Our residents graduate fully equipped and confident to pursue any path, in any setting. 


Here are just a few of the career paths our graduates have followed:

full scope FM, including C-Sections outpatient only outpatient/inpatient
urgent care hospital medicine rural medicine
international medicine academic medicine direct primary care
administration sports medicine hospice and palliative care

Residency Graduates

Class of 2017

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Meghan Blay, DO

Medical School: Kansas City University

Practice: Hospitalist, CoxHealth, Springfield, Mo.


Wes Campbell, DO

Medical School: Kansas City University

Practice: Hospitalist, CoxHealth, Springfield, Mo.


Ian Cheyne, MD

Medical School: University of Arkansas – Little Rock

Practice: Mercy Convenient Care, Fort Smith, Ark.


Angela Conklin, DO, MBA

Medical School:

Practice: OB Fellow, Cox FMR, Springfield, Mo.


Brett Mossberger, DO

Medical School: Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine

Practice: Hospitalist, CoxHealth, Springfield, Mo.


Shawn Stranckmeyer, MD

Medical School: University of Medicine and Health Sciences, St. Kitts

Practice: Elite Pain Management, Springfield, Mo. and Myrtle Beach, S.C.


Samantha Wallace, DO, MBA

Medical School: Kansas City University

Practice: Ozarks Medical Center, West Plains, Mo.


Steve Zinter, DO

Medical School: Kansas City University

Practice: Hospitalist, CoxHealth, Springfield, Mo.

Class of 2016

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Andrew Benbow, DO

Medical School: Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine

Practice: Express Care Clinic, Jordan Valley Springfield, Mo.


Sarah Duda, MD

Medical School: University of Arkansas –Little Rock

Practice: Urgent Care, Sparks Medical Clinic Fort Smith, Ark.


Bridget Gruender, MD

Medical School: University of Missouri –Columbia

Practice: Direct Primary Care, Columbia, Mo.


Dayna Jett, MD

Medical School: University of Missouri –Columbia

Practice: CoxHealth Family Medicine & Obstetrics, Branson, Mo.


Chelsea Burnett, DO

Medical School: Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Practice: Outpatient Only, COMCARE Salina, Kan.


Justin Nowlin, MD

Medical School: University of Arkansas –Little Rock

Practice: Full Scope with C-sections CoxHealth Monett, Mo.


Jessica Standeford, MD

Medical School: University of Missouri –Columbia

Practice: Faculty Physician, Cox FMR, Springfield, Mo.


Mehdi Tajouri, DO

Medical School: Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine

Practice: Hospitalist, CoxHealth Springfield, Mo.

Class of 2015

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Timothy Burnett, DO, MBA
Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
Practice: Hospitalist, Salina, Kan.


Christopher Carter, MD
Medical School: University of Arkansas – Little Rock
Practice: Outpatient practice, Bentonville, Ark.


Katie Davenport-Kabonic, DO
Medical School: Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. OB Fellowship
Practice: Faculty with C-Section privileges, Cox FMR, Springfield, Mo.


Michael  Kabonic, DO
Medical School: Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
Practice: Springfield, Mo.


Ryan McDowell, MD
Medical School: Saint Louis University
Practice: Hospitalist, Monett, Mo.


Ruth Pitts, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Kansas City
Practice: Englewood, Colo.


Hailey Small, MD
Medical School: University of Arkansas – Little Rock
Practice: Outpatient practice, Dardanelle, Ark.


Jamie Tribo, MD
Medical School: University of Arkansas – Little Rock
Practice: Greymouth, New Zealand.


Luke Van Kirk, DO
Medical School: Western University of Health Sciences COM of the Pacific
Practice: Springfield, Mo.

Class of 2014

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Catherine Benbow, DO
Medical School: Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
Practice: Branson, Mo.


Glenn Geron, DO, MA
Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
Practice: Hospitalist, Springfield, Mo.


Kathryn mGeron, DO, MBA
Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
Practice: Outpatient practice, Ozark, Mo.


