Rural Health Clinics

Carlinville Area Hospital’s Rural Health Clinic is offered in two locations for your convenience. Carlinville Family Health Care is located adjacent to the hospital in the new Medical Office Building located at 20613 North Broad. Girard Family Healthcare is located in Girard, IL at 205 South Third Street.

Our physicians and staff offer many years of experience, knowledge, and training. Our physicians are trained to prevent, diagnose, and treat a wide variety of ailments in patients of all ages. They are able to apply modern techniques to prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of the vast majority of common illnesses and injuries. Our goal is to help maintain or return you to good health.

Meet the Providers:

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Kate Wilkens, MD

Family Practice

Carlinville Family Health Care/Girard Family Health Care

For appointments, call (217) 854-3881

Kate Wilkens, MD began practice in Carlinville in August, 2010. She received her medical degree from SIU School of Medicine in 2007 and completed her residency in Family Medicine at Aurora St. Luke’s Family Medicine Residency Program in June 2010. She is Board Certified in Family Medicine.

Dr. Wilkens is an employee of Carlinville Area Hospital and serves as the medical director of Carlinville Family Health Care and Girard Family Health Care where she provides complete family medical care to patients of all ages.

 

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Anne Borwick, DO

Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

Carlinville Family Health Care

For appointments, call (217) 854-3881

Anne Borwick, DO received her medical degree from Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2000 and completed her residency at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL in 2004. She is Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Pediatrics.

Dr. Borwick is an employee of Carlinville Area Hospital and serves as a Hospitalist providing care to inpatients and is available to see patients at Carlinville Family Health Care. She provides complete medical care to patients of all ages.

Lourdes M. Cruz

Lourdes Cruz, MD

Pediatrics

Carlinville Family Health Care

For appointments, call (217) 854-3881

Dr. Cruz completed her residency at SIU Pediatric Residency from 1994 – 1997 and SIU Family Practice Residency from 1993 – 1994. Dr. Cruz received her medical degree from the Far Eastern University School of Medicine in Manila, Philippines in 1987 and is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.

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August Adams, MD

Family Practice

Carlinville Family Health Care

For appointments, call (217) 854-3881

Dr. Adams is a graduate of the University of Illinois School of Medicine and completed his residency training at St. Louis University. Dr. Adams is board certified in family medicine and trained to see patients from infant to geriatric, both for chronic and acute conditions.

Rachel Pranger
Rachel Pranger, PA-C

Family Practice

Carlinville Family Health Care

For appointments, call (217) 854-3881

Rachel Pranger, PA-C, began her nursing career in 1975 as an RN. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1991. She completed her post-graduate work at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine in 1997 and is a board certified Physician Assistant through the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants.

Rachel provides care to patients over the age of 13 at Carlinville Family Health Care with special interest in wellness and preventative care and geriatrics.

 

Rhonda Harms
Rhonda Harms, APN-C

Family Practice

Girard Family Health Care

For appointments, call (217) 627-2222

Rhonda Harms, APN, received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1991 from SIU Edwardsville. She completed her post graduate certification as a Women’s Health Advanced Nurse Practitioner in 1993 at University of St Louis at Missouri. She is a Board Certified Advanced Practice in Women’s Health with the National Certification Corporation.

Rhonda is the primary provider at Girard Family Health Care. She is available to see patients of all ages five days a week. Rhonda has special interest in women’s health and orthopedics.

 

Ann Zahniser
Ann Zahniser, FNP-C

Family Practice

Carlinville Family Health Care

For appointments, call (217) 854-3881

Ann Zahniser, APN, received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1998 from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. She completed her Master of Science in Nursing at Concordia University of Wisconsin in 2013 and is a board certified Advanced Practice Nurse with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

Ann provides care to patients of all ages at Carlinville Family Health Care with special interest in wellness and preventative care.