Patty Horton, certified physician assistant, has joined Mercy Independence to provide services at Mercy Clinic Primary Care and Mercy Convenient Care, 800 W. Laurel.
Horton most recently worked as a provider at Tallgrass Rural Health Clinic in Sedan.
She completed her Master’s Degree and physician assistant training through Wichita State University and earned her undergraduate degree from Kansas State University. Earlier in her medical career, Horton earned a degree in respiratory therapy at Labette Community College and worked as a respiratory therapist at Mercy in the late 1990’s.
She and her husband, Jack, have three grown children and reside in rural Independence.
At Mercy, Horton will support the other primary care providers at Mercy Clinic and will primarily practice in Mercy Convenient Care, offering care for minor emergencies, including ear aches, intestinal problems, minor lacerations, insect bites, rashes, headaches, flu and more. The convenient care service is open Monday through Friday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and lab and X-ray services are available.
More information on Horton’s practice is available by calling 620-332-3280.