July 1, 2011
As a result of the recent collaborative agreement between Unity Healthcare and Jasper County Hospital, 5 additional physicians from Unity Healthcare will be providing services to patients in the Outpatient and Surgical Departments at Jasper County Hospital.
Mark Page, M.D. and Michael Highhouse, M.D. are affiliated with the Lafayette Orthopaedic Clinic. Dr. Page is available on alternating Tuesdays, while Dr. Highhouse will be here on alternating Fridays. Thomas Summer, M.D., is associated with the Lafayette Surgical Clinic. He will deliver patient care in the areas of general and breast surgery on Wednesdays each week. Alexander Gorup, M.D., an ENT from Lafayette Ear, Nose & Throat, provides weekly consultations on Mondays. Joel McCuaig, M.D. practices gynecology at McCuaig Gynecology. He will provide patient care at Jasper County Hospital on alternating Mondays.
These 5 physicians join 4 physicians from Unity Healthcare who were already available at the Hospital. Daniel Daluga, M.D. from the Lafayette Orthopaedic Clinic provides orthopedic consultations every other Friday. Ferdinand Ramos, M.D. delivers pain management services at the Hospital every Thursday afternoon. Khoa Lai, M.D., offers services in the area of plastic surgery one Monday afternoon per month. Mario Brkaric, M.D., delivers services in his expertise of spine and orthopedic care every other Friday.
This collaboration is not a merger or sale of the Hospital, and does not affect the ownership or management of the facility. It does greatly expand the services available to members of the community.
For more information about any of the available services and physicians at Jasper County Hospital, please contact the Community Relations Department at (219) 866-5141, extension 2130.
To find out more information about Jasper County Hospital call (219) 866-5141, extension 2130.