Kathy Stegeman, Adult Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, first came to Sunflower Medical group as a staff nurse, then earned her APRN and now works as one of our two nurse practitioners working in the Mission, KS office with a specialty of Internal Medicine. She attended Webster University for her BS in nursing and then trained at the university of Kansas School of Nursing for her Masters and APRN.
Board Certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine 1994, recertified 2004. Dr. Tom Snodell earned his B.A. in Biology from the University of Dallas in Irving, Texas, and then another B.A. in Biochemistry from the University of Kansas in 1983. He attended medical school at St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada, then went on to an internal medicine residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Oklahoma. He began private practice in 1993. Like his father, he is an avid runner. Dr. Snodell is on active staff at Shawnee Mission Medical Center with a specialty of Internal Medicine. He is known as “Dr. Tom” and works at our urgent care in Mission as well as keeping regular hours during the day for primary care.
Eloisa R. Sarol, APRN, grew up in Pampanga, Philippines. She received her undergraduate degree in Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1987 and completed her Masters of Science in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner in 2004 at the University of Kansas Medical Center. She has been employed at Shawnee Mission Medical Center since 1981 and Sunflower Medical Group, Inc. since 2005. Eloisa’s specialty is Internal Medicine at the Antioch Hills location. She is an active member of the Filipino Association of Greater Kansas City, Sigma Theta Tau, Delta Chapter and the Philippines Nurses Association of Greater Kansas City. The well-rounded scope of her practice covers all areas of internal medicine and urgent care. She enjoys the variety of her profession and takes pride in treating each of her patients with skills, passion, and sensitivity. She strives to achieve patient’s satisfaction by providing thorough plan of care.
Board Certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine, 1981. Dr. Ragland is a thoroughly all-Kansas physician, having not only obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Kansas, but also obtained his MD from the University of Kansas School of Medicine and trained at the University of Kansas Hospital in internal medicine. He has served as a medical staff leader at Shawnee Mission Medical Center and remains on active staff at Shawnee Mission Medical Center with a specialty of Internal Medicine.
Dr. Darcy Puls, a native Kansan, is a board-certified general internal medicine physician with special interest in women’s health as well as management of complex chronic diseases such as diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Dr. Darcy Puls’ specialty is Internal Medicine at the Kansas City, KS location. She also enjoys the challenge of hospital medicine. She earned her MD degree from the University of Kansas in 2008. She completed her residency at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon. Outside of work she enjoys jogging with her dogs and spending time with her family.
Board Certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine 1976. Dr. Postma went to the University of Denver for undergraduate education and then on to the University of Arkansas School of Medicine for his M.D., conferred in 1973. He completed his internal medicine training at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and began practice as a general internist in 1976. He has previously served in several academic appointments. He has served as one of the board of directors of the Kansas City Southwest Clinical Society and is a past president of the Kansas City Internal Medicine Society. He and his wife Kay have three children. Dr. Postma is on active staff at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. He works at the urgent care in Mission with a specialty of Internal Medicine as well as keeps regular hours during the day for primary care.
Board Certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine, 1976. Dr. Oxler earned his BS from Rockhust College and went to the University of Kansas School of Medicine. He trained in internal medicine at the San DIego Naval Hospital in California. He has served as President of the Medical Staff at Shawnee Mission Medical Center and remains on active staff there. He is a member of the Kansas Medical Society, American Medical Association, American College of Physicians. He is an avid golfer.
Dr. John E. Oxler Jr, MD has been selected for the 2015 Best of Shawnee Mission Awards for Emergency Medicine.
Erin is board certified as a family nurse practitioner from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Erin graduated from Fort Hays State University in 2002 with her bachelor’s degree in nursing, and began her nursing career at Hays Medical Center. In 2003 she moved to Olathe, and began working as a staff oncology nurse for Shawnee Mission Medical Center. She then attended the University of Kansas for her ARNP Master’s degree. Since graduating from KU in 2008, she has worked as a primary care nurse practitioner at the Antioch Hills location in both family practice and urgent care settings. She is able to diagnose and treat a wide range of health issues, while emphasizing health promotion, disease prevention, and health education. She is married and enjoys parenting.
Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Kurth earned his B.A. from Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan and went on the earn his M.D. from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan in 1977. He is currently active at Shawnee Mission Medical Center, serving as Director of Medical Education since 1992. Dr. Paul Kurth works for Mission urgent care as well as keeps regular office hours for ongoing primary care patients. He also is the staff physician for Proctor and Gamble employees in Kansas City, KS.