Sue Roefer, DO

Emergency Medicine

Suzy Roefer, DO serves as an Emergency Medicine Physician in the Mahaska Health Emergency Services Department. Dr. Roefer has a background in Family Practice and has over 10 years of Emergency Department Experience. Dr. Roefer became a provider to help others and feels that is the most rewarding part of her career. She strives to…

Deb De Jong

Emergency Medicine

Deborah Nielsen-DeJong, MD, is passionate about her work with emergency medicine. She originally became a provider because she enjoys working with people and problem solving, and she continues to find joy while easing her patient’s fears and providing them with excellent healthcare. Deb approaches each patient as if they were her own family member, ensuring that they get the…

Amanda Moreno, DO

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Amanda Moreno has been serving our community in the Mahaska Health Emergency Department since April 2013. Specialty Emergency Medicine Board Status American Board of Family Medicine Education Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA Residency Iowa Lutheran Hospital, Des Moines, IA Location Mahaska Health, Oskaloosa, IA

Kymberly Life, DO

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Kym Life treats patients during some of their most vulnerable times in the Emergency Department at Mahaska Health. 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,…

David Cornelder, DO Emergency Room Director

Emergency Room Director

David Cornelder, DO, joined Mahaska Health as the Emergency Room Medical Director in March of 2020, and his calming presence serves as a great asset to the Emergency Services care team. Cornelder is an Oskaloosa native who began his career at Mahaska Health as a respiratory therapist. In 2005, he took a break from respiratory…