Fort Madison Community Hospital

Dedicated to improving the health of Fort Madison and surrounding communities, FMCH provides top-quality health care services in our full-service medical facility. Being named a Top Iowa Workplace for the past four years, is evident in the personalized care that you will receive by each of our employees whether you visit one of our FMP&S Clinics, the emergency department, rehabilitation services or stay with us as an inpatient. Thank you for trusting us with your health care.

 

 
 
 

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Dr. Dhabia Al-Najjar Joins FMP&S Pediatrics

FMP&S Pediatrics is pleased to welcome Dr. Dhabia Al-Najjar.  Dr. Al-Najjar will join Dr. Kolleen Burnett, Dr. Curt McClellan, Heather Elmore, PNP and Ashley Kramer, DNP in providing health care for newborns to young adults.  

“Children are like little angels.  They are very forgiving, even if they are not happy to come to the doctor, they forgive you.  Seeing the smile on their faces and helping them get better when they are sick, make it all worthwhile,” she expressed.  “I feel raising healthy children is not an easy task. I encourage parents to follow the recommendations for annual checkups and vaccinations and ask lots of questions so we can work together to achieve that goal.”

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Keokuk Medical Center Now Open

Keokuk Medical Center, a collaboration between Fort Madison Community Hospital and Blessing Health System is now open and seeing patients.

Family Practice Physician, Dr. Annette Oetken will provide primary care at KMC for patients age four and older.  Dr. Oetken brings over 19 years of experience to KMC.  She was born and raised in Mount Pleasant, Iowa attending medical school at Des Moines University. Dr. Oetken completed her Residency at University Community Hospital of Tampa, Florida.  She then opened Hometown Medical Center in Mount Pleasant which she managed for 14 years.  The past five years, Dr. Oetken was employed by Mercy Family Medicine of Muscatine.  

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Upcoming Events

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    Prepared Childbirth 1-Day Class

    9:00AM - 3:30 PM

    This class offers the same topics as the 3-part Prepared Childbirth course but in a special one-day session. It is offered during the last trimester. This class will prepare mom and her partner for the birth experience. Topics include: relaxation, breathing, pain control, labor & delivery, C-Section, mom & baby care and breastfeeding. A tour of The BirthPlace is included.

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    Suicide Prevention Informational Session

    5:30PM - 7:00 PM

    Informational session about Suicide Prevention facilitated by Dr. Truce Ordona of FMP&S Psychiatry. Please leave questions below that you would like to discuss during the session.

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    Diabetes Support Group

    4:00PM - 5:00 PM

    This group is designed for education and support of persons with diabetes. Each session features a different topic related to diabetes.

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