Dr. Saunders was born and raised in Illinois. She came to the Las Vegas area in July, 2001 after graduating from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine's Family Practice Residency Program. While in residency, Dr. Saunders opted into the Obstetric and Rural Tracks. She was Chief Resident in her third year. Dr. Saunders did additional surgical training at the Navajo Indian Reservation in Chinle, Arizona.
Dr. Saunders has won awards, including the Alpha Omega Alpha SIUC Chapter of Sigma Xi for her research in vaccine compliance.
Dr. Saunders received her doctorate from St. George's University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies. She has clinical experience in third world medicine. She did some obstetric/gynecology training in the United Kingdom and has exposure with socialized medicine as well. The majority of Dr. Saunders' clnical training however was in the United States. Dr. Saunders spent nearly two years training in the Detroit, Michigan area. She did the majority of her clinical clerkships at the St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Pontiac, Michigan.
Dr. Saunders received her Bachelor's Degree from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. She majored in Biological Sciences with a concentration in Systems Biology. She received the Illinois Merit Scholarship Award.
Dr. Saunders speaks fluent Spanish. She is interested in technology that benefits patients. She has family in the Las Vegas area. Her hobbies include hiking and dancing.
Angela Lybbert is a Physician Assistant. She started at FFMC in October 2012.
Angela Lybbert considers herself a native Nevadan. She moved here when she was 2 years old. She attended University of Nevada Las Vegas where she received a BS in Biology. She then moved to Utah and attended University of Utah Physician Assistant Program, where she received her PA certificate. While in PA school, her focus was on primary care. She returned to Las Vegas in 2000, where she has been working in internal medicine and primary care. Currently Angela works in our clinic on some Friday afternoons and while Dr. Saunders is away on vacation or at medical conference. PA Lybbert also works with a hospitalist group that sees patients at most of our local hospitals.
Angela is married and has 3 children. She enjoys reading and being with her family. She loves Las Vegas, the people that live here and is amazed by its growth.