Hannibal Regional is excited to welcome Kristen Strasser, MD to the medical team.
Dr. Strasser will be practicing Hematology/Oncology at Hannibal Regional Medical Group. Dr. Strasser earned both her undergraduate degree and her Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. She also completed the Hematology/Oncology Fellowship program that is offered through the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Dr. Strasser’s medical research studies have been published by Hospital Practice, 2014 and BMJ Case Report, 2015.
As a physician, Dr. Strasser provides consultation and treatment for benign and malignant blood disorders as well as all cancers.
"I chose this profession because I have a passion for cancer patients and I have a special interest in guiding patients and their families through the diagnosis and treatment of cancer," said Dr. Strasser. "Patients may be interested in seeing me for a patient-centered approach and easy-going nature."
As an oncologist, she is specially trained in diagnosing and treating cancer using chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, biological therapy and targeted therapy.
"It is a privilege to join Hannibal Regional Medical Group and I look forward to being able to help our community," said Dr. Strasser. "I remain committed to furthering cancer research and working with local surgeons, physicians and cancer experts in our region."
As part of Hannibal Regional, the Hannibal Regional Medical Group (HRMG) is a growing multi-specialty physician group continuing to expand primary and specialty care services to meet the health needs of northeast Missouri residents. HRMG family and specialty physicians deliver a range of acute, chronic and preventive medical care services. In addition to diagnosing and treating illness, they also provide preventive care, including routine checkups, health-risk assessments, immunizations, screening tests and personalized counseling on maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Hannibal Regional Medical Group has locations in Bowling Green, Canton, Hannibal, Louisiana, Monroe City and Shelbina, as well as an Express Care clinic and a Vision Institute in Hannibal.