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John Greifenkamp, M.D., ...
John Greifenkamp, M.D., F.A.C.P.
...Dr. Greifenkamp founded Diagnostic Clinic in 1974.He
completed medical school at the University of Kentucky at Lexington
internship was completed at Cincinnati General Hospital
in Ohio, and his
residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch
at Galveston.Dr. Greifenkamp is board certified in internal medicine and
geriatric medicine.He is on active staff at Good Shepherd Medical
Dr. John Greifenkamp of Longview has been chosen to receive the 2006 Community Service Award given by the University of Kentucky College of Medicine Alumni Association.The award recognizes people who have made significant contributions to the health or welfare of their local, state, national or international community.Greifenkamp
, a 1971 graduate of the university's College of Medicine, is being recognized for his
efforts to boost standards of care in this area, according to information from the college.After opening a solo practice in 1974, he
conducted the first bronchoscopy, endoscopy and liver biopsy at what was then Good Shepherd Hospital
, according to information from the college.In 1975, Greifenkamp, along with eight other physicians, established the Diagnostic Clinic of Longview.Working with other physicians in the region, Greifenkamp helped spur the formation of a new hospital, what is now Longview Regional Medical Center.Greifenkamp
also initiated an American Heart Association program
in public schools to encourage children to adopt healthy lifestyles.
â€œI am proud of how DCOL has evolved over the years, and the opportunity we have now through this affiliation with Longview Regional,â€ said John Greifenkamp, M.D., one of the original founders of DCOL and an active member of the Longview medical community for more than 35 years. â€œWeâ€™re excited about partnering with a physician-oriented hospital that shares our vision for the future and commitment to the patient.