Bothwell Regional Health Center has announced that Dr. Shawn Crook has joined the staff as an anesthesiologist, according to a BRHC press release.
Crook received his medical degree from the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, and completed his residency in anesthesiology at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.
Crook previously practiced at Western Missouri Medical Center in Warrensburg.
“Dr. Crook is a wonderful addition to the Bothwell medical staff and to our surgical team,” said John Dawes, president and chief executive officer of BRHC. “We are glad to have him join us.”
Crook, who began his new position on Jan. 28, will be involved with anesthesia care, including pre-surgical assessment, delivery of anesthesia during surgery and post-surgical pain control. The anesthesia department also initiates and monitors labor epidurals in Bothwell's Women's Health Unit.