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The Lake News Online
  • Lake Regional specialists offer appointments in Laurie, Iberia

  • Nephrologist Qasim Cheema, M.D., and Cardiologist Timothy McDermott, M.D., FACC, FSCAI, soon will provide outreach services for patients at Lake Regional primary care locations in Laurie and Iberia.
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  • Nephrologist Qasim Cheema, M.D., and Cardiologist Timothy McDermott, M.D., FACC, FSCAI, soon will provide outreach services for patients at Lake Regional primary care locations in Laurie and Iberia.
     “Lake Regional has a wide array of specialists offering quality care for our area,” said Peter Rao, executive director, Lake Regional Medical Group. “It is a great benefit to the patient when highly specialized physicians can offer their services in our clinics, creating easier access and eliminating the patient’s need to travel to specialty clinics.”
     Beginning Friday, June 13, Dr. Cheema will offer appointments at Lake Regional Clinic – Laurie. Dr. Cheema, who specializes in diagnosing and treating complex kidney diseases and their resulting conditions, such as hypertension, is board certified in nephrology.
     Appointments will be available the second Friday of every month.
    Lake Regional Clinic – Laurie is located at 156 Missouri Blvd.
     Dr. Cheema also offers outreach services at Lake Regional Clinic – Eldon on the third Friday of every month.
    To make an appointment for either location, call 573-302-2762. 
    Beginning Monday, June 23, Dr. McDermott will offer appointments at Lake Regional Clinic – Iberia.
    Dr. McDermott, an interventional cardiologist, is board certified in cardiovascular diseases; he diagnoses and treats heart disease.
    Dr. McDermott will be available the fourth Monday of each month at Lake Regional Clinic – Iberia, which is located at 2333 Highway 17.
    He also provides outreach services to patients at Lake Regional Clinic – Laurie on the third Wednesday of every month.
    To make an appointment with Dr. McDermott at either location, call 573-302-3950. 
    To learn more about Dr. Cheema or Dr. McDermott, view their bios at lakeregional.com/physicians.

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