Medical Staff

Internal
Medicine

Internal Medicine

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Diane Rambousek, APRN Internal Medicine

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Diane obtained her ADN, Associate Degree in Nursing, from Northeast Iowa Community College. She started her caring career as a hospital nurse in the Birthing Unit at Mercy Medical Center Dubuque. She continued serving patients for 15 years in the clinical setting in the Cardiology Department at Medical Associates Clinic Dubuque. Diane continued her caring expertise as an Adjunct Nursing Instructor at Northeast Iowa Community College and at Clarke College where, for over ten years as an RN at the Loras All Sports Camp, she practiced her expertise on patients of all ages.

She obtained both her BSN and MSN-Family Nurse Practitioner from Clarke College. Her previous work experience as a Nurse Practitioner was in hospice care and acute care.

Diane currently is a nationally board certified nurse practitioner through the ANCC-American Nurses Credentialing Center, and is affiliated with American College of Nurse Practitioners, Sigma Theta Tau International-Honor Society of Nursing, and Iowa Society of Nurse Practitioners .

She holds certification in basic life support (BLS) and advanced cardiac life support (ACLS), and holds nursing licenses in Illinois, Iowa, and Wisconsin.

Diane has been a resident of Dubuque, Iowa all of her life. She and her husband, Randy, enjoy fun family activities with their two children, Michael and Patrick, and with their large extended families. Diane enjoys being involved on a community level with her local Catholic parish and with the Holy Family Catholic school system.

Please contact us at 815-777-6410 to schedule your appointment with Diane Rambousek.

Family
Medicine

Family Medicine

Michael Wells, MD Family Medicine

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Dr. Michael Wells is Board-Certified in Family Practice. He is a native of Freeport, IL and now lives in Galena with his wife and three children. Dr. Wells obtained his medical degree in 1998 from the University of Illinois School of Medicine. He was in the first full class of the Rural Medical Education program (RMED) at the Rockford campus. In 2001, he finished his residency with the University of Colorado at the Swedish Medical Center near Denver. After residency, Dr. Wells worked at Conifer Medical Center, an eight physician practice about an hour from Denver. After their first child was born, Dr. Wells and his wife decided to move back to Illinois to be closer to their families. In 2007, Dr. Wells accepted a position with the newly established Midwest Health Clinic, and was appointed to the faculty of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine.

Please contact us at 815-776-7381 to schedule your appointment with Dr. Wells.

Matt Gullone, MD Family Medicine

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Dr. Matt Gullone received his Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Illinois College of Medicine. He completed his residency and was chief resident, in South Bend, IN with Memorial Family Medicine. He received outstanding marks for Essentials of Patient Care and Internal Medicine. Dr. Gullone is the recipient of numerous awards, including Gary Button Rural Primary Care Award and the Gold Humanism Honor Society in Medicine. Dr. Gullone joins the team of providers at Midwest Health Clinic with a special interest in men’s health, sports medicine, and comprehensive family health care. He has special training in Sports Medicine and is ACLS Certified. His research included determining the most common injuries related to distance running events and developing interventions to help them, as well as assessing the causes related to the onset of childhood obesity.

Please contact us at 815-776-7381 to schedule your appointment with Dr. Gullone.

Beth Gullone, MD Family Medicine

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Dr. Beth Gullone received her Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Illinois College of Medicine and completed her residency in South Bend, IN with Memorial Family Medicine. She is also summa cum laude by way of Loras College in Dubuque, IA where she received her B.A. in Spanish with a minor in Chemistry. Dr. Gullone is the recipient of such prestigious awards as the William H. Lowell Memorial Award of Primary Care, the Gold Humanism Honor Society and she received top honors for Outstanding performance in Obstetrics/Gynecology and Pediatrics to name a few. Dr. Gullone is certified in PALS(pediatric advanced life support) and ACLS(advanced cardiac life support) and is fluent in Spanish (Se habla español). Her practice with Midwest Health Clinic includes family medicine with a strong interest in women’s and children’s health.

Please contact us at 815-776-7381 to schedule your appointment with Dr. Gullone.

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Greg Harmston, MD Family Medicine

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Dr. Harmston is a board certified family practice physician. He obtained his medical degree in 1996 from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and continued his training at the University of Illinois Peoria Methodist Medical Center where he completed his family practice residency. In 1999 he moved his young family home to Massbach, Illinois and from 1999 through 2015 he practiced in Mount Carroll, Illinois. Dr. Harmston and his wife Peggy and their three children live in rural Elizabeth where they farm and also own and operate Massbach Ridge Winery. Dr Harmston currently practices in Elizabeth, Illinois and sees the full spectrum of family practice patients.

Please contact us at 815-858-2238 to schedule your appointment with Dr. Harmston.

