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Dzilth-Na-O-Dith-Hle Health Center

Dzilth-Na-O-Dith-Hle Health Center


  • Health Systems Administrator: Laverne Miles, 505-960-7890
  • Clinical Director: Dr. Caitlin Hall, 505-960-7833
  • Director of Nursing: Lavenia Diswood, 505-368-6450
  • Quality Officer: Rachel Akins, 505-368-7002


Dzilth-NA-O-Dith-Hle Health Center
6 Road 7586
Bloomfield, NM 87413

Hours Of Operation

Walk-In and Appointments: open Monday to Friday, from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, closed after hours, holidays and weekends.

After Hours, Weekends or Holidays, contact Northern Navajo Medical Center (NNMC) at Shiprock, NM. NNMC operator: 505-368-6001 (Toll-Free: 800-549-5644).

To schedule an appointment please call:

Dental: (505) 368-8080
Optometry: (505) 368-8090
Outpatient: (505) 368-8103
Pharmacy Refill Line: (505) 368-8144
Case Management Services: (505) 368-8175
Public Health Nursing Services: (505) 368-8161

Who should I call?

Main Number: (505) 368-8001 or Toll-Free: 855-687-3942
Administration: (505) 368-8003
Administration FAX: (505) 368-8009

Medical Staff Contact:
Caitlin Hall, MD, FAAP
Clinical Director/Pediatrician
Phone: (505) 368-8101

Nursing Staff contact:
Ardith C. Aspaas, BSN, RN
Supervisory Clinical Nurse
Phone: (505) 368-8122

Human Resources Department:
Gloria Redhorse-Charley
Human Resource Specialist
Phone: (505) 368-6095

The Dzilth-Na-O-Dith-Hle Health Center (DZHC) operates as part of the Shiprock Service Unit (SRSU), the primary referral center being Northern Navajo Medical Center (NNMC), located 70 miles northwest of Dzilth-Na-O-Dith-Hle Health Center. The health center provides ambulatory care to patients, primarily Navajo, living in the Eastern Area of the Navajo Nation. Constructed in 1984, the facility in 1999 expanded, currently serves approximately 20,000 patients. The health center is equipped with a two bed treatment room for the evaluation, treatment and stabilization of patients presenting with acute conditions.

The Dzilth-Na-O-Dith-Hle Health Center (DZHC) provision of primary care includes the following departments: Outpatient, laboratory, radiology, pharmacy, optometry, dental, mental health, social services and public health nursing. The specialty services including internal medicine, women's health and obstetrics and diabetes education are available at scheduled times and staffed with providers from Northern Navajo Medical Center. The Administrative Services comprise of Facility Maintenance, Housekeeping, General Service, Security, Business Office Services, Health Information Management and Administration Office.

Nearby are recreation opportunities that included fishing, hiking, biking, cross-country skiing and alpine skiing. Telluride, Durango, Pagosa Springs, Canyonlands, Grand Gulch, the Colorado River, the San Juan River, several large lakes, and the Colorado Wilderness areas are just short drive away. Also, Albuquerque, NM is 2 hour drive from DZHC, a beautiful scenic drive thru the Navajo Nation, Jicarilla Apache Nation and the Pueblo Tribes reservations.