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Dr. Jacqueline Conger, OB-GYN, has joined the medical team at St. Bernards.
Dr. Conger earned her medical degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock in 2014.
She completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, TN. She received her undergraduate degree at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro.
Dr. Conger is married to Matt and has two children, a son named Charlie and a daughter named Elizabeth.
She is currently accepting new patients at St. Bernards OB-GYN Associates located at 800 S.... Continue Reading
Board-certified neurosurgeon Alice Cherqui, MD, has joined the medical team at St. Bernards.
Dr. Cherqui earned her medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston in 2003.
She completed an internship at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, as well as a residency in neurosurgery at the Louisiana Health Science Center in New Orleans. In 2011, she completed a complex spine fellowship at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee.
Since 2011, she has served as a neurosurgeon with West Tennessee Healthcare in Jackson, Tenn.
She is currently... Continue Reading
The Heritage Edition of The Saint John’s Bible is spending a few months in Northeast Arkansas. From June 4 through July 31, St. Bernards Healthcare will host the unique piece of sacred art and offer viewings for the public.
Saint John’s Abbey and University in Collegeville, Minnesota, commissioned Donald Jackson to produce the hand-written, hand-illuminated Bible in 1998. It’s the first monumental, illuminated Bible commissioned by a Benedictine monastery in the modern era. It was created by scribes in a scriptorium in Wales under the artistic direction of Jackson, one of the world&rsquo... Continue Reading
The Cancer Program at St. Bernards Medical Center has been re-accredited with commendation by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons as a comprehensive community cancer program. (The “with commendation” signifies that the St. Bernards program exceeds standard requirements.)
To earn three-year accreditation, a program must meet or exceed 34 quality care standards and must be evaluated every three years to ensure it maintains excellence in comprehensive patient-centered care. St. Bernards Cancer Center previously received this accreditation in 2015.
As a CoC-accredited cancer center, St. Bernards takes a multidisciplinary approach to treating... Continue Reading
Today, St. Bernards Healthcare announced plans to open an Urgent Care center in Kennett, Missouri starting July 1.
St. Bernards Fast Care Urgent Care center will be located at 1312 First Street in Kennett. Patients can walk in during designated daily hours and be seen for various conditions from colds to stitches to minor emergencies.
“Our number one priority is offering the residents of Dunklin County and the entire Kennett region the healthcare they need,” said Chris Barber, president and CEO of St. Bernards Healthcare. “St. Bernards will continue to work with local providers... Continue Reading