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3/8/2018

HSHS Holy Family Hospital Welcomes Nephrology Specialist


(Greenville, IL) – HSHS Holy Family Hospital is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Bassim Assioun, nephrologist, to their visiting specialist team. Dr. Assioun will now see patients frequently at HSHS Holy Family Hospital in the specialty clinics.
 
Nephrology is a specialty of medicine that studies kidney function, kidney problems, the treatment of kidney problems and renal replacement therapy through dialysis and kidney transplant.
 
Common causes for physician referral include: worsening kidney function, proteinuria, hematuria, kidney manifestations with diabetes, resistant hypertension, kidney stones and dialysis care.
 
Dr. Assioun earned his medical degree from the University of Aleppo, Aleppo, Syria. He additionally completed an Internal Medicine Residency and Nephrology Fellowship at St. Louis University in St. Louis, MO.
 
Photo Caption: Dr. Bassim Assioun, Nephrologist, is now available to see patients at the HSHS Holy Family Hospital Greenville in the specialty clinics by physician referral. 
 
About HSHS Medical Group
HSHS Medical Group is the physician organization of Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS). Launched in 2008, HSHS Medical Group is a critical component of the HSHS Care Integration strategy, which focuses on bringing physicians, technology, and patients together to improve the overall health of local communities. Today, HSHS Medical Group comprises more than 1,000 colleagues in locations throughout central and southern Illinois. HSHS Medical Group is powered by the Franciscan history of the Hospital Sisters of St. Francis, and their faith-based identity led them to the single most important tenet of the HSHS Medical Group philosophy: patient-first care. For more information about HSHS Medical Group, visit www.hshsmedicalgroup.org.
 
 
 

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