Originally from New Jersey, Dr. Scott Pargot moved to Helena in 1995 to open his own practice, driven by a passion to deliver high-quality, compassionate health care to his patients. He is board certified with the American Osteopathic Board of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery. One of his greatest strengths lies in his sense of humor, which when paired with his empathetic and nurturing personality, allows him to easily connect with staff and patients. When he’s not providing excellent patient care, you can find Dr. Scott Pargot biking, boating, and enjoying the theatre.
Scott Pargot, DO
Owner and Physician
Originating in Weiser, Idaho and moving to Mesa, Arizona shortly after, Dr. Nate Sanders moved to Helena 2013 and began a career with Helena ENT Clinic, driven by a passion for providing the best possible care to patients. He is board certified with the American Osteopathic Board of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery. Dr. Nathan Sanders’ great strength lies in his patience, he enjoys working with our motivated and well-trained staff, and appreciates their efficient communication. Nate and his wife have 4 children together. They enjoy many of the same hobbies and stay busy with family activities. When he’s not providing excellent care at Helena ENT Clinic, you can find Dr. Nathan Sanders skiing, mountain biking, trail running, and rock climbing.
Nate Sanders, DO
Owner and Physician
Leslie has been with Helena ENT since its origin in 2013, beginning as a nurse and quickly moving up to Practice Manager. She is extremely passionate about optimal patient care and ensuring that every patient has a great experience as Helena ENT leads them through their healthcare journey. Leslie is proud to work with two of the leading otolaryngologists in the state and a team of extremely caring health professionals. In addition to her nursing education and licensing, she also has a BS in Exercise Science and is a Certified Medical Practice Executive through the America College of Medical Practice Executives. Leslie and her husband have two kiddos who keep them extremely busy. For fun, she enjoys recreating outdoors with friends and family, reading a good book, or simply enjoying her cats and dog.
Leslie Foley, CMPE
“If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.” – Booker T. Washington
Lisa was born and raised in Helena and has been working for Helena ENT since 2020. She joined the team, inspired by a tight-knit staff and getting to work closely with families and patients. Her greatest strengths lie in her kindness, compassion, and her ability to make patients laugh; laughter being the best medicine. She is currently furthering her education and working toward obtaining her master’s degree in leadership and management. Outside of work you can find Lisa spending time outdoors, learning to try new things, and spending time with her son, who loves to teach her how to build things and work on cars.
Lisa Hudson, RN
Clinical Registered Nurse
“Be kind, because everyone you meet is fighting their own battle”
Originally from Buffalo, NY and living in Helena since 2008, Shauna has worked with Helena ENT since 2021. She was inspired to join the team at Helena ENT because the providers and staff are well known in the community for providing high quality patient care as well as her interest in shifting from primary care to the specialty of otolaryngology. Shauna’s biggest strength is her organizational skills and the way she approaches helping others. When she’s not working with Helena ENT you can find her cooking, crocheting, running, and spending time with her wonderful husband and two darling daughters.
Shauna Shanks, LPN
“Improvise, adapt, and overcome.”
Originally from Vancouver, Washington Kaitlyn began working for Helena ENT in June of 2020. She was inspired to make a positive contribution to the healthcare industry in the wake of a global pandemic. Her greatest strength is her problem-solving skills and her ability to turn bad days around with empathy and professionalism. After work you can find Kaitlyn snowboarding, hiking, hunting for old mines and great breweries, and furthering her education at Helena College in hopes of becoming a registered nurse for the state of Montana.
Kaitlyn Schlueter, CMA
Certified Clinical Medical Assistant
“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”
As a Helena native, Taelyr has been part of the Helena ENT team for 5 years. Her curiosity inspired her to join the team to expand her knowledge of medicine and find what she is most interested in, before attending medical school. She is passionate about providing care to patients and guiding them to receive the help they need when here at the clinic. She plans to attend medical school one day and hopes to provide exceptional care to her patients, just like Helena ENT Clinic. When Taelyr isn’t working, find her exercising, golfing, and walking her dog, Izzy.
Originally from Idaho, Aubrey has been with Helena ENT since 2015. She was drawn to our team by the caring and compassionate nature of our staff and providers. Her biggest strength lies in her ability to stay positive and laugh at herself in tough situations. She is passionate about teamwork and problem solving. Outside of work you can find Aubrey enjoying theatre, making jewelry, playing with her pup, and spending time with her kind, loving husband, Dee.
Aubrey Smith CPC-A, CMAA
Biller and Coder
Originally from Helena, Donna has been working with Helena ENT since January of 2022. She joined the team inspired by challenging herself to go into a new field and expand her knowledge. Her greatest strength is her empathy toward others. She is passionate about quality customer service, keeping patients happy, and ensuring that they feel cared for and welcome in our clinic. Outside of work you can find Donna reading, playing with her kittens, and challenging her family to games of scrabble.
“I yam what I yam & dats what I yam!”
Lola has been with Helena ENT since 2022. She joined the team, looking for a place where she could help people and is elated that everyone on staff truly cares about quality patient care. Her greatest strength is her ability to understand and connect with others and she is passionate about making sure clients know that Helena ENT Clinic is the place to go for trusted, high quality, medical care. When she’s not working with Helena ENT Clinic, find Lola hunting, fishing, camping, and spending time with her husband of 42 years and their 4 wonderful children.
“Dance like no one is watching, love like you've never been hurt, sing like no one is listening, and live like it's heaven on earth.” – Mark Twain