Heartland Family Medicine

Heartland Family Medicine, Alma, NEFam med

Heartland Family

Medicine, Oxford, NE

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Dr. Cameron Knackstedt, D.O.

Winterfest 2013 b (35)Dr. Knackstedt graduated from Kansas City University of Medicine and Bioscience in Kansas City Missouri. He earned his degree in Family Medicine as a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine.  Dr. Knackstedt is Board Certified by the American College of Osteopathic Family Practice. Cameron has 2 children, Nathanial C. Knackstedt, D.O., and Jason Knackstedt. His hobbies include hunting, fishing, concerts, and gourmet food. He enjoys being involved in Wildlife Habitat Improvement Projects, Teaching Medical Students.



Dr. Michele Durr, M.D.

Michele's photo 2aDr. Durr grew up on a Kansas family farm near Burr Oak. She completed her residency at Wesley Family Medicine Residency in Wichita, Kansas, and graduated in 2005. She had the honor of being a Chief Resident during her residency training and being very involved with Diabetic Education. Dr. Durr and her husband, Dave, live on 80 acres in the country outside of  Superior, NE. They both love to hunt pretty much everything, fish (especially Bass fishing), trap shoot, bowl, and watch all Husker sporting events, especially football, Kansas City Royals Baseball all college and professional sports, and drag racing. Dr. Durr has a special interest in growing roses at her home. Dr. Durr has special interests in women's health, preventive health care, Diabetes, Pediatrics, and performing colonoscopies and upper endoscopies.


Dr. J. Michael Finkner, M.D.

Dr. John Michael Finkner graduated with honors from University Of Nebraska College Of Medicine in 1975. He practiced in Alma from 1980 – 1988 and then became the Director of Emergency Physicians at Good Samaritan Hospital for the next 18 years. His extensive background in Family Practice and Emergency Medicine gives him a broad range of experience that he will continue to share with the patients of Harlan County Health System.

Originally from Minden, Dr. Finkner lives in Kearney with his wife Kathy. The couple has four adult children, and 14 grandchildren, all under the age of 10. Dr. Finkner enjoys competitive running, fishing, landscaping, shopping with his wife, traveling and visiting his grandchildren.

Jessica D. Stemper, PA-C

JessicaStemperJessica graduated from Waverly High School and earned a degree in biology at Nebraska Wesleyan University in Lincoln. She served as a volunteer for the Peace Corps in Africa before continuing her education at Union College, Lincoln, graduating with a B.S. in Physician Assistant Studies. She is Board Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. Jessica and her husband, Michael, are the parents of two children, Kendall and Griffin. She enjoys golf, baking and family activities.



M. Craig Taylor PA-C

TaylorTaylor  is a 2014 Graduate of Touro University Nevada in Physician Assistant Studies with an Undergraduate Degree in Biology from Utah Valley University. He and his wife Dayna have two children and have made the move from Henderson, NV to Alma, NE. Craig will be providing patient care in both the Alma and Oxford locations of Heartland Family Medicine, in addition to providing coverage to the Emergency Room at HCHS.