Regional Health Services of Howard County (RHSHC) offers a variety of specialty services onsite in Cresco. This is just one way to complete our goal of providing comprehensive, high-quality medical care close to home for our community and the surrounding communities. These providers see patients, as well as perform surgical procedures at RHSHC. Specialty services include: Audiology, Cardiology, ENT, Podiatry, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, and Urology. To learn more, call 563-547-2101.


Rachael Dolezal, MA, CCC-A – Audiologist



Micaela Rahm, ARNP


Ear, Nose, Throat


Dr. Henry Diggelmann, MD – ENT

Procedures include: tonsillectomy; adenoidectomy, myringotomy with tube placement, skin lesion removal



Brooke Tappe, DPM - Gundersen Health System

Dr. Brooke Tappe, DPM – Podiatrist

Procedures include: bunion surgery, toenail removal, toe amputation, a fusion of the metatarsal




Dr. Benjamin Mason, MD – Cataract Surgeon



Dr. Richard Rattay, MD – Orthopedic Surgeon

Procedures include: total joint replacements, knee/shoulder arthroscopy, sports-related injuries, extremity related pain/injury



Christopher Adams, MD | Mason City, IA | MercyOne

Dr. Christopher Adams, MD – Urologist