Our Pathologists

AngelaDurden Angela F. Durden, MD Angela Durden is a diplomate of the American Board of Pathology and is licensed in the states of Montana, Wyoming, and South Carolina. In September 2009, she joined Yellowstone Pathologists, P.C. in Billings, Montana. She earned her medical degree from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport and completed her residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. Upon completion of her residency, she completed a fellowship in gastrointestinal and hepatic pathology at GI Pathology, PLLC in Memphis, Tennessee. Dr. Durden is a member of several medical societies including the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology and the Rodger C. Haggitt Gastrointestinal Pathology Society, and is a fellow of the College of American Pathologists and the American Society for Clinical Pathology. MichaelBrown Michael S. Brown, MD Michael Brown is certified by the American Board of Pathology, is licensed in the States of Montana, Utah and Wyoming, and is affiliated with Yellowstone Pathologists, P.C. in Billings, Montana. He earned his medical degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha and completed his residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, where he also completed a fellowship and is certified in the subspecialty of Hematopathology. KerrieEmerick Kerrie R. Emerick, MD Kerrie Emerick is certified by the American Board of Pathology, is licensed in the States of Montana, Wyoming, and Indiana and is affiliated with Yellowstone Pathologists, P.C., in Billings, Montana. She earned her medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis and completed her residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at Ball Memorial Hospital. She completed a fellowship in Dermatopathology at Medical University of South Carolina-Charleston. ChrisNero Christopher J. Nero, MD Christopher Nero is certified by the American Board of Pathology, is licensed in the States of Montana and Wyoming, and is affiliated with Yellowstone Pathologists, P.C., in Billings, Montana. He earned his medical degree from New York Medical College, and completed his residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School. He completed a fellowship in Surgical Pathology at Hartford Hospital and a fellowship in Molecular Genetic Pathology at Baylor College of Medicine. NickLuem Nick Luem, M.D. Dr. Nick Luem is certified by the American Board of Pathology, licensed in the state of Montana and Wyoming and is affiliated with Yellowstone Pathologists, P.C. in Billings, Montana. Dr. Luem received his bachelor's degree from Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon. He received his medical education at Oregon Health and Science University where he completed a student pathology fellowship, medical degree, and internship in general surgery. He served as an Undersea Medical Officer in the United States Navy from 2010 to 2013. He then completed residency training in anatomic and clinical pathology as well as a fellowship in hematopathology at the University of Utah from 2013 to 2018. ScottBibbey Scott Bibbey, M.D. Dr. Scott Bibbey is certified by the American Board of Pathology, licensed in the state of Montana and Wyoming and is affiliated with Yellowstone Pathologists, P.C. in Billings, Montana. He attended medical school at the University of Washington in Seattle and completed his Anatomic and Clinical Pathology residency at Washington University in St. Louis. He also completed a fellowship in Cytopathology at Washington University in St. Louis. He is also board certified in the subspecialty of Cytopathology. KelliSchneider Kelli Schneider, M.D. Dr. Kelli Schneider is certified by the American Board of Pathology, licensed in the states of Montana and Wyoming, and is affiliated with Yellowstone Pathologists, P.C. in Billings, Montana. Dr. Schneider completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Denver and attended medical school at Oregon Health & Science University. She then completed her Anatomic and Clinical Pathology residency at the University of Vermont School of Medicine, followed by a fellowship in hematopathology at the Cleveland Clinic. She is certified in the subspecialty of hematopathology. ChrisRozelle Christopher Rozelle, MD Dr. Rozelle joined YPI in April of 2020. He is board certified in anatomic and clinical pathology and dermatopathology. Dr. Rozelle received his medical degree from Saint Louis University School of Medicine. Following graduation from residency at Oregon Health Sciences University, Dr. Rozelle completed a two-year tour at Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center in Fort Gordon, GA. Dr. Rozelle then began a fellowship in dermatopathology at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD. His fellowship integrated clinical dermatology and dermatopathology training with the Joint Pathology Center (formerly AFIP) and the National Institutes of Health. After completing his fellowship, Dr. Rozelle served as a pathologist/dermatopathologist and medical director of transfusion services at Madigan Army Center, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA. Following release from active duty, Dr. Rozelle spent four years in a large private pathology practice in Eastern Washington.