HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital Breese completes expansion of Clinton County Rural Health Medical Clinic. Pediatricians transitioning to new facility April 12.

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese is proud to announce the full completion of the expansion to the Clinton County Rural Health medical clinic, located on the campus of St. Joseph’s Hospital at 9401 Holy Cross Lane in Breese. 

While the first phase of the new facility opened in November 2020, this marks the completion of the renovation of the previous medical practice office space, offering more clinic space to provide patients with additional amenities and convenience. Both phases of the project, including new construction and renovated office space, offers 24,000 square feet of clinic space for Clinton County Rural Health patients and providers.  

Clinton County Rural Health Pediatricians, Dr. Doug Kuhl and Dr. Hannah Strong will begin seeing patients in the new facility in Breese Monday, April 12.  Pediatric patients will no longer be seen in the Germantown clinic location. Both Dr. Kuhl and Dr. Strong are accepting new patients.

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital President and CEO Chris Klay shared, “We are excited to announce completion of Clinton County Rural Health expansion, a project that affords us the space to better support our patients and existing providers and will assist us in recruiting new providers to this area,” he said. “This is an important step in ensuring we continue to provide quality care to the residents of this area. 

The following providers have offices into the new Clinton County Rural Health facility:

  • Timothy Beaty, MD
  • Arnel Garcia, MD
  • Jonathan Hoskins, MD
  • Brian Klostermann, MD
  • Doug Kuhl, MD
  • Hannah Strong, DO
  • Melanie Banal, APRN
  • Jessica Greenfield, APRN
  • Amy Krause, PA-C
  • Allison Miller, APRN
  • Amber Poettker, PA-C
  • Dennis Riechman, APRN
  • Aften Wessel, APRN
  • Meghan Ziegler, APRN 

Clinton County Rural Health clinic providers are employed by HSHS Medical Group. For more information, call 618-526-7271.

Patients coming to the hospital’s campus for an appointment with their Clinton County Rural Health provider should park in the far west area of the parking lot and enter by the big blue sign that says Clinton County Rural Health. Do not enter through the main hospital entrance.


Photo Caption #1: The newly expanded Clinton County Rural Health medical clinic on the campus of HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese. Patients should use this entrance when coming to their appointment with their Clinton County Rural Health provider.

Photo Caption #2: One of the amenities of the newly renovated space is the separate waiting room for pediatric patients.

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Ashley Gramann

HSHS Illinois
Office: 618-651-2588 or x12588

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