Peg Dittmar, FNP-BC Family Nurse Pracitioner

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Margaret (Peg) Dittmar has been a resident of Jo Daviess County for most of her life. She and her husband enjoy the country life and are involved with family which includes children and grandchildren. Peg received her Nursing education from Highland Community College (RN), Rockford College (BSN) and Northern Illinois University (MSN) which included specialty training for Nurse Practitioners. She is currently a nationally Board Certified Advanced Practice Nurse with specialty training in Family Practice. Peg is a member of the Nurse Advisory Board for the nursing programs of Highland Community College and the Saint Anthony School of Nursing.

Peg’s experience in patient care included certifications in Pre-hospital (EMS-Paramedic), Emergency and Trauma (CEN, FNTC), Intensive Care (CCRN), as well as a Fellowship in Cardiovascular Nursing. She holds certifications in Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support. A recent addition in certification is a SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner).

Peg enjoys being involved on a community level. She has been a Directory on the Jo Daviess Country Health Department Board, and is currently on the county Cancer Coalition, the Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) and the Local Emergency Planning Committee.

Please contact us at 815-776-7381 to schedule your appointment with Peg Dittmar.

Associated Medical Staff – Medical Associates

Gregory Vandigo, MD Family Medicine


Gary O. Bernard, DO Family Medicine

G. Allen Crist, MD Family Medicine

Mary C. Koenigs, MD Family Medicine

Podiatry
 

Podiatry – Dubuque Podiatry


Michael Arnz, DPM Podiatry

Diplomate American Board of Podiatric Surgery
Dr. Arnz was born in Germany, is bilingual, and was raised in southern Virginia. He completed his undergraduate degree at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia. He originally came to Iowa to receive his doctorate of podiatric medicine in 1997 at the College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery in Des Moines. He returned to the east coast to complete a three year residency in foot and ankle surgery at Yale-New Haven Hospital in Connecticut. To complete his training, Dr. Arnz spent an additional year as a fellow in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, concentrating on more complex surgeries including adult ankle fractures, flatfoot deformities, and nerve damage. During his fellowship, he also traveled to Washington, D.C. to receive extensive training in the plastic surgery of complex diabetic wounds at Georgetown Hospital.
In 2002, Dr. Arnz and his family moved to Dubuque where he is currently a partner at Dubuque Podiatry. He is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and the Iowa Podiatric Medical Society. He is board certified and a diplomate of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. Dr. Arnz is licensed in Iowa and Illinois and has privileges at Finley, Mercy (Dubuque and Dyersville), Guttenberg and Galena Hospitals. He treats simple to complex wounds via surgical and non-surgical means. Dr. Arnz has lectured on diabetic and non-diabetic wounds to fellow colleagues, nurses and physical therapists.

Please contact Dubuque Podiatry at 563-557-5930 to schedule your appointment with Dr. Arnz at Midwest Health Clinic.


Timothy Quagliano, DPM Podiatry

Diplomate American Board of Podiatric Surgery
Dr. Quagliano graduated from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale with a BS in Biology in 1987. He proceeded to graduate with Summa Cum Laude honors from the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago, Illinois in 1991.
Following graduation, he completed a 2 year surgical residency at Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo, IA in 1993. He then taught foot and ankle surgery in Beijing, China prior to going into private practice with Dubuque Podiatry, P.C. in the fall of 1993. Dr. Quagliano became board certified in foot surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery in 1996. Dr. Quagliano has privileges at Finley, Mercy (Dubuque and Dyersville), Guttenberg and Galena Hospitals. He enjoys all aspects of podiatric medicine with a special interest forefoot reconstruction including bunion and hammertoe correction.

Please contact Dubuque Podiatry at 563-557-5930 to schedule your appointment with Dr. Quagliano at Midwest Health Clinic.


Nicole Jedlicka, DPM Podiatry

Associate American Board of Podiatric Surgery
Dr. Jedlicka was born and raised in Dubuque, Iowa. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Iowa in 2006 with a BS in Integrative Physiology/Exercise Science. She then attended four years of Medical School at Des Moines University. She completed her 3 year surgical training at Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo, IA. Following her 3 year surgical residency, Dr. Jedlicka joined Dubuque Podiatry, P.C. in 2013.
Dr. Jedlicka continues to participate with the surgical residency program as an attending physician. Dr. Jedlicka is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association, the Iowa Podiatric Medical Society and the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. She is licensed in Iowa and Illinois and has privileges at Finley, Mercy, Guttenberg and Galena Hospitals. She practices all aspects of Podiatry with a special interest in bunions, injuries, forefoot/rearfoot reconstruction and ankle pathology.

