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…

Leah VanLoon ARNP Joins Primary Care Team

Family Practice & Walk-In Clinic

  Leah VanLoon, ARNP serves as a provider for the Walk-In and Primary Care clinics at Mahaska Health. VanLoon is from the Eddyville area joined Mahaska Health with 16 years of prior nursing experience, most recently having worked as a Nursing Supervisor at ChildServe in Johnston, Iowa. She began her nursing education at Indian Hills…

Jess Tokle

Family Practice

Family Nurse Practitioner Jessica Tokle decided to go into medicine because she enjoys helping patients and learning from them. Originally from Grinnell, Jessica is excited to be close to home again. During her first year of college, she discovered her passion for nursing and decided to obtain her masters in nursing. Jessica received her Family…

Tara Stout, DNP, ARNP

Family Practice

Tara Stout, DNP, ARNP joined Mahaska Health in December 2019 after receiving her Doctorate of Nursing Practice from Clarke University in Dubuque, Iowa. Many may know her as she spent some time at Mahaska Health during her clinical rotations with Dr. O’Brien and Tonya Johannes. Tara grew up in Sully, Iowa and lives on a…

Kimberly Rutledge, ARNP-BC

Family Nurse Practitioner Kim Rutledge has over 20 years experience in nursing. Kim strives for personal growth and is passionate about caring for others. She feels grateful to have channeled both into achieving her advanced Nurse Practitioner degree. Kim chose to practice at the Mahaska Health Walk-In Clinic because she knows the value and convenience…

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…

Gayle Johnson, ARNP

Family Practice

Gayle Johnson, ARNP joined Mahaska Health in November 2019. For more than 30 years, Gayle has been a caring nurse in Grinnell, Iowa. During her tenure there, she working in the Medical Surgical Unit as a charge nurse and served as clinical advisor for the medical surgical unit, intensive care unit, emergency department, and obstetrics.…

Tonya Johannes, DNP, ARNP-BC

Tonya Johannes, DNP, ARNP-BC has been a nurse practitioner at Mahaska Health since 2016 and has served the healthcare field since 2003 in nursing home, hospital and clinical settings. Johannes grew up in Albia, IA and chose the medical field after spending an entire summer in a hospital helping to care for her grandmother. She…

Angela Godejohn, MD Family Practice, Obstetrics

Family Practice, Obstetrics

Family Practice and Obstetrics Physician Angela Godejohn, MD, loves helping to safely bring new life into the world while supporting the healthcare needs of women during different stages of change. She has served with the Navy all over the world but chose to settle in the midwest because she appreciates small town living and the…

Family Practice & Walk-In Clinic

Jana Galbreath, ARNP, FNPc-DNP serves both the Walk-In and Primary Care teams. Jana began her career as a nurse in 2004, and since then earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Iowa College of Nursing in 2015, and most recently graduated with her Doctorate of Nursing Practice – Family Nurse Practitioner…