has announced his
retirement from the practice of general surgery at the Hannibal Clinic
after 45 years of service to the community.His
retirement is effective as of January 1, 2006. Dr. Phillip Foreman began his practice at the Hannibal Clinic on January 1, 1960 the year the Clinic moved its facility to a 600 square foot building located at 711 Grand Avenue in Hannibal.
There Dr. Foreman
practice as he
watched the clinic expand several times.Along with the Clinic expansions, Dr. Foreman
observed and assisted in the merger of Levering
and St. Elizabeth's Hospitals
in 1988.During his many years in practice, Dr. Foreman has been a member and leader on many local and state organizations.He is a member of the American College of Surgeons, the State Trauma Committee, Missouri Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, Missouri Medical Association and Northeast County Medical Society.He also served as chief of staff at Levering Hospital for 11 years and served on the Hannibal Regional Hospital Board of Control.
It's obvious Dr. Foreman
has served patients inside the operating room, but much of his
service to the community has come from what he
did without his
surgery scrubs on.During his
time in Hannibal
, Dr. Foreman
has been very active in the community.He is a charter member of the Mark Twain Men's Chorale, which has entertained folks in Hannibal for 45 years.He is a life long member of the Big Creek Presbyterian Church in Rensselaer and has been a long time member of the Hannibal Lions Club.He has also served on many boards including the YMCA Board and the board for the Hannibal Chamber of Commerce.