SVMC’s Cancer Center Welcomes Dorisanne Wonsor, PA-C
Ashley Jowett
/ Categories: NEWS, 2022

SVMC’s Cancer Center Welcomes Dorisanne Wonsor, PA-C

BENNINGTON, VT—September 26, 2022— The Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center and the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Physicians are pleased to welcome Dorisanne Wonsor, PA-C. The Cancer Center is a department of Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC), which is part of Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC).

Wonsor has worked most recently as an inpatient physician assistant at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Brigham & Women’s Cancer Center in Boston, where she also worked as both a senior research data specialist and as a new patient coordinator in the past. She received her master’s degree in physician assistant studies from MCPHS University in Worcester, MA, and her bachelor’s in chemistry from College of the Holy Cross in Worcester. She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.

Patients at the Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center have access to genetic counseling, clinical trials, palliative care services, and the latest technology for radiation treatment of cancer. The Center is accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer. Its physicians are members of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Physicians, and it is managed in cooperation with Dartmouth’s Norris Cotton Cancer Center, one of three National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive care centers in New England. 

A complete reconstruction of the Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center is planned as a part of the Vision 2020: A Decade of Transformation Capital Campaign. The new Hoyt-Hunter Regional Cancer Center will have double the number of exam and infusion rooms. The design focuses on patient comfort in addition to clinical excellence. To learn more and make a donation, visit svhealthcare.org/vision2020.

About SVHC:
Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC) is a comprehensive, preeminent, healthcare 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. In addition, SVMC ranked fourth nationwide for the value of care it provides by the Lown Institute Hospital Index in 2020 and is a five-time recipient of the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet® recognition for nursing excellence. The health system is fortunate to have the support of platinum-level corporate sponsor Mack, a leading supplier of contract manufacturing services and injection molded plastic parts based in Arlington, VT.

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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