Newton Medical Center has named Roberta Loeffler, MD, FACP, FSM, as medical director of the hospitalist program.
In her new role, Dr. Loeffler will oversee the work of the hospitalist program, including quality improvement activities, development of patient protocols and order sets, survey readiness, and general staffing and recruitment efforts.
“Dr. Loeffler has been a part of medical leadership in this region for some time,” said Val Gleason, president and CEO of Newton Medical Center. “It is a privilege to have her in the role of medical director here at Newton Medical Center.”
A graduate from Newton High School, Dr. Loeffler holds a bachelor’s degree from Emporia State University and a master’s degree from Purdue University. She completed her Doctorate of Medicine from Washington University School of Medicine and her residency at the Jewish Hospital of Washington University in St. Louis. Dr. Loeffler is board certified in internal medicine.
Dr. Loeffler is a member of the Society of Hospital Medicine, the American College of Physicians, Kansas Medical Society and the Medical Society of Sedgwick County. She also serves as an assistant professor at the University of Kansas Medical Center’s department of internal medicine.
About Newton Medical Center
Newton Medical Center is a 103-bed hospital in Newton, Kan., providing comprehensive medical care to those in Harvey and surrounding counties. Services and specialties include emergency medicine, surgical services, occupational medicine, home health and more. The hospital, which also includes 12 primary care and specialty clinics, is conveniently located at the intersection of I-135 and Highway 50. For more information, call 316-283-2700 or visit newtonmed.com.