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Touchette Regional Hospital adds general surgeon

Touchette Regional Hospital has added Paul Pace, MD, to the hospital as a board-certified general surgeon.

“I am very excited to welcome Dr. Pace to the staff at Touchette,” said Jay Willsher, president. “Dr. Pace is known in the Metro East as a very qualified and skilled surgeon. He will be able to fill a need we have here for a variety of procedures.”

Pace is a graduate of Albany Medical College in Albany, N/ew York; he completed his residency in general surgery at Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven, Connecticut. He has been serving in the Metro East since 2013.

“I am very pleased to be joining the medical staff at Touchette,” Pace said. “The staff and facilities here are impressive. I look forward to serving our patients.”

Pace has been extensively trained in minimally invasive as well as traditional open surgical techniques. He is able to provide a broad range of surgical procedures, including diseases of the gall bladder, colon, stomach, and appendix; hernia repair; skin and soft tissue masses; disorders of the breast; hemorrhoidectomy and other ano-rectal disorders. He also performs colonoscopies and other endoscopic procedures.

Pace is a certified member of the American Board of Surgery and a member of the American College of Surgeons and the American Medical Association.

He will see patients on provider referral at Archview Medical Center, 2071 Goose Lake Road, Sauget.

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