Mercer is pleased to announce that Dr. Larry Kohse, MD, assumed the duties of Managing Partner of Mercer Medicine, the Mercer University Medical Faculty Practice, on May 1 2016. Dr. Kohse will work with the Physician Advisory Committee to direct the physician led practice. Dr. Jean Sumner, incoming Dean of Mercer University School of Medicine said, “Dr. Kohse brings to the practice a wealth of knowledge and skill. Not only has he run his own practice, he is an outstanding clinician with academic interests in practice quality, patient care and efficiency. He has already brought the organization great value.” Dr. Kohse received a degree, with honors, in microbiology from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada where he did graduate work in virology. He also completed his Medical Doctorate at the University of British Columbia. After completing an internal medicine residency, he accepted a Fellowship in Endocrinology from the Cleveland Clinic. He remained at the Cleveland Clinic for eight years as a staff endocrinologist before relocating his practice to Macon in 1995. Dr. Kohse is board certified in Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism and recently was certified in Clinical Densitometry. He has served as a Professor of Internal Medicine and Chief of the Endocrinology Division at Mercer University School of Medicine since 2013. He will still maintain his consultative practice in endocrinology at Mercer Medicine LLC. Mercer Medicine is a multi-specialty physician practice and a subsidiary of the Mercer University School of Medicine and the Mercer Health Sciences Center. Our physicians specialize in cardiology, critical care medicine, endocrinology, infectious disease, nephrology, psychiatry and behavioral health, pulmonology, sleep medicine, and sports medicine. Backed by the academic resources of Mercer University, Mercer Medicine physicians also conduct groundbreaking clinical research in their specialized fields of study. Mercer Medicine currently employs more than 40 faculty physicians with clinic locations at 250 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in downtown Macon and on the Mercer University Macon campus.