Medical Team

Michelle Hershberger, BSN, RN, FACMPE

Chief Operating Officer

Michelle, the Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Wichita Nephrology Group since 2011, brings a robust background in healthcare administration to the team. Holding a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from Southwestern College, Michelle boasts over 20 years of experience in both administrative and clinical roles. Her invaluable contributions have played a pivotal role in the growth and success of WNG.

Michelle’s expertise extends across various facets of healthcare, with a focus on business negotiation, planning and development, and adept navigation through the dynamic healthcare landscape. Her hands-on clinical experience further enhances her ability to lead the practice effectively. Michelle’s commitment to excellence is reflected in her recognition as a Fellow in the American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE). As a leader at WNG, she continues to drive the practice forward, demonstrating resilience and adaptability in the ever-evolving healthcare industry.

More about Michelle Hershberger, BSN, RN, FACMPE

Michelle, our Chief Operating Officer, plays a pivotal role in overseeing the daily operations of the Wichita Nephrology Group. With a comprehensive scope of responsibilities, she manages Human Resources, leads clinical and support staff, and collaborates closely with physicians to uphold the organization’s mission and core values. Michelle is also at the helm of the Wichita Nephrology Group Clinical Research Institute. A distinguished professional, she is a member of prestigious organizations such as the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) and the Kansas Medical Group Management Association (KMGMA).

Michelle’s commitment to healthcare excellence is evident in her active involvement with the KMGMA, where she has served as Secretary, Vice President, President, and currently as Past President. Recognized for her contributions, Michelle was featured in the Wichita Business Journal’s “Who’s Who in Healthcare” in 2021. In 2020, she earned the Excellence in Health Care – Administration award from the Wichita Business Journal, spotlighting her administrative prowess in the local healthcare sector.

Michelle’s professional credentials include affiliations with the Kansas State Board of Nursing, FACMPE (Fellow of the American College of Medical Practice Executives), and SHRM (Society of Human Resource Managers). Her multifaceted expertise and leadership exemplify a commitment to advancing the field of healthcare administration.

 

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    "one of the last physician-owned practices"

    "Being part of our physician-owned practice is truly unique in today's healthcare landscape. Unlike many others, we have successfully resisted the allure of being absorbed by a large hospital system, allowing us to maintain our independence and focus on patient-centric care. Working with our dedicated team is a joy, as we not only cultivate innovative ideas but also witness them blossom into reality. Our commitment to autonomy and the ability to see our visions come to life sets us apart, creating a fulfilling and dynamic environment for both our team and the patients we serve." - Michelle Hershberger, BSN, RN, FACMPE
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