Our Providers

 

At Murray County Medical Center our providers are committed to Caring for Your Life. We pride ourselves on offering care that is of the highest quality. Our medical staff is comprised of an Orthopedic Surgeon, General Surgeon, an Internal Medicine Doctor, two Family Medicine Doctors, two Physician Assistants seeing patients in the clinic, and our Emergency Department has three MCMC Providers that cover our ED.  If you have any questions about any of the providers listed here or would like to schedule an appointment, please call (507) 836-6153.

Joyce Tarbet, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon

 Specialty Care

Tarbet 

Special Interests:

Orthopedic Surgery

Education:

Undergraduate School
B.Sc. Summa Cum Laude Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec
Medical School
Queens University, Kingston, Ontario
Internship
McGill University, Montreal General Hospital
Residency
Orthopedic Surgery: McGill University, Montreal General Hospital
Fellowship
Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois

 

Accepting New Patients!

Schedule Appointment 
(507) 836-6153

Tim Bakalakos, MD
General Surgeon
 Specialty Care
Bakalakos 

Special Interests:

Surgical Oncology
General Surgery

Education:

Medical School
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
Residency
Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio
Fellowship
Surgical Oncology: James Cancer Hospital and Research Institute
Certifications 
American Board of Surgery

Personal Interests:

Outdoors - biking, fishing, gardening

Accepting New Patients!

Schedule Appointment 
(507) 836-6153

 

Steven P. Snow, MD
Internal Medicine

 Clinic Provider
Slayton

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Special Interests:

Internal Medicine
Endocrinology
Gastroenterology and Endoscopy
Aesthetic Medicine (Botox, Dermal Fillers, Laser Treatments) 
(Learn more about the Aesthetic/Cosmetic Procedures offered)
Osteoporosis (Bone Densitometry)
Weight Loss Medicine (Bariatrics)

Education:

Undergraduate School
B.S. in Biochemistry, Eastern Michigan University 
Medical School
Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan 
Residency
Internal Medicine, Keesler Medical Center, Keesler AFB, Mississippi
Certifications 
Board Certified in Internal Medicine
Certified Clinical Densitometrist

Personal Interests:

Sports (especially golf), hunting, playing music (especially keyboards for County 7)

Accepting New Patients from Birth to Geriatrics!

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(507) 836-6153

David Axtman, MPAS, EMPA
Physican Assistant
 Emergency Provider
Axtman 120x160 

Special Interests:

Trauma and Wilderness Medicine

Education:

Undergraduate School
B.S. Biology/Physiology
B.S. Physician Assistant, University of South Dakota Medical School
Graduate School
Masters Degree in Emergency Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center & School
Certifications/Special Accomplishments
SD Physician Assistant of the Year Honors

Personal Interests:

Outdoor survival & wilderness medicine trade craft, hunting pheasants & upland game, carpentry, auto repair, and auto restoration, spending time with family

 

 

  

Lesli Kramer
Physician Assistant
 Emergency Provider
Kramer 

Special Interests:

Emergency Medicine
Family Medicine
Geriatric Medicine

Education:

Undergraduate School
B.S. Summa Cum Laude  Biology, Augustana College,
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Graduate School
Physician's Assistant Studies - Magna Cum Laude,
University of South Dakota School of Medicine, Vermilion, South Dakota
Certifications 
NCCPA, ATLS, PALS, ACLS, CALS, FCCS, ABLS, BLS

Personal Interests:

Family time, bicycling, hiking, and kayaking 

 

 

Kimberly Spaans, MPAS, 
Physician Assistant
Emergency Provider 
Spaans 120x160 

Special Interests:

Women's Health
Neurology
Trauma/Emergency

Education:

Undergraduate School
Grand Valley State University 
University of South Dakota
Graduate School
University of South Dakota

Personal Interests:

Quilting, gardening, canning, traveling, and raising chickens

 

 

 

Carol Lang, DO, 
Doctor of Osteopathic
Specialty Care

 

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Special Interests:

Adult Medicine
Geriatrics
Pain Management
Pediatrics

Education:

Graduate School
College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery
Des Moines, Iowa
Certification
Board certified by the American Board of
Family Physicians

 

 

 

 

 

Brian Chabot, PA-C, 
Doctor of Osteopathic
Emergency Provider
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Special Interests:

Emergency Medicine
Internal Medicine
Rural Medicine
Dermatology & Medical Procedures
Muscular Skeletal Care
Medical Education
Guest Lecture
Dermatology

Education:

Undergraduate School
Undergraduate School
B.S. Athletic Training – South Dakota State University

Graduate School
M. S. Physician Assistant - Des Moines University
Dr Health Science - A.T. Still University (ongoing)


Certification

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification
ATLS, ACLS, BLS, PALS, AAPA
NCCPA Subject Matter Expert



Personal Interests:

Golf
Fishing
Martial Arts
Travel
Cooking
Family Time