We are extremely pleased to have Dr. Pescatore join our organization, commented CEO, Daren Relph. He is looking forward to returning to Iowa and has chosen to practice at Wayne County Hospital and Clinic System to establish a regional program specific to women’s health and his advanced specialties.
Born and raised in South Florida, Dr. Pescatore graduated with honors earning a bachelor’s degree from William Penn University in Oskaloosa, Iowa. He then attended Nova Southeastern University, where he earned his doctor of osteopathy. He also has a master’s degree in healthcare administration from A.T. Still University School of Health Management.
While serving in the U.S. Navy from 1989 to 1996, Dr. Pescatore completed his post-graduate training in obstetrics and gynecology. He also completed two overseas operational tours.
In 2002, Dr. Pescatore completed the Osteopathic Heritage Fellowship in Health Policy. The Illinois Osteopathic Medical Society recognized him as the Illinois Osteopathic Physician of the Year in 2007, and he was recognized as Outstanding Clinical Faculty by the University of Illinois School of Medicine at Rockford in 2008.
Dr. Pescatore has completed certification in medical quality (CMQ) through the American Board of Medical Quality. He is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG) and participates in the Annual Board Certification program to ensure the highest professional standards in women’s care. He is sub-specialty certified in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (FPMRS) by ABOG. Dr. Pescatore is also a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (FACOG).
Dr. Pescatore has held teaching appointments at a number of medical schools including Ohio University, University of Hawaii, Case Western University, Midwestern University, and University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford.
He most recently practiced in his home state of Florida at Women’s Continence and Robotic Surgical Specialists. Dr. Pescatore focuses on urogynecology and minimally invasive surgery including da Vinci® robotic-assisted surgery.
Dr. Pescatore will begin practice September 1st at the Wayne County Hospital Specialty Clinic. For more information, please call the WCHCS Specialty Clinic at 641-872-5259.