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Avera Gregory Hospital

400 Park Avenue
Gregory, SD 57533
Phone: 605-835-8394

Physician Team

Our Team

Our physicians and staff welcome you! Your family's health and well-being are our primary concern. Learn more about our clinics.

Our Physicians

Dr. Melissa Bartling

Melissa Bartling, MD

Dr. Melissa Bartling comes to Avera Medical Group Gregory from Landmann Jungman Memorial Hospital in Scotland, SD, where she was Chief of Staff. Dr. Bartling is also currently the Medical Director at the Good Samaritan Society in Scotland. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, SD and received her doctorate of medicine at the University of South Dakota School of Medicine, also in Vermillion. In her spare time, Dr. Bartling enjoys camping, quilting and needlework. View Dr. Bartling's video

Dr. Andrew N. Clark

Andrew N. Clark, MD
Dr. Clark is a family practitioner, with a special interest in geriatrics and gastrointestinal problems. Dr. Clark loves being a husband and father and can often be found spending his free time with his family. His other hobbies include traveling, golfing, reading, fishing and exercising. Dr. Clark applauds the local health community’s team approach in providing quality health care, close to home. View Dr. Clark's video

Dr. Lisa Even

Lisa Even, MD
Dr. Even enjoys working with women’s health issues including obstetrics. She also enjoys working with pediatric patients and focusing on preventive health care. In her free time, Dr. Even enjoys spending time with her husband, three children and extended family and friends. She can also be found gardening, reading and fishing. She is happy to live in the Gregory area and is proud that the clinic is able to provide such a wide variety of services to it’s patients. View Dr. Even's video

Dr. Richard Kafka

Richard Kafka, MD
Dr. Kafka enjoys living in Gregory, where the community is small enough that he is able to know all of the families that he cares for. He believes in the importance of working hard to retain health care services in rural areas. When Dr. Kafka isn’t treating patients, he enjoys photography and spending time at home with his wife and three children. View Dr. Kafka's video

Dr. John A. Malm

John A. Malm, MD
Dr. Malm works with patients to help them manage their own health care and maintain their independence. In his free time, Dr. Malm enjoys hiking, horseback riding, hunting, fishing and spending time with his family. Dr. Malm appreciates working with the wonderful people at the Avera Gregory Medical Clinic and Avera Gregory Healthcare Center. View Dr. Malm's video

Mid-Level Providers

Katie Urban, PA-CKatie Urban, PA-C

Katie always knew she wanted to work in a place where she could provide medical care in a more personal way and that this was the perfect environment in which to do that. Urban is impressed with the people of this community; the knowledgeable and professional staff, friendly and caring individuals she has have ever met. She looks forward to getting to know her patients and their families so she can better care for them as a whole.

Ruth (Nelson) Galbraith, CNP

Ruth (Nelson) Galbraith, CNP
Ruth is a founding member of the Nurse Practitioner Association of South Dakota and is an active member of the South Dakota medical community in a variety of capacities.

Sue Hogue, CNP

Sue Hogue, CNP
Sue loves working in the caring environment of Avera Medical Group Gregory, which she says is a direct reflection of her coworker’s compassion. She appreciates feeling needed by her patients and values the relationships she has built with them. When she isn’t working at the clinic, Sue enjoys sports (especially golf), gardening and spending time with friends and family. View her video