Current Residents

Class of 2024

Rachel Buttimer
Rachel Buttimer, DO, is a 2021 graduate from Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. She is originally from Downers Grove, IL and completed her undergraduate studies at Augustana College. She enjoys running, biking, gardening, and spending time with her husband, family, friends and two rescue dogs.

Daisy Hanshaw

Daisy Hanshaw, MD, is a 2021 grad from University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine.  She is from Swisher, Iowa where she grew up on an apple orchard.  She then attended the University of Iowa where she participated in the Hawkeye Marching Band and graduated with a Bachelor's in Biochemistry.  In her free time she enjoys mowing their family farm and spending time with her husband, daughter, and chocolate lab outdoors.
Kyle Leubka
Kyle Leubka, MD, grew up in the rolling hills of Dubuque, IA just north of the Quad Cities. After graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, he began medical school at the University of Iowa and graduated four years later. He enjoys playing with his family and dogs outside, trying new restaurants, watching sports, and reading new books. 
Michael Warhank
Michael Warhank, MD, grew up in Davenport, Iowa. He completed his undergraduate education at Augustana College and graduated in 2021 from the University of Iowa College of Medicine. He enjoys playing piano, disc golfing, working on computers, and spending time with his wife. 
Emily Wheat Emily Wheat, MD, grew up in Clinton, Illinois and attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for undergrad. In 2021 she graduated from medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Rockford, where she was a part of the Rural Medicine program. She enjoys Illini sports, Cardinals baseball, hunting, fishing, and country music.
Alex Wilson Alex Wilson, DO, is a 2021 grad from Kansas City University. He is from Adrian, MO and graduated from Missouri Southern State University with majors in Biology and Biochemistry. He enjoys live music, traveling, anything KC Chiefs related, and spending time with his wife and border collie. 

Class of 2023

 

Kyle Carver, MD is a 2020 grad from Southern Illinois University. He is from Champaign originally and lived there from kindergarten through his attaining a Bachelor's degree in molecular biology from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He decided to go into Family Medicine because he enjoys getting to know his patients and building long-lasting relationships with them. He has a passion for fitness and nutrition and enjoys working out, hiking, trying new recipes, baking, anything Disney/Pixar, and is a die-hard Chicago Bears fan.

 

Mary DeFrance, MD, is a 2020 grad from University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford, IL. She is an officer in the Illinois Air National Guard and received her undergrad from the University of Illinois College of ACES in Urbana-Champaign, IL. She enjoys jogging, mountain biking, fishing, and painting.

Emily Gudenkauf, DO, grew up in Dubuque, Iowa. She graduated from Loras College in Dubuque with a major in biochemistry. She then went on to receive her medical degree from AT Still University- Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. In her free time she enjoys hiking with her dogs, Beau and Bella, playing guitar and singing, baking, and spending time with her friends and family.

Kubat Rahatbeck, MD, is a 2020 grad from the University of Iowa. He also received his undergrad degree from the University of Iowa. He enjoys playing the tenor saxophone, jazz flute, traveling, practicing martial arts, swimming, and spending time with his family.
Jenna Sarantakos, DO, grew up Cedar Rapids, IA. She completed her undergraduate degree at Wartburg College and attended Des Moines University for medical school. She enjoys trying new foods, spending time outside, and watching period piece movies (the more British the better).
Ronald White, DO, is originally from Mt. Hope, WI and he graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire where he received a bachelors degree in Biology. He worked at Mayo Clinic Health System Eau Claire prior to attending LECOM in Greensburg, PA where he graduated in 2020. He enjoys spending his free time either working at his family's farm or adventuring outdoors alongside his wife.

Class of 2022

Avi Asner, DO Avi Asner, DO, is a 2019 grad from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He received his undergrad from the University of Iowa in 2015. He enjoys weightlifting, camping, hiking, fishing, and other outdoor activities.
Alison Fraehlich, MD Alison Fraehlich, MD, is a 2019 grad from the University of Iowa. She received her undergrad degree from Wartburg College. She enjoys reading, photography, traveling, art and cooking.
Peter Kim, MD Peter Kim, MD, is a 2019 grad from the University of Iowa. He received his undergrad degree from the University of Iowa earning both his BS and MPH degrees. He has extensive research experience and poster presentations. He enjoys intra-mural and pick-up soccer.
Swarna Masala Swarna Masala, MD, Received her medical degree from the University of Health Sciences, Kurnool, India. She enjoys music and is an avid reader.
Jake Walburg, MD Jake Walburg, MD, is a 2019 grad from American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. He received his undergrad degree from Drake University.  He enjoys playing piano, running, biking, and trivia.

Current Residents