Brookings Health System Acquires Volga Clinic

Posted: 3/31/2015

Rod KingBrookings Health System announces acquisition of Volga Medical Clinic from Avera Medical Group. The clinic opened under new ownership today and will maintain the same hours and services.

Physician Assistant Rod King, who received his degree from George Washington University and has served for the past 27 years as the primary care provider in Volga, will continue to serve the community’s health needs. Dr. Deb Johnston is the clinic’s supervising physician and Charmaine Bjorklund, RN, will continue to help Rod care for the community.

Rod and Charmaine are available for appointments for both men’s and women’s health needs. They also can see patients for physicals, DOT exams, adult immunizations, and preventative medicine. In addition, the clinic offers enhanced laboratory services.

Volga Medical Clinic will remain open on Tuesdays from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and on Wednesdays from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 2 to 5 p.m.

To make an appointment with Rod King, PA, at Volga Medical Clinic, please call (605) 627-5701.

About Brookings Health System

Brookings Health System, located in Brookings, South Dakota, includes a 49-bed hospital, the 79-bed The Neighborhoods at Brookview nursing home, Brookhaven Estates senior living apartments, Yorkshire Eye Clinic, Arlington Medical Center, White Medical Clinic and Volga Medical Clinic. It is a non-profit, city-owned facility that offers the community a full range of inpatient, outpatient, surgical and extended care services. The emergency room is staffed 24 hours a day and provides around the clock patient needs ranging from minor injuries to life threatening crises. For more information about the services offered at Brookings Health System, please call (605) 696-9000 or visit us on the Web at brookingshealth.org.