Dr. Gregory Hutteger enjoys a lot of things about being a family medicine provider, but his favorite part about his profession is getting to know his patients and helping with their health.
"Getting to know those patients and families throughout their lives is a unique opportunity," said Dr. Hutteger. "It's an honor to be able to take care of them."
Dr. Hutteger attended medical school at A.T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (Kirksville, Mo.), prior to completing his family medicine residency in Michigan. Board-certified in family medicine, Dr. Hutteger cares for patients at Methodist Physicians Clinic Regency as well as Methodist Hospital.
Dr. Hutteger also serves as chief medical information officer for Methodist Health System. As chief medical information officer, Dr. Hutteger works with informatics, analyst, staff, and physicians to implement and improve the electronic health record throughout the health system.
Raised in Cape Girardeau, Mo., Dr. Hutteger and his wife have three children.
Hearing the diagnosis can be scary, sad or even hard to believe. Many people who find out they have diabetes don’t really feel sick and are now faced with managing a serious illness which needs to be carefully managed.