ER Providers: James Trent, MD, Jessica Webb, DO, Rob Baker, PA-C

Hospital Services

Emergency/Trauma Care (ER/Ambulance): Available 24 hours/day, 7 days/week. Call 911.


  • Bone Densitometry: A test similar to an X-ray that quickly and accurately measures the density of bone
  • Inpatient Care: Swing Bed, Acute, Long-term, Respite and Hospice Care Levels
  • Lifecenter: Infusion services, injections and patient education
  • Laboratory: Provides tests that are diagnostic to the care of patients
  • Palliative Care: Also known as comfort or hospice care
  • Pharmacy: Emergency Room, Inpatient; Retail Location: (641) 622-3184; Open Mon-Fri 8 am to 6 pm, Sat 8 am to Noon
  • Radiology: CT, Mammography, MRI, Ultrasound, X-Ray
  • Sleep Studies
  • Therapy Services: Physical, Speech and Occupational

ER Providers

James Trent, MD, is an Emergency Medicine specialist in Sigourney, Iowa. He obtained his undergraduate degree at Brigham Young University in Utah. He received his medical degree from St. Matthew’s University School of Medicine, Grand Cayman, in 2005, then completed a three-year Family Practice residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Dr. Trent has over 15 years of diverse experience, especially in Emergency Medicine.

Dr. Trent married wife Lisa in 1995 and the couple has eight children. He enjoys working in rural and small town environments.

Jessica Webb, DO, was born and raised here in Iowa. She attended the University of Northern Iowa and graduated medical school from Des Moines University. She completed residency at Iowa Lutheran Family Medicine Residency in Des Moines. She is board-certified in Family Medicine and has experience in emergency room and inpatient care, outpatient medicine and newborn nursery. Her professional interests include pediatrics, women’s health and dermatology. She is an active member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, American Board of Family Medicine, and the Iowa Academy of Family Physicians.

In her spare time, Jessica enjoys being active with her husband and three sons, ages 7, 4 and 2. Her husband, Eric, was also born and raised in Sigourney. Their boys enjoy exploring their grandparents’ farm every chance they get! If she gets a spare moment, she enjoys triathlon training, baking, and photography.

Rob Baker, PA-C, joined the KCHC Emergency Room staff in August of 2016. He was employed by the University of Iowa Hospital to staff the Rural Health Clinic from 1998 to 2016. During his employment with the U of I, he was also in the Army Reserve where he was mobilized for “Operation Iraqi Freedom One” for 18 months, but spent 12 months in Iraq. His responsibilities and experiences as the Chief Medical Officer assigned to the 389th Combat Engineer Battalion included many traumatic and health care related incidents during the occupation of Iraq. During a naval enlistment from 1983-87, he experienced first hand how rescue operations saved lives, as a search and rescue wet-swimmer attached to the helicopter unit HS-8 assigned to the USS Constellation out of San Diego, CA. He went on to pursue his education in Las Vegas, Nevada, graduating from UNLV in 1993 with a BS in Biological Sciences. Rob then moved his family to Los Angeles, California and graduated from the University of Southern California PA school of medicine in 1996.

Rob and his wife, Cricket, moved to Sigourney with their daughter Tiffany and son Nick. They were attracted by the safe community and quality of education. Rob enjoys trout fishing, football, gardening and spending time with his grandson Sammy.