Leila Koleiny, DO
Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
Practice: Outpatient practice, Lee’s Summit, Mo.


Julie Settle, MD
Medical School: Saint Louis University
Practice: Outpatient practice, Ozark, Mo.


Joseph Sheppard, DO
Medical School: Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
Practice: Neosho, Mo.


Jamie Thomas, DO
Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
Practice: Outpatient practice, Rogersville, Mo.


Haley Wolf, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Columbia
Practice: Outpatient practice, Lockwood, Mo.

Class of 2013

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Jamie Durfey, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Kansas City
Practice: Outpatient practice, Springfield, Mo.


Ross Halsted, MD
Medical School: University of Arkansas – Little Rock
Practice: Mountain Home, Ark.


Christopher Loutzenhiser, DO
Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
Practice: Fort Myers, Fla.


Roberto Monarez, MD
Medical School: Texas Tech University – Lubbock
Practice: Hospitalist, Springfield, Mo.


Stephanie Pendergrass, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Kansas City
Practice: Outpatient practice, Springfield, Mo.


Mimi Propst, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Kansas City
Practice: Outpatient practice, Springfield, Mo.


Jennifer Snyder, DO
Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
Practice: Outpatient practice, Springfield, Mo.


John Spencer, MD
Medical School: Texas Tech University – Lubbock
Practice: Hospitalist, Springfield, Mo.

Class of 2012

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J. Scott Graves, MD
Medical School: American University of the Caribbean
Practice: Hereford, Texas


Laura Isaacson, DO
Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences.
Practice: Chippewa Falls, Wis.


Derek Morrison, DO
Medical School: Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. 
Practice: West Plains, Mo.


Kimberly Reinertsen, MD
Medical School: Ross University.
Practice: Spokane, Wash.


John Washburn, MD
Medical School: Ross University.
Practice: West Plains, Mo.

Class of 2011

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Cameron Crymes, MD
Medical School: Saint Louis University
Practice: Faculty physician at Cox FMR, Springfield, Mo.


Kristi  (Foster) Crymes, DO
Medical School: Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
Practice: Faculty physician at Cox FMR, Springfield, Mo.


Elizabeth Lucore, DO, MPH
Medical School: Des Moines University Osteopathic Medical Center
Practice: Monett, Mo.


Jennifer Pharris, DO
Medical School: Nova Southeastern University COM
Practice: Johnstown, Colo.


Luke Shaw, DO
Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
Practice: Springfield, Mo.


Dustin Tripp, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Columbia
Practice: Branson, Mo.


Shawn Usery, MD
Medical School: Saint Louis University
Practice: Hospitalist, Springfield, Mo.


Jessica (Van Bibber) King, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Kansas City
Practice: Branson, Mo.


Eric Wolfe, DO
Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
Practice: Herington, Kan.

Class of 2010

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Danielle Carron, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Kansas City
Practice: Farmington, Mo.


Shelby Hahn, MD
Medical School: Ross University
Practice: Associate Program Director - Residency Education at Cox FMR, Springfield, Mo.


Laura Harbison, DO
Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
Practice: Cameron, Mo.


Jason Harper, DO
Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
Practice: Pullman, Wash.


John Paulson, DO
Medical School: Oklahoma State University COM – Tulsa
Practice: Tulsa, Okla.


Lisa Roark, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Kansas City
Practice: Cassville, Mo.


J-Pia Spruill, MD
Medical School: Saint Matthews University
Practice: Aurora, Mo.


Audrey Williams, DO
Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
Practice: Faculty physician, Cox FMR, Springfield, Mo.

Class of 2009

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Logan Banks, DO
Medical School: Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
Practice: Serving as a missionary physician in Burundi, Africa


Jonathan Borchers, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Kansas City
Practice: Farmington, Mo.


Lei Chen, MD
Medical School: First Military Medical University
Practice: Great Neck, N.Y.


Gil Fernandez, MD
Medical School: Universidad Iberoamericana
Practice:  West Palm Beach, Fla.


