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Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

Bilal Khan, MD
Cotton–O’Neil Allergy & Immunology Clinic, Topeka, KS. Clinic held the third Tuesday of every other month.

Treatments include:

  • Allergy/Asthma Management
  • Immune Deficiency Therapy
  • Food Desensitization Program
  • Rush Immunotherapy
  • Nose & Sinus Problems

Appointments can be made by calling Cotton O’Neil Allergy, Allergy & Immunology at 785-354-9591.
Referral is required.

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Audiology

David Paul, Au. D. &
Katelyn Waldeier, Au. D.
Associated Audiologists Inc., Lawrence, Kansas.

State Licensed Audiologist specializing in diagnostic hearing tests, digital hearing aids, tinnitus evaluation and management, and hearing aid service and repairs.

Clinics are held the third Thursday of each month.

Appointments may be made by calling Associated Audiologists Inc. at 785-843-8479.

Jessica Gaughan, Au.D.
Topeka Ear Nose & Throat Audiology

Jessica Gaughan received her undergraduate degrees from Kansas University in anthropology in 2003 and speech, language and hearing in 2012. She went on to earn her Doctor of Audiology from Kansas University Medical Center in 2016. Jessica specializes in vestibular diagnostics, with clinical interest in vestibular audiology, pediatric and adult diagnostics and rehabilitation, evoked potentials and hearing instrument fitting.

Clinic held the first and third Friday of each month.

For appointments call Topeka ENT at 785-233-0500.

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Cardiology

Bashar S. Amr, M.D.
Cotton-O’Neil Heart Center, Topeka, KS.

American Board Certified in Internal Medicine and National Board of Echocardiography
Clinic held monthly.

Appointments are made through the Cotton-O’Neil Heart Center at 785-270-4000.
Referral required.

Kevin Bernd, D.O.
Cotton-O’Neil Heart Center, Topeka, KS.

American Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology & Echocardiography.

Clinical interests include Pacemaker/ICD Implantation, Coronary Artery Disease, Echo and Nuclear Cardiopathy.  Clinic is held once a month.

Appointments may be made through the Cotton-O’Neil Heart Center at 785-270-4000.                 Referral required.

Arnold Graham, M.D., FACC
The University of Kansas St. Francis Topeka-Heart and Vascular Center.

American Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology & Echocardiography.             

Clinic is held the fourth Wednesday of each month.

Appointments may be made through NVCH Outpatient Clinic at 785-336-0462.
Referral required.

Rita Kennedy, APRN 
The University of Kansas St. Francis Topeka-Heart and Vascular Center.

Clinic is held as needed.
Appointments may be made through NVCH Outpatient Clinic at 785-336-0462.

Steven E. Seals, M.D.
Cotton-O’Neil Heart Center, Topeka, KS.

Clinical interest cardiac electrophysiology, arrhythmias and radio-frequency ablation therapy.

Pacemaker clinic held four times a year. Appointments may be made through Cotton-O’Neil Heart Center at 785-270-4100.
Referral required.

Tonya Stallbaumer, APRN
Cotton-O’Neil Heart Center, Topeka, KS.

Clinic held as needed.

Appointments may be made through Cotton-O’Neil Heart Center at 785-270-4100.
Referral required

 

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Dermatology

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Cosmetics

Tiffany Engelken, APRN-C

Tiffany is originally from Centralia, KS. She received her Master of Science in Nursing from Wichita State University in 2003 and is currently a Certified Dermatology Nurse Practitioner. Tiffany takes pride in her work and enjoys caring for patients of all ages. She performs skin exams for the evaluation of skin cancer and treats other disorders of the skin, hair and nails such as acne, warts, rashes, hair loss, psoriasis, and eczema. Tiffany performs excisions and other minor surgical procedures for the treatment of skin cancer and has excellent referral sources for more specialized dermatology procedures such as Mohs surgery or Patch testing. Tiffany is also experienced in cosmetic dermatology, some cosmetic treatments include Botox, fillers, chemical peels, micro needling, or Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP).

