Dr. Grant Forrester enjoys emergency medicine and the variety of patients it brings; whether it’s a woman currently in labor or his oldest patient at 101 years old, there’s always something new to treat. When it comes to caring for patients, Dr. Forrester takes a personal approach, treating them as he would want his own family treated. He works to find the root cause of symptoms, understanding that each patient may have different symptoms for the same ailment and helps bring them relief in an often stressful situation.
Kym Life, DO, treats patients during some of their most vulnerable times in the Emergency Department at MHP. She is an internist by training and enjoys working with her patients to determine the best treatment plan that fits their needs. Dr. Life values the importance of a healthy lifestyle and when not at work, enjoys spending time outdoors and riding her bicycle.
Dr. Amy Montgomery has been practicing medicine since 2004. As an emergency physician at MHP, she is ready and waiting to care for patients as they present to the emergency department. She prides herself on being a good listener and remaining calm during stressful situations to provide the best possible outcomes for patients.
Dr. Amanda Moreno has been serving our community in the Mahaska Health Partnership Emergency Department since April 2013.
Dr. Deborah Nielsen-DeJong has been working in Emergency Medicine since 1992 and is interested in urgent and emergency medicine
Dr. Matt Whitis is the Chief Medical Officer at Mahaska Health Partnership and practices in Emergency Room and on Inpatient Services as a Hospitalist. He is an avid long distance runner who regularly competes in Ironman competitions. Dr. Whitis is also an active general aviation pilot.