Senior Aeromedical Examiner now seeing patients in Wichita and Park City clinic locations
NEWTON, Kan., (March 6, 2015) – Newton Medical Center has named Greg Kahrs, MD, as medical director of Midwest Occupational Medicine, which encompasses flight and occupational medicine services as well as drug and alcohol screening services.
Dr. Kahrs is a Wichita native and graduate of the University of Kansas School of Medicine. He is board certified in Family Medicine and a certified senior aeromedical examiner (AME) for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). He is a prior active duty Air Force flight surgeon and still active in the Kansas Air Guard. He is an active private pilot, aircraft owner and pilot advocate.
“We are pleased to have Dr. Kahrs leading Midwest Occupational Medicine,” said Steve Kelly, Newton Medical Center president and chief executive officer. “Both his experience as a senior AME and his dedication to his patients will help further elevate the high level of occupational medicine services Newton Medical Center offers to the community.”
Dr. Kahrs is seeing patients at both the Wichita and Park City clinic locations.
To schedule an appointment or for more information, call (316) 440-4466.
About Newton Medical Center:
Newton Medical Center is a comprehensive 103-bed hospital in Newton, Kan., offering full-service medical care in Harvey, Butler and northern Sedgwick counties. For more information about, call 316-283-2700 or visit www.www.newtonmed.com.