Welcome to Be Well Pediatrics!
No matter the journey that brought you here, we are so glad you found us. Our mission and passion is to achieve wellness for each and every child by implementing an integrative healthcare model. Our goal is to address and improve the overall health of your child through a balance of natural, holistic, functional, and allopathic medicine. We offer individualized care to ensure your child is well rooted in wellness with love and grace.
Callie Williams is a doctorate prepared board certified pediatric nurse practitioner licensed in the state of Iowa with special certification for Pediatric Integrative Medicine from the American Pediatric Integrative Medicine Academy. She is completing Pediatric Functional Medicine fellowship through MAPS. Dr. Callie is married to Dave with three beautiful young children. She is highly motivated to grow and learn with a passion to care for children while partnering with parents. Dr. Callie is the owner of Be Well Pediatrics, wearing many different hats. She has been incredibly humbled and grateful for the wonderful opportunity to serve and care for children at Be Well Pediatrics. She has a variety of experience working with children at the ARC & ChildServe with special healthcare needs. She has inpatient general pediatric, pediatric intensive care, and neonatal intensive care nursing experience. She spent time caring for children as a research hematology and oncology nurse. She had prior experience starting a pediatric primary care practice in rural Iowa. She continues to practice as a provider in Pediatric Emergency Department and as a Pediatric Hospitalist rounding on Inpatient Pediatrics and Newborn Nursery.
Front Office Care Team
Dr. Jennifer is a doctorally-prepared double board certified Family Nurse Practitioner licensed in the state of Iowa. Dr. Jennifer is also a mother to three older children, Tarryn, Quentin, and Sienna. All of Dr. Jennifer's children have attended the Southeast Polk High School. She has been a Pleasant Hill resident for the last 20 years, this community has been her home. Dr. Jennifer shares our passion to partner with parents and children to provide a comprehensive integrative approach to wellness. She is passionate about identifying the root cause of health. Dr. Jennifer desires to shift from a reactive healthcare approach to prevention to achieve overall wellness. She has 20 years of nurse practitioner experience in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, ENT, Sleep Medicine, Family Medicine, Urgent Care, and On With Life. Dr. Jennifer also has experience in developing an Interdisciplinary Pediatric Weight Management Clinic. She is grateful to be joining the Be Well Pediatrics team and mission to partner with families for the wellness of children from an integrative care model.
Dr. Kandace Bass is a board-certified pediatrician licensed in the state of Iowa. Her passion to care for children began at a young age. She began caring for children when she was 11 years old as a babysitter. Dr. Kandace pursued her Bachelor of Science in Molecular and Cellular Biology at the University of Illinois graduating summa cum laude. She then completed medical school at the University of Illinois and finished her pediatric residency at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. She joins us with years of pediatric primary care experience. Dr. Kandace is excited to join Be Well Pediatrics to treat children with an all encompassing integrative approach for wellness. She loves to learn and partner with parents empowering them to care for their children. Dr. Kandace enjoys swing dancing with her husband Peter. In her free time, she likes to read, travel, play board games, and spend time with friends and family, especially her nieces and nephews.
Casey Seyler graduated in the Spring of ‘20 with a Bachelor of Health Science from the University of Northwestern- St. Paul. She then pursued a nursing degree, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, from Mercy College in the Fall of ‘22. She married her husband, Robbie, the Summer of 2020. They have a golden retriever they adore. Casey has developed a passion to learn how to integrate her nursing career with more of a holistic health & wellness approach. She has a variety of experience working with children through ChildServe, nannying, & as a personal care assistant for children with special needs. Casey enjoys spending her free time with family and friends, playing board games & playing volleyball. She also loves coaching high school girls volleyball at Grand View Christian School. She loves Jesus & people. Casey is excited to start her nursing career at Be Well Pediatrics.
Rachel joined Be Well Pediatrics with a desire and passion to learn and utilize a holistic approach to patient care. Rachel believes healthcare is not one size fits all. She has been a registered nurse for 10 years with her main focus in women’s health. She has served women and newborns in labor and delivery the past 8 years. Her favorite part of being a nurse is being an active advocate for her patients empowering them to have a voice and be in control of their own care.
Rachel is an Illinois native, but has loved living in Iowa for the last 10 years. She is happy to call Iowa home. Rachel and her husband live in the Altoona community. Rachel is a mom of two beautiful children and two dogs. When she is not working as a nurse, she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, gardening, biking, and being outdoors. She has a big love for Jesus and feels beyond blessed at the opportunity to serve children and their families at Be Well Pediatrics.
Emily has joined our team with a passion for holistic health to heal our bodies from the inside out! Emily has her bachelors of science in nursing and graduated from Grand View University in 2013. Emily has dabbled in many areas of the nursing field in the past 10 years. She feels called to help families understand how to support their bodies heal in a more natural way. Emily, her husband Chris, and three children love the Lord and enjoy sharing their joy of the Lord with others. Emily is excited to join the Be Well Pediatric team to meet new families and support them along their healing journey.