• Dr. Ricker

    Bruce W. Ricker, D.O.

    Board Certified in Family Practice & Hospice/Palliative Medicine
    Bruce Ricker, D.O., was born and reared in Mt. Ayr, Iowa. He graduated from Mt. Ayr Community High School, the University of Iowa and the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences in Des Moines, Iowa. Dr. Ricker had a family practice in Phoenix, Arizona, for twelve years before returning to Ringgold County in 1996. Board certified in family practice and hospice/palliative medicine, Dr. Ricker believes in a holistic approach to patient care. He believes patients should receive the same high quality of care in Ringgold County that they would receive in the best medical centers in the United States.

    Call (641) 464-4470 to schedule an appointment at the Mt. Ayr Medical Clinic.

     

    Michael Magers, D.O.

    Board Certified in Family Practice
    In July of 2002, Dr. Michael Magers began his family practice at the Mt. Ayr Medical Clinic. A native of Kansas City, Missouri, Dr. Magers completed his residency at the Medical Center of Independence, Independence, Missouri, and graduated from the University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kansas City, Missouri. He is board certified in family practice and osteopathic manipulative treatment through the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians. Dr. Magers provides emergency room coverage for Ringgold County Hospital in addition to seeing patients at the Mt. Ayr Medical Clinic.

    Call (641) 464-4470 to schedule an appointment at the Mt. Ayr Medical Clinic.

     

    Marcy Gregg, ARNP

    Marcy Gregg, ARNP

    Family Nurse Practitioner and Certified Diabetic Educator
    Marcy Gregg, ARNP, is a native of Clearfield, Iowa. She graduated from Southwestern Community College in 1985 with an associate’s degree in nursing. Marcy began her career at RCH in 1986, working as an RN in acute care. At the same time, she continued her education, earning a bachelor’s degree, followed by a master’s degree in nursing from Graceland University. Marcy began working as a family nurse practitioner for the Mt. Ayr Medical Clinic in 1999 and is certified by the American Diabetes Association as a diabetes educator.

    Call (641) 464-4470 to schedule an appointment at the Mt. Ayr Medical Clinic.

     

    Ron Schafer, PA-C

    Ron Schafer, PA-C

    Physician Assistant, Wound Care Certified
    Ron Schafer joined the Ringgold County Hospital in 1990, working as an EMT while he continued his education. In 2000, he began serving as a physician assistant with the hospital and the Mt. Ayr Medical Clinic. Ron focuses primarily on family medicine but also enjoys providing emergency room coverage. Ron received certification in wound care and provides care for chronic, difficult-to-treat wounds. Ron also makes house calls within 20 miles of Mt. Ayr for Mt. Ayr Medical Clinic patients who are home bound.

    Call (641) 464-4470 to schedule an appointment at the Mt. Ayr Medical Clinic.

     

    Erin Leonard, ARNP

    Family Nurse Practitioner
    Erin Leonard, ARNP became a Certified Nursing Assistant while she was a student at Mt. Ayr High School. She went on to become a LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse), and received an associate’s degree as a RN (Registered Nurse) from Southwestern Community College in Creston. Erin worked as a RN while obtaining her bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Clarkson College in Omaha. Prior to joining the Mt Ayr Medical Clinic as an ARNP, Erin worked at RCH in the Acute/Emergency Department.

    Call (641) 464-4470 to schedule an appointment at the Mt. Ayr Medical Clinic.

     

  • Ed Wehling, D.O.Ed Wehling, D.O.
    Dr. Wehling is board certified in general surgery by the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery. He received his medical degree from Arizona State University and Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, Midwestern University, Glendale, AZ in 2002. He completed his residency training in general, thoracic, and trauma surgery at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, and his fellowship training in vascular surgery at the University of North Texas, Dallas/Fort Worth.

    Dr. Wehling has extensive experience in general and thoracic surgery, endoscopy, modern vascular and endovascular techniques, vascular access procedures, wound management, and Level One trauma management.

    Dr. Wehling and his wife have two sons and live on a farm near Mt. Ayr, Iowa. He has a passion for the outdoors and loves to hunt and fish.

    Call Mary Baker, LPN, at (641) 464-4433 for more information or to schedule an appointment at RCH.

  • Michael Webb AuD

    Michael Webb, AU.D.

    Michael Webb, AU.D.
    Dr. Michael Webb, Au.D. is an audiologist and second generation business owner of ASI Audiology Clinics. Dr. Webb specializes in helping patients understand their hearing loss and accepting treatment with the use of hearing instruments. He sees patients at Ringgold County Hospital Visiting Physician Clinics twice a month on Tuesdays.

