|Dr. Larry Overcash|
Dr. Larry Overcash began his practice in Obstetrics and Gynecology in 1986 joining the late Dr. Harry N. Ores, a highly respected practitioner in Peoria. Prior to Dr. Ores’ retirement in 1999, they formed Women’s Health Institute specializing in individualized personal women’s healthcare. In addition to providing complete female care from adolescence to geriatrics, Dr. Overcash takes special interest in reconstructive pelvic surgery with special training in pelvic anatomy and minimally invasive surgery. Balancing his surgical practice with a very busy obstetric practice accomplishing over 9,000 deliveries in his career, Dr. Overcash extended his practice to include bioidentical hormone therapy and diet management.
Dr. Overcash received his B.S. in Zoology, M.S. in Biology, and M.D. from the University of Illinois. Interning at St. John’s Mercy Medical Center in St. Louis, he completed his residency as chief resident in 1986. Board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, he is a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. A member of the American Medical Association, Illinois State Medical Society and the Peoria Gynecologic Society, he has served several terms as Chairman of the Methodist Medical Center department of OB/GYN as well as serving on the curriculum committee. He maintains active staff privileges at OSF Saint Francis, Methodist Medical Center of Illinois, and Proctor Hospital. He also is on the board of directors at Peoria Day Surgical Center. He is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University Of Illinois College Of Medicine mentoring medical students and residents.
Raised on a farm near Canton, Illinois, Dr. Overcash still enjoys farming with his father and brother. He is an avid hunter and most enjoys spending time outdoors with his two sons and daughter Luke, Ty, and Tess.