Dr. Celeste Rains is a family practitioner practicing in Oakley, KS. Dr. Rains specializes in comprehensive health care for people of all ages. In addition to diagnosing and treating illnesses, family practitioners also put focus on preventative care with routine checkups, tests and personalized coaching on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Dr. Rains possesses immense general knowledge on maintaining health and today, family practitioners provide more care for the underserved and rural populations than any other medical specialty.
Education and Training
A.T. Still University of Health Sciences Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine 1996
Family MedicineAmerican Board of Family MedicineABFM
- Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Family Medicine
- University of Kansas School of Medicine Program
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