    Dr. Webb received his B.A from the University of Florida in communication of sciences and disorders and his doctorate from San Diego State University and University of California San Diego.

    Please call (641) 435-1288 to schedule an appointment with ASI at the RCH Visiting Physician Clinics.

  • Enrico Martin, M.D.

    Eric Martin, M.D.

    Eric Martin, M.D.
    Dr. Martin joined Iowa Heart Center in November of 2007. He holds a medical degree from the University of Santo Tomas in the Philippines and completed his residency at St. Luke’s Hospital in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Dr. Martin completed his cardiology fellowship at East Tennessee State University and his advanced cardiac CT/MR fellowship at the University of Florida at Shands. Before joining Iowa Heart, Dr. Martin was the director of cardiovascular imaging at Rockford Cardiology Associates in Rockford, Illinois.

    Dr. Martin enjoys spending time with his family and getting to know people.

    Please call (641) 464-4409 to schedule an appointment at the RCH Visiting Physician Clinics.

    Jean Schmitt, ARNP

    Jean Schmitt, ARNP

    Jean Schmitt, ARNP
    Jean Schmitt, a native of Holy Cross, Iowa, joined Iowa Heart Center in 1990, and completed her nurse practitioner training in 2006.

    Schmitt holds a nursing diploma from St. Lukes School of Nursing in Cedar Rapids. She later completed bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing at Graceland University in Independence, Missouri. Schmitt practices in Iowa Heart Center’s clinic at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines.

    Please call (641) 464-4409 to schedule an appointment at the RCH Visiting Physician Clinics.

  • Patrick Chua, M.D.
    Dr. Patrick Chua graduated from the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Manila, Philippines, in 2004. He is board certified in nephrology and internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Chua is affiliated with Mercy Medical Center & Children’s Hospital Des Moines, Unity Point Iowa Lutheran Hospital, Methodist West Hospital and Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa.

    Please call (641) 464-4409 to schedule an appointment at the RCH Visiting Physician Clinics.

  • Roy Molina, M.D.

    Roy Molina, M.D.
    Dr. Molina grew up in Corpus Christi, TX and graduated from the University of Texas in Austin. After completing his internship and residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, and his fellowship in medical oncology at the University of Kansas, he practiced in Columbia, MO. Dr. Molina then moved to Des Moines in 1990 and later joined MOHA in Oct 2000. He has double board certifications in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology.

    Please call (641) 464-4409 to schedule an appointment at the RCH Visiting Physician Clinics.

  • Homedan_Shehada

    Shehada Homedan, M.D.

    Shehada Homedan, M.D.
    Shehada Homedan, M.D., is a specialist in orthopedic care. A native of Jordan, he completed the rigorous orthopedic surgery program at the Jordan University of Science and Technology, followed by an orthopedic trauma fellowship at the University of New Mexico Hospital, and an orthopedic adult reconstructive and orthopedic sports medicine fellowship at the State University of New York at Buffalo.

    Dr. Homedan became interested in orthopedics while doing his first surgical rotation. When choosing where to practice, he and his family found rural Iowa to be attractive, prefering it to the more crowded, fast-paced life of the city. He is joined by his wife and three children. He is an avid soccer fan and enjoys playing and competing in soccer matches.

    Please call (641) 464-4409 to schedule an appointment at the RCH Visiting Physician Clinics.

  • Ann Nelson, PA-C

    Ann Nelson, PA-C

    Ann Nelson, PA-C
    Ann Nelson, PA-C, received an undergraduate degree in genetics from Iowa State University and graduated as a P.A. from Des Moines University.

    She lives in Greenfield, Iowa, with her husband, Brad, and their two young children, Annika and Matthew. Brad farms and Ann enjoys helping with the row crops, hay and cattle.

    Please call (641) 464-4409 to schedule an appointment at the RCH Visiting Physician Clinics.

  • Ryan Schulte, MD

    Ryan Schulte, MD
    Ryan Schulte, MD is a board-certified Urologist at The Iowa Clinic. Dr. Schulte decided to specialize in Urology because of the variety of patients and procedures he can see on a daily basis: one day could be a vasectomy procedure, the next could be a cancer surgery. Even a day of seeing patients in the office brings variation with men, women and children of all ages. He finds it especially rewarding to be able to work with patients with cancer and make a difference in their lives and disease. He also enjoys the relationships he builds with his patients.

    When he’s not in the office he can be found outdoors and particularly enjoys running and biking. In fact, he once biked across the entire country in a summer from New Haven, Connecticut, to Vancouver, British Columbia! If Dr. Schulte chose a different career, he would be a high school science teacher (his favorite subject).