To enable Via Christi Hospital Pittsburg, Inc. and their affiliate acute hospitals (owned or a critical access network affiliation and supporting hospital designation) in southeast Kansas and southwestern Missouri and physician members of their medical staffs, who provide health care related services and meet credentialing requirements of the Corporation to effectively provide health care services to managed care and other purchasers of health care services in the region while also providing available management, administrative, and other services to physicians who are members of the Corporation.

Tonya Moss

Established in 1996, Pinnacle Care, Inc. was formed between Mt. Carmel Regional Medical Center (now Via Christi Hospital, Pittsburg) and members of its medical staff to provide quality health care services to the residents of Southeast Kansas at a competitive cost. 

Pinnacle Care has approximately 181 active providers and continues to grow.

We work together to achieve results! 

Our credentialing program ensures all participating physicians and practitioners are measured and evaluated by definable and consistent criteria in accordance with the requirements of the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). 


Pinnacle Care, Inc.
613 N. Broadway
   Suite F  
Pittsburg, Kansas  66762
(620) 231-7600
Fax: (620) 231-7602

Physician Hospital Organization

Our Mission Statement:

Board of Directors:

​​Mindi Garner, DO, MBA - President
Richard Gellender, DO - Chairman/Medical Director
Drew Talbott-Secretary/Treasurer
Holly Cranston, MD
Richard Hudson, DPM
Floyd R. Seglie, MD
Daniel Koehn, MD
Rick Schoeling, MD
Ron Marrone

Michael Fenech, DO

Morley Healy