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Edwards joins IVCH medical staff

PERU — Illinois Valley Community Hospital has added another obstetrician/gynecologist to its medical staff.

Jeffrey Edwards, MD, came to Peru from Ironwood, Mich., where he had been the chief of staff and chief of the obstetrics department at the Grand View Clinic. He had previously been the chief of obstetrics at Howard Young Medical Center in Woodruff, Wis.

Edwards’ medical degree is from the University of Wisconsin. After finishing an internship through the University of Kansas, he completed his OB/GYN residency at Michigan State University’s Saginaw Cooperative Hospitals.

Edwards’ office is located in the Women’s Health Care Center at IVCH where he works with obstetrician/gynecologists Andrew Guzman, MD, and Shyrlena Bogard, MD, along with certified nurse midwives Angie Reidner, Liz Birkey, Heather Miller and Pamela Koehler.

The phone number to call to make an appointment is 815-223-2944.

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