SoutheastHEALTH has announced the appointment of Jason Emmenderfer, PT, MBA, CSCS, as Director of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine. He will be housed in the Southeast Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Clinic located at 1723 Broadway.
Emmenderfer joined SoutheastHEALTH in 1997, initially in the inpatient setting before transitioning to outpatient care. In 2004, he was promoted to HealthPoint Rehab manager, and in 2018 he was named Director of Southeast's Rehabilitation Services at HealthPoint Plaza in Cape Girardeau. Emmenderfer holds a Bachelor of Science, Physical Therapy degree from the University of Missouri – Columbia and a Master of Business Administration degree from William Woods University. He is also certified as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist.
In his new role, Emmenderfer says Southeast's orthopedic and sports medicine teams will "focus on high quality, evidence-based care that always puts the patients first." Already the region's leader for quality and innovation in orthopedics and sports medicine, Southeast's healthcare experts "will continue to provide specialized services that help patients and regional athletes achieve an optimal outcome, with access to a full continuum of care, including board certified orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine-trained primary care physicians, experienced athletic trainers, comprehensive rehabilitation and home health," Emmenderfer added.