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615 N. Promenade Street, Havana, IL 62644

Medical Associates

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We believe the relationship between the provider and the patient is very special and requires mutual trust. Confidentiality is of the utmost importance to our staff. The highest quality of care is possible when a provider and patient establish an open relationship with one another.

Bethany Bitner, MD – Family Medicine

Bethany Bitner, MD – Family Medicine

Dr. Bitner is originally from Havana and a 2009 graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Rockford. Dr. Bitner is proud to be a part of the Mason District Hospital family of healthcare providers. In her new role with the Havana Medical Associates clinic, Dr. Bitner will be serving patients in Havana and the surrounding area on a full time basis with special interests in family practice, pediatrics and women’s health.

Bruce W. Schultz, MD – Family Medicine

Bruce W. Schultz, MD – Family Medicine

Dr. Schultz is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. Dr. Schultz provides quality healthcare to patients of all ages. Dr. Schultz received his degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Marquette University in Milwaukee and his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin. Dr. Schultz joined Mason District Hospital in February, 2004, from a private practice and extensive emergency room practice in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

Richard W. Wagoner, MD – Pediatrics & Int. Medicine

Richard W. Wagoner, MD – Pediatrics & Int. Medicine

Dr. Wagoner is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Wagoner provides pediatric care from newborns to 18 years of age and continues with adult care encompassing all age groups. Dr. Wagoner graduated from Havana High School, attended Millikin University and Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield. He received his post-graduate training at the University of Michigan School of Medicine.

Bethany Bitner, MD, FACP – Internal Medicine

Bethany Bitner, MD, FACP – Internal Medicine

Dr. Bethany Bitner is board certified by the American Board of Family Practice Medicine.  Dr. Bitner provides care to newborn and older patients.  She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in biology/pre-medicine/religion from Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois and her medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago.  Dr. Bitner was born and raised in Havana and returned to practice medicine in 2012.

Since 2013, she has been the Medical Director of the Mason County Health Department.  Dr. Bitner is an Associate Clinical Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Rockford since 2015.

In her spare time, Dr. Bitner enjoys spending time with her son and family, reading, her dogs, music and traveling.

Crystal Falke, PA-C

Crystal Falke, PA-C

Crystal is proud to be part of the Mason District Hospital family of healthcare providers in her role a Physician Assistant at Mason City Medical Associates clinic. Falke will work alongside our physicians to provide the best possible medical treatment for the community.

Marsha Kirchner – Family Nurse Practitioner – BC

Marsha Kirchner – Family Nurse Practitioner – BC

Marsha is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner who graduated from Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville in May 2007. Marsha Provides care to patients of all ages, although her previous work experience entails 15 years in Maternal/Child Health. She has worked in Labor/Delivery, Neonatal ICU, and Pediatric ICU. Marsha resides in Chandlerville with her husband and 2 children.

Cindy Noll, Family Nurse Practitioner – BC

Cindy Noll, Family Nurse Practitioner – BC

Cindy is board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Illinois, Springfield and then entered the Family Nurse Practitioner Program at Illinois State University and graduated with her Master of Science in Nursing. Cindy joined The Havana Medical Associates in January 2000 and provides care to patients of all ages.

Kathryn (Katie) Fry – Family Nurse Practitioner – C

Kathryn (Katie) Fry – Family Nurse Practitioner – C

Katie is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner who graduated from Chamberlain College of Nursing, Addison, IL in April 2015. Katie joined Havana Medical Associates in June 2015. Katie provides care to patients of all ages and assists Dr. Schultz with his patients’ care. Katie resides in Springfield with her husband and 3 children.

Nancy Fleenor – Family Nurse Practitioner – BC

Nancy Fleenor – Family Nurse Practitioner – BC

Nancy is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner who graduated from Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN in December 2012. After working in the Nashville/Chattanooga, TN area, she joined Havana Medical Associates in May 2015. Nancy provides care to patients of all ages and is also specialized as a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) and is coordinator for the Center for Knowledge in Diabetes Management at Mason District Hospital which became a nationally accredited center in July 2015.

Carlos A. Urdininea Kirkwood, M.D. – Int. Medicine

Carlos A. Urdininea Kirkwood, M.D. – Int. Medicine

Dr. Carlos A. Urdininea Kirkwood is a board certified physician by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Carlos provides care to patients 18 years and older. He received his Medical Academic Degree from Universidad Nuestra Senora de La Paz. He completed his specialty training in Internal Medicine at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago, IL and completed his subspecialty in Nephrology at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, IL and Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital in Hines, IL. Dr. Carlos resides in Petersburg with his family.

Cristy Lane – Family Nurse Practitioner – BC

Cristy Lane – Family Nurse Practitioner – BC

Cristy is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner who graduated from University of Illinois, Chicago, IL in 1999. Cristy joined Mason District Hospital in October 2016. Cristy will provide care to patients of all ages and assists Dr. Carlos Urdininea Kirkwood with his patients’ care in our new Manito office. Cristy resides in Green Valley with her husband and has been a life long member of the Manito community.

Erika L. Hunter, M.D. – Pediatrician

Erika L. Hunter, M.D. – Pediatrician

Dr. Erika Hunter is a board-certified pediatrician by the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Hunter provides care to newborns to patients 18 years old. She received her Medical Academic Degree from Rush St. Luke’s Presbyterian Chicago, IL. She completed her residency in Pediatric Medicine at Rush ST. Luke’s Presbyterian Chicago, IL. Dr. Hunter resides in Manito with her family.

Dr. Michael Markley – MD Immediate Care

Dr. Michael Markley – MD Immediate Care

Dr. Michael Markley is a board-certified physician by the American Board of Family Medicine.
Dr. Markley provides care in MD Immediate Care, Havana Medical Associates walk-in clinic.  He received his Medical Academic Degree from University of Illinois College of Medicine at
Rockford.  He completed his residency program at SIU Family and Community Medicine Residency Program in Springfield, Illinois in 2005. Dr. Markley has practiced family medicine
and worked urgent care since 2005.

Dr. Kayla Miller – Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

Dr. Kayla Miller – Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

Dr. Kayla Miller is a board eligible physician specializing in both Internal Medicine and
Pediatrics. Kayla is a graduate of Havana High School, Spoon River College, and Bradley
University. She completed medical school and residency training at the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Peoria, Illinois. She is currently accepting patients of all ages.

Chase Holtman – RN, MSN

Chase Holtman – RN, MSN

Chase Holtman, RN, MSN, is a Family Nurse Practitioner. After receiving his master’s degree in nursing from Rush University in 2013, he began his career on the Burn Unit ICU at Memorial Medical Center. In 2017 he received his Family Nurse Practitioner Post Masters Certificate from Bradley University. A McFarland Scholarship recipient, Chase began working in the MD Immediate Care at Mason District Hospital in the fall of 2017.