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Lindsy Newton, PA-C

Lindsy Newton is a board-certified physician assistant who was raised in rural Marquette, Kansas, and is a 2003 graduate of Smoky Valley High School in Lindsborg, Kansas.  She received a Bachelor of Science degree in biology with a minor in business from Kansas State University in 2007. While pursuing her undergraduate degree, Lindsy had a piqued interest in medicine and caring for patients with her experience working as a CNA. Lindsy then completed a Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree at Wichita State University in 2009. She has practiced orthopedics at Salina Ortho since 2009 and works in collaboration with Dr. Todd Herrenbruck evaluating, diagnosing and treating patients with orthopedic needs. Lindsy currently resides in Salina, Kansas, with her husband, Mark and their son, Acea. In her leisure time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, watching/attending KSU sporting events and traveling.


Board Certification and Licensure:

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants- Board Certified since 2009

Kansas Board of Healing Arts


Professional Affiliations:

American Academy of Physician Assistants(AAPA)

Kansas Association of Physician Assistants(KAPA)

Physician Assistants in Orthopaedic Surgery(PAOS)


Personal Statement:

I take pride in having a physician/PA team that provides compassionate, comprehensive, efficient, and high quality care to give our patients the best possible experience, outcome for improved quality of life and patient satisfaction.


Jeffery Mincks, PA-C


Wichita State University BS (Physician Assistant) Aug 2002 to May 2004

Wichita State University BGS (Biology & Chemistry) Aug 2000 to May 2002

Pikes Peak Community College   AGS (Pre-Med, Biology) Aug 1995 to May 1997



College of Health Professions Deans’ Honor Roll, Phi Theta Kappa

Professional Experience:

US Army Iraq deployment Physician Assistant Aug 2008 to Oct 2009

--Brigade Surgeons office primary provider.  Clinical care provider and patient evacuation tracking OIC.

K+Stat Urgent care Physician Assistant Apr 2007 to Aug 2008

--Urgent care facility, minor emergency care of injuries and illnesses.

Fort Riley Kansas Physician Assistant Apr 2006 to Apr 2007

--Primary care, diagnosing and treating acute and chronic illnesses and performing minor procedures.

Heartland Cardiology Physician Assistant Aug 2004 to Sep 2005

--Coronary Care of In-patients, clinical care and diagnostic testing of office patients.


Military Service:

KS Army National Guard Physician Assistant/BDE Surgeon Nov 2009 to Present

KS Army National Guard Physician Assistant Mar 2007 to Oct 2009

KS Army National Guard Medical Section SSG Jun 1999 to Mar 2007

CO Army National Guard Section SGT/ Flight Medic Apr 1995 to Jun 1999

US Army Active Duty             Medic, Fort Carson, CO             Apr 1992 to Apr 1995

US Army Reserve 89th ARCOM Wichita, KS Apr 1990 to Apr 1992


Board Certification:

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants


Kansas State Board of Healing Arts – Physician Assistant



American Academy of Physician Assistants May 2003 to present

Kansas Association of Physician Assistants May 2003 to present


Amber Radcliffe Sawyers, PA-C, ATC

Amber is a native of Kansas.  Born in Hays and raised in Hill City, KS, Amber always loved sports.  After playing two years of college basketball and completing her athletic training degree and certification, Amber was accepted into the Physician Assistant program at Wichita State University.  In 2002, she graduated and accepted a position as a physician assistant with Dr. Gary Harbin at Salina Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Clinic.  She has been in Salina ever since.

Amber and her husband, Tobin, have 4 boys – Eli, Alec, Kain, and Colt.  They stay very busy with sports and church activities.

Amber loves to help people and to see them reach their goals.  She is always involved with sports and rehab, and helps educate patients, athletes, and parents about all venues of competition and rehab including proper training, nutrition, stretching, and rest.


NCCPA – Board Certified since 2002

Kansas Board of Healing Arts – Physician Assistant and Athletic Trainer


AAPA – American Academy of Physician Assistants

PAOS – Physician Assistants in Orthopedic Surgery

NATA – National Athletic Trainers Association

KSHSAA Sports Medicine Advisory Committee

KAPA – Kansas Academy of Physician Assistants

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Mike Herwig, PA-C


  • 1972 Graduate Salina High Central
  • 1975 University of Kansas Medical Center College of Health Sciences
    Emergency medical Technician - Ambulance
  • 1971 - 1977 Marymount College Salina, Kansas Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics & Business Administration
  • 1977 - 1979 Wichita State University Bachelor of Health Science
  • 1977 - 1979 WSU College of Health Related Professions P.A. Program
  • 2008 - 2010 Faith Bible Institute Monroe, LA - Bible College Diploma

License - Board Certification:

  • Licensed as Physician Assistant by Kansas State Board of Healing Arts 1979 - current
  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants - Primary Care 1980
  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants - Surgery 1987
  • National Board for Certification of Orthopedic Physician Assistants 1995

Positions Held as Physician Assistant:

  • Physicians of the Orthopedic Clinic of Salina 1977 - Current
  • Staff St. Johns Hospital - 1977 until Hospital Closure
  • Staff Salina Regional Health Center 1977 - 2016
  • Staff Salina Surgical Hospital 1999 - Current
  • PRN Staff Lindsborg Hospital & Emergency Room 1991 - 1993
  • StatCare Family Minor Emergency Center 1986 - 1993
  • Staff P.A. Salina Regional Health Center Emergency Department 1997 - 1999

Professional Organization Memberships have included:

Christian Medical & Dental Association
American Academy of Physician Assistants
Kansas Academy of Physician Assistants
Physician Assistants in Orthopaedic Surgery
The American Association of Surgeon's Assistants
National Rural Health Care Association
American Society of Orthopaedic Physician Assistants
American Association of Trauma Specialists


First interest in Medicine was sparked at the age of 14 as his Eagle Scout Project became a volunteer working as an orderly at Kansas City General Hospital X-Ray department 1968-1969.

Graduated Salina High Central 1972. He began attending Marymount College 1971. He graduated with a Degree in Economics and Business Administration. During college he started to pursue a knowledge in Medicine. He attended University of Kansas Medical Center College of Health Sciences & Hospitals Emergency Medical Technician - Ambulance; graduating and becoming one of Salinas first EMTs with Salina, Saline County Ambulance EMS. Mr. Herwig worked also in the Emergency Room of St. Johns Hospital as an Orderly and EKG technician. 

1976 was employed by Dr's. Jack E Lungstrum and Milo G. Sloo III, founding Physicians of the Orthopaedic Clinic of Salina. He was trained as Medical Assistant, as well assumed duties of X-Ray and Cast Technician. 

He completed Pre Medical School requirements while at Marymount College. He followed this by attending Wichita State University Physician Assistant Program in 1977 - 1979. Upon graduation joined the Practice of the Orthopedic Clinic with Dr.'s Lungstrum, Sloo & Kruckemyer. Myr. Herwig has served and practiced with every Physician Surgeon with the Clinic for over 40 years. The last 25 years limited his practice to Surgery Assisting on Major Orthopedic Surgeries, Trauma, Reconstructive Joint and sports injuries. 

Mr. Herwig was also the driving founder developer, later Administrator and Owner - General Partner for Salina's first Family Minor Emergency Center in 1986.

Mr. Herwig and his wife Jody have a combined family of seven grown children and thirteen grandchildren.


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