Avera Sacred Heart Hospital and Willcockson Eye Associates have finalized a professional services agreement to have the Yankton-based eye care clinic become a part of Avera Medical Group. It will be named Avera Medical Group Willcockson Eye Associates.
As part of this arrangement, Avera Sacred Heart will acquire the office building located at 415 West Third Street in Yankton.
Avera Sacred Heart Hospital President Doug Ekeren says that Willcockson Eye Associates have been a well-respected provider of eye care services in Yankton for more than seventy years. Willcockson Eye Associates was created in 1950 when Dr. Thomas Willcockson started his practice in Yankton.
The agreement will take effect December 1st.