514 Cleveland Street | Great Bend, Kansas 67530
Second Floor of Great Bend Regional Hospital
OBGYN Appointments: 620-792-2151
Primary Care & Surgical Consultations: 620-793-7520
Heartland Regional Health Clinic is dedicated to providing the highest quality healthcare to our patients, the residents of Barton County and surrounding communities. We are committed to providing care and compassion to all we serve.
Where to Find Us:
Our office is located on the second floor of Great Bend Regional Hospital. A designated entrance is available on the northeast corner of the hospital. From there, you can use the elevator to access our clinic lobby.
Women’s Health & OBGYN Services:
Normal and High Risk Prenatal Care & Obstetrics
First Trimester Ultrasound Screening
3D & 4D Ultrasound
Well Woman Exams and Pap Smears
Treatment of Urinary Loss
Minor Gynecological Procedures such as Colposcopies and LEEP’s
Consultations for Gynecological Surgeries Including Hysterectomies, Ablations, Tubal Ligations, etc.
Laparoscopic Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy
Use of Natural Hormones
In-House Screening for Osteoporosis
Cancer Screening and Treatments
New Direction Weight Loss Program
Family Practice Services:
Care and Management of Acute and Chronic Health Conditions
Upper and Lower Endoscopies
Health Clinic Providers
Dr. Jodi Henrikson earned his undergraduate degree in zoology from North Dakota State University. He then graduated from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, receiving his Medical Doctorate Degree in 2000.
After medical school, Dr. Henrikson completed a four-year residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Akron General Medical Center in Akron, Ohio. During those four years, more than 12,000 babies were delivered at Akron General. Dr. Henrikson personally delivered more than 800 babies and supervised labor and delivery of thousands more. He performed thousands of gynecologic surgeries, including hundreds of hysterectomies and hundreds of laparoscopies.
Dr. Henrikson earned the Resident Achievement Award from the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. He also was recognized with the Best Overall Resident CREOG Score Award for the annual written exam given to all OB-GYN residents during his second, third, and fourth years of residency. In addition, he received the Employee Satisfaction Award, and passed his written exam to become board eligible in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Dr. Henrikson is a Fellow of ACOG – The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
Dr. Rush is so excited to have the opportunity to serve the Great Bend Community! She and her family are originally from Ann Arbor, MI. She obtained her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Michigan–Ann Arbor, Master’s Degree from Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, Michigan and her Medical Doctorate from Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan. She began her Master’s in Business and Administration at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She completed her Obstetrics and Gynecology training at SUNY Downstate in Brooklyn, New York and Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She prides herself in taking care of the “whole” patient and practices with the bio/psycho/social model in mind. She lives here in Great Bend with her husband and six children.
Dr. Rush is a Member of ACOG – The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
One of nine children, Julie grew up on the family farm near Burrton, Kansas. She obtained her Bachelor’s in Nursing from Bethel College (1983), worked at Halstead Hospital for 3+ years, and earned her Advanced Practice degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Dallas (1988). Since, she has been devoted to her practice in public and rural health care. She is particularly interested in assisting women toward improved health and wellness. Julie loves spending time with her husband and daughter. She also enjoys the family cats and horses, reading and she is the go to fix-it gal around the house. Julie sees patients for well woman exams and the New Directions Weight Loss Program Tuesdays through Fridays.
Dodie Martin received her Master of Physician Assistant degree from Wichita State University and completed her clinical rotations in her native Kansas. She is proficient in treating, diagnosing and educating patients regarding acute and chronic medical conditions.
Mark VanNorden D.O., completed his pre-medical education at Wichita State University and received his Medical Degree from Des Moines University-College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. VanNorden completed his residency at Via Christi Family Medicine in Wichita Kansas.
Dr. Todd Brown is a general surgeon that comes to Great Bend from the Wichita, KS area. He was born in Omaha, Nebraska and raised in Hutchinson, Kansas. Dr. Brown was very active in sports and quickly developed a love for the great outdoors. He spent many summers on his grandfather’s farm near Lyons, Kansas. Through this experience, Dr. Brown developed an interest in biology, which led him to major in Biology at Pittsburgh State University.
His interest in molecular genetics led to a research fellowship at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in New York run by James Watson, who along with Francis Crick, discovered DNA. From there Dr. Brown entered medical school at the University of Kansas, graduating in 1990.
During his five years of surgical residency training, Dr. Brown developed a special interest in laparoendoscopic surgery and had the opportunity to receive additional training at the Ethicon Institute in Cincinnati, Ohio. During his residency, he was awarded the Olive Ann Beech award for excellence in surgery and finished his training at the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita in 1995.
Since that time, Dr Brown has been in private practice, specializing in general and laparoendoscopic surgery and is currently a Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons