article Strella joins family medicine group

Mon, 10/23/2023 - 10:21 -- Cyril Russell

McPherson Center for Health is pleased to announce the addition of a physician to its family medicine clinics. McPherson native Grace Strella, MD, has joined McPherson Medical and Surgical Associates physician clinics.

Dr. Strella graduated from McPherson High School in 2012. She then graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology, minor in biology from Kansas State University in 2016. She completed her Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Wichita in 2020 and recently finished her residency with Via Christi Family Medicine Residency in Wichita.

While in medical school, she held leadership positions in various student organizations and currently holds certifications in life support capabilities including Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support and many others. Professional affiliations include the American Academy of Family Physicians, American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, and the Kansas Medical Society.

“We are fortunate to have Dr. Strella join our team of outstanding medical providers,” said Lew Newberry, president and CEO. “Her familiarity with our area, her specific interests in various aspects of patient care, and her dedication to rural health makes her a great fit for our clinic and the patients she will care for.”

In addition to caring for patients of all ages, Dr. Strella has a special interest in geriatric medicine and said she looks forward to providing personalized, compassionate, and comprehensive care for McPherson seniors.

“I feel so privileged to return to my hometown to practice medicine,” Dr. Strella said. “As a family doctor, I look forward to investing in the McPherson community and its families, long term. I am grateful for the opportunity to follow the example of my colleagues by serving our community for years to come.”

She and her husband Zach reside in McPherson. She is currently accepting new patients of all ages. Anyone seeking a family physician may call 620-241-7400 and enter option 1 to establish patient status with Dr. Strella.