Sandusky, Mich. – McKenzie Health System is pleased to announce that board-certified general surgeon Dr. Forrest Robart has joined its local team. Most recently Dr. Robart served as general surgeon for Memorial Medical Associates in Owosso, Michigan.
Dr. Robart is a graduate of Nova-Southeastern University of Osteopathic Medicine in Miami and completed his general surgery internship and residency in Detroit, where he was Resident of the Year in 1998-1999 and 1999-2000. His surgical specialties include endoscopic and laparoscopic surgery.
Photo: Forrest Robart, DO, General Surgery at McKenzie Health System
“We are thrilled that Dr. Robart has joined our surgical team and know that our patients and other staff will appreciate his surgical expertise and passion for medicine,” said Billi Jo Hennika, Vice President of Operations, McKenzie Health System. “Recruiting quality providers to rural America has always been a challenge. To overcome that challenge, McKenzie partners with urban organizations with an interest in providing the service. In the case of General Surgery, we partner with Hurley Medical Center in Flint which allows McKenzie to continue providing quality care.”
Previous positions held by Dr. Robart have included director of the Wound Healing Center and Hyperbaric Medicine for Battle Creek Surgical, P.C. in Battle Creek, Michigan, and general surgeon for Mid Michigan Physicians Group in Gladwin, Michigan. He was also an associate professor for Michigan State College of Osteopathic Medicine for five years and is a member of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons/Osteopathic Oral Board Examiner. He is also a member of the American Osteopathic Association and the Michigan State Medical Society.
“My goal is to provide quality surgical care to all and to treat my patients as I myself would expect to be treated when visiting a surgeon; that is with competence, courtesy, and respect,” shared Dr. Robart.
Dr. Robart is married with two children, and his family is looking forward to bicycling when spring arrives in Michigan.