Dr. Robert Schergen joins SSM Health Medical Group as a podiatric surgeon

October 27, 2020

SSM Health Medical Group in Southern Illinois is excited to announce the addition of Robert Schergen, DPM, to its specialty care medical team. Dr. Schergen is a podiatric surgeon that specializes in foot and ankle repair.

Dr. Schergen earned his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine at the Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery. He completed his surgical residency at SSM Health DePaul Health Center in St. Louis, MO. Dr. Schergen conducted a year fellowship in foot and ankle reconstruction and limb salvage through the Professional Education and Research Institute in Roanoke, VA.

Dr. Schergen works with patients to reduce their foot and ankle pain, prevent amputations, and recover from injuries. He also treats a variety of podiatric concerns including:
• Bunion correction and hammertoes
• Foot and ankle trauma
• Sports medicine injuries
• Flat foot reconstruction
• Total ankle replacement
• Diabetic foot concerns

Dr. Schergen shared, “In life, my family and faith have always been important to me. Working in medicine and building strong doctor-patient relationships has been my driving force. Being a part of SSM Health brings faith, family and medicine all together for the overall well-being of the patient.”

Dr. Schergen’s office is located at 402 N. Pleasant Avenue, Centralia, IL 62801.

For more information or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Schergen, please call 618-436-6185.

Pictured is Dr. Robert Schergen