on the river whitewater rafting or at the lake wake surfing. She absolutely loves
food and would love to go to culinary school someday. She also enjoys playing piano and guitar, hiking, learning about astrophysics, and going to concerts and music festivals.

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MEGAN SANDMANN, MD
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BS: Biology, Boise State University Honors College- Boise, ID

MD: Albany Medical College- Albany, NY

Residency: Family Medicine Residency of Idaho, Rural Training Track- Caldwell, ID

Areas of Interest: Women's Health, Hospital Medicine, Epidemiology, and Hospice Care.

 

Megan is an "indoorsy" Idaho native who spends her free time crafting and playing games with her husband and friends. She works in a hospital setting, with nursing homes, in addition to Wander Medicine. In the summer, she enjoys gardening with varying results. 

KARLEE, RN-BSN

BA:  Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado- Boulder, CO

RN-BSN: Denver College of Nursing- Denver, CO

Past experience: Medical Surgical Neuroscience Inpatient Ward; Pediatric Intensive Care Unit; Extensive Travel; Multiple Medical/Service Outreach Trips to Haiti, Trinidad and Tobago, Ghana, and Guatemala.

Certifications: BLS, ACLS, PALS, AWLS

Areas of Interest: Travel Medicine, Immunizations, and Intravenous Infusion Therapy.

Karlee is a well-trained and compassionate nurse that would like to help you stay healthy when at home and while traveling. She has explored 6 out of 7 continents with hopes of traveling to Antarctica before age 50. She is happiest among the flowers and enjoys wilderness adventures, playing tennis, attempting to golf, tending to her greenhouse, and reading about strange diseases. 

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KAPIOLANI, MA
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Kapiolani "Kap" is an Alaska native who journeyed to Boise to be closer to family. She considers herself a stay at home auntie and enjoys doing anything fun in the sun. She is an avid foodie and will try anything at least once!

 

Areas of Interest: Helping people feel better, both physically and mentally whether it be with humor or medicine.

 

Kap hopes to expand her knowledge in medicine while working at Wander Medicine as a medical assistant. She likes to spend her free time swimming, hanging out with her nieces and nephews, playing volleyball, and soon rugby!