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Stutting Family Amazed at Personalized Care Surrounding Their Daughter’s Birth

When it came to having another child, Kim and Josh Stutting of Oskaloosa were apprehensive due to complications with their two previous pregnancies.

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Total Joint Replacement and Extended Stay Makes Steven C. Cardis Feel Right at Home

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!

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Lehigh's Receive Exceptional Care Before, During and After Surgery

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.

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BJ Bowie Appreciated Faster Recovery Time After Robotic Hernia Repair by General Surgeon Paul Riggs, MD, FACS

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.

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After Total Hysterectomy, Tami O'Day Back to Work 11 Days Later

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. 

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Massage Therapy Helps Molly Pregon Overcome Baby Blues

Childbirth is an exciting time full of changes, emotions and feelings. For some moms, these changes can be difficult. Molly Pregon, an art teacher for Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont schools, was no exception.

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Kelsey Nevins of Drakesville Valued Birth Experience at MHP

Kelsey Nevins of Drakesville delivered her first child, Ethan, now age 2, at a hospital in the area. When she and her husband, Matt, found out they were expecting a second child, she started with a different doctor until she was approximately 12 weeks pregnant.

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Surgical Technique Saves Robert Stout After 20-foot fall

Farming is a way of life for many in our region, and harvest is the busiest time of the growing season. For Robert Stout, who farms about 10 miles outside of Oskaloosa, it’s not only what he does, it’s who he is. 

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General Surgeon Dr. Paul Riggs Provides Lifelong Care to Blakes

George and Pauline Blake have been members of the Oskaloosa community for their entire lives. Both of them believe in keeping their business local, so they have doctored at Mahaska Health Partnership for all of their healthcare needs. While all of the physicians who have cared for them have left a lasting impression, George and Pauline have taken a particular liking to General Surgeon Dr. Paul Riggs.

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Learning to Live Again

As a young wife and mother of two daughters who are always on the go, Amy Vroegh was almost crippled by heavy periods and cramping. She suffered for five years before a consultation with MHP’s OB/GYN Specialist Dr. Jeffrey Fowler changed her life.

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Life Saving Surgery

Mary Vogt never imagined her life would take a turn for the worse on Sunday, February 6, 2011, but Dr. Breon and MHP’s Trauma Response Team acted quickly to ensure she survived her almost fatal diagnoses.

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