Internal Medicine

2214 Canterbury Drive Suite 202
Hays, KS 67601 | Directions

Medical Specialists

Welcome to the Medical Specialists website. Our providers and staff are dedicated to providing Hays and the surrounding area high quality medical care in an atmosphere of compassion and professionalism. We offer a wide variety of services with dedication and an expertise in Internal Medicine.This website was developed to better serve our patients and the growing needs of our community. Our goal for this website is to have information available to our patients about our office as well as interactions such as requesting to become a new patient, medical history information and general information before your appointment. Our patient education links can help with your understanding of many medical conditions and also with staying healthy.We strive to help our patients through education and high quality medical care. We find that the more educated our patients are the better they do at managing their diseases.


Medical Specialists provides a full range of internal medicine health services. We care for adult patients of all ages. Some of the services we have may include:

  • Diagnosis and management of chronic health problems such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes and thyroid disease
  • Women’s health exams including Pap smears
  • Men’s health exams including prostate checks
  • Treatment of skin disorders including mole, wart, and skin lesion removal
  • Evaluation and ongoing care for osteoporosis
  • Nursing home care
  • Treadmill stress tests
  • Joint injections
  • EKG
  • Toenail removal
  • Diabetes education

We also are able to provide hospital care to our patients, and provide treatment of acute illnesses and injuries.

Patient Internet Links

Educational Resources

CDC Vaccination Information
Smoking Cessation
Medline Plus – Interactive Education and Slide Shows
Mayo Clinic Patient Education Information

Safety Concerns

Consumer Product Safety Commission

Societies and Organizations

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
American Diabetes Association
American Cancer Society
American Heart Association
National Institutes of  Health

Patient and Family Support

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Medical Records Release

Hays Medical Center is happy to provide you with a copy of your medical record for follow-up care, insurance purposes or your own use.

To request a copy of your medical records, mail or bring a completed Authorization Form to:

Health Information Management Department
Hays Medical Center
2220 Canterbury Suite 202
Hays, Kansas 676017:00 am – 5:30 pm
Monday – Friday
Fax 785.623.5826

CLICK HERE for Authorization Form


Continuing Care – no charge if the records are sent directly to another care provider. Please enter the care provider’s name and address on the authorization form in Section 3

Personal Use – 25 cents per page

Medical Specialists Physicians

Shanon Custer, MD

Shanon Custer, MD

Internal Medicine
Andrea Paul – PA-C

Andrea Paul – PA-C

Gestational Diabetes, Internal Medicine
Tara Roa – PA-C, CDE

Tara Roa – PA-C, CDE

Diabetes Solutions, Internal Medicine
Kelsey Templeman, PA-C

Kelsey Templeman, PA-C

Internal Medicine