Learn more about Aaron Burkhardt, DO, an internal medicine physician at Avera Medical Group Internal Medicine in Sioux Falls, SD. Burkhardt enjoys helping patients by putting together the pieces of the puzzle of complex medical processes such as COPD and heart failure. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family and Great Danes, hunting, fishing and target shooting.
Radiation oncology will soon be in Pierre. Avera St. Mary’s Hospital wants to improve and provide comprehensive cancer care. Currently, patients must travel at least 150 miles for this type of care. Once the Helmsley Center is completed, patients won’t have to travel far to get the radiation they need.
When you or a loved one receives a cancer diagnosis, the questions, concerns and side effects of treatments don’t stop after hours or on the weekends -- neither should your cancer care. The Avera Cancer Institute Navigation Center can help you navigate the journey of cancer diagnosis, treatment and survivorship.
Get to know Kayla York, LCGC, a board-certified genetic counselor at Avera Cancer Institute in Sioux Falls, SD. York provides individuals with recommendations for cancer prevention, screening and treatment based on their unique genetics and family history. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, running, reading books and traveling.
Learn more about Hector Crespo, MD, a transplant surgeon at Avera Medical Group Transplant & Liver Surgery in Sioux Falls, SD. Crespo considers it a privilege to be part of a patient's kidney transplant, which he describes as an amazing and life-changing procedure. In his free time, he enjoys running, traveling, hiking and watching movies.
Get to know LuAnn Weber, PA-C, a certified physician assistant specializing in family medicine at Avera Medical Group Tyler in Tyler, MN. Weber encourages patients to be in tune with what’s normal for their body so that if something changes they can schedule an appointment and get the help they need. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and raising cattle on their family farm...
Learn more about Candice Vanderplaats, CNP, a certified nurse practitioner at Avera Medical Group Tyler in Tyler, MN. Vanderplaats loves being able to take care of people in need. She also believes it’s important for patients to feel comfortable sharing their concerns. In her free time, she raises cattle with her husband on a family farm and enjoys attending their kids’ activities.
Get to know Bethany Stevermer, PA-C, a certified physician assistant specializing in family medicine at Avera Medical Group Marshall in Marshall, MN. Stevermer enjoys developing relationships with her patients and being able to have a positive impact on their lives. In her free time, she enjoys golfing with her husband, running, biking and hiking.