Tammy Hickman, LCSW

Ellington Family Clinic: 573-663-2525

Shannon County Family Clinic: 573-226-5505

Tammy has been with MHHC since Jan 2017 after being in social work for over 20 years. She graduated from SBU in 1997 for undergraduate degree and MSU in 2004 with Master of Social Work degree. She has diversified experience working in multiple areas of social work.  Areas ranging from family services, child abuse and neglect, vocational rehabilitation, several medical social worker roles, and traditional therapy for all ages.  She is trained and certified in EMDR to help people with trauma issues and loves working with children.

Tammy Hickman, LCSW works at Ellington Family Clinic on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday and Shannon County Family Clinic on Tuesday and Friday.

Adam Kakar, DO

Viburnum Medical Clinic- 573-244-5406

Adam Kakar, DO graduated from the New York Institute of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his osteopathic internship at Nassau University Medical Center, and then completed his family medicine residency in Long Beach, New York. Dr. Kakar has been practicing family medicine in the United States since 2011. While he enjoys treating patients of all ages, Dr. Kakar especially enjoys working with adults. In his spare time he enjoys being outdoors.

Dr. Kakar is no scheduling patients (three years old- adults) Monday-Thursday at Viburnum Medical Clinic.


Ashley Starnes, FNP

Annapolis Family Clinic 573-598-4213

Ashley Starnes is a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner at the Annapolis Family Clinic. Ashley has had clinical nursing experience in Family Medicine since 2005. She is a 2016 graduate from the University of Missouri- St. Louis with a Master’s of Science in Nursing. Ashley has also received training and now certified in Medication Assistant Treatment (MAT). In Ashley’s spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband Ben Starnes and their three sons, Noah, Rylan and Hudson. Ashley is available to see patients 6 months and older Monday through Friday. Please call 573-598-4213 for more information or to schedule an appointment.

Annapolis Family Clinic
202 Allen Street
Annapolis, MO

Tammy Lindsay, M.D.

Medical Director

Dr. Tammy J. Lindsay, a Van Buren native, retired after 21 years of service in the United States Air Force. She received her medical degree from UMKCSchool of Medicine in 1994. Dr. Lindsay began her Air Force career at Scott Air Force base. In 2006, Dr. Lindsay won the prestigious Family Physician of the Year Award for the Uniformed Services Academy. Additionally, she currently has her acupuncture board certification and takes great pleasure in utilizing this alternative tool to treat appropriate conditions. Dr. Lindsay serves as Medical Director for Missouri Highlands and is very pleased to be serving her hometown communities.


Ashley Oldham, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC

Naylor Medical Clinic-573-399-2311

Ashley Oldham, FNP-BC is a graduate of Southeast Missouri State University. Ashley is a native of rural Ripley County, in Southeast Missouri. Ashley enjoys caring for patients of all ages. She also enjoys practicing in women’s health. In Ashley’s spare time she enjoys spending time on her farm, just outside Naylor, where she lives with her husband and two children. She enjoys fishing and watching Cardinal baseball.

Ashley is scheduling patients (children and adults) Monday through Friday at Naylor Medical Clinic

Holly Cavness McKinley, RDH

 Big Springs Dental Clinic 573-663-3177 

Poplar Bluff Dental Clinic 573-778-3042

Joseph Camire, D.O

Shannon County Family Clinic-573-226-5505

Dr. Camire began his career as a Physician’s Assistant in the United States Air Force in 1976.  He graduated from the Des Moines University College of Medicine in 1997 and began practicing as a Family Physician.  He was named Physician of the Year in 2005 by the Missouri Home Care Alliance.  He enjoys treating patients of all ages and has a passion for serving rural communities.


Richard Hester, M.D.

Missouri Highlands Medical Clinic-573-785-6536

Richard Hester, MD is a graduate of Ross University in the Caribbean and completed his residency in Lincoln, Nebraska. Dr. Hester has been practicing family medicine for 6 years. While he enjoys treating patients of all ages, Dr. Hester especially enjoys working with children. Dr. Hester relocated from the Kansas City area and his family will soon follow. Dr. Hester’s passion for serving those in rural communities fits well with Missouri Highlands’ vision and mission.

Dr. Hester is now scheduling patients (newborns to adults) Monday-Friday at Missouri Highlands Medical Clinic.

Bradley R. Daniel, D.M.D

Iron County Dental Clinic-573-546-1001
Pilot Knob, MO

Dr. Bradley Daniel is a native of Arizona. He is a graduate of A.T. Still University – Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health. Dr. Daniel schedules patients Monday – Friday at the Iron County Dental Clinic located in Pilot Knob, MO.

Natalie J. Bell, RDH

Poplar Bluff Dental Clinic-573-778-3042

Marsha Shivley, FNP-BC

Missouri Highlands Medical Clinic-573-785-6536
Poplar Bluff, MO

Marsha Shivley is a 2008 graduate from the Missouri University in Columbia, MO. Marsha is a Family Nurse Practitioner, but she also specializes as a Adult Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. Marsha is seeing patients at our Missouri Highlands Medical Clinic in Poplar Bluff, MO.

Susan M. Norris, FNP-BC

Shannon County Family Clinic- 573-226-5505

Susan Norris, FNP is a graduate of St. Louis University. Susan has been a resident of Shannon County for over 25 years. She considers it a blessing to have the opportunity to work close to home. Susan is dedicated to rural life, understands the challenges of rural healthcare, and desires to make a difference in the quality of life of her patients. In her spare time, Susan enjoys the outdoors and spending time with her husband, Daryl, their six children, and one grandson.

Susan is scheduling patients (children and adults) Monday through Friday.

Michael R. Moore, M.D.

Big Springs Medical Clinic-573-323-4253


Judith A. Medley, RN, CS, FNP, CPNP

Iron County Medical Clinic -573-546-0602
Pilot Knob, MO

St. Louis native Judy Medley has been the main source of primary care in Annapolis for several years. Today, the clinic where she practices is the Annapolis Family Clinic, a service of Missouri Highlands Health Care.

Judy is a graduate of the University of Missouri-St. Louis. She holds a master of science in nursing, with a clinical specialty as a family nurse practitioner. Judy is certified in both family practice and pediatrics.


Robin C. Harwell, MS, RD, LD, CDE

Licensed Dietician and Certified Diabetic Educator

Robin joined Missouri Highlands Health Care in December of 2011.  As a registered dietitian, she provides nutrition education at all of the Missouri Highlands clinics on a bi-weekly to monthly basis.

Robin is a graduate of the University of Missouri (Mizzou).  She received a master of science in gerontology from Kansas State (K-State) in May 2011.  She is a certified diabetes educator with over 20 years of experience teaching diabetes management skills.

Call your local Missouri Highlands clinic to schedule an appointment with Robin.

Michelle E. Burnham, FNP-BC

Big Springs Medical Clinic-573-323-4253

Meagan W. Berry, RDH

Big Springs Dental Clinic-573-663-3177