Republic County HospitalBelleville, KS
The 25-bed critical assess health care facility and the 38-bed attached long term care unit are both not-for-profit facilities owned by the citizens of Republic County and operated under lease by Great Plains of Republic County, Inc.
Constructed in 1960 with expansion project in 1970, 1980, and 2005, the Republic County Hospital and LTC continues to provide up to date health care services to the area.
The mission of Republic County Hospital is to provide quality healthcare and enhance quality of life.
Our strength comes from the commitment and compassion of our healthcare team and the support of our community.
"Our Family Caring For Your Family" is the motto of the Republic County Hospital. We feel this statement speaks to the way we deliver health care to our "Community".
Republic County Hospital's Services:
North Central Kansas Health Care Foundation was formed in 1987 by citizens from around the county concerned about a critical shortage of physicians Republic County was facing and the future health care needs of the area. The Foundation's mission is to ensure the continued success of Republic County Hospital, and to make sure comprehensive health care is available for future generations of residents. The Foundation works side by side to achieve these goals.
Republic County Hospital Long Term Care (LTC) is a small 38 bed nursing facility. The LTC is adjacent to the hospital where emergency and acute healthcare services are offered. LTC has maintained a deficiency free health survey status since 1996.
Republic County Hospital serves two local medical practice clinics. Belleville Medical Clinic and Republic County Family Physicians. These two clinics are served by 4 Family Medicine Physicians and 3 nurse practitioners who provide full range of care: acute care, geriatric care, women's health services, sick and well-child care, immunizations, and other family medicine services.
Belleville Medical Clinic PA Staff:
Andy E. Walker, M.D. began his practice at Belleville Medical Clinic, P.A. in August of 1990. Following graduation from Baker University in Baldwin, he graduated from the University of Kansas School of Medicine in May of 1987 and completed his residency at Kansas University Medical Center in June of 1990. He is board certified in family practice and performs a wide range of surgeries.
Dr. Nolan Beavers, M.D. came to join the team at Belleville Medical Clinic in August of 2005. He attended Nebraska Wesleyan University, The University of Nebraska Medical School, Omaha, and completed his residency at Via Christi Family Practice in Wichita, KS. He provides a full spectrum family practice including: Obstetrics, Diagnostics and Surgery.
Micki K. Zenger, ARNP and Dianne K. Kramer, ARNP
Republic County Family Physicians:
Robert E. Holt, M.D. received his bachelor's degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1972 and his doctor of medicine degree from the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado in 1976. He did a family practice residency at Wesley Medical Center from 1976-1979 and has been in practice in Belleville since then. In solo practice now, Dr. Holt was associated with Drs. Herbert Doubek and Ernie Chaney until their retirement. Dr. Holt, board certified family physician, has received special training to practice anesthesia and does general surgery anesthesia, OB anesthesia, and also many surgical procedures.
Dr. Cayle Goertzen, M.D. is a graduate of The University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wichita KS. He also holds a BS in medical technology from the University of Kansas School of Allied Health, Kansas City and a BA in biology from Tabor College, Hillsboro KS. He provides a full spectrum family practice including: Obstetrics, Diagnostics and Surgery.
Lori Rhine, ARNP is a graduate of Fort Hays State University and has her Bachelor of Science Nursing degree from the University of Nebraska. She has been a Republic County resident for seven years. Lori was formerly a staff nurse at the Republic County Hospital. Lori specialized in Obstetrics, intensive care, and critical care patients at Republic County Hospital. Lori is also ANCC and AANP certified.
Loan Repayment and Tax Incentives:
Republic County is authorized to participate in the Rural Opportunity Zones student loan repayment and tax waivers program. Click HERE to view our Rural Opportunity Zones program offered through the Kansas Department of Commerce.
Living in Belleville, Kansas (population 1,981) and Republic County (population 4,980)
Belleville is a progressive community in Republic County and North Central Kansas and is located at the crossroads of US 36 and US 81 Highways. The City of Belleville is known for its racing history at the historic 1910 era Belleville High Banks Racetrack, which is the "World's Fastest Half Mile Dirt Track", and the Belleville Midget Nationals. In 2004, the High Banks Hall of Fame and National Midget Auto Racing Museum was started to help preserve all of Belleville's racing history. Belleville also has many other great attractions including the Boyer Gallery (a museum which houses amazing animated carvings), Rocky Pond (with trout fishing in winter and Spring), and awesome art deco architecture throughout the town. Belleville is also home to the restored Blair Theatre which seeks to bring in entertainment as well as the latest 3D movies.
Republic County is also home to the Pawnee Indian Museum, and the communities of Cuba, Scandia, Narka, Courtland, Republic, Agenda, Norway, Kackley, Wayne, Talmo, and Munden. Crime is virtually nonexistent and there is never a traffic problem.
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