Andrew Cowder, MD, Joins Anthony Donaldson, MD, at SVMC Urology

February 20, 2017

BENNINGTON, VT—February 20, 2017— Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) and Anthony Donaldson, MD, are pleased to announce that Andrew Cowder, MD, has joined Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Medical Group and SVMC Urology. The two will practice in Suite 100 of the Medical Office Building at 140 Hospital Drive in Bennington.

“Dr. Donaldson and I have worked in close cooperation with one another and have shared an office space for the past several years,” Cowder said. “The move to join Dartmouth-Hitchock Putnam Physicians will relate to greater efficiency. For patients, it will be the same location, physicians, and staff.”

Dr. Cowder has served on the SVMC medical staff since 2002 and has operated a successful private practice, Monument Urology, since 2004.

“I am pleased that Dr. Cowder has decided to join the prestigious group of providers at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Medical Group,” said Donaldson. “We have always worked well together as a team, and this move will enhance our partnership.”

Cowder received his medical degree from the State University of New York (SUNY) Stony Brook. He completed residency at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. He holds two bachelor’s degrees in applied physics and liberal arts, both from Columbia University in New York City. He is certified by the American Board of Urology and is a member of the American Urological Association.

Donaldson received his medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School and his undergraduate education from Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH. He completed a residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock in Lebanon, NH. He is certified by the American Board of Urology and a member of the American Urological Association.

SVMC Urology offers consultation and diagnostic testing for wide range of urological problems. It is located in Suite 100 of the Medical Office Building at 140 Hospital Drive in Bennington. For more information, call 802-447-6253.

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