Independence Clinic & Express Care


At our Labette Health Independence Clinic & Express Care clinic, we treat many conditions (by appointment or walk-in) including:

  • Earaches
  • Colds, cough and flu
  • Allergies and sinus infections
  • Fevers
  • Infections
  • Gastrointestinal and respiratory problems
  • Minor injuries
  • And more

Other than primary care, we also provide:

  • Well-women exams
  • DOT physicals and pre-employment physicals
  • School physicals
  • Work comp evaluations

Additional services available at the clinic (by appointment only) include general surgery, internal medicine, pediatrics and urology.

Meet our family medicine providers

Dawn McCaffery has been providing care to the area for over 16 years. She graduated from University of Kansas Medical Center in 1991 and earned her master’s in nursing in 1994 with a primary focus on primary care. She is board-certified by American Nurses Credentialing Center and has been a member of the American Nurses Association since 1991.

Chelsea Bradfield received her BSN from Pittsburg State University in 2000 and her MSN-NP-C in 2015—graduating top 15% in her class. She has served in many capacities at Labette Health including critical care nursing and medical nursing supervisor and director. Her precepting experience included a rotation in a busy Branson emergency room, performing a high number of laceration repairs, abscess drainage and minor trauma evaluations.

Michael E. Bolt, MD, a board-certified general surgeon at Labette Health, provides a monthly general surgery consultation clinic.  Bolt performs both common and complex procedures including surgical oncology, endoscopy, hernia repair, cholecystectomy, etc.  He performs both advanced laparoscopic surgery and da Vinci robotic surgery.  Learn more about surgical services at Labette Health.

Ben Legler, MD, specializes in internal medicine and pediatrics. He provides care for all ages—from newborns to geriatrics—offering a wide array of services including newborn and pediatric care, adolescent medicine, preventative care and screening, acute illness care and management of chronic disease. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Legler, contact his office at 620.820.5800.

V.S. Pai, MD, specializes in urology. He received his medical degree from Osmania University, India and completed residency at Oklahoma University Health Science Center. He is board-certified. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Pai, contact his office at 620.820.5120.

Contact Us

Independence Clinic & Express Care

209 E. Laurel St.
Independence, KS 67301


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