Dr. Eric Reinertson, MD, FACOG

Raised in North Dakota, Eric Reinertson began his career as a Certified Nurse Aid. He received his bachelor's in Nursing from the University of Wyoming in 1984 and subsequently worked as a Registered Nurse until 1986. He entered Medical School at the University of North Dakota, where he received his M.D. in 1990. He later moved to St. Louis and completed a residency in OB/GYN in 1994 at Washington University, Barnes Hospital. He also served as an Administrative Chief Resident.

Following his residency, Dr. Reinertson was in practice with a large physician's group in North Dakota. He was also a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of North Dakota, where he participated in teaching medical students and residents. He became Board-Certified by the American Board of OB/GYN in 1996 and Re-Certified in 2006. He has served on various committees and as Chairman of the Department of OB/GYN. Dr. Reinertson belongs to several professional societies, including the American College of OB/GYN, the American Medical Association, and the Tazewell County Medical Society, which he is a Past President. He is currently, President-Elect of the Hospital Medical Staff at Pekin Hospital and is on the Pekin Community Hospital Board of Trustees.

He joined with Dr. Lesley Brinkman-Mosiman and Certified Nurse Midwives Bonnie Cox and Nancy Vidic to form the Women's Center for Health in 2002. He is an accomplished gynecologic surgeon and specializes in minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery such as outpatient hysterectomy as well as more complex vaginal surgery.

Dr. Reinertson lives in Pekin with his wife Betty. They have two daughters. He is actively involved in music and church. He plays in the Praise band at Crosspoint Church in East Peoria. You might also find Dr. Reinertson around the community in his own band Loose Shoes with other local physicians.