Dr Alejandro Vando
Dr. Alejandro Vando specializes in Family Medicine and is joining our outstanding clinical staff at Hodgeman County Health Center this Fall. Dr. Vando was awarded his undergraduate degree from Manhattan College and his Doctorate in Medicine from Ponce Health Sciences University.
He completed a residency in Family Medicine at HCA St. Lucie Hospital in Port St. Lucie, Florida. While at St. Lucie, Dr. Vando was highly rated on national surveys for his ability to communicate with patients, answer questions, and provide necessary follow-up services. This comment from a patient is typical, “Such an amazing doctor with a great bedside manner. He takes time to explain things and is so personable”. Dr. Vando is also fluent in Spanish, which will be a valued asset in our community.
Dr. Vando began his undergraduate work at Bryant University where he received a state-sponsored grant to conduct medical research, as well as Consistently achieving Dean’s List status. All of Dr. Vando’s academic and clinical experience has prepared him to practice family medicine in our area with the highest standards of care.
James Michael Clements
James Michael ‘Mike’ Clements received his master’s in family nurse practice in 2015 from Walden University in Minneapolis, MN. He is board-certified as a family nurse practitioner through the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Mike previously worked as a provider in the St. Catherine Hospital emergency room in Garden City, KS; he has a strong background in emergency medicine as a provider, with nearly a decade as a flight nurse and chief flight nurse. Mike is available by appointment four days a week at O’Shea Memorial Clinic and is excited to serve the community.
For an appointment, please call the O’Shea Memorial Clinic in Jetmore Kansas at 620-357-8354.
Brenda Dinges, a board-certified ANCC, and AANP family nurse practitioner, is joining the Hodgeman County Health Center with over 21 years of experience in the medical field. Brenda obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Fort Hays State University in 2002. Following an extended career as a registered nurse, Brenda graduated in 2019 from Maryville University with a Master of Science in Nursing. Her first Family Nurse Practitioner job was to serve in the mental health field resulting in a thorough mental health background. For the past three years, she has helped all ages at Xpress Wellness in Dodge City and the surrounding area. Brenda feels passionate about quality medical care and works diligently to provide her patients with the best care possible.
Michael Goode, CRNA, NSPM-C
Michael Goode, CRNA, NSPM-C Michael Goode is a nurse anesthetist and is Board-Certified in non-surgical pain management. He has been practicing
interventional pain management for more than 10 years. He is married and is the proud father of four children. Michael has knowledge and experience as a registered respiratory therapist working in a trauma intensive care unit and as a registered nurse working in the vascular intensive care unit.