SVMC Pownal Campus Welcomes Norr Hashem, DO
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SVMC Pownal Campus Welcomes Norr Hashem, DO

BENNINGTON, VT—July 22, 2021— Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) is pleased to welcome Norr Hashem, DO, family medicine physician, to the SVMC Pownal Campus and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Physicians. 

Dr. Hashem completed his undergraduate studies at Rutgers University in New Jersey, his medical degree at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, and his residency in family medicine at Saint Joseph Medical Center in Pennsylvania.

Most recently, he worked as a physician at Alexander Valley Healthcare, a federally qualified health center, and as medical director for the Cloverdale Healthcare Center, a skilled nursing facility, both in Cloverdale, California. He is board certified by the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians.

Dr. Hashem is replacing a retiring physician, and so does not have the ability to take new patients at this time. 

SVMC’s Pownal Campus offers comprehensive medical care for the whole family. Its services include care for children and adults, obstetrics, health promotion and wellness programs, and on-site blood draw and x-ray services. The office is located at 7237 Route 7 in Pownal. Appointments are available for current patients 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Friday. Call 802-681-2780 for an appointment.

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 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.

Southwestern Vermont Health Care is among the most lauded small rural health systems in the nation. It is the recipient of the American Hospital Association’s 2020 Rural Hospital Leadership Award. SVMC ranked fourth nationwide for the value of care it provides by the Lown Institute Hospital Index and is a five-time recipient of the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet® recognition for nursing excellence. It has also received the highest marks possible from the Leapfrog Group. 

Southwestern Vermont Medical Center provides exceptional care without discriminating on the basis of an individual’s age, race, ethnicity, religion, culture, language, physical or mental disability, socioeconomic status, sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. Language assistance services, free of charge, are available at 1-800-367-9559. 

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