Lake Regional Welcomes William Fish, M.D.

Lake Regional Health System announced William Fish, M.D., will  join Lake Regional Clinic – Lake Ozark on Feb. 3. Dr. Fish, who is board certified in family medicine, joins the following providers at the clinic: Grant Barnum, D.O; Virginia Nagy, M.D; J.J. Jones, APRN-B.C; and Karen Hayes, Ph.D., APRN.  

“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Fish to Lake Regional,” said Peter Rao, executive director of Lake Regional Medical Group. “Having an additional physician of family medicine will allow us to increase access to care in Lake Ozark and surrounding communities.”  

Dr. Fish is a graduate of the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Medicine. He has spent his career with the Liberty Clinic, P.C., in Liberty, Mo., a practice he helped found. Throughout the years, he has served in leadership roles with Liberty Hospital and is the current president of the Missouri Academy of Family Physicians.  

“What I enjoy about family medicine is the opportunity to care for the entire family,” Dr. Fish said. “I believe everyone should be afforded the opportunity to be part of a patient-centered health care team where physicians assist patients in achieving and maintaining good health and guide them through the complex health care system.”  

For 30 years, Dr. Fish and his family have considered the lake area their second home.  

“My wife, Mary Beth, taught me the joys of lake life, having grown up coming to the lake herself,” Dr. Fish said. “Now that our three children are grown, we are ready to become full-time lake-area residents.”  

Dr. Fish and his wife enjoy playing tennis and sailing, as well as cheering on their favorite sporting teams, including the MU Tigers, Cardinals, Chiefs and Royals.  

Lake Regional Clinic – Lake Ozark located at 1870 Bagnell Dam Blvd., in Lake Ozark, is open Monday through Friday. To schedule an appointment, call the clinic at 573-365-2318. To view Dr. Fish’s bio, click here.

The medical staff at Lake Regional Health System includes more than 100 providers who offer primary and specialty care for area residents and visitors. For a complete list of clinics and services, click here.


            William Fish, M.D.
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