Michael F. Yeiser, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Dr. Yeiser

I was born and raised in Owensboro and attended Owensboro High School. At Western Kentucky University, I completed my undergraduate education and received my medical training at University of Kentucky. I did my internship and residency in Pediatrics at the University of Kentucky in the University of Kentucky Medical Center. Currently I am board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and an active fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics (F.A.A.P).

My wife, Pam, and I have three children, Rachel, Benjamin and Adam. Together we spend much of our time enjoying our church, traveling, swimming and boating.

John D. Lauzon, M.D., F.A.B.P.

Dr. Lauzon

I was born in Owensboro and attended Brescia College, graduating in 1977 with a B.S. in Biology, Magna Cum Laude. I attended the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and received my medical degree in 1982. I completed a three-year residency in Pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina Hospital in Charleston, South Carolina. I am Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics  as well as a member of the Kentucky Pediatric Society. I have served as Medical Director of Peak Medical Research.

My wife Cate is an elected member of the Owensboro Board of Education. We have two daughters, Grace , who is in graduate school at UK and Madeline who is an actor in Chicago . We also enjoy cooking, gardening, music and theater.

Lynette K. Martin, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Dr. Martin

I was born and raised in Chicago. I received my undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois then went on the medical school at Northwestern University. I completed my pediatric training at Case Western University in Cleveland then served as a pediatrician in the Air Force for four years before moving to Owensboro. Currently, I am board certified in pediatrics and am an active fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics (F.A.A.P).

My husband, Dr. Bill Martin (orthopedic surgeon), and I have four children, Nate, Erin, Daniel and Abby. We spend our time away from work at church, keeping up with our children, bicycling and traveling (often to Chicago for deep dish pizza).

Courtney Q. Crews, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Dr. Crews

I was born in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and raised in Calhoun where I attended McLean County High School. I received my undergraduate degree from Centre College and then went to the University of Louisville for medical school. I completed my pediatric training at the University of Kentucky Children’s Hospital in Lexington. I am board certified in pediatrics.

My husband, Jay Crews (pediatric dentist) and I have two boys, Parker and Cole. Outside of work we enjoy traveling, hiking, snow and water skiing and spending time with our children.

Amy H. Ray, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Dr. Ray

I was born and raised in Owensboro and attended Apollo High School. I then completed my undergraduate training at Kentucky Wesleyan College and my medical training at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. I completed my residency training at Kosair Children’s Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky. I am board certified in pediatrics.

My husband Ed and I have three children. We enjoy church, golf, tennis, traveling and visiting with family and friends.

Andrea Powell Johnston, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Dr. Johnston

I was born and raised in Owensboro and attended Daviess County High School. I received my undergraduate degree from Belmont University in Nashville, TN. I then completed my Master’s degree and my medical degree at the University of Louisville. I completed my pediatric residency at Riley Hospital for children in Indianapolis, IN. I am board certified in Pediatrics.

My husband Mark and I have a son, Cooper and a daughter, Bailey. We enjoy traveling, walking and biking together, music and theater, and spending time with our family and friends.

Jeremiah R. Mason, D.O., F.A.A.P.

Dr. Mason

I completed my undergraduate studies at Murray State University and received my medical degree from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. I completed my pediatric residency at Kosair Children’s Hospital at the University of Louisville.

I am originally from Henderson County, while my wife Beth is an Owensboro native. We have four children and are happy to return home to western Kentucky.

John T. Houston, M.D.

Dr. Houston

I was born and raised in Eminence KY. I met my wife Cheryl, who is from Paducah KY, while singing in the choir at Transylvania University. I spent 4 years on active duty in the US Navy. Graduated from Transylvania University. Medical school at University of Kentucky was followed by Pediatric residency at U of L. The last year of residency I was honored to be chief resident.

We have 2 children. John Thomas (Ellie) and Nolan (Megan). 3 grandchildren so far! JT III, Caitlyn and CeCe. We enjoy our church and singing in the choir, family, and boating at Kentucky –Barkley Lake. I also enjoy playing golf.

Kathi Simpson, APRN-CPNP

Kathy Simpson

I was born in Cherrypoint, North Carolina and raised in Ohio County. I completed my undergraduate degrees at Western Kentucky University and University of Louisville. I attended the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program at Indiana University – Purdue University at Indianapolis and am certified by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board. For the past 20 years I have been employed as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner for the University of Kentucky where I completed my Master’s degree.

My husband, Dave, and I have two daughters, Phoebe and Abigail and have now come back to be near family in Ohio County.

Amanda Murphy, PA-C

Amanda Murphy

I was born and raised in Owensboro graduating from Owensboro Catholic High School.  I completed my undergraduate degree at Brescia University and went on to the University of Kentucky recieving a Masters in Physican Assistant Studies.  After finishing my training, I started working with Dr Houston and have been there for the last 13 years.  I am board certified by the NCCPA. My husband Michael and I have 4 children, Ben, Nolan, Mady, and Elly.  I enjoying reading and spending time with my family and friends.

Josie Kroeger, APRN

Josie Kroger

I was born and raised in Indiana. I graduated with my BSN from Eastern Kentucky University in 2005. I then obtained my MSN from Western Kentucky University in 2011. I am certified through the AANP with my family nurse practitioner certification. I have been working in the pediatric field since 2008, and absolutely love working with children. I am married to my high school sweetheart, Nic. We have 3 children Eli, Elliet and Wes. I am a member of St. Pius Catholic Church. I enjoy spending time with my family, reading books, and being outdoors.

Adair Price, MMS, PA-C

Adair Quisenberry

I have  worked at Owensboro Pediatrics since graduation from PA school in December of 2014. I attended Saint Louis University, where I completed my Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition & Dietetics before graduating from SLU’s Physician Assistant School. I am a certified Physician Assistant and a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics as well as the American Academy of Physician Assistants.  I enjoy running, being outdoors and spending time with friends, family and my husband, Harrison.

Mckenzie J. Mattingly, DNP, CPNP-PC, PNCB

Mckenzie J. Mattingly

I was born and raised in Owensboro, Kentucky where I attended Daviess County High School. I received my bachelor’s of nursing degree from the University of Kentucky. I then went on to work as a registered nurse in several units in the hospital including nursery/NICU and postpartum at the Medical Center in Bowling Green as well as adult ICU and cardiac stepdown at OHRH. I was also able to work at Owensboro Pediatrics as a pediatric triage nurse before graduating with my DNP.

I received my doctorate of nursing practice in pediatrics from the University of Kentucky. My dissertation was on obesity in pediatric patients, and my capstone project was completed at Owensboro Pediatrics.

I am excited to be back in Owensboro at the office that I grew up in. In my spare time, I enjoy attending church, reading, dance, swim, music, spending time with family, friends, and my favorite feline, Kuppie.