Meet Our Team
Brennan T. Dodson, M.D.
Board Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology
About Dr. Brennan Dodson
Dr. Dodson completed his training with the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Colorado-Health Sciences Center (Denver, CO) in 2006. During this 5-year residency program, he was afforded excellent training through assignments at major tertiary referral centers including University Hospital, Denver Health (General) Hospital, and the Children’s Hospital. He earned his MD from the University of Oklahoma-College of Medicine (Oklahoma City, OK) in 2001. Prior to medical school, Dr. Dodson graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts from the Colorado College (Colorado Springs, CO) with a major in in Anthropology in 1996.
About His Family
“My wife and I became interested in Bozeman after winter skiing trips to visit my wife's sister and her family who have lived in Bozeman since 2003. After living and training in Denver for 5+ years, we were looking for a community with a slower pace and easier access to the mountain sports we both love. Being an avid fly-fisherman, hunter, and skier, I welcomed the opportunity to develop a practice in a locale where I could pursue my interests outside the office. Since opening the practice in August 2006, I have been blessed with a thriving practice and two children, who keep my wife and I continually entertained and challenged!"
Sonia Settergren, PA-C
Certified Physician Assistant
Sonia completed her Master's Degree from the Physician Assistant Program at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon in 2015. Prior to joining Bridger Ear, Nose & Throat she worked as a PA-C in Urgent Care. Her ENT training was supervised directly by Dr. Dodson to expand her skills to better meet the needs of Bridger ENT's patients. She graduated with a BS degree from the University of the Pacific in Biology in 2009, followed by a 2 year service in Nicaragua, Central America as a Peace Corps Volunteer where she gained fluency in Spanish.
About Her Family
"I am excited to be back in Montana and practicing medicine. I grew up in Billings and have been recreating in the Gallatin Valley since I was a child. I feel fortunate to be close to my family and for the year-round access to the mountains. Skiing, hiking, horseback riding, and hunting are only a few of my favorite activities that Bozeman has to offer. Caring for my patients to improve their quality of life and working with a great team in such a beautiful place has been a blessing."
About Heidi Arnold, PA-C
Heidi is a graduate of Red Rocks Physician Assistant Program in Colorado earning her Masters of Medical Science degree from St. Francis University in 2012. As a Montana native she returned to the state where she has worked in family practice over the last 5 years. She obtained her undergraduate degree from Montana State University majoring in cell biology and neuroscience. Prior to PA school she worked as a medical assistant, EMT and volunteer firefighter in the Bozeman area.
About Her Family
"My husband and I are grateful to call Bozeman our home. From the mountains to the lakes, we spend most of our time enjoying the outdoors and everything Montana has to offer. We are fortunate to have a supportive network of family and friends in the valley. I am thrilled to be part of the team at Bridger Ear, Nose & Throat and continuing to provide care to the people in Bozeman and its surrounding communities."