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Meet our Providers

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Robert Dowse


Cedar City, Utah

Founder/Owner of Premier Pediatrics: 2001


Doctor of Medicine,
Creighton University School of Medicine Omaha, NE

Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Creighton University Omaha, NE

Area of Interest:

Newborn Care and Preventative Medicine


University of Nebraska
Department of Pediatrics
University of Nebraska-Omaha Medical Center
St. Joseph’s Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Board Certifications:

Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and membership as a Fellow (FAAP)

Additional Information:

Medical Advisor for Iron County Head Start Program.

KSL’s Operation Fit Kids program


Dr. Dowse and his wife Linda have ten children. They have loved living in Cedar City for the last 25 years, they love traveling and anything Disney.

Benjamin Dowse


Cedar City, Utah

Joined Premier: 2015

Southern Utah University
University of Utah

Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry


Board Certifications:

Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and membership as a Fellow (FAAP)


His fun personality is infectious and is the perfect cure for whatever ails our patients.  Always quick with a joke or friendly with a smile, this highly honored harmonica playing Pediatrician is a tremendous addition to Premier Pediatrics and the communities of Southern Utah.

Darlene Jones-Wilcox


Cedar City, Utah

Joined Premier: 2001


Weber State University
Associate Degree in Science of Nursing – 1996
Graduated Summa Cum Laude
Weber State University
Bachelor Degree in Science of Nursing – 1998
Received Academic Achievement Award
University of Utah
Masters Degree in the Science of Nursing – 2001

Areas of Interest:

Newborn care
Adolescent Care


Certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as a Family Nurse Practitioner in 2001 – re-certified in 2006

Additional information and honors:

Honors as above – Summ Cum Laude in 1996, Academic Achievement Award in 1998

Ten years of experience in Pediatrics


Darlene is currently married, living in Cedar City, Utah and has 5 children and 6 grandchildren. She loves to play volleyball, and racquetball, and has been blessed to be working with kids for over 17 years.


  • Darlene is always nice and understanding and she gets the job done right. She has a mothers’ perspective.

  • Friendly staff & doctors, clean rooms, fun décor, knowledgeable and very helpful in all situations. Dr. Dowse interacts well with my boys, thorough questions. Darlene is very thorough & easy to talk to and takes her time to answer all questions. – Marni

  • Darlene is very nice and knowledgeable – Dixie

  • Darlene always takes good care of us, very thorough.– Luciene

  • Darlene is so caring & makes sure I understand. We love Darlene! We love and appreciate what your office has to offer.– Nikki

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