Critical Care Medicine Welcomes Joe M. Pressler, Jr., MD

Joe M. Pressler, Jr., MD, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic Critical Care Medicine.

As a Critical Care Medicine physician, he provides care to patients who are in need of life support or other intensive medical care in a hospital setting.

Pressler received his medical degree from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine in Jackson, Miss. He also completed his residency in internal medicine and fellowship in pulmonary medicine and critical care medicine at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

Pressler is board certified in internal medicine and pulmonary medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is a member the American Thoracic Society and the American College of Chest Physicians.

“I feel that providing health care is my best opportunity to give back to people and the community,” Pressler said.

Additional providers at Critical Care Medicine include L. Wesley Aldred, MD, FACP; Matthew Christopher Byrnes, MD, MPH, MHA; Charles R. McCollum, III, MD; Lewis W. Neese, MD, FCCP; Michael J. Raggio, MD, FCCP; Andrew H. Rogness, MD; Steven W. Stogner, MD, FCCP; Robert D. Walley, DO; Walid G. Younis, MD; Casie W. Barnes, AGACNP; Tiffany King, AGACNP, FNP; Karen C. Ladnier, AGACNP; W. Brad Pickering, AGACNP.

About Hattiesburg Clinic Critical Care Medicine:

Hattiesburg Clinic Critical Care Medicine provides care to patients who are in need of life support or other intensive medical care. Critical Care Medicine services include the diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of life-threatening medical problems. While Critical Care Medicine physicians are the primary provider of care to patients in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), they work alongside additional ICU professionals to develop a plan of care tailored to each patient. Critical Care Medicine and the Intensive Care Unit are located in Forrest General Hospital.

About Hattiesburg Clinic:

Hattiesburg Clinic is Mississippi’s largest privately-owned, multispecialty clinic.  More than 55 years after its beginning, the clinic has grown to over 450 physicians and providers, caring for patients in more than 17 counties in South Mississippi.  Along with over 2,000 professional staff employees, these physicians and providers come together for a common purpose, to serve the over 500,000 community members who live and work in South Mississippi every day.