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Mikael Bedell, MD earned his Doctor of Medicine at The Albany Medical College in Albany, N.Y. He received his residency at Idaho State University in Pocatello, Idaho, where he served as Chief Resident in 1998. He received his Bachelor of Science, cum laude in Animal Sciences – Bioscience and Technology from the University of New Hampshire, in Durham, N.H.
Dr. Bedell is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM). He serves as a Clinical Instructor for The Albany Medical College, Department of Family and Community Medicine; the University of Washington, Department of Family Medicine; and as an Adjunct Faculty for the University of Utah, Department of Family and Preventative Medicine.
Dr. Bedell brings 20 years of comprehensive, rural Family Medicine experience to Helena. Prior to joining St. Peter's Health, Dr. Bedell was a staff physician at Cascade Medical Center in Cascade, Idaho, providing Family and Emergency Care. He also served as Medical Director and on the Board of Trustees. Dr. Bedell began his career at St. Luke Healthcare in Ronan, MT, providing full-spectrum Family Medicine. He is proud to say both his girls were born in the Mission Valley. Dr. Bedell has served on the Board of Directors of the Idaho Academy of Family Physicians, including as President. He has enjoyed participating in multiple volunteer trips to Engeye Medical Clinic in Uganda and volunteering as Medical Director for Tamarack Ski Patrol.
Dr. Bedell is happily married. He enjoys being outdoors, especially with his family, trail running, biking, skiing, backpacking and climbing.
Education & Training
Albany Medical College
Idaho State University - Family Practice GME
American Board of Family Medicine
St. Peter’s Health accepts most major insurances. To verify that your insurance is accepted, contact the clinics’ Central Business Office at 406-447-2828.
Patients are expected to furnish all the necessary health insurance information and sign the medical release and insurance assignment authorizations. St. Peter’s Health will submit complete insurance claims on the appropriate forms for the charges recorded.
Keep in mind that insurance is a contract between the patient and his or her insurance company and that St. Peter’s Health is acting only as a billing agent. St. Peter’s Health cannot pursue payment from insurance carriers in the event of non-payment or benefit denials. If a patient’s insurance carrier has not submitted payment within 30 days of billing, St. Peter’s Health expects the patient to pay the balance in full. Patients receive a monthly statement showing any account activity and the remaining balance due.