Cady Temple, Administration

"But I will restore you to health and heal your wounds,' declares the LORD..."

Jeremiah 30:17

Courtney Stevens, LPN

for Dr. Washburn

John Washburn, M.D.

Dr. Washburn grew up on the plains of Colorado along with his four brothers on a hog farm. He graduated from Colorado State University with a degree in Microbiology and received his medical degree from Ross University with high honors. He and his wife fell in love with the Ozarks while completing his residency at Cox Family Medicine Residency in Springfield, MO.  His scope of practice includes obstetrics with C-sections, inpatient and ICU care, urgent care and outpatient pediatric, adult and geriatric medicine.

Prior to joining Ozarks Family Care, Dr. Washburn and his family served at a mission hospital high in the Peruvian Andes meeting the physical and spiritual needs of the Quechua people.  He is married and has three children; one of which was born in Peru.

Deena Opdyke, Administration

Irina Smith, Administration

Promise Lambe, LPN

for Dr. Roush

Melody Good, LPN

for Dr. Morrison

Tonya Dunn, LPN

for Dr. Spurling

Scott  Roush, D.O.

Dr. Roush grew up in the South Central Ozarks region beginning college at MSU in West Plains, moving on to MSU in Springfield and then he went to ASU in Jonesboro, AR.  He completed his residency at Cox Family Medicine Residency in Springfield, MO. and received his Doctor of Osteopathy from Kansas City University of Medical and Biosciences. 

Dr. Roush retired from OB practice in 2009 but still sees patients from newborns to end of life in the clinic and sometimes with home visits.

Dr. Roush uses the Hospitalists and programs at OMC, Cox, Mercy and Baxter to care for his patients that need hospitalizations.  He is available at all times to consult with them concerning his patients care when needed.

Dr. Roush has been married for 25 years and has 3 handsome boys.  In addition to being a physician, he is board certified in hospice and palliative medicine and is the Medical Director of Three Rivers Hospice.

Jason Spurling, M.D.

Dr. Spurling grew up in Belle, Mo, which is about 2 hours north of West Plains.  He received his BS in Biology as well as received his MD from the University of Missouri in Columbia. In 2004, Dr. Spurling opened this practice with Dr. Roush after completing his residency at Cox Family Medicine in Springfield, MO.

Dr. Spurling has been married for 11 years and has 3 children, including a set of twins.  He is a board member of Ozarks Medical Center.  His wide scope of care covers inpatient and ICU care, pediatrics, women's health, adolescent, adults and geriatric medicine as well as nursing home care. 

Derek Morrison, D.O.

Dr. Morrison was raised and currently resides with his wife and 6 children in Willow Springs, MO.  He received his undergraduate education at Drury University and completed his residency at Cox Health Family Medicine Residency in Springfield, MO.  His Doctor of Osteopathy degree came from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences.

Before becoming a physician, Dr. Morrison worked as a surgical tech in the operating rooms of Mercy, Cox and OMC. He still helps out at OMC occasionally by working in the ER, as well he volunteers at the Christian Clinic in West Plains, MO.  Something interesting about Dr. Morrison is that he has a twin brother in Bolivar, MO that is also a physician. 

About Us


We are an independent four physician family medical clinic that offers a full range of health care from newborns through geriatric care.  Our mission is to provide top of the line holistic health care in the Southern Central Ozarks region. We are a full-service family practice of dedicated, experienced physicians who believe in working with our patients to maintain and improve their health. We work together to serve your entire family for all of your medical needs in all stages of life. Our physicians believe in providing comprehensive health care services to our patients in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. We also believe in educating our patients as we work with them to achieve the best physical state possible. Each physician is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and has years of experience. Our licensed practical nurses always consult with the physician prior to working with each patient in order to provide informed, consistent care at all times.

Open Monday - Thursday

7am - 7pm


7am - 1:30pm

Marissa Pearson, Administration

Call for an appointment 417.255.8645