Having been diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in her 30s, Becky Siefering of Oskaloosa has lived with the disabling disease of the central nervous system for more than 30 years.
Dana Lowe of Oskaloosa knew diabetes ran in her family, but it didn’t seem “real” to her. That is, until she landed in the hospital after passing out in 2012.
Mothers want support and understanding when it comes to caring for their children and that’s exactly what Angel Davis of New Sharon has found in Family Practice and Obstetrics Physician Case Everett, MD.
When his primary care physician referred Steven C. Cardis to Orthopaedic Surgeon Sreedhar Somisetty, MD, for total knee replacement surgery, he had no experience with Mahaska Health Partnership. The Montezuma resident sure is glad he listened to his doctor!
Eric and Dee Dee Lehigh of Oskaloosa has always entrusted Mahaska Health Partnership with their daughter, Miranda’s, care. From her birth six years ago with Ed Hirl, MD, to allergy treatments with Melissa Lamb, ARNP-BC, they wouldn’t take her anywhere else.
When BJ Bowie needed a hernia repaired, there was no question where he wanted to go for care. He didn’t realize the surgery could be done robotically; he didn’t know his operation would take place in MHP’s new patient care wing; he only knew the people who would be caring for him.
Bryon and Christy Bellinger are the proud parents of 11-year-old Terryk, and recently welcomed George Ivan, born July 5, 2016. They wouldn’t have dreamed of having him anywhere but their home community.
When it comes to healthcare, being able to continue working without interruption is a common concern for many, Larry Spoelstra is no different.
With a household of eight to care for and a fulltime job, the last thing Tami O’Day of Oskaloosa was making time for was herself.
There are few things in life more personal than who you trust with your well-being. For Ginger Grubb, choosing Mahaska Health Partnership for her healthcare was a decision she made without hesitation, even in adulthood.
Bernice DeYoung of New Sharon, IA, has been entrusting her medical care to Mahaska Health Partnership for many years. “I actually used to work at MHP years ago at South Central Mental Health Center (now Behavioral Health Services). I’ve been coming here for care since before I was married. Even after I married and moved to New Sharon, my husband urged me to continue going where I was established and comfortable.”
Chloe Fowler has been navigating her boys’ complicated allergy symptoms since Mason, now 8, was 6 months old. “With Mason, we were new parents and that came with its own fears; then add our baby constantly getting hives and having breathing issues, I was scared all the time,” Chloe remembered.
As owner of Crouse’s House of Flowers in Oskaloosa, Kenny Crouse is always on the go. With a busy work schedule, quality sleep is a must. “I was having trouble getting a good night’s sleep,” Kenny shared. “I would wake up three times a night and finally just decide to stay up for the day.”
Roger Fligg of Clive, IA, never thought he would spend five days in a hospital in Oskaloosa. “I travel to Eldon frequently to visit family and pass by Oskaloosa,” Roger shared. “It was a Friday, Dec. 13, and I ended up hitting a slow moving vehicle at 68 mph. Unfortunately, I was on the losing end of that battle.”