Top Doctors 2013

An exhaustive listing of the very best physicians in southwest Missouri, as chosen by their peers.

DISCLAIMER: The information in this article was fact checked and accurate at press time, but 417 Magazine cannot guarantee its accuracy indefinitely.

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Cardiovascular Disease
John Best, MD, FACP, FACC
CMH Heart Institute,
Citizens Memorial Hospital
417-328-6040

Emergency Medicine
Jeffrey Smieshek, DO
CMH Emergency Department,
Citizens Memorial Hospital
417-326-6000

Family Practice
William Donnell, MD (tie)
Bolivar Family Care Center,
Citizens Memorial Hospital
417-326-6021

Kristopher Kaufmann, DO (tie)
Butterfield Park Medical Center,
Citizens Memorial Hospital
417-326-7676

Geriatric Medicine
Jeffrey Tedrow, MD
Bolivar Family Care Center,
Citizens Memorial Hospital
417-326-6021

Hematology/Oncology
Leonid Shunyakov, MD
Carrie J. Babb Cancer Center,
Citizens Memorial Hospital
417-326-7200

Hospitalist
Wanda Ethen, MD
Note: Dr. Ethen recently moved to Minnesota and is no longer practicing in southwest Missouri.

Internal Medicine
Wanda Ethen, MD
Note: Dr. Ethen recently moved to Minnesota and is no longer practicing in southwest Missouri.
 

Nephrology
David Sommerfeld, MD
Bolivar Family Care Center/Citizens
Memorial Hospital
417-886-5000
Note: Dr. Sommerfeld also works for Springfield Nephrology Associates.

Neurology
Curtis Schreiber, MD
CMH Neurology Clinic,
Citizens Memorial Hospital
417-327-3530

Obstetrics & Gynecology
Shelly Meents, MD
Bolivar OB/GYN,
Citizens Memorial Hospital
417-777-8131

Runner up:
Kevin Burlison, MD
Bolivar OB/GYN,
Citizens Memorial Hospital
417-777-8131

Occupational Medicine
Juris Simanis, MD
CMH Sports and Occupational
Medicine Clinic,
Citizens Memorial Hospital
417-777-6161

Ophthalmology
Caleb Sawyer, MD
Note: Dr. Sawyer was voted a Top Doctor but moved to Texas and no longer practices in southwest Missouri.

Otolaryngology
Jacque LeBeau, MD
Note: Dr. LeBeau moved to Florida and no longer practices in 417-land.

Runner up:
Robert Cagle, DO
CMH ENT and Allergy Clinic,
Citizens Memorial Hospital
417-328-7702

Pain Management
Mark Bult, MD
Institute for Pain Management,
Citizens Memorial Hospital
417-326-7246

Pediatrics (General)
Shannon Calvert, MD
Butterfield Park Pediatrics,
Citizens Memorial Hospital
417-777-2121

Runner up:
Maida Baugh, MD
Butterfield Park Pediatrics,
Citizens Memorial Hospital
417-777-2121

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Mark Bult, MD
Institute for Pain Management,
Citizens Memorial Hospital
417-326-7246

Podiatry
Patrick McShane, DPM
CMH Professional Building
888-417-5665

Runner up:
Matt Garrison, DPM
Regional Foot and Ankle
417-326-6200

Psychiatry
H.J. Bains, MD
Bolivar Medical Center,
Citizens Memorial Hospital
417-326-7814

Pulmonary Disease
Brian Kim, MD
CMH Pulmonology Clinic,
Citizens Memorial Hospital
417-326-2550

Rheumatology
Anthony Tay, MD
CMH Rheumatology Clinic,
Citizens Memorial Hospital
417-327-3530

Sports Medicine
Juris Simanis, MD
CMH Sports and Occupational
Medicine Clinic,
Citizens Memorial Hospital
417-777-6161

Urology
John Boullier, MD
CMH Urology Clinic,
Citizens Memorial Hospital
417-326-2550

+ SURGERY SPECIALISTS

Colon & Rectal Surgery
Brent Bartgis, DO
CMH Surgical Services,
Citizens Memorial Hospital
417-326-8700

General Surgery
Brent Bartgis, DO
CMH Surgical Services,
Citizens Memorial Hospital
417-326-8700

Runner up:
Wayne Wolf III, DO
CMH Surgical Services,
Citizens Memorial Hospital
417-326-8700

Laparoscopic Surgery
Wayne Wolf III, DO
CMH Surgical Services,
Citizens Memorial Hospital
417-326-8700

Maxillofacial Surgery
Jacque LeBeau, MD
Note: Dr. LeBeau has moved to
Florida and no longer practices in southwest Missouri.

Opthalmologic Surgery
Caleb Sawyer, MD
Note: Dr. Sawyer has moved to Texas and no longer practices in southwest Missouri.

General Orthopedic Surgery
Ron Smith, MD
Parkview Orthopedic Clinic,
Citizens Memorial Hospital
417-777-2663

Orthopedics (Foot & Ankle Surgery)
David Hicks, MD
Note: Dr. Hicks currently works in
Springfield.

Orthopedics (Joint Replacement Surgery)
Ron Smith, MD
Parkview Orthopedic Clinic,
Citizens Memorial Hospital
417-777-2663

Orthopedics (Sports Medicine & Arthroscopy)
Ron Smith, MD
Parkview Orthopedic Clinic,
Citizens Memorial Hospital
417-777-2663

Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery
Jacque LeBeau, MD (tie)
Note: Dr. LeBeau has moved to Florida and no longer practices in 417-land.

Robert Cagle, DO (tie)
CMH ENT and Allergy Clinic,
Citizens Memorial Hospital
417-328-7702
Note: Dr. Cagle works in otolaryngology; he does not perform head & neck surgery.

Podiatric Surgery
Matt Garrison, DPM
Regional Foot and Ankle
417-326-6200

Urology Surgery
John A. Boullier, MD
CMH Urology Clinic,
Citizens Memorial Hospital
417-326-2550

+ ADDITIONAL SPECIALISTS

Anesthesiology
Melissa Kokoszka, MD
Citizens Memorial Hospital
417-326-6000

Pathology
James Shelley, MD
Citizens Memorial Hospital
417-326-6000

Radiology
John Gamble III, MD
Citizens Memorial Hospital
417-326-6000

Runner up:
Jana Horner, MD
Citizens Memorial Hospital
417-326-6000
 

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