Kim (Hartel) Borchers, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Kansas City
Practice: Farmington, Mo.


Matthew Loutzenhiser, MD
Medical School: University of Nebraska
Practice: Urgent care, Springfield, Mo.


Paul Stortz, MD
Medical School: University of Illinois – Rockford
Practice: Bolivar, Mo.


Corbin VanDeWege, MD
Medical School: Indiana University – Indianapolis
Practice: Outpatient practice, Springfield, Mo.


Shannon Woods, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Columbia
Practice: Sports medicine, Springfield, Mo.

Class of 2008

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Matt Green, DO
Medical School: Oklahoma State University COM – Tulsa
Practice: Nixa, Mo.


Jenny (Cifuentes) Griffin, DO
Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
Practice: Outpatient practice in Springfield, Mo.


Rachel Hankins, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Kansas City
Practice: Outpatient practice, Springfield, Mo.


Larisa Kimuri, MD
Medical School: University of Kansas – Kansas City
Practice: Lawrence, Kan.


Erin Rivers, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Kansas City
Practice: Guest attends at Cox FMR, Springfield, Mo.


Jaime Salcedo, MD
Medical School: Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Honduras
Practice: Clermont, Fla.


Charity Sandvos, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Columbia
Practice: Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Class of 2007

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V. Beau Bailey, DO
Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
Practice: Farmington, Mo.


Jamie Borgmann, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Kansas City
Practice: Union, Mo.


Melissa Herrman, MD
Medical School: University of Kansas – Kansas City
Practice: Practicing in Topeka, Kan.


Charles  Rasmussen, DO
Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
Practice: Branson, Mo.


Shelby Smith, MD
Medical School: University of Arkansas – Little Rock
Practice: Springfield, Mo.


Jill Spangler, DO
Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
Practice: Nevada, Mo.


Maria Spurling, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Columbia
Practice: Branson, Mo.


Holly Wherry, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Columbia
Practice: Branson, Mo.

Class of 2006


Jason Bergman, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Kansas City
Practice: Independence, Mo.


Gabrielle Curtis, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Kansas City
Practice: Associate Program Director – Clinical Medicine, Cox FMR, Springfield, Mo.


Oakley (LaRue) Tyler, MD
Medical School: University of Arkansas – Little Rock
Practice: Rogersville, Mo.


Benjamin Leavitt, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Columbia
Practice: Aurora, Mo.


Christopher Pittman, MD
Medical School: University of Arkansas – Little Rock
Practice: Cabot, Ark.


Rachel Toth, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Kansas City
Practice: Outpatient practice in Springfield, Mo.


Brian Wasson, MD
Medical School: University of Texas Southwestern – Dallas
Practice: Joshua, Texas

Class of 2005

Kathy Asbury, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Kansas City
Practice: Quincy, IL.


Siu Ping Luthy, MD
Medical School: Washington University
Practice: Nixa, Mo.


Brian Neely, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Kansas City
Practice: Ozark, Mo.


George Pettey, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Columbia
Practice: Springfield, Mo.


Jonathan Thornsberry, MD
Medical School: Saint Louis University
Practice: Strafford, Mo.


Kristin Weidle, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Kansas City
Practice: Washington, Mo.


Angie Whitesell, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Columbia
Practice: Lockwood, Mo.

Class of 2004

Allison Heider, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Kansas City
Practice: Monett, Mo.


Louis Krenn, MD
Medical School: University of Arkansas – Little Rock
Practice: Springfield, Mo.


Andrea Miller, MD
Medical School: Southern Illinois University – Springfield
Practice: Eldorado, IL.


Chan Ngo, MD
Medical School: Saint Louis University
Practice: Springfield, Mo.


Scott Roush, DO
Medical School: University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine
Practice: West Plains, Mo.


Michael Shoemaker, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Kansas City
Practice: Osceola, Mo.


Jason Spurling, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Columbia
Practice: West Plains, Mo.


Matthew Stinson, MD
Medical School: Saint Louis University
Practice: Springfield, Mo.

