Mark Zacharjasz, MD

Family Practice, Hospice

Dr. Mark Zacharjasz chose a career in family medicine due to his love of helping people and science. At Mahaska Health, Dr. Zacharjasz believes in offering his patients the best possible treatments and advice while upholding their values and autonomy. He accomplishes this by understanding each patient as a whole through the context of their…

Alyssa Zacharjasz, DPM

Iowa native, Dr. Alyssa Zacharjasz was drawn to the healthcare field at a young age. After spending most of her teen years volunteering and working at Green County Medical Center, Medicap Pharmacy and MacFarland Clinic, Dr. Zacharjasz knew she wanted to dedicate her career to helping patients and caring for families. She graduated from Des…

Dr. Robert Smith

Specialty Nephrology Location Visiting Specialist Availability Mahaska Health Clinic Days

Dr. Aaron Smith

Dr. Smith’s clinical interests include men’s health and wellness, kidney stones, vasectomy, Urolift for BPH, BOTOX for overactive bladder, robotic surgery, laparoscopic surgery, urinary incontinence, testosterone replacement and plasma vaporization of the prostate for BPH. Specialty Urology Professional Associations American Osteopathic Association American College of Osteopathic Surgeons American Urologic Association Location Visiting Specialist Availability Dr.…

Dr. Eric Scott

Vascular Surgery

Specialty Vascular Surgery Board Status American Board of Surgery – Vascular Surgery American Board of Surgery – Surgical Critical Care Education University of Iowa Residency Hennepin County Medical Center Fellowship Vascular and Endovascular Surgery – Eastern Virginia Medical School Surgical Critical Care – University of Hawaii The Queens Medical Center Clinical Interests Peripheral Arterial Disease…

Neil Schwimley

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Orthopaedic Surgeon Neil Schwimley, DO provides comprehensive orthopaedic surgical care at Mahaska Health. Schwimley joined the Mahaska Health team in February of 2020 and brings with him over 17 years of experience in orthopaedics and a passion for treating sports-related injuries of the knee, shoulder and hip. Board certified and fellowship trained in Sports Medicine…

Lisa Ruckman, MD

Inpatient Medicine

Dr. Lisa Ruckman is a Hospitalist at Mahaska Health. She is a North Mahaska grad who grew up on the DeBoef family farm in rural Mahaska County. As a mother of five, Dr. Ruckman understands family and would be honored to be a part of yours. Specialty Hospitalist Board Status American Board of Family Medicine…

Sue Roefer, DO

Emergency Medicine

Paul Riggs, MD, FACS

General Surgeon

General Surgeon Paul Riggs, MD, FACS, is an experienced, Board Certified Surgeon specializing in traditional, laparoscopic and robotic-assisted surgical treatments. Dr. Riggs commonly performs colonoscopies as well as operations on the gallbladder, colon and appendix. Dr. Riggs feels fortunate to serve in southeast Iowa; providing his surgical skills to patients needing treatment throughout the body’s…

Shawn Richmond, MD

Family Practice, Obstetrics

Shawn Richmond, MD, has been serving the Mahaska Health community in areas of primary care and obstetrics since 2000. Originally, from Ottumwa, he chose to practice at Mahaska Health in order to be close to family and because of the great atmosphere of the community. Dr. Richmond is well known for the care and concern…