New Surgeon Joins Ascension St. Joseph Hospital

TAWAS CITY, MI - Ascension St. Joseph Hospital is proud to welcome Steven Branch, MD, PhD., to the medical staff. Dr. Branch is a board-certified general surgeon, affiliated with CMU Health Department of Surgery. He has extensive experience including trauma and acute care surgery, upper and lower endoscopies, and advanced laparoscopic procedures.

Dr. Branch earned his Ph.D. and medical degree from Boston School of Medicine, which was followed by an internship and general surgery residency at the University of South Florida in Tampa. He has been a practicing general surgeon and trauma surgeon in private and group practices throughout the United States since 2005.

He earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Arizona State University. Prior to attending medical school, Dr. Branch worked in various laboratories as an analytical chemist at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, private industry and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge. He also published several well-received articles for scientific journals while pursuing his medical degree.

Dr. Branch is providing care at Ascension St. Joseph Hospital, Lakeshore Surgical 295 Maple Street, Suite 200 in Tawas City. For more information, please call 989-984-3788.