Dr. Emil Pecholt joins SMCH

Dr. Emil Pecholt, Family Practice, is accepting new patients in Lake City and Rockwell City.

The physicians and staff at Stewart Memorial Community Hospital are pleased to welcome and introduce Dr. Emil Pecholt. Dr. Pecholt joins the staff at the Lake City and Rockwell City McCrary Rost Clinics.

 The Minnesota native offers the full spectrum of family care including pediatrics, sports medicine, adult medicine, geriatric medicine, nursing home care and Occupational Health services. “I’ve always had a strong desire to help others and make a difference,” says Pecholt. Dr. Pecholt grew up in Minnesota and has over twenty years of experience. “I’ve always worked in rural areas and find that it is very rewarding. I have the opportunity to really get to know patients, which is a great benefit to me as a physician,” noted Pecholt. “What I also admire about rural medicine is the effort the entire staff gives to provide great patient care, which is very evident at Stewart Memorial Community Hospital and McCrary Rost Clinic.”

 Dr. Pecholt earned his Doctor of Osteopathy degree from A.T. Still University in Kirksville, MO and completed his residency in Family Practice at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines, IA. He is board certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Medicine. Dr. Pecholt is also a current member of the American Osteopathic Association and the Iowa Osteopathic Medical Society.

 Dr. Pecholt and his wife of thirty-three years are the parents of five children and two, soon to be four, grandchildren. In his free time, Dr. Pecholt enjoys staying up-to-date on the latest technology gadgets, fishing, nature walks and gardening.

 Dr. Pecholt is accepting new patients at McCrary Rost Clinic in Lake City and Rockwell City. For appointments, please call the Lake City clinic at 712-464-7907  or the Rockwell City clinic at 712-297-8989.