ALTON — Family nurse practitioner Keiko Sawano is joining BJC Medical Group Neurology Associates at 4 Memorial Drive, Suite 230, on the Alton Memorial Hospital campus.
Sawano is board-certified with a special interest in neurology. She received her bachelor of science in nursing degree from the University of Arkansas in 2008. She moved to St. Louis to serve neurology patients at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, earning her neuroscience certification in 2011.
Sawano’s passion for neurology and neurological disorders led her to complete her master of science in nursing in 2012 from Saint Louis University. She transitioned into a nurse practitioner role at Siteman Cancer Center, where she provided consultation and comprehensive medical care for patients.
To pursue her passion of neurology more fully, she is joining BJC Medical Group Neurology Associates on the campus of Alton Memorial Hospital.
Sawano will soon receive her doctorate in nursing practice from Saint Louis University and will complete her master in public health certification. Both of these experiences expand her knowledge, experiences and her current scope of care to more fully provide quality care.
She can be reached at (618) 465-8666.