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OB/GYN

As a woman, you have unique healthcare needs that can require specialized attention. Our specialists in obstetrics and gynecology work closely with your family physician to provide the comprehensive care you need at every stage of your life.

In addition to routine and preventive care for women, we offer pregnancy and pre-natal care, breast care, contraception, adolescent healthcare, screenings, counseling and minimally invasive surgeries. Surgical services include hysterectomies, laparoscopic tubal fulgerations, diagnostic laparoscopies, c-sections, and hysteroscopies with endometrial ablation.

Meet our OB/GYN provider(s):

Amanda Tembreull, MD, Family Medicine

“With the increasing complexity of medical care, my role is to help patients and their families navigate a path of health and wellness despite the uncertain seas that illness might bring. As Ralph Waldo Emerson stated (and Aerosmith sang), ‘Life is a journey, not a destination.’ As your family doctor, I am here to take this journey with you.”

Amanda Tembreull, MD, is a board-certified Family Medicine Physician. She joined Osceola Medical Center in August 2008. She earned her medical degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School, and completed her residency at St. John’s Hospital in Maplewood, MN.

Along with family medicine and preventive care, Dr. Tembreull also has interests in women’s health, obstetrics and pediatric medicine. She lives in the area with her husband and three children, and their two Australian shepherd dogs. Outside of medicine, she enjoys gardening, reading and running. She completed her first marathon in the fall of 2013.

Edward Mauch, DO, Family Medicine

Hospital Medical Director 

“I’m proud to be a part of a medical practice that works hard to provide medical care for an outstanding community. My goal is to be an asset to the community by providing a full spectrum of care to patients of all ages.”

Dr. Mauch is a graduate of Luther College in Decorah, IA, and earned his medical degree from Des Moines University. He completed his residency with the University of Minnesota, Duluth Family Medicine Residency Program, and is board-certified with the American Board of Family Medicine. Mauch lives in Osceola with his wife, son and daughter.

Mauch is an expert in osteopathic medicine, a distinctive form of medical care founded on the philosophy that all body parts are interrelated and dependent on one another for good health. Osteopathic physicians learn the use of a more gentle approach of manipulation that involves mobilizing joints and stretching. In practice, some osteopathic physicians use manipulation techniques frequently while others treat their patients through more conventional medicine.

Erika Helgerson, DO, Family Medicine

“I enjoy caring for the entire family through all stages of life.”

Erika Helgerson, DO is a graduate of the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. She earned her medical degree and Masters of Arts in bioethics from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in Kansas City, MO. She completed her residency at Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital in Milwaukee, WI.

In addition to family medicine, Helgerson’s interests include obstetrics, women’s health, pediatrics, osteopathic medicine and care at the end of life. Outside of medicine, Helgerson enjoys gardening, hiking, camping and traveling with her husband.

Jennifer Belisle, MD, Family Medicine

“Part of the beauty of providing full family care is forming the relationships that help provide more patient-centered medical care.”

Jennifer Belisle, MD, from Somerset, WI, is a graduate of Viterbo University in La Crosse, WI. She earned her medical degree from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine in Madison. She completed her residency at St. John’s Hospital in Maplewood, MN.

In addition to family medicine, her interests include women’s health, obstetrics and geriatrics, and the prevention and treatment of chronic disease.

Outside of medicine, Belisle said she enjoys outdoor activities, gardening and sewing. She lives in Somerset with her husband and their three children.

Nicole Smith, MD, Family Medicine

“I want to help patients lead the longest, happiest and healthiest lives they can, with grace and dignity.”

Nicole Smith, MD, from Lindstrom, MN, is a graduate of Mount Mercy College in Cedar Rapids, IA. She earned her medical degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School in Duluth. She participated in the Rural Physician Associate Program in Mountain Iron and Hibbing, MN, and completed her residency at the U of M’s St. Joseph’s Hospital Family Medicine Residency in St. Paul.

Dr. Smith is also a physician in the Minnesota Army National Guard. She said, “I love people. I love to hear their stories. And I love to teach and coach. Altogether, I consider myself a coach for life.” In addition to family practice, her interests include women’s health, obstetrics, well child care, diabetes, geriatrics and preventive health.

Outside of medicine, Smith said she enjoys reading, gardening, crocheting, theatre and all things Scottish, including kilts and haggis. Smith lives in the area with her husband, their children and “a big brown dog named Greta.”