Currently, Avera St. Anthony’s Hospital has 10 medical staff physicians, four physician assistants, four nurse practitioners and three CRNAs. Additionally, the medical staff operates outreach clinics in the following communities - Chambers, Ewing, Page and Spencer. A general surgery outreach clinic is staffed at Atkinson and Bassett.
For a listing of our active medical staff, please refer to the following information.
Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA)
- Kevin Loecker, CRNA, MSNA
Education/Training - Bryan LGH/Kansas Medical Center School of Nurse Anesthesia Master of Science Nurse Anesthesia; Marty College BSN
- Joel Schwiesow, CRNA
Education/Training - Anesthesiology Course for ANC Officers and Academy of Health Sciences through the United States Army; University of South Dakota MBA; Mount Marty College BSN in Nursing
- Wendell Spencer, CRNA, MHS
Education/Training - Texas Wesleyan University and Harris Methodist Hospital (Master's of Health Sciences); Mount Marty College BA in Social Sciences/Psychology and BSN in Nursing