Originally from Arkansas, Dr. Bree has lived in Missouri for eight years. Most recently, he worked as a hospitalist at Mercy Hospital Lebanon.

Lake Regional Health System is pleased to announce Brian Bree, M.D., has joined its hospitalist team.

“Dr. Bree is an experienced physician, and we are glad to have him caring for Lake Regional patients,” said Michael Burcham, vice president of Lake Regional Physician Practices. “Our hospitalists focus exclusively on providing around-the-clock care for our hospitalized patients.”

Dr. Bree earned his medical degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock and completed his residency in internal medicine at Greenwich Hospital in Greenwich, Conn.

“I chose a career in medicine because I like taking care of people and helping them through what can be a difficult time,” Dr. Bree said. “I engage patients in their care by talking through the issues and discussing the care plan with them.”

Originally from Arkansas, Dr. Bree has lived in Missouri for eight years. Most recently, he worked as a hospitalist at Mercy Hospital Lebanon.

Dr. Bree and his wife, Kerri, have two children. He enjoys spending most of his free time with family and playing the occasional round of golf.

To view Dr. Bree’s bio, visit www.lakeregional.com/physicians.

Lake Regional Health System has 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.