Andrea K. Herrera, MD
Dr. Herrera grew up in Hesston, KS, and as a student at McPherson College discovered how a career in medicine could satisfy her desire to help people. She went on to medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Kansas City and Wichita, then residency at the University of Texas Health Center at Tyler. After completing residency, Dr. Herrera began practicing at Russell Regional Hospital in Russell, KS. Three years later, in 2011, she and her family moved to McPherson to be closer to her husband’s work.
Since stating her career in medicine, Dr. Herrera has seen patients struggling to afford their healthcare. She has opened Great Plains Family Medicine to bring quality, affordable healthcare to McPherson. Her passions are delivering this care to adults and children, saving people money, and being more flexible to spend time with her husband and three children. When she‘s not darting between her kids’ activities, Dr. Herrera also enjoys reading and her morning walks.
Kristin grew up in Reno County and attended Nickerson High School. While in college at Kansas State University, she decided a career in nursing suited her best. She graduated from Emporia State University with a Bachelors of Science in Nursing in 2008. During her time spent as a registered nurse, she has worked in a variety of healthcare settings in and around the Hutchinson area. These experiences helped her to develop a deeper passion for helping patients take control of their own health and wellness.
This drive to help others inspired her to continue her own education. In 2019 she graduated from Chamberlain University with her Masters of Science in Nursing degree. Kristin is currently a board certified, family nurse practitioner; and a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as well as Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing . She joined Great Plains Family Medicine to bring high quality, affordable health care to patients in the Hutchinson area.
In her spare time Kristin enjoys reading, camping and spending time with her husband Thomas and their two children Ryley and Cooper.