Orthopaedic Specialist, Fellowship-trained

Michael Shaw, PA-C, MPAS is a Nationally Certified, Masters and Fellowship-trained Physician Assistant.

  Julie Lautenbach, PA-C, MPH serves the Mahaska Health Walk-In Clinic care team. After graduating from the Physician Assistant Program at Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida in 2003, Julie began her career at Mahaska Health as a physician assistant in the orthopaedics department. Since then, she has served surrounding healthcare facilities in the…

Michael Johnston, PA-C

With over 30 years of orthopaedic experience, Michael Johnston enjoys coming into work each day knowing that he is improving the lives of his patients and getting them back to what they love to do.

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…