Our Mission: To serve all of the residents of Franklin County by providing care that is professional, compassionate and of high quality, delivered by competent, dedicated employees in collaboration with others, who share our values, in order to achieve positive outcomes for our patients.
Family Healthcare Clinic, 3rd Floor West
Over the years, the increased number of patients seeking medical care created the need to expand the Family Healthcare Clinic. In 2010, the Clinic expanded to a second location on the 3rd Floor inside the hospital. Dr. Richard Rethorst along with Kayla Kimmel, FNP-BC, see patients by appointment, Monday thru Friday in the Family Healthcare Clinic on the 3rd floor west. The clinic hours for Dr. Rethorst and Kayla Kimmel, FNP-BC are Monday thru Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 618.435.9760
Also on the 3rd floor west is the Family Healthcare Walk-in Clinic. The clinic is open 7 days per week and provides treatment for minor illnesses such as headaches, sore throats, fevers, flu, etc. The hours of operation for the Family Healthcare Walk-in Clinic, 3rd floor west wing, are as follows: Monday thru Saturday, 8:00AM until 6:30PM and Sunday, 12:00PM until 6:00PM. 618.435.9751
Providers working in the Family Healthcare Clinic 3rd floor west are Richard Rethorst, MD, a board-certified Physician; Kayla Kimmel, FNP-BC, a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner; Nicole Brown, PA-C, a board certified Physician Assistant; and Diane Johnson, FNP-BC, a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner.
The Family Healthcare Clinic, 3rd floor, offers a complete array of Family Medicine Services including but not limited to:
Pediatric and Adolescent Care
Detection and monitoring of various chronic diseases
Sports & School Physicals
Wellness and Preventative Services
Medicare Annual Wellness visits