Saint Francis Adds Respected Poplar Bluff Neurologist

Saint Francis Medical Center is pleased to welcome respected neurologist Shahid K. Choudhary, MD, of the newly formed Poplar Bluff Neurology Specialists as a new Medical Partner. This well-known specialist, who has been helping neurology patients in Poplar Bluff for more than 21 years, will be joining the Medical Center on January 1, 2015.

Dr. Choudhary earned his medical degree from Santiago University of Technology (UTESA) in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. He completed his transitional internship at St. Francis Medical Center in Pittsburgh, Pa., and his neurology residency at the Medical College of Pennsylvania at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pa. He received additional training at the School of Diagnostic Ultrasound at United Hospital Medical Center in Newark, N.J. His clinical interests include general neurological care, and the treatment of seizures and headaches.

“Welcoming Dr. Choudhary is positive news for the Medical Center and also for the Poplar Bluff community,” explains Steven C. Bjelich, FACHE-D, President and Chief Executive Officer of Saint Francis Medical Center. “He brings his experience and talents to Saint Francis, and as a Medical Partner, Dr. Choudhary and his practice now have complete access to our many resources, latest technologies and other highly trained specialists here.”

To learn more about Dr. Choudhary and the new Poplar Bluff Neurology Specialists practice, call 573-331-3996.

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