Carthage, MO – Effective October 1, 2016, the OCH Health System will own and operate Carthage Children’s Clinic, LLC, under a new name: OCH Jasper County Pediatric Clinic.
The space, located at 1221 Oak Street in Carthage includes pediatrician Denise M. Hamar, D.O. and her two employees.
“We’re excited to welcome Dr. Hamar and her staff to our OCH family,” says Gail Gamble, OCH Jasper County Pediatric Clinic manager. “In joining with her, we have the opportunity to grow our health system’s mission in the Carthage area.”
The OCH Jasper County Pediatric Clinic will continue to be open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Patients will see no change in care. The ribbon cutting is set for Thursday, October 27 at 11 a.m.
“I look forward to working with OCH so that I am able to focus more on patient care,” says Dr. Hamar.
Dr. Hamar received her degree from the Oklahoma College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery. She opened Carthage Children’s Clinic, LLC in 2010. Dr. Hamar has more than 34 years’ experience in the field. She is currently a member of the American Osteopathic Association, American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians, American Academy of Pediatrics and the Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians.
To contact OCH Jasper County Pediatric Clinic, call 417-359-9291.
OCH also owns the nearby OCH Jasper County Clinic – Carthage Campus, which see patients for family practice needs. The clinic is located at 327 E. Airport Drive in Carthage.
The OCH Health System is a safety-net organization encompassing a hospital and 16 clinics located throughout the Southwest Missouri and Northwest Arkansas area. The OCH health system serves patients in Springfield, Nixa, Carthage, Marshfield, Noel, Bolivar, Rogersville, Sparta, Mt. Vernon and Gravette, Ark. OCH can accept Medicaid, Medicare, Tricare and other insurances. For more information, visit www.OCHonline.com.