Clinic is held weekly on Tuesdays and as needed.

Appointments may be made through NVCH Outpatient Clinic by calling 785-336-0462.

Referral Required. 

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Diabetes & Endocrinology

Dr. Vidita Divan, M.D.
Cotton-O’Neil Diabetes and Endocrinology, Topeka, KS
Telehealth clinic is held on the second Monday afternoon each month. Please contact Cotton-O’Neil Clinics Scheduling for appointments, 785-368-0445. 

Referral Required.

NVCH Diabetes Program:

Becky Bartkoski, RN, BSN & Leah J. Heinen, RD/LD/CDCES
Nemaha Valley Community Hospital Seneca, KS.
Living Healthy with Diabetes education program provides knowledge, skills and tools to support healthy self-care and live a better quality of life.
You’ll work directly with our team of healthcare professionals to begin taking control of your diabetes.

To learn more about the education program contact Becky Bartkoski or Leah Heinen at 785-368-6181.
Referrals required.

There is a growing threat of prediabetes therefore NVCH has partnered with the CDC to offer the Prevent T2 Program. For additional information regarding this program please contact Leah Heinen at 785-336-6181.  

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Ears, Nose & Throat

Jason Lepse, M.D.
Topeka Ear, Nose & Throat, Topeka, KS.

Adult & Pediatric Ear, Nose & Throat & Facial Plastic Surgery
Specializes in Sinus Treatment & Surgery, Voice Disorders, Swallowing, Head/Neck Surgery, Thyroid/Parathyroid Surgery, Dizziness & Balance Disorders, Pediatric Treatment & Surgery, and Allergy Testing & Treatment.

Clinic is held the 1st Friday of each month.

For appointments call Topeka ENT at 785-233-0500
Referrals required.

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Nephrology

Dr. Lakshmi Duvvur, M.D.
Cotton-O’Neil Nephrology & Hypertension Clinic, Topeka, KS.

Certified in American Board of Internal Medicine & Nephrology.

Clinic is held once each month.

Appointments are made through Cotton-O’Neil Clinics at 785-270-8670.
Referrals required.

Haley Wingerson, APRN.
Cotton-O’Neil Nephrology & Hypertension Clinic, Topeka, KS.

Clinic is held every month.

Appointments are made through Cotton-O’Neil Clinics at 785-270-8670.
Referrals required.

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Neurology

Abra Woolard, APRN              Mosaic Life Care Center St. Joseph, MO.

Certified by American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
General Neurology clinic providing examination diagnosis, and treatment of neurological conditions.  Clinician orders and evaluates lab work and radiological exams, prescribes medications, and provides health information for patients.   

Clinic is held the first Thursday each month.         

Appointments are made through Mosaic Life Care Center at 816-271-8182.                                          Referrals required.

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OB/GYN

Jamesina Dickson, M.D.
Lincoln Center Obstetrics & Gynecology, P.A., Topeka, KS.

Board Certified by the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology. Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Clinical Assistant Professor at Kansas University Medical Center, and Resident Coordinator for KUMC Obstetric and Gynecology’s Topeka Campus. Member of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) and the American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP).

Clinic is held once monthly.

Appointments can be made through NVCH Outpatient Clinic by calling 785-336-0462.
Referral required.

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Oncology and Hematology

David E. Einspahr, M.D.  
Cotton-O’Neil Cancer Center.

Board Certification-American Board Internal Medicine, American Board Internal Medicine (Hematology), and American Board Internal Medicine (Medical Oncology).

Clinic held the third Wednesday each month.

Appointments can be made through NVCH Outpatient Clinic at 785-336-0462.
Referral required.

Manidhar Lekkala, M. D.
The University of Kansas-St. Francis Campus Cancer Center, Topeka, KS.