Class of 2003

Vianne France, MD
Medical School: University of Arkansas – Little Rock
Practice: Hospitalist, Springfield, Mo.


Kyle Griffin, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Columbia
Practice: Program Director, Cox FMR, Springfield, Mo.


Jamie Jones, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Columbia
Practice: Urgent Care physician, Springfield, Mo.


Cary Judy, DO
Medical School: Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
Practice: Gunnison, Utah


Heather Russell, MD
Medical School: University of Kansas – Kansas City
Practice: Nevada, Mo.


Boyd Southwick, DO
Medical School: Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
Practice: Idaho Falls, Idaho


Clint Strong, MD
Medical School: University of Alabama – Birmingham
Practice: Springfield, Mo.


James Toombs, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Columbia
Practice: St. Louis, Mo.

Class of 2002

Scott Dooley, MD
Medical School: University of Kansas – Kansas City
Practice: Papua New Guinea.


Kandice Fleming, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Kansas City
Practice: Raymore, Mo.


Jess Lyon, DO
Medical School: University of Health Sciences – Kansas City
Practice: Urgent Care physician, Springfield, Mo.


Kelly Maedo, MD
Medical School: Texas A&M – College Station
Practice: College Station, Texas


Scott Olson, MD
Medical School: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center – Lubbock.
Practice: Quitman, Texas


Lori Pekarek, MD
Medical School: Indiana University – Indianapolis
Practice: Lafayette, Ind.


Melody Swinford, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Kansas City
Practice: Quitman, Texas


Tyler Thomas, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Kansas City
Practice: Springfield, Mo.

Class of 2001

Martha Colville, MD
Medical School: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Practice: Mountain View, Mo.


Jennifer Conley, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Columbia
Practice: Nevada, Mo.


Ambur (Economou) Brown, MD
Medical School: Harvard College
Practice: Schertz, Texas


Janet Encarnacion, MD
Medical School: University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
Practice: Raynham, Mass.


Timothy Jones, DO
Medical School: University of Health Sciences – Kansas City
Practice: Springfield, Mo.


Lori MacPherson, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Columbia
Practice: Mountain Grove, Mo.


Emily Mebruer, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Kansas City
Practice: Lebanon, Mo.


Bobby Pittman, MD
Medical School: University of New Mexico – Albuquerque
Practice: Castroville, Texas


Volare Yantis, MD
Medical School: University of Texas – Galveston
Practice: Springfield, Mo.

Class of 2000

Melissa Altom, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Columbia
Practice: Aurora, Mo.


Rod Barton, DO
Medical School: University of Health Sciences – Kansas City
Practice: Laurie, Mo.


John Lilly, DO
Medical School: University of Health Sciences – Kansas City
Practice: Springfield, Mo.


Gregory Maynard, DO
Medical School: Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine


Mark Smith, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Columbia
Practice: Springfield, Mo.


Margaret Taylor, MD
Medical School: University of Oklahoma – Oklahoma City
Practice: Springfield, Mo.

Class of 1999

Brian Bellamy, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Columbia
Practice: Clinton, Mo.


Michael Bennett, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Columbia
Practice: Greenfield, Mo.


Ronald Bruton, MD, MBA
Medical School: University of Arkansas – Little Rock
Practice: Mountain Home, Ark.


William Culbert, MD
Medical School: East Tennessee State University – Johnson City
Practice: Clinton, Tenn.


Kristen Glover, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Columbia
Practice: Faculty physician at Cox FMR, Springfield, Mo.


James Hutchison, MD
Medical School: University of Kansas – Kansas City
Practice: Urgent Care physician, Springfield, Mo.


Shari (Kelm) Graham, MD
Medical School: University of South Dakota – Sioux Falls
Practice: Cambridge, Minn.

Class of 1998

Mark Chambers, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Columbia
Practice: Springfield, Mo.


Claudia James-Little, MD
Medical School: Wayne State
Practice: Retired


Hee-Sun Kim, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Kansas City
Practice: Springfield, Mo.


