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Kelly Steele, C-NP

Kelly Steele, C-NP

Kelly grew up in the Black Hills area and earned her Bachelor of Nursing degree from South Dakota State University. For ten years, she worked as an RN in cardiology and vascular cardiology prior to earning her master’s degree in nursing from Clarkson College in Omaha to become a CNP. She joined RCMC South in 2023 after discovering her passion for Family Medicine and looks forward to forming long-term relationships with patients across their lifespan.

Kelly has a husband, Jay, 2 sons; Cole and Mason, 4 daughters; Caysee, Kimber, Cassi, and Taylor, a Pug, Oliver, a French bulldog, Charlie, and 2 labs; Bronco and Luna. Outside work, she enjoys watching college sports, especially Husker volleyball, reading, and home organization and decor.

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Lannese Purtell, D-NP

Lannese Purtell, D-NP

Lannese is a board-certified family nurse practitioner. She graduated from South Dakota State University with a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree. Prior to obtaining her DNP degree, Lannese worked as registered nurse (RN) for almost 10 years. She has a passion for caring for individuals across their lifespan.

Lannese is a Rapid City native and enjoys the beautiful Black Hills. When not working, she enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and three children.

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Marie Patton, C-NP

Marie Patton, C-NP

Marie Patton grew up in Armour, SD and has worked in ICU, acute care, and cardiac care across the country, before coming to Family Medicine in Rapid City. She graduated from CNP school at Clarkson in Omaha in 2016 and came to practice at Medical Arts. 

In her spare time, Marie enjoys travel, reading, camping, spending time with friends and family including husband Nick, daughter Quinn, and son Luca. 

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Kimberly Oberloh, C-NP

Kimberly Oberloh, C-NP

Kimberly is a Certified Nurse Practitioner, a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified, and is a graduate of South Dakota State University. She enjoys camping, golf, and spending time with family and her dogs. Kimberly is double board certified in primary care and mental health and loves to care for patients physical and mental needs.

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Megan Collier, C-NP

Megan Collier, C-NP

Megan is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and a graduate of Walden University. She has been in practice with RCMC since 2017 and has greater than 10 years experience as a Registered Nurse prior to 2017. She has now found her home in Family Practice and enjoys her patient experiences every day. Her passion lies within caring for the whole family from 0-100+!

Prior to Family Practice, she spent approximately 3 years with gastroenterology and was specialized in IBS and IBD. Being able to optimize patient’s day to day symptoms and help them obtain relief is a gratifying part of her practice.

Megan is a native of Rapid City and enjoys living in the area. She is a wife and a mother of 2 children, Braden and Alexis. Alexis is creative and artistic while Braden is adventurous and motivated. Lilly (Scottish Terrier) and Mya (German Shepherd) bring such joy to their family and keep them on their toes. Megan enjoys time with family and friends, going to church, hiking, boating, vacations, and crafting in her free time.

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Sarah Lemon, PA-C

Sarah Lemon, PA-C

Sarah has been a Certified Physician Assistant since 2008 and is a graduate of University of Nebraska Medical Center. With a special interest in Obesity Medicine, Sarah is working on her Obesity Medicine Certificate.

She enjoys camping, hiking, biking, and spending time with her family.

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Jennifer Johnson, PA-C

Jennifer Johnson, PA-C

Jennifer has been a certified Physician Assistant since 2002 and is a graduate of University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Jennifer has practiced in pediatrics, urgent care and family medicine. Jennifer has been at our westside location since 2015. Jennifer has enjoyed getting to know her patients. She feels blessed to treat such wonderful patients and to be supported by the knowledgeable caring staff at RCMC Westside. Jennifer has three children. She enjoys swimming, yoga, traveling and spending time outdoors with her husband.

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Jacqueline van Egeraat, MD

Jacqueline van Egeraat, MD

Dr. van Egeraat completed medical school and family medicine residency training at Radboud University Nijmegen in eastern Holland. After residency, she practiced family medicine between the United States and Holland for a few years before permanently moving to the United States. She completed an additional family medicine residency with an emphasis in rural health at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Scottsbluff, Nebraska.

She practiced community health in Nebraska for five years following her residency there. She and her husband love the outdoors and the beauty of the Black Hills, which influenced their move to the area in 2008. At this time, she began practicing with the Community Health Center of the Black Hills. She joined Rapid City Medical Center’s Family Medicine Department in 2017.

She enjoys providing multigenerational care because it allows her to build relationships with her patients and their families as she follows them through the stages of life. Within family medicine, she is especially interested in diabetes management and women’s health.

  • Board Status

    Certified American Board of Family Medicine

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Erika Toyoda, MD

Erika Toyoda, MD

Dr. Toyoda moved to the United States from Osaka, Japan at the age of seven with her mother. She grew up in Rapid City and attended Stevens High School. She obtained her bachelor’s degree from South Dakota School of Mines & Technology where she graduated Summa Cum Laude.

She completed medical school at the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine, after which she trained at a family medicine residency in Cedar Rapids, Iowa where her fellow residents and faculty elected her to be chief resident during her final year. Dr. Toyoda was a part of the SDSMA Health Leadership Institute in 2021. Dr. Toyoda is happy to be back home in the beautiful Black Hills and practice at the Medical Arts Clinic where she herself received care as a child.

Dr. Toyoda loves family medicine for a multitude of reasons including being able to care for people of all ages and forming long lasting bonds with her patients. She hopes to help celebrate her patients’ greatest accomplishments as well as be a source of comfort during their most difficult times.

Her hobbies include singing, drawing, painting, jewelry-making, travelling, and spending time with her beloved husband and her spoiled kitties.

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