Dr. Terence Vanderheiden received his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine Degree from Des Moines University. He completed his residency training in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA. After residency, he completed a foot and ankle Sports Medicine Fellowship at Palo Alto Medical Clinic in Palo Alto, CA.
Dr. Vanderheiden is double board certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery and the American Board of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Vanderheiden has a special interest in sports injuries that affect the foot and ankle. His goal is to keep patients’ feet healthy so they can stay active throughout their lives. He sees patients of all ages.
Dr. Vanderheiden appreciates spending time with his wife and their four children. He also enjoys exercising, music and exploring the great outdoors.
Amanda M. Walz, M.D.
Family Medicine, Pediatrics
Dr. Amanda M. Walz grew up in Pipestone, Minnesota. She attended the University of Minnesota – Morris, graduating with a Degree in Biology. Dr. Walz received her M.D. Degree from the University of Minnesota in 2008 and completed her residency training at the Sioux Falls Family Medicine Residency Program in Sioux Falls, SD in August 2011. Her special interests include obstetrics and women’s and children’s health, in addition to caring for the entire family.
Dr. Walz enjoys spending time with her husband, John, and their two daughters, Abbey and Ella. Other interests include traveling, hiking, camping and fishing. Dr. Walz joined Alexandria Clinic October 1, 2011.
Not accepting new adult patients at this time
Jennessa N. Warzecha, M.D.
Family Medicine, Pediatrics
Dr. Jennessa Nielsen Warzecha is a native Minnesotan. She was born in Lancaster, Minnesota, and attended high school in Windom. She graduated from the University of Minnesota, Morris, where she studied Chemistry and Biology. Dr. Warzecha received her Doctor of Medicine Degree from Mayo Medical School in Rochester, Minnesota and completed her residency training at the University of Minnesota, Methodist Hospital, Family Medicine Residency Program. Her special interests include Obstetrics (through the first 28 weeks of pregnancy), Women’s Health, Pediatrics and care of the entire family.
Dr. Warzecha enjoys running, many outdoor activities, traveling, reading and playing the piano. She and her husband, Brian, enjoy living in a smaller community with their daughters, Mila and Avery, and dog, Baxter. Dr. Warzecha joined the Alexandria Clinic in September 2007.
Not accepting new patients at this time
Dennis P. Weigel, M.D.
I joined the United States Army Reserve following medical school and served as a Major in the United States Army Reserves Medical Division. In addition, I pursued advanced training in orthopedic surgery as part of my residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. My specialty is general orthopedics with an interest in adult hip and knee reconstruction and sports medicine. In my spare time, I also enjoy spending time with my family, golfing, hunting, fishing, and other water activities.
Education & Training
Undergraduate Degree: Central University of Iowa, Pella, IA
Medical Degree: University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA
Board Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Member, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
Lindsay grew up in Brooten, MN and attended school at Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa. She graduated from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Psychology. She then attended Physical Therapy school at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, SD, graduating in 2015 with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Lindsay enjoys treating people of all ages and conditions. She is a certified Spinal Manual Therapist, which focuses on using pain science and a hands-on approach to treating spinal pain.
Lindsay lives in Miltona, MN with her husband, Ryan, and her daughter, Elsie. She enjoys playing volleyball, watching sports, bow hunting, boating, and spending time with friends and family. Lindsay joined Alomere Health Rehab Services in May 2015.
Amanda Wilson, D.O.
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dr. Amanda Wilson was born and raised in Oswego, IL. She attended medical school at Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, CA and Portland, OR. She then spent four years completing her residency training in Obstetrics & Gynecology in Hartford, CT at Saint Francis Hospital. Since graduating from residency in 2016, she has worked as an OB/GYN in a small private practice in Columbus, NE. She is board certified with the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
In her free, time Dr. Wilson loves spending time with her husband and two sons. She also enjoys gardening and being in the outdoors. Dr. Wilson and her family are looking forward to exploring the biking, skiing, and lakes in Alexandria.
Emma A. Wilson PA-C
Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Physician Assistant
Emma in a native of Alexandria, and a graduate of Jefferson High School. She received her undergraduate degree in Exercise Science at Gustavus Adolphus College, and later went on to earn her Masters in Physician Assistant Studies from the Graduate School at Bethel University. She is a member of the Minnesota Academy of Physician Assistants. Her areas of interest include women's health and chronic disease management.
After spending several years in the Twin Cities, she is excited to be back working and living in her hometown with her husband, Brady, and their dog, Jim. In her free time, she enjoys drinking coffee, running, baking, and reading.
She is only taking new HealthPlus patients.
Leann Zimny, PA-C
Obstetrics and Gynecology, Physician Assistant
Leann was born and raised in Avon, MN. She graduated from Winona State University with a degree in Biology in 2006. She worked as a laboratory tech and phlebotomist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN prior to entering graduate school at Carroll University in Waukesha, WI, where she earned her master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies in 2015.
Leann began her PA career working at the Urgency Center in St. Cloud. She spent the following 3 years caring for patients from the Melrose area; seeing patients in clinic, emergency, and hospital settings. She is a certified tobacco treatment specialist.
Leann moved to Alexandria in 2016 after meeting her husband, who is an Alexandria native. They have a 1-year-old son and have enjoyed introducing him to their favorite outdoor activities; boating, swimming, and exploring the local parks and trails. Leann enjoys indoor and outdoor fitness activities, traveling to new places, and game nights and get-togethers with family and friends.
James P Zwach, M.D.
Dr. James Zwach joined Alexandria Clinic, P.A. September, 2010. He was born in Marshall, MN and attended high school in Tracy, MN. He graduated from South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD with an undergraduate degree in Biology. Dr. Zwach received his Doctor of Medicine Degree from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, MN.
He completed his residency training in Family Medicine at Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park, MN. He is board certified in Family Medicine. Dr. Zwach previously practiced in Marshall, MN, specializing in Family Medicine. He and his wife, Emily, along with their two children reside in Alexandria. His interests include boating, hunting, and spending time with his family.