Medical Ultrasound

Meet the Team


Dr. Oberhelman's Supporting Clinical Team





Erica Hickerson, Physician Assistant

Erica graduated PA school Cum Laude at WSU in 2004. She has experience in family medicine and orthopedic, general, and cosmetic surgery. She loves spending time with her husband, a local dentist, and her two preschoolers. Her passions outside of the office include gardening and playing the cello – something she’s practiced for over 20 years. She stays healthy by working out, swimming, and attending Zumba classes.

 At Kansas Surgical Arts, Erica loves performing injections. She appreciates healthcare as well as being able to study the body as a piece of art. She enjoys being able to help patients both medically and cosmetically, and working with Dr. Oberhelman to fight Venous Insufficiency.

“As a PA, I enjoy teaching and being directly and intimately involved in patient care.”



Brandon Cox, RT, RVT 

Brandon, our radiological technologist and registered vascular technician is our ultrasound tech and right-hand man for our vein procedures. He attended Wesley Medical Center School of Radiology and has been in the medical field for 23 years. He loves being outdoors whether it is fishing, farming, or camping, as well as spending time with his dog and two nieces.

“I like how we treat our patients exactly the way we would want to be treated. Our patient care is truly awesome.“




Kerrie Jilka, Registered Vascular Tech

 Kerrie graduated from Fort Hays with a BS and MS in Exercise Science as well as studied at Washburn University where she received her Diagnostic Medical Sonography-RVT. She has been in the medical field for 9 years with specific experience in sonography. She enjoys spending time with family, running, camping and reading.

 Favorite service: Pixel

Raven Brown, Surgical Tech

Raven graduated from Hutchinson Community College and worked in Labor and Delivery for almost 3 years before joining the KSA team. Raven has been in the medical field for 5 years. She enjoys playing rec league co-ed softball, the outdoors, traveling and animals.

Favorite service: Laser Hair Removal

“I love working here because of all the different services we offer which allows me to go beyond my role as a surgical technologist and be an active part of most services and treatments. I also enjoy the personal relationships we develop with our patients as we work side by side to take care of them.”

Anne Mengelkoch, Director of Compliance

Anne graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Newman University and has worked in the healthcare field for over 15 years. She has 8+ years experience in Ambulatory Care including Administration, Accreditation, Compliance, Risk, Infection Control and Process Improvement. She spends her free time with her active family (a husband and two children and their activities), is involved in her church, and enjoys scrapbooking and musical theater.

“ Our slogan says ‘we are going to take really good care of you’ and we mean it.  The way the staff and providers function as a cohesive team to give attentive, individualized care to all patients is second to none.”

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