SVHC Welcomes Khola Qamar, MD, to SVMC Gastroenterology
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SVHC Welcomes Khola Qamar, MD, to SVMC Gastroenterology

BENNINGTON, VT—December 4, 2018— Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC) is pleased to welcome Gastroenterologist Khola Qamar, MD, to the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Medical Group. Qamar is board certified in internal medicine. 

Dr. Qamar specializes in comprehensive treatment of the digestive system. She received her medical degree from King Edward Medical College Lahore, Pakistan. She completed research training at University of Toledo Medical Center, her internal medicine residency at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, and an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education-accredited gastroenterology fellowship at University of Toledo Medical Center, all in Ohio.

Dr. Qamar is a member of the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, the American College of Gastroenterology, and the American Gastroenterological Association. She is an author of numerous peer-reviewed publications and has presented at various national Gastroenterology conferences. She has received several honors throughout her education, including Chief Gastroenterology Fellow during 2017 – 2018.

The Gastroenterology practice  at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) is a part of the SVMC Multispecialty Practice. Its fellowship-trained gastroenterologists diagnose and treat a full range of digestive disorders including disorders of the stomach, esophagus, intestines, liver and pancreas. With their supporting medical team, they focus on evaluating and managing conditions with the aim of restoring good digestive health. In addition, the practice offers Saturday hours for colonoscopy screenings.

SVMC Gastroenterology is located in suite 307 of the Medical Office Building at 140 Hospital Drive in Bennington. For more information or to make an appointment, call 802-447-4555.

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 includes Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC), Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center, the Centers for Living and Rehabilitation, and the SVHC Foundation. SVMC includes 25 primary and specialty care practices. For more information, visit

Southwestern Vermont Health Care complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Language assistance services, free of charge, are available at 1-800-367-9559.


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