University Physicians

University Physicians is mid-Missouri’s largest multi-specialty group.

With more than 600 physicians trained in more than 80 specialties and subspecialties, our physicians staff MU Health Care's hospitals and clinics and provide world-class care in mid-Missouri.

MU Health Care physicians also serve as faculty members at the University of Missouri School of Medicine, teaching medical students and residents and conducting research. This allows our physicians to provide you the latest advances in medicine. MU Health Care offers primary and specialty care at a number of clinics in Columbia and in communities throughout the state.

MU Health Care physicians are known around the world for breakthroughs and advances in minimally invasive surgery, pediatrics, cancer care, cardiovascular care, orthopaedic surgery, trauma, women’s health and much more. Here at home, our physicians are soccer coaches, gardeners, mentors, farmers, football fans, musicians, athletes and parents.

For more information about any of our physicians or to make an appointment with a University Physician, please call 573-882-7000.


Theodore Choma, MD

Stephanie Schmidt
Executive Director, UP

Jess Berkey
MU School of Medicine Director of Finance

Make an appointment

If you would like an appointment with a provider at MU Health Care but have not yet chosen a doctor, take advantage of our online physician directory. Follow the simple instructions to search for a doctor by name, interest, specialty or language.

If you know which clinic you'd like to go to for care, you may search our clinic locations and see doctors at these locations.

Cancel an appointment

Call your clinic to cancel an appointment any time. Two working days before your scheduled clinic appointment, a computerized reminder service will telephone you. You may confirm or cancel your appointment during the confidential call. If you confirm your appointment but later are unable to keep it, please call the clinic to cancel.

Contact us

Please contact Customer Service at 573-884-3300.