Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Meet Our OBGYN Providers!

Support for pregnancy, hormonal shifts, and other aspects of women's health are some of the most important healthcare services a woman can receive. It comes as no surprise that the quality of obstetric and gynecological care women receive is of extreme importance to them. In order to provide optimum care to our female patients, our affordable health clinics at the Lake of the Ozarks employ the best OBGYN providers in the area. This week, we're here to introduce you two the two primary OBGYNs on our team: Dr. Sarah Buchanan and Dr. Robert Nielsen.

Sarah M. Buchanan, MD

Sarah M. Buchanan, MD, is a graduate of University of Missouri-Kansas City Combined Medical Program. She completed her residency in Family Practice Medicine in 2004 from Seneca Lakes Family Practice (Seneca, South Carolina) and a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. Dr. Buchanan has volunteered with Volunteers in Medical Missions to Peru and with Global Volunteers to Ecuador providing health check-ups to villagers and street children as well as well-woman and well-child exams, respectively.

Dr. Buchanan has been practicing since 2005, and has been with Central Ozarks Medical Center for 4 years.

Dr. Buchanan is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Buchanan provides general obstetrics and gynecology services, including high risk pregnancies, menopause, adolescent care, and pelvic surgery. In addition her specialty in women's health, she takes a special interest in bioidentical hormone therapy, alternative medicine, and acupuncture.

Robert Nielsen, DO

Robert C. Nielsen, DO, is a graduate of Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO. He completed his internship at Des Moines General Hospital and his residency at North Oakland Medical Center (Pontiac, MI). Dr. Nielsen served in the United States Army from 1978-1982, the Iowa National Guard from 1982-1989, and in the Michigan National Guard from 1989-1995 where he served in Operation Desert Storm as a Major in the Medical Corps.

Dr. Nielsen has been practicing Medicine for 27 years and has been with Central Ozarks Medical Center since 2011.

Dr. Nielsen is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a Fellow with the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Consider Us Your Resource For Obstetrics At The Lake Of The Ozarks

Knowledge and preparation are key to enjoying a healthy, safe pregnancy. From the confirmation of your pregnancy to your final postpartum checkup, our OBGYN providers at the Lake of the Ozarks will do everything they can to support your pregnancy and the delivery of your healthy newborn. 

If you would like to learn more about our obstetric and gynecology care at the Lake of the Ozarks, visit our website at

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