Krista Koinzan-Boyd, DO
Medical School: Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
Practice: Nixa, Mo.


Drew Shoemaker, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Columbia
Practice: Boonville, Mo.


Teresa Troy, MD
Medical School: University of Kansas – Kansas City
Practice: Springfield, Mo.


Laura Vance, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Kansas City
Practice: Bolivar, Mo.

Class of 1997

Robert Deem, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Columbia
Practice: Monticello, Fla.


Susan Graves, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Kansas City
Practice: Republic, Mo.


Michael Jurgens, MD
Medical School: University of Nebraska
Practice: Orange City, Iowa


William Kelly, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Columbia
Practice: Practicing in Marshfield, Mo.


Candise Kroutil, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Columbia
Practice: Springfield, Mo.


Sara Perkins, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Columbia


Nolan Snider, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Columbia
Practice: Marshfield, Mo.

Class of 1996

Kent Bogner, DO
Medical School: University of Health Sciences – Kansas City
Practice: Belton, Mo.


Mark Elder, DO
Medical School: University of Health Sciences
Practice: Milton, Fla.


Timothy Fursa, MD
Medical School: University of Minnesota
Practice: Springfield, Mo.


Charles Marler, MD
Medical School: University of Texas – San Antonio
Practice: Great Falls, Mont.


Michele Marler, MD
Medical School: University of Texas – San Antonio
Practice: Great Falls, Mont.


John Powell, MD
Medical School: Medical College of Georgia
Practice: Lenoir, N.C.

Class of 1995

Bruce Bellamy, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Columbia
Practice: Clinton, Mo.


Barbara Bumberry, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Kansas City
Practice: Springfield, Mo.


Jonathan Clark, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Columbia
Practice: Springfield, Mo.


Peter Montgomery, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Columbia
Practice: Wentzville, Mo.


Donna Roberts, MD
Medical School: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Practice: Springfield, Mo.


M. Annette Wardell, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Columbia
Practice: Springfield, Mo.


Christopher Wood, MD
Medical School: Indiana University
Practice: Evansville, Ind.

Class of 1994

Maria Carter, DO
Medical School: Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
Practice: Springfield, Mo.


Thomas Hopkins, MD
Medical School: University of Oklahoma
Practice: Lamar, Mo.


Yvonne Prince, MD
Medical School: University of Texas Southwestern – Dallas
Practice:  Salem, Mo.


Gerald Wiest, DO
Medical School: Oklahoma State University – Tulsa
Practice: Military Entrance Processing Station/Medical in San Antonio, Texas

Class of 1993

Mark Brady, MD
Medical School: University of Arkansas
Practice: Springfield, Mo.


Don Brockman, MD
Medical School: Saint Louis University
Practice: Branson West, Mo.


Patrick Cogley, MD
Medical School: University of Iowa
Practice: Grinnell, Iowa


William Detten, DO
Medical School: University of Health Sciences – Kansas City, MO
Practice: Springfield, Mo.


Elton Hoerning, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Columbia
Practice: Mountain Grove, Mo.

Class of 1992

Lawrence Allen, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Columbia
Practice: Tallahassee, Fla.


John Elders, MD
Medical School: University of Arkansas
Practice: Mountain Home, Ark.


Mary Jo Fisher, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Columbia
Practice: Associate Program Director, Maine Dartmouth FMR, Augusta, Maine


Deborah Herrmann, MD
Medical School: University of Iowa
Practice: Sweet Springs, Mo.


Kimberly Wirths, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Kansas City
Practice: Junction City, Kan.

Class of 1991

Ronald Evans, MD
Medical School: University of North Carolina
Practice: Bolivar, Mo.


Christopher Johnson, MD
Medical School: University of Arkansas
Practice: Rogers, Ark.


Thomas Landholt, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri – Columbia
Practice: Chesterfield, Mo.


Scott Turner, MD
Medical School: Saint Louis University
Practice: Springfield, Mo.