Dr. Schwerkoske appointed East Side Medical Director

Dr. John Schwerkoske has been appointed as East Side Medical Director beginning October 2014. In this role, his primary goals will be to bring the East Side physicians together to develop an overall strategy for success as we continue to navigate the future, and to enhance communication and connection between the East Side clinics and the practice as a whole. 




Recent Posts

March 22, 2023

On the Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast, Dr. Jones discusses his experiences caring for younger people with colorectal cancer, and why you should talk to your health care team about screening for colorectal cancer by age 45, or sooner if you're at higher risk.

March 15, 2023

I'm 46 and had my first colonoscopy last month. The doctor said everything looked good, although he removed a few polyps. Can you explain what a colon polyp is and if should I be concerned?

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