Bumann Joins Arlington Medical Center Staff

Posted: 3/17/2014

Karen Bumann, PA-CPhysician Assistant (PA-C) Karen Bumann will join Nurse Practitioner Tonya Froehlich and the staff at Arlington Medical Center as of March 20. She will be available to see patients in Arlington every Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Her addition to the staff will allow Arlington Medical Center to care for patients 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday.

Bumann has 20 years of experience as a PA-C. She also currently serves as the provider at White Medical Clinic in White, S.D. and cares for residents at The Neighborhoods at Brookview. She previously worked for Horizon Health Care as the Clinical Informatics Director and PA-C for Lake Preston, Howard and Bryant Community Health Center clinics.

Bumann received her Master of Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine in 2005 and a Physician Assistant Certificate from University of North Dakota School of Medicine, Department of Community Medicine and Rural Health in 1994. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and a fellow of the South Dakota Academy of Physician Assistants.

“I am excited to serve the people of Arlington and the surrounding area and look forward to providing exceptional health care and education services,” said Bumann.

An open house to welcome Bumann will be held at Arlington Medical Center on Thursday, March 27 from 2 to 4 p.m. with cookies, juice and coffee served.

To schedule an appointment with Karen Bumann at Arlington Medical Center, please call (605) 983-3283.

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 and White 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.