Specialist Services close to home
Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains offers key health services for seniors
Maintaining your health and quality of life as you get older is a concern
for most people as they age. Getting older doesn’t mean that you
will have serious health issues, but should something arise, Ozarks Medical
Center (OMC) staffs a wide variety of specialists in many fields to provide
quality compassionate care close to home.
OMC Heart Care Services provides cardiac care to the community, from basic
heart care to open heart surgery and everything in between. Services include
a 24/7 Cardiac Catheterization Lab, Cardiac Operating Suite and Cardiac
Rehabilitation program. OMC’s team of cardiology experts includes
Cardiac Surgeon William A. McGee, MD; Interventional Cardiologists Kevin
Crowe, MD, and M. Faisal Khan, MD; Invasive Cardiologist A.K. George,
MD; and Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist Jim Streff. For more information
about OMC Heart Care Services, call 417-257-5950. Dr. Khan also sees patients
one day a month at the Texas County Memorial Hospital in Houston.
OMC Lung Care Services specializes in treating disorders related to the
lungs and respiratory systems. Led by Dr. Juan Mella, the Lung Care Services
team treats a variety of lung conditions including difficulty breathing,
cough, asthma, sleep disorders, lung infection, chronic lung diseases
(including COPD), rare lung diseases, genetic lung diseases, and many
others. Respiratory therapy and pulmonary rehab also are offered, as well
as smoking cessation classes. To reach OMC Lung Care Services, call 417-257-5825.
For more information about our free smoking cessation classes, call 417-257-6762.
OMC Sleep Center, under the direction of Jared Jung, is a complete state-of-the-art
center with capability to monitor different parameters including brain
waves, oxygen, respiration, heart rate, etc. while you are sleeping in
the comfort of one of our six beautiful, comfortable suites. OMC Sleep
Center works closely with your physician to provide the necessary treatment.
For more information about the OMC Sleep Center, call 417-257-5859.
OMC Cancer Treatment Center was designed with our patients’ comfort
and safety in mind and is equipped to provide high-quality, compassionate
care to patients. Located inside the Shaw Medical Building in West Plains,
we offer patients the same leading edge treatment they can receive in
progressive cancer treatment centers across the country. OMC’s Cancer
Treatment Center team includes Dr. Charles Morgan, a Board Certified Medical
Oncologist/Hematologist and medical director for the Cancer Treatment
Center; Dr. Liana Makarian, Hematologist/Oncologist; and Dr. Benjamin
Yan, Radiation Oncologist. Our mission is to deliver compassionate and
personalized cancer care by offering prevention, early detection and innovative
treatment options that make a meaningful difference in the quality of
our patient’s lives and support their path to healing. To contact
the OMC Cancer Treatment Center, call 417-257-5900.
OMC Orthopedic Clinic provides treatment for sports injuries; broken bones;
hip, knee and shoulder surgery; musculoskeletal trauma; and degenerative
diseases. OMC Orthopedic Clinic has two board certified orthopedic surgeons
on staff, Dr. James Rushford and Dr. Susan Jolly. OMC Orthopedic Clinic
also offers orthopedic surgical care 24 hour a day, seven days a week
for surgical emergencies. For more information about OMC Orthopedic Clinic,
OMC Neurosciences Center provides care for diseases and disorders of the
nervous system, as well as, provides treatment for stroke, multiple sclerosis,
Parkinson’s Disease, and neuromuscular disorders. Dr. Clara Applegate
and Dr. Vikas Kumar are the neurologists on staff. OMC is a Level II stroke
center designated by the state of Missouri. To learn more about OMC Neurosciences
Center, call 417-257-6777.
Sometimes your path to healing will require additional care. OMC Riverways
and OMC Rehabilitation Services know that when you or your loved one is
ill or injured, there’s no place you’d rather be than in your
own home. Riverways Home Care works closely with your physician to provide
the medical care he or she recommends. Our skilled staff of nurses, home
health aides, rehabilitation therapists and social workers, are dedicated
to providing the best possible health care to patients in their own homes.
Riverways provides care in Howell, Oregon, Ozark, Douglas, Shannon, Texas
and Wright counties in Missouri. For more information about Riverways,
call 417-256-3133. OMC Rehabilitation Services makes getting physical,
occupational, and speech therapy convenient and close to home with therapy
center locations in Alton, Gainesville, Mountain Grove and West Plains.
To reach the OMC Rehabilitation Services, call 417-257-5959.
Ozarks Medical Center has been committed to providing quality health care
to the area since 1959. OMC provides other specialized services in addition
to those listed. For a complete listing of OMC physicians, contact the
OMC Public Relations Department to get your free Physician Directory at
417-257-6735, or visit www.ozarksmedicalcenter.com.