Quality Care with a Personal Touch

Our Practice

Providing quality medical care to the Newton, KS and surrounding communities for over 100 years.

Welcome to Axtell Clinic, conveniently located near Newton Medical Center. Here, we strive to provide you with comprehensive and quality care.

We aim to educate our patients in a safe environment while offering them care with a personal touch.

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Brooke A. Dunlavy, MD

Dr. Brooke Dunlavy is Axtell Clinic's newest doctor. More information coming soon!

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Richard M. Glover II, MD

Axtell Clinic's all-in-family approach to medicine started over 120 years ago and continues today with Dr. Richard Glover, the great grandson of the clinic's founder, Dr. J. T. Axtell.

After completing his medical degree in 1988 and then his residency in family practice in 1991, both from the Univery of Kansas, Dr. Glover joined Axtell Clinic in 1991. He specializes in family medicine, including pediatrics, sports medicine, geriatrics, men's health, women's health and medical research.

Dr. Glover and his wife Rochelle have two daughters, Brianne and Brooke. In his spare time, Dr. Glover enjoys golfing, hunting, fishing and fly-fishing.

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Robyn D. Hartvickson, MD

Dr. Robyn Hartvickson earned her medical degree from the University of Kansas in 2002 and completed her residency in family medicine in 2005 at Via Christi Health System in Wichita. She joined Axtell Clinic in 2005 to provide full scope family medicine along with obstetrics. In addition to her work at the clinic, Dr. Hartvickson is a clinical instructor with the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Wichita.

In her free time, Dr. Hartvickson enjoys living the country life with her husband and two children.

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Troy A. Holdeman, MD

Dr. Holdeman is a Newton native and 1998 NHS graduate. He earned his Bachelors degree in Biology from Kansas State University in 2002. He then continued his education at Kansas University and graduated in 2006. In 2009, he completed his Family Medicine residency with Via Christi, in Wichita, Kansas.

Dr. Holdeman loves to practice family medicine because of the variety that it provides. He has additional interest in Men's Health, Pediatrics and Sports Medicine. In addition to his work at Axtell Clinic, he precepts medical students from KU Medical School, performs medical research with Heartland Research Associates and is the former Medical Staff President for Newton Medical Center. 

When he is not in the office, you might find him outdoors. He enjoys hunting, fishing, camping, boating, skiing and swimming. Dr. Holdeman also enjoys volunteering with the AWANA program at a local church. 

Dr. Holdeman is Board Certified with the American Board of Family Medicine and is accepting New Patients now!

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Stacy B. Slechta, DO

Dr. Stacy Slechta earned her medical degree in osteopathic medicine from the University of Health Sciences in Kansas City in 1999 and completed her residency in family practice at Wesley Medical Center in 2002. Dr. Slechta joined Axtell Clinic in 2002 and specializes in pediatrics, geriatrics, sports medicine, women’s health and preventative medicine. She also participates in medical research.

Dr. Slechta’s husband Joe is a pharmacist at Wesley Medical Center. The couple has two children, Claire and Joe. After hours, Dr. Slechta can be found water skiing, snow skiing, reading, playing volleyball or walking her dog Rowdy.


Lacey Anderson, APRN

Lacey Anderson, APRN grew up in Newton, Kansas. She attended Cowley College from 2004-2006, where she earned an Associates of Science degree. In 2009, she graduated from Emporia State Unviersity with her Bachelors Degree in Nursing. 

Lacey worked at Newton Medical center for five years in the Medical Surgical Department. She also worked at the Newton Surgery Center during her employment. Because of this experience, she is an expert when it comes to IV's!

Lacey enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoys spending time outdoors playing softball and volleyball. 

Lacey is Board Certified with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and works directly with Dr. Troy Holdeman.


Amber Grant, APRN

More Information Coming Soon


Jennifer A. Simmonds, OD

Dr. Simmonds was raised in Winston-Salem North Carolina where she graduated summa cum laude from high school. She then attended Duke University where she majored in Biology, with studies in literature and antiquities. She received a scholarship for academics and also to the Duke-in-Rome Summer Program. She was awarded a scholarship for Clinical Excellence for a graduate student that provided outstanding patient care.

She then went to optometry school receiving her Doctorate from  Southern California College in Fullerton, California. She belongs to the American Optometric Association and the Kansas Optometric Association.

She enjoys volunteering and has participated in several mission trips through VOSH, Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity. When not in the office she enjoys being a mom to her two sons, Max and Oliver.

Dr. Simmonds practices at Axtell Eye Center. More information can be found here: www.axtelleyecenter.com


Addi Voth, APRN

Addi Voth, APRN grew up in Moundridge, Kansas. In 2012, she earned her Bachelors Degree in Nursing from Bethel College. She continued her education at Frontier Nursing University and graduated in 2016 with a Masters of Science in Nursing, specializing in Family Practice. 

Addi worked at Newton Medical Center for five years in the Labor and Delivery department. That experience has been vital in expanding Dr. Robyn Hartvickson's Obstetrics practice. Apart from OB, Addi is also interested in Women's Heath and Pediatric care. 

When she is not in the office, you might find her with a cup of coffee in her hand, reading a good book or spending time with her husband and baby girl!

Addi is Board Certified with the American Academy of Nurse Practioiners and works directly with Dr. Stacy Slechta and Dr. Robyn Hartvickson.