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About Us

Our Mission:

Spencer Convenient Healthcare’s mission is to promote the health and well-being of the area population by providing accessible, affordable, high quality medical care for people of all ages. Spencer Convenient Healthcare is committed to providing services that will exceed the expectations of our patients while promoting general health, wellness, and disease prevention.

The Provider:

Spencer Convenient Healthcare is owned and operated by John and Carol Lewallen. Carol is an ARNP Family Nurse Practitioner. In Iowa, an ARNP may practice independently, prescribe medications, obtain patient histories, perform physicals, diagnose, order lab and radiology tests, educate and counsel patients and families, receive third party reimbursement and maintain hospital privileges. In order to meet the needs of the community and area population, we will provide medical care by appointment as well as walk in services with extended hours and weekend coverage. Our services include treatments for minor illness and injury, wellness physicals and chronic disease management focusing on health promotion, wellness and disease prevention.


We accept most insurances including, but not limited to, the the following providers:

  • Medicare
  • Iowa Medicaid
  • Aetna
  • Avera Health Plans
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • United Healthcare
  • Coventry
  • Health Partners
  • Midlands Choice
  • UMR
  • CoOportunity
  • Medica

Having health insurance is not a guarantee of payment or coverage for all services.

Meet our Staff

The staff at Spencer Convenient Healthcare!

Dr. Carol Lewallen

Dr. Carol Lewallen, DNP, ARNP, FNP-BC

Dr. Carol Lewallen is the founder and owner of Spencer Convenient Healthcare. She works full time with her Doctor of Nursing Practice in our Spencer location. She has been involved in nursing for 30 years. Carol has been working as a Family Nurse Pracitioner for over 5 years. She received her undergraduate and Master’s program in Nursing from Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, and her Doctoral Degree at South Dakota State University. Carol's previous experience is primarily hospital based in the areas of OR, Same Day Surgery, Post-Anesthesia Recovery and Med-surg. She has been a Clinical Resource Coordinator and Director of Surgical Services in NW Iowa. Growing up in Cherokee she has kept close to home and loves Spencer area. She is married to John. John and Carol share 5 children Neil, Chris, Luke, Emily and Mathias. They attend Sacred Heart Parish in Spencer and are active in the community with a special love for soccer, swimming, archery.

Georganna P., LPN

Sam C.

Sam C., LPN

Peyton M.

Peyton M., CNA

Peyton started in November of 2018 at Spencer Convenient Healthcare. She’s a CNA and has been for 7 years. She has worked at St. Luke Homes & Services prior to starting at SCH. In her free time she likes going to races, riding her motorcycle, and riding snowmobiles. She has lived in Spencer her whole life. She also works part time at the Okoboji Harley-Davidson.

Rosemary S., Receptionist

Susan L.

Susan L., Receptionist

Susan started in October of 2018 at Spencer Convenient Healthcare.  She got her BA in Business Management from William Penn University 2007.  She has two grown children and one in elementary school, which keeps her very busy.  In her spare time she likes to go for walks, bike, read and watch movies.


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