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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.
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 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:
The staff at Spencer Convenient Healthcare!
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.
Catie is a 1995 Spencer Graduate. She received her nursing degree through Iowa Lakes Community College. Catie and her husband Dan have 3 boys. As a family they enjoy camping, fishing and traveling. Catie enjoys Iowa State Football, baking especially at Christmas time. Her favorite thing to do is to spend time with her family and friends.
Shari lives in Emmetsburg, IA with her daughter, Alyssa and two dogs. She enjoys being outside, loves to help her farmer friends unload baby pigs, and traveling. Most of all she finds great pleasure in being with family and friends whether it is over a cup of coffee or taking them to an appointment. She is always willing to lend a hand.