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 […]

Improved Hearing Restores Quality of Life

February 20, 2016

It is a general consensus that approximately 28 million Americans have some degree of hearing loss. That is one in every ten people! Chances are, everyone knows at least one person with some degree of hearing loss. Many hearing-impaired people live in denial, believing that their hearing is no less than normal. The truth is, […]

Listen to Your Feet

February 20, 2016

As the colder weather forces us to wear closed toe shoes, the problems that were ignored over the spring and summer are now becoming vastly apparent. Painful lumps and bumps are now more than just a nuisance. They actually start to limit our daily activities especially during this very busy time of year. I would […]

Hunter’s Checklist: Hearing Protection

February 20, 2016

It’s that time of year again.  The leaves have fallen from the trees, the temperature has dropped and hunters are sighting in their shotguns and rifles as they prepare for the 2010 hunting season. When we think about hunter safety, we typically think bright orange.  Most don’t consider their hearing healthcare as a safety concern. According […]

Advances in Women’s Healthcare

February 20, 2016

In recent years many technological advances have been made in the treatment of female bladder problems, pelvic prolapse, and heavy menstrual bleeding. Fortunately, many of the procedures can be performed in an office setting with little down time. One such method is Interstim Therapy, a proven neuromodulation therapy for refractory, overactive and spastic bladder. The […]