News & Events

Latest News & Events

New Insurance ID Number Updates

At Cape Surgical Clinic, we do our best to ensure a smooth and efficient experience during your clinic visits. One often overlooked but crucial aspect of this process is the requirement to bring updated insurance cards. This seemingly simple task holds significant importance for both patients and Cape Surgical Clinic. First and foremost, insurance information

Planned Office Closure

The Cape Surgical Clinic at 60 Doctors Park in Cape Girardeau will be closed this Friday, January 19, 2024. Any phone calls will be returned on Monday, January 22, 2024. We appreciate your understanding and apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Notifications for Weather-Related Issues

Winter weather has arrived in Southeast Missouri! While the weather may pose safety concerns and impact travel for our staff and patients, we are committed to keeping you informed about any changes to the clinic schedule. We have registered to provide updates through the KFVS12 website and mobile app. You can also sign up on

Congratulations to our Practice Administrator

Adam Pople, FACMPE, FACHE, Practice Administrator at Cape Surgical Clinic, recently became a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the nation’s leading professional society for healthcare leaders. “The healthcare management field plays a vital role in providing high-quality care to the people in our communities, which makes having a standard of excellence promoted

Phone update

For the past few months, we have had patients report ongoing phone issues when trying to reach our clinic. We heard this feedback and resolved to fix the situation. After investigating issues and trying to diagnose problems in the system, we have decided to do a whole system upgrade. Our phones will be updated on

Questions to Ask Before Surgery

Discussing surgery can be an overwhelming task. There are many important things to consider and lots of information to gather. To help you be better organized for a pre-surgery discussion, the American College of Surgeons developed this list of questions that you should consider asking your provider when you are seeing them in the clinic.

Veradigm is here!

On October 6, 2023, Cape Surgical Clinic began a transition to a new computer electronic health record, Veradigm. During this transition, our staff will be learning all new workflows associated with the updated system, so please be patient with us as we make this transition. In addition to our EHR transition, in the coming months,

Observing Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is a month dedicated to spreading awareness about breast cancer, a disease that affects millions of women around the world. It’s a time to honor survivors, remember those we’ve lost, and rally together to support ongoing research and treatment efforts. Breast Cancer Awareness Month serves as a reminder of the importance of early detection

Congratulations Dr. Major Burger!

Dr. Major Burger recently received the honor of being designated a Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons. The American College of Osteopathic Surgeons website explains that the designation of Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons (FACOS) is conferred in recognition of Dr. Burger’s activities and service to advance osteopathic medicine and surgery.

Upcoming Changes

Cape Surgical is undergoing some changes in order to better serve our patients. On October 9, 2023, Cape Surgical will be launching our new electronic health record and practice management computer system. In preparation for this launch, staff will be training from September 18 to September 28. We appreciate your patience and understanding of any