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Longtime Urologist Joins Bothwell Urology Services


Steve Foster, M.D.                Kerri Barnes, M.D.

Dr. Steve Foster has joined Bothwell Urology Services, effective Feb. 1. 

Dr. Foster, who has provided urology care in the Sedalia area for more than 30 years, recently retired from Urology Midwest, his private practice. He is joining Dr. Kerri Barnes at Bothwell Urology Services to care for urology patients at Bothwell Regional Health Center when Dr. Barnes is unavailable. He also will perform urology procedures at the hospital and assist Dr. Barnes in surgery as needed. He does not currently plan to see patients in an office setting. 

“We are incredibly grateful to Dr. Foster for temporarily delaying his retirement in order to care for urology patients at Bothwell,” said Chief Executive Officer Jimmy Robertson. “He is an excellent physician who has shown his commitment to this community. By joining Dr. Barnes, he helps ensure patients will have access to the services they need.”

Dr. Foster earned his medical degree at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, where he also completed his residency in urology. He is board certified by the American Board of Urology and is a member of the American Urological Association. 

Dr. Barnes earned her medical degree at the University of Missouri School of Medicine in Columbia and completed her residency at the University of Iowa Department of Urology, Iowa City, Iowa. She also is an assistant professor of Urology Surgery at KU Medical Center at the University of Kansas, Kansas City. Dr. Barnes is originally from Higginsville, MO, and her husband operates a farm south of Odessa. She is a member of American Urological Association. 

Bothwell Urology Services is located in Suite 203 of the Bothwell Healing Arts Center, 3700 West Tenth Street, Sedalia. Appointments can be made by calling (660) 826-1482. Bothwell Urology Services accepts most insurance plans and Medicare and Medicaid assignment. 

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