Family Medicine

Theo Barley

Theo Barley, MD   Family Medicine, Special Interest in Pediatrics

Dr. Theo Barley began seeing patients at Clarinda Medical Associates on July 2, 2013. You may request an appointment with Dr. Barley by calling (712) 542-8330 or online by choosing our “Request an Appointment” feature on this website.  

Education
Doctor of Medicine (MD)
Ross University School of Medicine - Huntsville, Alabama
Family Medicine - University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Family Practice - Physicians Medical Center - Birmingham, Alabama

Certification(s)
Board Certified: Family Medicine
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Michele Bjorn

Michele Bjorn, ARNP   Family Medicine

Michele Bjorn has been a nurse practitioner since 1999, serving in various communities throughout Iowa. Michele has a variety of experience working in rural family practice, geriatric, emergency room and psychiatric environments. Michele and her family have horses, plus they enjoy camping and the outdoors. Michele sees patients at Clarinda Medical Associates and works in […]

Education
Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP)
Master of Science in Nursing
Drake University - Des Moines, Iowa

Certification(s)
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Robert Clemons, MD   Family Medicine, Special Interest in Pediatrics

Education
Doctor of Medicine (MD)
University of Iowa College of Medicine - Iowa City, Iowa
Advanced training in Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Cedar Rapids Medical Education Program - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Certification(s)
Board Certified: Family Medicine
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Lauren Davison, ARNP   Family Medicine, Special Interest in Pediatrics

Lauren Davison was born and raised in Clarinda, graduating from Clarinda High School. Lauren started her nursing career CRHC, and then went on to attended Clarkson College in Omaha, Nebraska and obtained her Master’s of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner. Lauren started practicing family medicine in 2018. She enjoy rural health and taking […]

Education
Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP)
Masters of Science in Nursing
Clarkson College - Omaha, Nebraska

Certification(s)
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Basic Life Support (BLS)
DOT Medical Examiner
Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC)

Mitalee Dharwadkar

Mitalee Dharwadkar, MD   Family Medicine, Special Interest in Pediatrics

Dr. Mitalee Dharwadkar or ‘Doctor D’ as she prefers to be called, began seeing patients at Clarinda Medical Associates on August 7, 2018. You may request an appointment with Dr. Dharwadkar by calling (712) 542-8330 or online by choosing our “Request an Appointment” feature on this website.

Education
Doctor of Medicine (MD)
Ross University School of Medicine - Dominica, West Indies
Mercy Family Medicine Residency Program - Des Moines, Iowa

Certification(s)
Board Certified: Family Medicine
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Neonatal Advanced Life Support (NALS)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Brittney Hill, ARNP   Family Medicine, Special interest in Weight Management and Pediatrics

Brittney has worked at the Clarinda Regional Health Center in multiple nursing capacities since 2011. She began her practice in August, 2018. Brittney focuses on health promotion and disease prevention and enjoys providing care for all age groups. Brittney, a graduate of the Shenandoah High School, resides in Clarinda with her husband Tyler and two […]

Education
Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP)
Masters of Science in Nursing
Clarkson College - Omaha, Nebraska

Certification(s)
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC)

Effie Martinez

Effie Martinez, ARNP   Family Medicine, Special Interest in Pediatrics

Effie Martinez is originally from Bellevue, Nebraska. She is married and has two sons. Effie likes to read and work in the garden. Effie and her family moved to Iowa in 2008. Effie sees patients at the Villisca Family Health Center.  

Education
Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP)
Masters of Science in Nursing
Creighton University - Omaha, Nebraska

Certification(s)
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Elizabeth Renshaw, ARNP   Hospitalist, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine

Education
Graceland University - Lamoni, Iowa
Master in Nursing (ARNP)

Bryon Schaeffer, MD   Family Medicine

Clarinda Medical Associates 220 Essie Davison Dr. Clarinda, IA 51632 712-542-8330 Dr. Bryon Schaeffer began seeing patients at Clarinda Medical Associates on March 4, 2014. You may request an appointment with Dr. Schaeffer by calling (712) 542-8330 or online by choosing our “Request an Appointment” feature on this website. Dr. Schaeffer received his medical degree […]

Education
Doctor of Medicine (MD)
University of Iowa - Iowa City, Iowa
Iowa Lutheran Hospital - Des Moines, Iowa

Certification(s)
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Diplomate American Board of Family Practice
Fellow - American Academy of Family Physicians
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
S.T.A.B.L.E.

Thomas Schmadeke

Thomas Schmadeke, PA-C   Family Medicine, Special Interest in Pediatrics

Tom Schmadeke is a Physician Assistant. Tom sees patients in our Clarinda Medical Associates and Villisca Family Health Center family practice clinics. Tom also rotates coverage in the CRHC Emergency Department. Tom comes to CRHC from Red Oak with a background in primary care in a family pratice setting as well as emergency care experience. […]

Education
Masters of Physicians Assistant (PA-C)
University of Nebraska Medical Center - Omaha, Nebraska

Certification(s)
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

William Shelton, MD   Family Medicine

William J. Shelton, MD is a practicing Family Practitioner in Clarinda since 1982. Dr. Shelton graduated from University of Nebraska College of Medicine in 1979 and has been in practice since then. He completed a residency at University of Nebraska Medical Center. He currently also practices at Shenandoah Va and is affiliated with Omaha VA […]

Education
Doctor of Medicine (MD)
University of Nebraska College of Medicine - Omaha, Nebraska
University of Nebraska Medical Center - Omaha, Nebraska

Certification(s)
Board Certified: Family Medicine
Basic Life Support (BLS)

Amy Wilmes, ARNP   Family Medicine, Special Interest in Pediatrics

Amy was selected as the 2018 Provider of the Year on a survey of Weekly Times readers from six southwest Iowa counties. Amy Wilmes, Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, has been an employee of CRHC since 1997. She received her MSN NP from Creighton University in 2011 and has had an active clinic practice since that […]

Education
Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP)
Masters of Science in Nursing
Creighton University - Omaha, Nebraska

Certification(s)
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC)