The public is invited to a retirement reception for Jerry Jochims, M.D., from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, in the atrium at Great River Wellness Plaza, 1401 W. Agency Road, West Burlington, Iowa.
Jochims was the first orthopedic surgeon to begin practicing in southeast Iowa 35 years ago.
He received his medical degree from the University of Iowa, where he also completed his orthopedic surgery residency.
Dr. Jochims has been board certified in orthopedic surgery since 1976.
He has been a member of Great River Orthopaedic Specialists’ medical staff since 2009.