Mercy Springfield Communities

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Mercy Springfield Communities has reached a new milestone by performing laser cataract surgery on its 10,000th patient.  The hospital says that makes local doctors the most proficient in laser cataract surgery in the nation.

Dr. Wendell Scott, an ophthalmologist at Mercy, says that “for us, it’s a matter of trying to bring the best technology to all our patients and treat everyone.”

Mercy Springfield

Mercy has introduced a new president and announced a restructuring of its leadership team.

Dr. Alan Scarrow will serve as president of Mercy Springfield Communities. His role includes leading all of Mercy’s hospital and clinic services in Springfield, as well as in Lebanon, Rolla, Mountain View, Aurora, Cassville, and Berryville, Arkansas.

In a news release, Scarrow said the restructuring is the result of a year-long effort to combine employee responsibilities to for both hospital and clinic operations.