Long-Time Mid-Missouri Dermatologist John DeSpain, M.D. Joins MMG

John DeSpain, M.D. Joins Missouri Medical Group
January 23, 2019

Jefferson City Medical Group is pleased to welcome dermatologist and dermatopathologist John DeSpain, M.D., to Missouri Medical Group (JCMG’s regional extension). Dr. DeSpain, well-known in the Mid-Missouri community, will launch a new practice opening March 4, 2019: Missouri Medical Group Dermatology. Dr. DeSpain attained his undergraduate and medical degree and completed his dermatology residency at […]


Cardiology Returns To JCMG
November 13, 2018

Jefferson City Medical Group is pleased to announce that cardiology services have returned to the JCMG campus. Cardiologists from Missouri Heart Center (MHC) are now seeing patients at JCMG weekly. Missouri Heart Center cardiologists John Verbsky, M.D., PhD; James T. Elliott, M.D., F.A.C.C.; Mozow Zuidema, M.D., PhD; and Mark Stampehl, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.H.F.S.A each practices […]

Online Search for Weight Loss Programs in the Community

April 9, 2016

Identifying Quality and Avoiding Fraud A recent article from a major medical journal examined whether weight loss program descriptions available online offered enough detail to help physicians and consumers identify high-quality programs using evidence-based strategies within their community. Characteristics examined were those assessed in the 2013 research update and consensus by The Obesity Society, American […]

Facts about High Blood Pressure 

March 29, 2016

Arteries are blood vessels that carry blood from your heart to the rest of your body. Normal arteries are smooth and flexible, and blood flows easily through them. As the blood moves through your arteries, it puts pressure on the artery walls. This is your blood pressure. High blood pressure (also called hypertension) occurs when […]