A visit to a traditional doctor’s office in Reno can sometimes be uneasy, even uncomfortable—but not at the Center for Health Internal Medicine. Our experienced team, all the way from our providers and medical assistants to our administrative professionals, is here to ensure your visit with us is comfortable, supportive and warm each and every time.

our providers

  • Shaheen Ali, M.D.
    Shaheen Ali, M.D.

    Dr. Ali completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Nevada, Reno, in 2004. Since, he has excelled in various local medical facilities in the Reno-Tahoe area, including Renown, Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center, Northern Nevada Medical Center, and Tahoe Pacific Hospital.

    When he is not in the office getting to know and taking care of his patients, Dr. Ali enjoys family time with his children, Sophia, Zain, Raza and Khaian, and his wife, Bethany. Dr. Ali’s hobbies include playing squash, enjoying the outdoors and riding his ATVs with his children.

  • Jennifer M. Leary, APN
    Jennifer M. Leary, APN

    Before joining our Reno team, Jennifer Leary, a Graceland University graduate with a master’s in nursing, worked for Renown and the Northern Nevada Medical Center as a critical care registered nurse.

    When not dedicating her time to caring for others, Jennifer enjoys camping and any other activity that allows her to enjoy the outdoors. Nothing, however, compares to the time she gets to spend with her daughter, Miss Maile.

  • Cassie Wellock, PA-C
    Cassie Wellock, PA-C

    Graduating with her Bachelor’s of Science degree from the University of Nevada, Reno, Cassie Wellock continued her education at Touro University in Henderson, Nev., graduating with her masters from the Physician Assistant’s Program. A former member of the Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center ER team, Cassie brings her experience and passion for medicine to our Reno doctor’s office.

    When not at work, Cassie enjoys staying healthy, hiking, and mountain biking, as well as spending time with her husband, Derek, her daughter, Claire, and their furry canine twosome, Bella and Joey.

  • Ashley McCoy, APRN
    Ashley McCoy, APRN

    Ashley McCoy is an advanced practice registered nurse and has been practicing with Center for Health Internal Medicine since October 2016. Ashley is a recent graduate of Orvis School of Nursing with her Master of Science nursing degree, Family Nurse Practitioner, in May 2016. Ashley received her Bachelor of Science nursing degree from Hawaii Pacific University in August 2009.

    Ashley started her nursing career in 2002 as a certified nursing assistant, followed by a medical assistant for Dr. Ali in 2005 until she moved to Oahu, HI for nursing school. When Ashley returned to the main land after graduation, her nursing career started in Reno at a local acute rehabilitation hospital after a personal family tragedy. Ashley spent 6 ½ years at the rehabilitation hospital as a bedside nurse, nurse case manager and clinical nurse supervisor.

    Ashley has been married to her husband, Clint, for 6 years and they are proud parents to two handsome boys, Wyatt and Everett. And, she can’t forget to mention her two energetic yellow labs, Jake and Hank. With a house full of males, Ashley enjoys camping, reading, traveling and spending time with her family and friends.