SVMC ExpressCare Appoints New Physician Assistant

May 04, 2016

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BENNINGTON, VT—May 4, 2015— SVMC ExpressCare, a part of Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC), welcomes Karena Webber, PA-C, to the practice and to the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Medical Group.

Webber graduated with a master’s in Physician Assistant Studies from MCPHS University in New Hampshire and received her undergraduate degree in medical biology from The University of New England in Maine. In addition, Webber is a certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). She is also certified in Basic Life Support/CPR and Advanced Cardiac Life Support.

Open seven days a week, ExpressCare is a convenient walk-in clinic. No appointment is necessary. ExpressCare offers care for minor illnesses and injuries to patients of all ages. It is located in Suite 111 of the Medical Office Building at 140 Hospital Drive in Bennington. For more information, call 802-440-4077.

About SVHC:

Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC) is a comprehensive, preeminent health care system providing exceptional, convenient, and affordable care to the communities of Bennington and Windham Counties of Vermont, eastern Rensselaer and Washington Counties of New York, and northern Berkshire County in Massachusetts. SVHC’s providers are members of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Physicians, a multispecialty medical group operated in partnership with Dartmouth-Hitchcock. SVHC includes the Centers for Living and Rehabilitation, a 150-bed long- and short-term care skilled nursing facility; the SVHC Foundation; and Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC), a 99-bed community hospital. SVMC’s services include an emergency department staffed by physicians each of whom is board certified in emergency medicine; the Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center, which is accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer and managed by Dartmouth-Hitchcock; and a fully-digital imaging department. SVMC also includes 19 primary and specialty care practices and primary care offices in Bennington, Manchester, Pownal, West Dover, and Wilmington, VT. The hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission and is the state’s first Magnet Center for Nursing Excellence, a designation it has held since 2002. To learn more, visit