Diane Schabauer, CNP

Diane graduated from Mount Marty College with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing. Following her graduation, she worked for several years in an intensive care/coronary intensive care unit before returning to school to receive her Masters of Science Degree in Nursing and her Nurse Practitioner training at South Dakota State University. Diane is nationally […]

Evelyn Provell, CNP

Evelyn graduated with a nursing degree from Binghamton State Hospital, Maine in 1973. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from State University New York, Binghamton in 1990. With 25 years experience in cardiac nursing and cardiac diagnostics she moved to Rapid City in 1990 to manage the cardiac catheterization lab at Rapid City […]

Roger DeRaad, CNP

Roger received his degree in nursing in 1989 from Rapid City Regional Hospital and his Bachelor of Science degree in 1992 from South Dakota State University. In addition, Roger has a Master of Nursing – Nurse Practitioner Degree from the University of Washington. Roger’s experience in health care includes surgical and medical intensive care, cardiovascular […]

Anna Oegema, CNP

Anna graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from the University of Ottawa in Ontario, Canada, in 1982. Her experience ranges from medical-surgical to ICU nursing. She completed her Master’s Degree in Nursing from South Dakota State University with advanced clinical training as a Family Nurse Practitioner in 2003. She joined the Heart Doctors […]

Carol Dugan, CNP

Carol graduated with a Diploma in nursing in 1974. her experience includes ICU nursing, critical care certification, and nurse manager. She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing at Alfred University and Master’s in nursing at Syracuse University as Clinical Nurse Specialist in Critical Care and Nurse Practitioner (NP). She is certified as a […]

Lizanne Laird, CNP

Lizanne graduated with a Bachelor’s in Nursing in 1983 at SDSU in Brookings, SD. After working in many different areas of nursing she continued her education, obtaining a Master’s degree in Nursing with advanced clinical training as a Family Nurse Practitioner in 1999. She joined the Heart Doctors in June 2001. Lizanne and her husband […]

Paul M. Orecchia, M.D.

Dr. Orecchia received his medical degree from the University of California, in San Francisco, California. He then completed a five-year General Surgery Residency at Letterman Army Medical Center, Presidio, San Francisco, California. He went on to complete a two-year fellowship in Peripheral Vascular Surgery at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC. Dr. Orecchia […]

James S. Walder, M.D.

Dr. Walder received his medical degree from the University of Illinois at the Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. Upon completion of residencies at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, and William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, Texas, he completed his fellowship in cardiovascular disease at Fitzsimmons Army Medical Center in Denver, Colorado. Dr. […]

Joseph L. Tuma, M.D.

Tuma received his medical degree from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska. He completed his internship and residency training at the Creighton University Medical Center, serving as Chief Resident. He then completed his Cardiovascular Fellowship at the Cardiac Center Creighton University Medical Center, serving as Chief Cardiovascular Fellow. He completed an […]

Jose M. Teixeira, M.D.

Dr. Teixeira received his medical degree from the Universidad Nova de Lisboa Medical School in Lisbon, Portugal. Upon completion of residency and internship in Portugal, he relocated to the United States. Dr. Teixeira then completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York, followed by a Cardiovascular Fellowship and Electrophysiology […]