510 E. 8th St.
PO Box 370
Freeman, SD 57029
605-925-4000
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Medical Staff

 

 

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Kenneth Kirton, MD 


Education:
 
Michigan State University-1981: Bachelors in Elementary Education
  University of South Dakota School of Medicine-1989: Doctor of Medicine

Residency Program:
  Cedar Rapids Family Medicine-1992: Residency in Family Medicine


Dr. Kirton is Board Certified by the American Board of Family Medicine, Palliative Care.

 

Jay Allison, MD
 

Education:
  University of Nebraska-1991: Bachelors of Science, Biochemistry
  University of Nebraska Medical Center-1995:
Doctor of Medicine

Residency Program:
  Siouxland Medical Education Foundation: Residency in Family Medicine

Dr. Allison is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians.


Terri Behl, PA-C 

Education:
  University of Nebraska Medical Center-2003: Masters of Physician
 
Assistant Studies
  University of South Dakota-2000: Bachelor of Science/Physician
  Assistant Certification
  Little Big Horn College-1997: Pre-Nursing
  Mount Marty College-1976: Nursing


Terri is a certified Physician Assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

 



Tanya Schaeffer - DNP - Doctorate of Nursing Practice

 

Education:
  South Dakota State University-2013: Doctorate of Nursing Practice
  South Dakota State University-2006: Bachelor of Science in Nursing


Tanya is a certified Nurse Practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

 

 

 



Sarah Fodness - CNP - Certified Nurse Practitioner 

 

Education:
  Walden University-2015: Masters of Family Practice Nurse Practitioner
  South Dakota State University-2005: Bachelor of Science in Nursing


Sarah is a certified Nurse Practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

 




 



 

Jessica Preheim - CNP - Certified Nurse Practitioner 

Medical Training: MA of Science in Nursing - Clarkson College, Omaha, NE
She works as needed at Rural Medical Clinics.  She also works part time for Avera Queen of Peace urgent care and occupational medicine.

 

 

 

 

Shakil Hafiz, DO - Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

Education:
  Benedictine University 2003-2007: Bachelors of Science, Mathematics
  Major, Biology Minor, Scholars Program
  Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, Midwestern University 2008-2012:
 
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency Program:
  Presence Resurrection Medical Center 2012-2015: Residency in Family &
  
Osteopathic Medicine

Dr. Hafiz is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians.