Dr.Larry D. Balzer, Medical DirectorM.D.,F.A.A.F.P.1309 N. East Street Guymon, OK 73942
Dr. Balzer, a native of Hooker, Oklahoma, returned to the Panhandle area where he formerly practiced medicine in Hooker, Oklahoma, Hugoton and Liberal, Kansas. Graduating from Panhandle A & M College, he then attended the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, where he served as the Chief Flight Surgeon in the USAF. Dr. Balzer also taught at the School of Healthcare Sciences and received an Air Force Commendation Medal. Following a residency in Family Medicine at Scott AFB Regional Hospital, he served as Chief Resident and later obtained added Qualification in Geriatrics. He served as Chairman of the Family Medicine Department of BSA Hospital in Amarillo, Texas, Chief of Staff of the Covenant Hospital of Plainview, Texas, and most recently as Medical Director of the Senior Health Center of Edmond OU. Dr. Balzer received the Top Doctor Award for Geriatrics in Edmond for five consecutive years, and will bring his superior skill set in Geriatrics to the Panhandle. He held the position as Chief of Medicine at the OU Edmond Hospital for several years, and has a special interest in the care of chronic conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease.
Other interests of Dr. Balzer’s include astronomy, playing the guitar, banjo, and teaching theology. He was the primary author of the Right to Life Amendment for the Southern Baptist Convention of Texas and was a contributing producer for the ACU film, Choosing Life, the history of the pro-life movement.
Dr.Kelly FaltynAPRN, FNP-C3247 NE Highway 54 Guymon, OK 73942
Kelly is nationally certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner and is licensed by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing. Prior to becoming a Nurse Practitioner, she served for 10 years as an RN in the operating room and the emergency department. A graduate from the University of Oklahoma College of Nursing, Kelly strives to maintain and improve the lives of all her patients. Prior to moving to the Oklahoma panhandle, she specialized in pediatrics and continues to enjoy seeing children and adults. Originally from New Mexico, Kelly has called Oklahoma home for over 11 years. A wife and mother, Kelly enjoys spending time with her husband, and family, playing with her two boys and spending time outdoors. She is also actively involved in the Guymon and Goodwell communities.
Kim WadleyAPRN FNP-C1309 N. East Street Guymon, OK 73942
Kim was born and raised in Gruver, Texas. She is a nationally certified Family Nurse Practitioner from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and licensed by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing. Kim attended graduate school at West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Texas. Before becoming a nurse practitioner, Kim had 26 years of clinical experience in maternal/infant and emergency medicine. She is a member of the Association of Oklahoma Nurse Practitioners. For the last five years, Kim has been the Director of Nursing at Panhandle Counseling and Health Center. Kim and her husband Grant, enjoy time with family and friends as well as traveling and spending time at the lake.
Kim will be providing care to patients of all ages. She has a special interest in integrative and holistic modalities. The fields of holistic and integrative medicine designate themselves as ones that address patients’ physical, emotional, spiritual, mental, social and environmental well-being. Along with traditional approaches, holistic and integrative medicine can include methods such as acupressure, healing touch, herbal therapy, and nutritional counseling.
Dr.Tasha HerreraMSN, APRN, FNP-C3247 NE Highway 54 Guymon, OK 73942
Tasha Herrera was raised in Tyrone, Oklahoma. She is a nationally certified Family Nurse Practitioner from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and licensed by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing. She obtained her Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner degree from Chamberlain University. Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner, Tasha has had experience in labor and delivery, community health, and family practice over the previous 10 years. For the past 3 years, Tasha has been a staff nurse at Panhandle Counseling and Health Center. Tasha enjoys spending time with her family, her animals, and going camping.
Tasha will be providing care to patients of all ages. She believes in the importance of patient-centered care and collaborative decision-making with patients based on current evidence-based practice.