Lake Regional Health System welcomes Jeannie Carlton, APRN-BC. Carlton provides care both at Lake Regional Occupational Medicine and at Lake Regional Clinic – Osage Beach. At Occupational Medicine, she joins Pauline Abbott, D.O. At Lake Regional Clinic – Osage Beach, she joins Heidi Calipjo, M.D.; Mark Jones, D.O.; Trent Russell, M.D., MHA, FAAP; and Mark Shen, D.O., CMD, HMDC.
"We're pleased to welcome Nurse Practitioner Jeannie Carlton to our team," said Michael Burcham, vice president of Lake Regional Physician Practices. "She is caring and knowledgeable and has extensive experience in health care."
As a nurse practitioner, Carlton has advanced education and clinical training and provides care to patients of all ages. In addition, she is a Department of Transportation Certified Medical Examiner, which enables her to provide medical exams and certificates for drivers.
Carlton has nearly 30 years of nursing experience. She has served in various health care settings, including emergency departments, urgent care and primary care. She also spent five years serving as a school nurse.
"Wanting to help people is what drew me to health care," Carlton said. "My patients are important to me, and I strive to provide them with individualized care. I don't ever want anyone to feel like they've been rushed through a visit. I want to give them the respect they deserve."
Engaging patients in their care is also important to Carlton.
"Getting to know patients helps with that," she said. "I like to talk with my patients about what needs to be done and collaborate on solutions."
In her free time, Carlton likes to be outdoors, go for walks and spend time with her grandchildren.
At Lake Regional Occupational Medicine, Carlton will provide comprehensive medical services to promote the health of workers through preventive medicine and clinical care. To schedule an appointment with Carlton at Lake Regional Occupational Medicine, call 573.348.8045. To learn more about Occupational Medicine services, visit www.lakeregional.com/occmed.
At Lake Regional Clinic – Osage Beach, Carlton will provide both preventive care, such as well visits, and acute care to patients of all ages. To schedule a primary care appointment with Carlton at Lake Regional Clinic – Osage Beach, call 573.302.3100. To view her bio, visit www.lakeregional.com/physicians.
The medical staff at Lake Regional Health System includes more than 100 physicians and nurse practitioners who offer primary and specialty care for lake-area residents and visitors. For more information or to download a provider directory, visit www.lakeregional.com.