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    Lavaca Family Health Clinic

    The Rural Health Clinic is located inside the Professional Building at Lavaca Medical Center. Patient care in the clinic is provided by 3 Family Practice physicians, 5 Mid-Level Staff members (Family Nurse Practitioners), and 6 Specialists (2 Gastroenterologists, 2 Podiatrists, and 2 Cardiologists).

    The Family Practice physicians and Mid-Level Staff provide medical care to patients of all ages, from pediatric to senior.

    Physician Staff

    Morgan Heck, M.D. - Family Practice
    Will Ibanga, M.D. - Family Practice
    Maurice G. Wilkinson, M.D. - Family Practice
    Angel Gonzalez, M.D. - Gastroenterology
    Daniel Whitman, M.D. - Gastroenterology
    Kris Ford, D.P.M. - Podiatry
    Jonathan Lorenzana, D.P.M. - Podiatry
    Kurtis Krueger, M.D. - Cardiology
    Corey J. Scruggs, M.D. - Cardiology

    Mid-Level Staff

    Cindy Heibel, RN, FNP-C - Family Nurse Practitioner
    Holly Wagner, RN, FNP-C - Family Nurse Practitioner
    Lisa Baker, MSN, APRN, FNP-C - Family Nurse Practitioner
    Amanda Klein, MSN, FNP-C - Family Nurse Practitioner
    Lauren Kutac, FNP-C - Hospitalist/Family Nurse Practitioner

    Clinic Hours of Operation

    Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Walk in appointments are available.

    Call: 361-798-1200

    Please click here to download more information on LFHC.

    Lavaca Family Health Clinic - Chronic Care Management

    For Medicare patients:

    If you have 2 or more chronic conditions, CCM (Chronic Care Management) services can help you manage your overall healthcare easier, so you can spend more time doing what you love! The primary goal of this program is to help patient's achieve a better quality of life through ongoing care and management of their chronic conditions.

    Examples of chronic conditions include, but are not limited to, the following:

    Alzheimer's disease and related dementia
    Arthritis (osteoarthritis and rheumatoid)
    Atrial fibrillation
    Autism spectrum disorders
    Cardiovascular disease
    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
    Infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS

    Services include:

    At least 20 minutes a month of chronic care management services via phone.
    Personalized assistance from a dedicated healthcare professional who will work with you to create your     care plan.
    Coordination of care between your pharmacy, specialists, testing centers, hospitals, and more.
    Phone check-ins between office visits to keep you on track.
    24/7 emergency access to a healthcare professional.
    Expert assistance with setting and meeting your health goals.

    Contact Information:

    Emily Harabis, RN, BSN - Chronic Care Coordinator

    361-798-3671 Ext. 1549


    Chronic Care Management at LFHC is a program for Medicare patients only.