SJH Enhances Surgery Services With Addition Of Ophthalmologist To Medical Staff

Geoffrey Hill, M.D.

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Highland announces the addition of Geoffrey Hill, M.D., to its medical staff. Dr. Hill is licensed in Illinois and Missouri in addition to currently serving on staff at Hill Vision Services in Creve Coeur, MO.

The addition of Dr. Hill brings to three the number of ophthalmologists on staff at St. Joseph’s Hospital.

Dr. Hill will perform cataract & corneal surgeries at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Highland.

Peggy Sebastian, President and CEO, St. Joseph’s Hospital, explains that the addition of Dr. Hill to the surgery medical staff at St. Joseph’s Hospital strengthens its vision medical care offerings to local residents. “Ophthalmology continues to be a specialty care growth area for St. Joseph’s Hospital; and by welcoming Dr. Hill to our surgery medical staff, we’re prepared to experience more growth because of his experience and clinical background,” Sebastian states. “St. Joseph’s Hospital will remain aggressive in efforts to identify, meet with and recruit primary care and specialty physicians so that local residents won’t have to travel away from Highland for health care services.”

Dr. Hill received a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Missouri-Columbia with Summa cum Laude Departmental Honors in 2005.

Dr. Hill then graduated from the St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, in 2010 and completed a medical internship in the Department of Internal Medicine in 2011 from St. Louis University.

Dr. Hill’s residency requirements have taken place through the Department of Ophthalmology, John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL, and Fellowship activities in Cornea and Ocular Surface Disease at the University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas TX.

Keeping up with the latest technology and advancements, the St. Joseph’s Hospital Surgery Services Department offers state-of-the-art procedures as well as an outstanding team of highly skilled surgeons and compassionate nurses. Both inpatient and outpatient surgical care is available, with a focus on the following specialties:

• Orthopedics
• Diseases of the Ears, Nose and Throat
• Pain Management
• Gastroenterology
• Podiatry
• General Surgery
• Urology
• Gynecology
• Vascular Surgery
• Laparoscopy
• Ophthalmology
• Plastic and reconstructive

For more information, call the Surgery Services Department at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Highland at 651-2680.

SOURCEPhoto courtesy of HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital Highland
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