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Contact Us:
One Choctaw Way Talihina, OK 74571
(918)567-7000 or (800)349-7026
Hours Of Operations:
Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

In 1999, the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma was the first tribe to build its own hospital with its own funding. The Choctaw Nation Health Care Center is a 140,000 square foot health facility with 44 hospital beds for inpatient care and 52 outpatient exam rooms located in Talihina, OK. This is the center or hub of our health care services covering 10 1/2 counties of southeastern Oklahoma.

Our Staff:
Facility Director:
Kelly Mings, Executive Director of Hospital Services
Yamini Atluri, M.D., Internal Medicine Physician
Christopher J. Bailey, Dentist
Anwar N. Barnouti, Physician IM, Internal Medicine
Dale E. Baughman, CRNA, Anesthesia
Dee D. Baughman, D.O., ER Director, Emergency
Mary Boerner, PA-C, Physician Assistant
Amanda G. Chisum-Price, MD, General Surgeon, General Surgery
Ashton B. Clayborn, D.O., Physician, Family Practice
Marie C. Cole, Physician, Pediatrics
Grant N. Corning, Opthalmologist, Ophthalmology
James S. Deneke, M.D., Rheumatology
Olin W. Fenton, OD, Optometrist, Optometry
Gary D. Fine, D.O., Physician, Cardiologist
A. Dean Flanagan, M.D., General Surgeon, General Surgery
Earl Garrison, D.O., Physician & Div Director, Anesthesia
David B. Glover M.D., MD, OB/Gyn
Thomas B. Hagelberger, PA-C FAAPM, Physician Assistant
Dixie Hammons, MS/ARNP/CDE, DWC- Nurse Practioner
Samantha C. Herbert, APRN - CNP, Nurse Practitioner, ARNP
Samantha C. Herbert, APRN - CNP, Nurse Practitioner
Jason L. Hill, D.O., Chief Medical Officer
Barbara J Howell, Physician, Pediatrics
Paul K. Howell Jr. M.D., Endocrinologist, Endocrinology
Carla A. Huckabee, CNM, Certified Nurse Midwife
Rhonda R. Huie PA-C M.H.S, Physician Assistant
Robert H. Janes, MD, General Surgeon, General Surgery
Deborah A. Jarrett, CNM, Certfied Nurse Midwife
Nancy A. Jefferson, ARNP, Provider
John L. Kareus, D.O., Physician
Robert R. King, Physician, Family Practice
Ian S. Kirkpatrick, D.O., Physician, Family Practice
David W. Lee, D.O., Physician, Family Practice
Herve A. Lucier, PA-C, Certified Physician Assitant
Ryan D. Magnus, Psychiatrist, Psychiatry
Mike Martin, Podiatrist, Podiatry
Michael E. Marvin, Physician, OB/Gyn
David C. Mathis, DDS, Dentist
Hamzah Miltaha, M.D., Physician, Pediatrics
Xuan Thao N. Nghe, Physician, Family Practice
Vu A. Ngo, D.O., Physician, Family Practice
Sarah A. Owers, CRNA, Anesthesia
Jason K. Regan, D.O., Physician, Emergency
Shiela D. Riley, ARNP, Nurse Practitioner
Johnny R. Rodriguez, DO, General Surgeon, General Surgery
JoAnn C. Rosenberger, PNP, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, ARNP
Charles B. Scott, Dentist
Debra N. Hefner, Physician, Family Practice
Danny Silver, M.D., Physician, Emergency
Lucinda L. Sparks, APRN-CNM, Certified Nurse Midwife
Bryan C. Spears, CRNA, Anesthesia
George A. Stephens M.D., MD, OMT
Keerthi N. Surakanti, M.D., Physician, Pediatrics
Cheryl D. Tarver, APRN, CNM, Nurse Midwife
Karen Ann Taylor, ARNP, Psych Nurse Pract.
Saras Vadlamudi, M.D., Internal Medicine Physician
Adam T. Waldon, D.O., Resident Physician
Dakota S. Waldroop, Optometrist, Internal Medicine
Richard C. Weis, Physician, Internal Medicine
Donald A. Welk, DDS, Dentist
James K. Wilson, CRNA, Anesthesia
Gary E. Work, ER Physician, Emergency
David W. Young, ER Physician, Emergency