Ethan Evankow, PA, Joins SVMC Emergency Department

August 09, 2017

The Emergency Department at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) is pleased to welcome Physician Assistant Ethan C. Evankow. With this appointment, Evankow also joins the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Medical Group.

Evankow earned his master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies from University of New England in Maine and his undergraduate degree in biology from the University of Vermont. He completed clinical rotations at Mayo Regional Hospital in Maine, Tobey Hospital in Massachusetts, and Pittsfield Medical Associates in Massachusetts, among others. He is certified by the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

SVMC’s Emergency Department is staffed 24 hours a day and treats over 25,000 patients a year, many with life-threatening conditions. It is equipped with the latest telemedicine technology, which allows emergency specialists from Dartmouth-Hitchcock to consult on cases remotely through a high-definition two-way camera and monitor system. The hospital is located at 100 Hospital Drive in Bennington. For more information about SVMC’s emergency services, visit

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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 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 For news and updates, follow

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