Please contact Dubuque Podiatry at 563-557-5930 to schedule your appointment with Dr. Jedlicka at Midwest Health Clinic.


Facial
Plastic Surgery

Facial Plastic Surgery

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Daniel Givens, MD Cosmetic Surgery/Reconstructive Surgery

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Dr. Givens enjoys practicing both Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and Otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) with a sub-specialty interest in treatment of nasal and sinus conditions and skin malignancies of the head and neck. He is a dedicated husband and father to three wonderful daughters. He grew up in West Des Moines, Iowa, where he was an Eagle Scout. He completed a Bachelors of Science in Biology from The University of Iowa, and obtained his Doctor of Medicine degree at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. Dr. Givens completed five years of residency training at The University of Utah in Salt Lake City, where in addition to learning his craft he enjoyed skiing and hiking in the outdoors. Outside of the hospital, he enjoys spending time with his family, creative cooking, and outdoor sports.

Please contact us at 815-776-7381 to schedule your appointment with Dr. Givens.


ENT

ENT

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Daniel Givens, MD ENT

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Dr. Givens enjoys practicing both Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and Otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) with a sub-specialty interest in treatment of nasal and sinus conditions and skin malignancies of the head and neck. He is a dedicated husband and father to three wonderful daughters. He grew up in West Des Moines, Iowa, where he was an Eagle Scout. He completed a Bachelors of Science in Biology from The University of Iowa, and obtained his Doctor of Medicine degree at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. Dr. Givens completed five years of residency training at The University of Utah in Salt Lake City, where in addition to learning his craft he enjoyed skiing and hiking in the outdoors. Outside of the hospital, he enjoys spending time with his family, creative cooking, and outdoor sports.

Please contact us at 815-776-7381 to schedule your appointment with Dr. Givens.


Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology

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Justin Risma, MD Ophthalmology

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Dr. Risma is a comprehensive ophthalmologist at the Fuerste Eye Clinic in Dubuque, Iowa. He also sees patients and operates at the Midwest Medical Center. He completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of Iowa. He obtained his undergraduate education at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. Dr. Risma attended the University of Nebraska for medical school, and completed his internship at Gundersen Lutheran in La Crosse, Wisconsin. He and his wife have three children.

Please contact Fuerste Eye Clinic at 563-582-0769 to schedule your appointment with Dr. Risma at Midwest Health Clinic.


General
Surgery

General Surgery – Dubuque Surgery


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David Oppert, MD General Surgery

Please contact us at 815-776-7381 to schedule your appointment with Dr. Oppert.




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Keith Shaw, MD General Surgery

Please contact us at 815-776-7381 to schedule your appointment with Dr. Shaw.




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Jacob Wagner, MD General Surgery

Please contact us at 815-776-7381 to schedule your appointment with Dr. Wagner.



Orthopedic
Surgery

Orthopedic Surgery – Westside Orthopaedics

David Field, MD Orthopedic Surgery

Please contact Westside Orthopedics at 563-582-6202 to schedule your appointment with Dr. Field at Midwest Health Clinic.


Anesthesia
 

Anesthesia

Charles Beinborn, CRNA Anesthesia



Kristen Heimbuch, CRNA Anesthesia



Terrance Hutchcroft, CRNA Anesthesia



Stephanie Klein, CRNA Anesthesia



Ryan McClendon, CRNA Anesthesia



Radiology
 

Radiology – Mercy Radiology

John Engelken, MD Radiologist



Michael Fleege, MD Radiologist



Jason Hughes, MD Radiologist



Thomas Knudtson, MD Radiologist



Robert Merrick, MD Radiologist



Michael Riley, MD Radiologist



James Stecher, MD Radiologist



Pathology
 

Pathology – United Clinical Laboratories

Paul Ellerbeck, MD Pathologist



Christopher Leigh, MD Pathologist



Daniel Slagel, MD Pathologist



Timothy Timmerman, MD Pathologist



A.D. Vanderheyden, MD Pathologist


Emergency
Medicine

Emergency Medicine – University of Illinois at Chicago

Scott Altman, MD Emergency Medicine



Joseph Colla, MD Emergency Medicine



Valerie Dobiesz, MD Emergency Medicine



Gannon Dudlar, MD Emergency Medicine



Wesley Eilbert, MD Emergency Medicine



Thomas Eiseman, MD Emergency Medicine



Timothy Erickson, MD Emergency Medicine



Shayla Garrett-Hauser, MD Emergency Medicine



Michael Green, MD Emergency Medicine



Ralph Losey, MD Emergency Medicine



Brian Macaulay, MD Emergency Medicine



Chad Yarman, MD Emergency Medicine



Scott Yilk, MD Emergency Medicine



Michael Zeman, MD Emergency Medicine