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Liberty Hospital welcomes general and cardiothoracic surgeons while The Kearney Clinic adds new primary care physician

Friday, September 16, 2022

To accommodate the growing need for physicians in the Northland, general surgeon Alan Good, MD, joined The Surgeons Clinic at Liberty Hospital; cardiothoracic surgeon Pulkesh Bhatia, MD, joined Liberty Cardiothoracic Surgeons’ practice; and primary care physician Jacob Seevers, DO, began seeing patients at The Kearney Clinic.

Dr. Good received a medical degree from Saint Louis University School of Medicine and completed a general surgery residency at University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, TN, where he was educational chief resident.

Dr. Bhatia completed a cardiothoracic surgery fellowship at Spectrum Health, Michigan State University in Grand Rapids before joining Liberty Cardiothoracic Surgeons. Previously, he completed general surgery residencies at Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha, NE, where he also served as chief resident, and Yale New Haven Hospital in New Haven, CT. Dr. Bhatia received additional training in transplant surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weil-Cornell School of Medicine and completed a sub-internship in trauma and emergency general surgery at Yale New Haven Hospital. He received his medical degree from Stanley Medical College in Chennai, India.

Dr. Seevers joins Dustin Miller, DO, as well as nurse practitioners Anja Ismert, Jill Jines and Annah Sybouts in providing primary care to patients of all ages at The Kearney Clinic. Dr. Seevers completed a family medicine residency at University of Missouri at Columbia, and received a medical degree from A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine.

“As we welcome Drs. Good, Bhatia and Seevers and expand our surgical and primary care capabilities, we are working to meet the growing need for high-quality healthcare in the Northland in a personalized, caring environment,” said Raghu Adiga, MD, interim hospital president and CEO.