Outreach

The Outreach Department of Ortonville Area Health Services offers a wide array of specialty services on our campus for the convenience of our patients and our endeavor to keep health care close to home. These services are available at various times throughout the month.

ALLERGY
Dr. Brian Brennan provides allergy and immunology services at OAHS the second and fourth Wednesday of every month.

AUDIOLOGY
An audiologist makes monthly visits to OAHS to provide hearing services the first Tuesday of the month. Her scope of practice includes hearing exams and ordering/testing of hearing aid devices. Physician referrals are not needed. Appointments may be made by calling (320)321-1551.

CARDIOLOGY
Cardiology clinic is provided at OAHS every first, third, and fourth Tuesday of the month by specialist Dr. Orvar Jonsson from Sanford Health in Sioux Falls, SD. This specialist prescribes and sets up treatments for chest pain, heart murmurs, blood pressure, angiograms and stress tests. He also provide follow-up care for heart attack patients.

CHEMOTHERAPY
Ortonville Area Health Services offers chemotherapy services on a daily basis. Our chemotherapy suite offers a comfortable environment for the Monday- Friday program. Licensed staff provide the treatment.

ENT
The ENT specialist diagnoses and treats ear, nose and throat problems such as recurrent ear infections, sinus problems, hearing problems, hoarse voice, etc. The Dr. also provides skin cancer identification and removal. Tonsillectomies, sinus surgery and placement of ear tubes are performed at OAHS. Dr. Robert Cihak is the ENT specialist providing outreach at OAHS the first Tuesday of every month.

GI
Dr. Greg Gerrish, Dr. Kelly Ming, and Dr. Jacob Schaeffer provide onsite colonoscopies and UGI Endoscopy throughout each month.

GRIEF CENTER/COUNSELING
The Grief Center provides one-on-one counseling to persons of all ages who may be experiencing grief and loss. Appointments can be made through the Rice Hospice Grief Center, Willmar, MN by calling the office at (320) 231-4714.

GYNECOLOGY
A Urogynecology and Female Pelvic Medicine specialist provides care and treatment for gynecological problems. Some surgical procedures can be performed at OAHS. Kevin Benson, MD has a primary clinic in Sioux Falls, SD. GYN services are available the first Wednesday of every month

NEPHROLOGY
With the Dialysis Center at OAHS, Dr. Christina Lankhorst from Sanford Clinic in Sioux Falls, SD, Dr. Tina Melanson from Prairie Lakes Specialty Clinic and two of Dr. Melanson’s Nurse Practitioners provide outreach services to patients in this area.

ONCOLOGY/ HEMATOLOGY
An oncologist is a cancer specialist who diagnoses and prescribes treatment such as chemotherapy and/or radiation for patients with cancer. Many chemotherapy treatments can be given right here at OAHS. Preston Steen, MD from Fargo, ND provides bi-monthly oncology specialty clinics at OAHS.

OPHTHALMOLOGY
The ophthalmology specialty offers consultation, exams and surgical procedures for eye ailments including glaucoma, cataracts and eye infections and injuries. Our specialist is Curtis Wischmeier, MD, based in Aberdeen, SD at the Ophthalmology Associate Clinic.

ORTHOPEDICS
Our orthopedic or “bone doctors” diagnose and treat broken bones, arthroscopy procedures, total joint replacement (knee, shoulder and hips). Several of these procedures can be performed right in Ortonville. Ortho visits are provided at least weekly by Dr. Michael Vener and Dr. Casey Johnston from Glacial Lakes in Watertown, SD,

PODIATRY
The podiatrist provides treatment for toenails, heel and ankle problems. The service is provided weekly by specialists Dr. Steven Saccoman from Willmar and Dr. Scott Torness from Brown Clinic in Watertown. Many of the surgical corrections can be performed in Ortonville.

SURGERY
Surgery services are provided  by Dr. Kelly Ming, Dr. Gregory Gerrish, and Dr. Jacob Schaeffer. They provide procedures such as laparoscopic gallbladder, hernias, endoscopy services/colonoscopies, and many more. Varicose vein problems and consultations are also available for vascular problems such as aortic aneurysms and lower leg problems.

UROLOGY
Specializing in urinary problems, bladder and prostate problems, our urologist provides outreach services the fourth Thursday of the month. Dr. Kevin Unger from Willmar is our urology specialist.

*SERVICES VIA TELEMEDICINE
Dr. Greg Schultz, Infectious Disease, and Pulmonary Medicine

 

 

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