Dr. Manidhar Lekkala is an oncology and hematology specialist within our Cancer Center. Dr. Lekkala takes specific interest in treating patients with breast and lung cancer. He puts great focus on improving the quality of care and outcomes in cancer patients.

Clinic is held the 4th Monday each month.

Appointments can be made through NVCH Outpatient Clinic at 785-336-0462.
Referral required.

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Ophthalmology, Cataracts & YAGs

Samuel L. Thomsen, M.D.        Eye Surgical Associates, Lincoln, NE.

American Board Certified in Ophthalmology, specializing in Glaucoma, Cataracts & Laser Vision.

He is a member of the American Glaucoma Society, American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and Lancaster County Medical Society.

Clinic is held the third Wednesday of each month.

Appointments are made through Eye Surgical Associates, Lincoln at 402-484-9000.

No referral needed unless required by your insurance.

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Orthopedics

Heidi Smith, D.O.
Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Center, Manhattan, KS.

Dr. Heidi Smith grew up in Horton, KS and completed her undergraduate at Baker University where she graduated, Summa Cum Laude, with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry.  She proceeded to Medical School at Kansas City University of Medicine and Bioscience graduating in the top 15% of her class, with her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine.  She then completed her internship and residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Samaritan Health Services/Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Corvallis, Oregon and her fellowship in Orthopedic Sports Medicine at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Clinic is held the second and fourth Wednesday of each month.

Appointments are made through Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Center, Manhattan at 785-537-4200.
Referral required.

Joseph E. Mumford, M.D.
Cotton-O’Neil Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, PA, Topeka, KS.

American Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery.

Clinic is held the first Monday of each month.

Appointments are made through Cotton-O’Neil Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, Topeka at 785-270-8880.
Referral required.

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Pain Management

Daren Badura, MPA-PA-C

Jason Werth, CRNA, NSPM-C

Clinic weekly, every Friday.

Call our Outpatient Clinic at 785-336-0462 to schedule appointments.

Pain Clinic Questions: HPM Nurse Hotline 1-800-928-6040

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Podiatry

Steve J. Sitek, DPM, PA
Atchison, KS.

Clinic is held twice a month on the first and third Monday and as needed.

Appointments are made through NVCH Outpatient Clinic at 785-336-0462.

o referral needed, unless required by your insurance.

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Psychiatry

(Tele-Health)

Shelly Dudley, APRN

Stormont Vail Behavioral Health Center, Topeka, KS.

Clinic is held monthly on the first Wednesday.

Please call Stormont Vail Behavioral Health Center Scheduling for appointments, 785-270-4630.

Referral required.  Must be a current patient of Seneca Family Practice.

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Pulmonology

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Surgeons

Surgery Feature Video

Aaron Brown, M.D.

Rural Partners in Medicine.
Contact the Surgery Department at NVCH 785-336-6181 for appointments or inquires.
Referral required.

Denis Jimenez, M.D.

Contact the Surgery Department at NVCH 785-336-6181 for appointments or inquires.
Referral required.

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Urology

Apostolos Laki Evangelidis, M.D.

Associated Urologists, Manhattan, KS.

Board Certified Urologist.
Pediatrics and Adults.

Clinic is held the second and fourth Tuesday of each month.

Appointments are made through Associated Urologists at 785-537-8710.
Referral required.

Bradley W. Rupp, M.D.

Rupp Urology Clinic PA, Topeka, KS.

Board Certified Urologist.
Practicing in Female Urology/Incontinence, GU Oncology, Vasectomy, Vasectomy Reversal & Pediatric Urology.

Clinic is held the fourth Friday each month.

Appointments are made through NVCH Outpatient Clinic at 785-336-0462.
Referral required.

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Wound Care

Wound Care Feature Video

Erica Bletscher, APRN
RestorixHealth,
Clinic is held every Friday.

Appointments can be made by calling the Wound Care Clinic at 785-336-0355.

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