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Kirby Medical Staff

Kirby Medical Center and Kirby Medical Group (KMG) are committed to excellence in medicine and compassionate, affordable, and convenient care. We continue to grow our medical staff family with those who share our mission and care deeply about the health and well-being of the members of all the communities we serve.

Family and Internal Medicine Medical Staff

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Narain D. Mandhan

Narain D. Mandhan, M.D., FACP – KMG Monticello

Internal Medicine, Chief Medical Officer

Schools Attended – Sindh Medical College (Medical School)

Residency – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Internal Medicine, 1993-1996

Certification – Internal Medicine, Addiction Medicine

James E. Manint

James E. Manint, D.O. – KMG Monticello

Family Practice/Geriatrics

Schools Attended – Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (Medical School)

Residency – USAF Medical Center, Scott AFB IL.

Certification – Family Practice & Geriatric Medicine

Brian C. Yocks

Brian C. Yocks, M.D. – KMG Monticello

Family Medicine

Schools Attended - Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, 1999

Residency - Southern Illinois University, Decatur, IL, 2002

Certifications - Board Certified, American Board of Family Medicine

Lauren Coovert

Lauren Coovert, PA-C, Certified Lactation Counselor – KMG Monticello

Schools Attended – Marquette University, Milwaukee, Bachelor’s in Biomedical Sciences and Masters of Physician Assistant Studies

Certification – BLS

Special Interests – Women’s Health, Occupational Medicine, Pediatrics, Breastfeeding Support, and Counseling

Joseph "Jay" Lamb

Joseph "Jay" Lamb, PA-C – KMG Monticello

Schools Attended – Parkland College, AAS Respiratory Care; U of I Springfield, BA Health Services Administration; Southern Illinois University, BS Physician Assistant; University Nebraska Medical Center, Masters Physician Assistant Studies

Cindy Lord

Cindy Lord, APN, CNP – KMG Monticello

Schools Attended - Mennonite College of Nursing at ISU, Master of Science Nursing;  Olivet Nazarene University, Bachelor of Science Nursing; Parkland College, Associate’s Degree Nursing

Certifications – FNP-BC (ANCC Board Certification)

Tanya Bowsher

Tanya Bowsher, FNP-BC, ANCC – KMG Cerro Gordo

Schools Attended - BSN Millikin, MSN Walden University

Certifications – FNP-BC, ANCC, and Certified to perform DOT physicals

Megan Murphy

Megan Murphy, PA-C – KMG Atwood

Schools Attended - Parkland College, Eastern Illinois University, Indiana State University

Certifications – NCCPA Board Certified, BLS, PALSACLS, NRP, HIPPA, OSHA

Sara Wells

Sara Wells, RN, MSN, MHA

Clinic Director - Kirby Medical Group, Monticello & Atwood

Schools Attended - Richland Community College, Associate Degree in Nursing; University of Phoenix, Bachelor of Science in Nursing; University of Phoenix, Master of Science in Nursing/Master of Health Administration

Certifications - BLS, ACLS, PALS

Hospitalist Program Providers

Emergency Department

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Thomas Scaggs, M.D.

Thomas Scaggs, M.D.,

Emergency Department Medical Director

Schools Attended- MD, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL., 1989, BS, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn., 1985

Certifications- Diplomate, American Board of Emergency Medicine

Special Interests- Emergency Medical Services (prehospital systems), Aeromedical Services, Toxicology


Carle Physician Group Monticello Providers

Mental Health Services Providers

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Staci McNicholl

Staci McNicholl, MSW, LCSW

Mental Health Services
Debra Cruikshank

Debra Cruikshank, LCSW – Atwood

Mental Health Services
Lynn Griffith

Lynn Griffith, LCSW

Mental Health Services
Tara Beckett

Tara Beckett, LCSW

Mental Health Services