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Springfield Nephrology Associates, Inc., Physician - Nephrology, Springfield, MO

Meet Our Providers

Physicians

Ethan Hoerschgen, MD

A native of Springfield, Dr. Ethan Hoerschgen has been providing exceptional care to his patients since 2010. He attended medical school at Saint Louis University School of Medicine. He completed an internal medicine residency followed by fellowship training at Barnes-Jewish Hospital with Washington University.

Dr. Hoerschgen is highly regarded in his profession. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine as well as in Nephrology. He shares his knowledge with other professionals, lecturing as a guest to Missouri State University’s Physician’s Assistant students.

To stay abreast of the latest advancements in nephrology, Dr. Hoerschgen maintains memberships in the American Society of Nephrology, Renal Physician Association and the National Kidney Foundation.

In his free time, Dr. Hoerschgen enjoys volunteering with the Heart of the Ozarks Sertoma Club and playing golf.

Susan Woody, DO

Since 2002, Dr. Susan Woody has been offering exceptional nephrological care. She attended medical school at the University of Health Sciences/College of Osteopathic Medicine (UHS-COM) in Kansas City, Missouri. She completed her residency with the University of Missouri – Kansas City and her fellowship training with the University of Kansas.

Dr. Woody is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Nephrology. She stays up-to-date with her field by holding memberships in the American Society of Nephrology, Renal Physician Association and the Greene County Medical Society.

In 2009, 2010 and 2011, Dr. Woody was recognized as a runner-up for Top Doctor in Nephrology by 417 Magazine.

When not at the office, Dr. Woody has a passion for animal rescue, and she has volunteered with the Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in Utah. She also enjoys fitness, fishing and spending time with her family: her husband Greg Dodson, an image consultant, and her step-son.

David Sommerfeld, MD

Dr. David Sommerfeld has been in practice since 1992. Highly educated, he obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from Kansas State University and earned his medical degree from the University of Kansas. He completed his internal medicine residency and his nephrology fellowship with the University of Iowa.

Board certified, Dr. Sommerfeld maintains memberships in many professional organizations. He is currently a member of the American Society of Nephrology and the Renal Physician Association.

In 2009, Dr. Sommerfield was recognized as a runner up for Top Doctor in Nephrology by 417 Magazine. He was recognized as a Top Doctor in 2010 and 2011.

Dr. Sommerfeld gives back to his local community by volunteering with The Kitchen Clinic, which provides health services to underprivileged families. He also participates in Kiliclimb, a fundraiser to bring clean drinking water to African villages.

In his spare time, he enjoys watching college football and basketball.

Stephen Garcia, MD

For 20 years, Dr. Stephen Garcia has given outstanding care to his loyal patients. Well trained, he earned his medical degree from the University of Missouri – Columbia. He completed his internal medicine residency at the Medical College of Virginia and his Fellowship in Nephrology at Indiana University.

Board certified in nephrology, Dr. Garcia is a member of the American College of Physicians, American Society of Nephrology and the National Kidney Foundation.  In 2010, Dr. Garcia was recognized as a Top Doctor in Nephrology by 417 Magazine.

Dr. Garcia participates in the Global Brigades, which are medical mission trips. He is married with three children, and he enjoys fly fishing, cycling and running in his spare time.

 

 

Nurse Practitioners

Catherine York, APRN, BC

Catherine York had been in the nursing field since 2003, and has practiced as a Nurse Practitioner since 2005. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. She then furthered her education and earned a Master of Science in Nursing from Missouri State University.

Board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, Catherine feels it is important to stay up-to-date with the latest in her field. Thus she maintains memberships in professional organizations, including the National Kidney Foundation.

In 2011, Catherine was honored by the Springfield Business Journal with the Salute to Healthcare Award in the Nurse Practitioner category. She is also a CPR instructor and teaches CPR to the entire staff each year.

In her spare time, Catherine volunteers in her community. She is a member of the Junior League which focuses on child abuse prevention and supports Isabel’s House, a crisis nursery. She also enjoys cooking, taking pictures, traveling and being with her family.

Michelle Homesley, APRN, BC

Michelle Homesley has been practicing since 2009. She earned both her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Missouri – Kansas City.

Michelle is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, and she holds her Missouri State Nursing License. She is also a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

When not at the office, Michelle likes to travel, read, shop and play with her dogs!

 

 

 

 

Kyli Myears, APRN, BC

Kyli Myears has been in the nursing field since 2007. She is a recent graduate from Cox College as a Nurse Practitioner and earned a Master of Science in Nursing.

Board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She maintains members in professional organizations, including AACN, APNO, and Sigma Theta Tau- International Honor Society of Nursing.

In her spare time, Kyli volunteers in her community with St. Jude’s. She also enjoys cooking, Mizzou, Cardinals (St. Louis and Springfield), spending time with her family and friends. She has two cats (Callie Cat & Truman) and two dogs Gunner (Boxer) and Amora (Great Dane).

 

Brad Gillespie, APRN, BC

Brad Gillespie joined Springfield Nephrology Associates in August of 2014. He is a native of Marionville, MO, and currently resides in Springfield. He is a 1999 graduate of St. John’s College of Nursing and obtained his BSN degree from Southwest Baptist University in 2003. He received his Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 2008.

He is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). He is a member of the AANP and National Kidney Foundation.

He has been married to his wife, Sarah since 2005. They enjoy riding their horses, spending time with their dogs and antiquing. Brad enjoys running, reading, and college basketball. Brad and Sarah have volunteered with the Springfield Street Project, providing coats, and hygiene supplies to Springfield’s homeless population. They have also donated to Isiah 61, a mission group in Haiti providing Bibles to Haitian citizens.