James Krieg, M.D
Dr. James Krieg is a board certified family practice specialist. He earned his Medical Degree from Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago. He completed his Family Practice Residency at St. Francis Hospital Medical Center in Peoria and served two years as a U.S. Navy physician before joining the Chester Clinic and Memorial Hospital in 1980. He is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Family Physicians, the Illinois State Medical Society and the Randolph County Medical Society.
Dr. Krieg chose Memorial Hospital due to the stability of the practice and the community. He enjoys being able to have the freedom to practice medicine as he wants. He considers his team at Memorial and the Clinics to be united. Everyone is cordial and interactive with the overall care of the patients served. He was attracted to Family Practice because of the variety. It is rewarding to make a difference with patients of all ages. When asked what he is most excited about, Dr. Krieg stated, "the ongoing Hospital improvements." In the years, he has been with the practice he has been part of implementing and supporting many advancements in healthcare throughout the Rural Health Clinics and the Hospital.