HSHS Medical Group’s newest Health Today episode features Kari Jerge, MD, general surgeon at HSHS Medical Group General Surgery in Springfield. Passionate about patient care, Dr. Jerge says, “We are providing patients the very best surgical care in the least invasive way possible. I’m thrilled that we can bring that to Springfield and surrounding communities.”
 
Kari Jerge, MD earned her medical degree from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. She completed a general surgery residency with University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a general surgery residency and surgical critical care fellowship with St. Louis University Hospital. She is board certified in general surgery and surgical critical care.
 
In her conversation with Health Today host Sonya Jones, Dr. Jerge explains her role as a general and trauma surgeon, emphasizing that health care is a partnership between providers and patients. She enjoys bonding with patients and helping them find the best solution to their health needs. 
HSHS Medical Group General Surgery is located at 301 North Eighth Street on the campus of HSHS St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. Dr. Jerge and other skilled surgeons care for patients from diagnosis through postoperative treatment, using advanced technology and surgical techniques to offer patients the best treatment for both emergency and elective surgery.
 
Hosted by Sonya Jones, Health Today is a video series featuring HSHS Medical Group providers, their specialties, and the care they provide patients. Episodes can be found on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSsd620_W2K-_-IpvrGM-IA, on the HSHS Medical Group Facebook page, or at www.HSHSMedicalGroup.org. 

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