Dr. Mary Bretscher, MD

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Specializes in Hematology • Female • Age 56

315 8th St
Lincoln, IL 62656
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HSHS St. John's Hospital
800 East Carpenter Street
Springfield, IL 62769
Memorial Medical Center
701 North 1st Street
Springfield, IL 62781

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Springfield Clinic
Springfield Clinic
315 8th St
Lincoln, IL 62656
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Springfield Clinic Eye Institute
1025 S 6th St
Springfield, IL 62703
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    Dr. Bretscher's Experience

    Specialties

    • Hematology
    • Oncology
    • Medical Oncology
    • Hospice & Palliative Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Hematology
    • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
    • Medical Oncology
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    • Bone Marrow Biopsy
    • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
    • Thoracentesis
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    Background Check for Dr. Bretscher

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Illinois.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1989

    Internship Hospital

    Southern Ill University
    Complete in 1990

    Residency Hospital

    Southern Ill University
    Complete in 1992

    Fellowship Hospital

    Mayo Medical School
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Bretscher & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Bretscher's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital

    • HSHS St. John's Hospital

    • Memorial Medical Center

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    Office Locations

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    Springfield Clinic
    315 8th St
    Lincoln, IL 62656
    1-800-444-7541 (Office)
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    Springfield Clinic Eye Institute
    1025 S 6th St
    Springfield, IL 62703
    (217) 528-7541 (Office)
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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
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    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    Tell us about yourself How's this used?
    Your gender:
       
    Your age group:
    18 – 24 years old
    Number of office visits you've had in the last 2 years:
    0 visits
    Display Name:
    City, State:
    Email: *
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