Family Practice & Walk-In Clinic

Jana Galbreath, DNP-FNPc, ARNP 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…

Renee Edgar, RN

Cardiopulmonary Services

Renee Edgar, RN, works in Cardiopulmonary Services at Mahaska Health. Renee has a passion for teaching her patients about healthy living. She finds fulfillment in building relationships with her patients. Her goal is to help patients find and understand what works for them and their lifestyle. When Renee is not at work, she enjoys sewing, canning, and exercising. Renee also enjoys walking around…

Adult and Geriatric Family Practice

Kelley grew up in Minnesota where she enjoyed the numerous lakes and peacefulness on them. She attended Allen College in Waterloo, IA, traveled a bit, and is now settled down in the area with her family and enjoys her practice at Mahaska Health. Kelley finds fulfillment when she can make a difference in people’s lives…

Heather J. Cadwell, CRNA

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) Heather Cadwell is a licensed professional nurse. She cares for patients’ anesthesia needs before, during and after surgery or the delivery of a baby. Heather enjoys being able to bring peace and calm to a patient who is in pain or anxious about undergoing surgery. Specialty Anesthesiology Board Status Certified…

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…

Tim Breon, MD, FACS Chief Medical Officer, General Surgeon

Orthopaedic Medical Director, General Surgeon

Chief Medical Officer and General Surgeon Tim Breon, MD, FACS, is an experienced, Board Certified Surgeon specializing in traditional, laparoscopic and robotic-assisted surgical treatments. Dr. Breon commonly performs operations on the colon as well as the gallbladder, female anatomy and appendix. Dr. Breon grew up on a farm near Hedrick, Iowa. He chose to practice…

Bryon Bellinger, ARNP-C

Hospitalist, Inpatient Medicine

Bryon Bellinger, ARNP-C, is a Hospitalist at Mahaska Health. He enjoys providing care to patients over a longer period of time and participating in their final diagnosis during their stay in Inpatient. Bryon believes hospital medicine benefits patients because providers are able to solely focus on people admitted to the hospital, spending more time with…

Mark Beers, DPM

Podiatrist Mark Beers, DPM, practices full time at Mahaska Health. He has been caring for feet in the Oskaloosa area for more than 25 years. Dr. Beers partners closely with the Certified Diabetes Education and Wound Ostomy Care professionals, providing an all-encompassing approach to foot health. In his spare time, Dr. Beers enjoys spending time…

Akhtar Ashraf, MD

Radiology, Visiting Specialist

Dr. Akhtar Ashraf is the Staff Attending Radiologist at Radiology Associates of Ottumwa, P.C. Before joining Mahaska Health Partnership in 1990, he was an Assistant Professor of Radiology at the University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Medicine and Clinical Assistant Professor of Radiology at Des Moines University, Des Moines, Iowa. Specialty Radiology Board Status…