St. John's Physician Practices is pleased to welcome provider Dr. John
Payne to the multispecialty group operated by St. John's Medical Center
in Jackson, WY. "John's experience in plastic and reconstructive
surgery and track record for team leadership make him an excellent fit
for our group," stated Physician Practices medical director Dr. Jim
Little, Jr. "Our community benefits greatly from Dr. Payne's
expertise in restoring function and appearance for patients facing problems
related to cancer, injury, and birth defects. The medical specialty he
represents is important part of the continuum of care that our community
expects." Dr. Payne also provides surgical and non-surgical elective
cosmetic procedures. He has been the sole physician provider at Plastic
Surgery of Jackson Hole since 2002.
Dr. Payne is board certified in Plastic Surgery by the American Osteopathic
Board of Surgery. He graduated from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic
Medicine in 1987. Following a one year internship and three years of general
surgery residency, Dr. Payne completed his training in plastic and reconstructive
surgery residency in Des Moines, Iowa. He practiced in northern Ohio for
nine years prior to his move to Wyoming in 2002.
Dr. Payne’s practice provides care for patients from a wide geographic
area, including the Jackson Hole valley, central and western Wyoming,
eastern Idaho, southern Montana, as well as national and international
visitors. Dr. Payne served as Chief of the St. John's Medical Staff
from 2011 to 2013 and previously held other medical staff leadership roles.
He is currently Chief of Surgery.
St. John's Medical Center Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, as
the new practice will be known, is located at 555 East Broadway, Suite
211 in the St. John's Professional Office Building. The transition
will be effective April 1, 2014. "I'm pleased that the plastic
surgery practice will now be working more closely as a team with general
surgeons and the other providers from St. John's Physician Practices,"
said Dr. Payne. "In addition, the practice will now be able to accept
the expanded number of insurance plans currently accepted as in-network
by the hospital, which should be very beneficial for individuals requiring
St. John's Physician Practices is an administrative division of St.
John's Medical Center. In addition to plastic and reconstructive surgery,
St. John's Physician Practices offers: Family Health, Internal Medicine,
Urgent Care, Cognitive Health, General Surgery, Audiology and Hearing
Aids, and Ear, Nose, Throat & Allergy. The mission of the group is
to ensure accessible, quality, patient-focused healthcare that responds
to community need.
Media Contact: Karen Connelly, 307 739 7380,