Without volunteers Health Partners Free Clinic would not exist. In addition to the medical staff and board of directors listed below, there are many individuals who give of their time and skills to support the daily activities of the Clinic. Administrative, planning, lawn care, building maintenance and patient assistance are just a few of the ways our volunteers serve the community.

Meet our Medical Staff


Joann Barhorst, CNP Health Partners Free Clinic
Dr. J. Burkhardt Upper Valley Family Care
Dr. Collins Upper Valley Medical Center; Emergency Room
Dr. Critchley Upper Valley Family Care
Dr. Frantz Upper Valley Medical Center; Emergency Room
Chris Garber, CNP Midwest Medical
Dr. Hess Health Partners Free Clinic
Dr. R. Hayworth Upper Valley Physical Medicine and Rehab
Dr. L. Ravikumar Upper Valley Family Medicine

Our Medical Specialists

Health Partners Free Clinic refers patients to a variety of medical specialists in Miami County who also serve free of charge.

Dr. Abboud digestive care
Dr. Adib ear, nose, throat and head care
Dr. Delcamp orthopedic care
Dr. Grove surgery
Dr. Harris eye care
Dr. Hoover rehab medicine
Dr. Hussain urology
Dr. Ikram digestive care
Dr. Larreategui surgery
Dr. Levitt dermatology
Dr. Lowry surgery
Dr. Malarky orthopedics
Dr. Nickol surgery
Dr. Pope chiropractor
Dr. Saklayen internal medicine
Dr. Taylor surgery
Dr. Werling colorectal surgery

Other Miami County, Ohio specialists as required and available.

The Board of Directors

The Health Partners Free Clinic Board of Directors is a volunteer board; they receive no compensation for the many hours of work they provide the organization.

Ray Nichols, President

Keith Achor, Vice President

Nate Counts, Treasurer

Bob Schlemmer, Secretary

Dr. James S. Burkhardt, Medical Director

Thom Baker

Mindy Black

B. Mark Hess, MD

Kara Foster

Susan Walker-Hemm

Tim Reed

Cathy Oda

Diana Sweigart

Holly Hall

Dr. Peter Nims

We presently have over 40 regular volunteers who offer other types of services to our patients: administrative, facility maintenance, community outreach, and more.

At whatever level you would like to serve, we need you..contact us today. We promise to honor your commitment of time, energy and expertise.