General Surgery

Rachel is a board certified Physician Assistant with a strong background in surgical services. Rachel joined the Mahaska Health general surgery team in 2020. She earned her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Marietta College in Ohio. She most recently worked at Fairfield Medical Center in Cardiothoracic Surgery and holds years of clinical…

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

Alyssa Zacharjasz, DPM, AACFAS, FACFAOM, has been serving with Mahaska Health since 2018. She is a small town Iowa native and has always wanted to practice medicine in a rural setting. Alyssa attended the University of Iowa as well as Des Moines University before completing a rigorous surgical residency program at St. Mary’s Medical Center…

Joseph Whitman, DO

Ear, Nose, Throat, Visiting Specialist

Dr. Joseph Whitman is at Mahaska Health the 1st, 2nd & 3rd Friday every month. To schedule an appointment, call Surgical Associates, LLP at 641.236.2585. Specialty Ears, Nose, Throat Education A.T. Still University of Health Science, Kirksville, MO Residency A.T. Still University of Health Science, Kirksville, MO Location Visiting Specialist, Mahaska Health, Oskaloosa, IA

Ryan Vincent, MD

Ophthalmology

Dr. Ryan Vincent and Dr. Reid Turner are at Mahaska Health every 3rd Thursday. To schedule an appointment, call Wolfe Eye Clinic at 515.232.2450. Specialty Ophthalmology Board Status American Board of Ophthalmology Professional Associations American Academy of Ophthalmology American Glaucoma Society Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Education University of Colorado, Denver School of…

Ophthalmology Dr Turner visiting specialist to Mahaska Health

Reid P. Turner, M.D., received his Bachelor of Arts at Central College and went on to receive his Medical Degree with a distinction in teaching at the University of Iowa. While doing his transition years at Iowa Methodist Medical Center, he even completed a rotation through Wolfe Eye Clinic. Dr. Turner excelled during his ophthalmology…

Dr. Robert Smith

Dr. Robert Smith is at Mahaska Health the 4th Friday every month. To schedule an appointment, call Mahaska Health at 641.672.3360. Specialty Nephrology Board Status American Board of Medical Specialties/American Osteopathic Association American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians Professional Associations American Osteopathic Association Education University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kansas City, Missouri Residency…

Dr. Aaron Smith

Dr. Aaron Smith is at Mahaska Health the 2nd & 4th Monday every month. To schedule an appointment, call Surgical Associates, LLP at 641.236.4323. Specialty Urology Board Status American Osteopathic Board of Surgeons Professional Associations American Osteopathic Association American College of Osteopathic Surgeons American Urologic Association Education Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA Residency Michigan…

Dr. Eric Scott

Vascular Surgery

Dr. Eric Scott is at Mahaska Health the 1st Thursday of every month. To schedule an appointment, call Heart & Vascular at 515.875.9090. Specialty Vascular Surgery Board Status American Board of Surgery – Vascular Surgery American Board of Surgery – Surgical Critical Care Education University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA Residency Hennepin County Medical Center,…

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Neil Schwimley is Board Certified and Fellowship trained in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery. He has over 17 years of military orthopaedic experience, and was most recently promoted to the rank of Colonel of the US Air Force Reserves in May of 2019.