NEW HIRES

David Burke

David Burke, M.D., a surgeon with more than 20 years of experience, joined the staff of Central Maine Surgical Associates in Lewiston.
Burke brings more than 10 years of service as a general and trauma surgeon, and as a critical care physician at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor.
For the past five years, he served as EMMC’s trauma medical director and co-director of the intensive care unit.

 

 

Maine Medical Center added three new physicians to its staff.
740539_830605-Ferguson.Michael.15Michael Ferguson, M.D., has joined the MMC’s Department of Pediatrics. Most recently, he was a Pediatric Critical Care Fellow at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

 

 

 

 

740539_830605-Conroy-KelleyKelley Conroy, M.D., has joined Maine Medical Partners – Women’s Health Maternal-Fetal Medicine. Conroy recently completed a maternal-fetal medicine fellowship at Tufts, while also focusing on clinical research.

 

 

 

 

740539_830605-London-GenevieveGenevieve London, M.D., has joined MMP – Westbrook Pediatrics. London was previously a pediatric hospitalist at Central Maine Medical Center.

 

 

 

 

 

740539_830605-Derek-AhlThe Daniel Hanley Center for Health Leadership has hired Derek Ahl as a new facilitator-trainer and executive coach.
For the past 20 years, Ahl has been working with leaders across a variety of industries including health care, to drive individual and organizational effectiveness through the implementation of systems thinking, applied learning and interpersonal behavior practices and solutions.

 

PROMOTIONS
Maine Medical Center has promoted Baird Mallory, M.D., to surgical specialty medical director and associate service line physician leader.
A former primary care and emergency medicine physician, Mallory is board certified in general and pediatric surgery. He joined MMC in 2005, most recently serving as division director of Maine Medical Partners – Pediatric Surgery.

AWARDS and RECOGNITIONS
Maine Medical Center’s Weight & Wellness Program was recently awarded a Comprehensive Center accreditation, as earned from the American College of Surgeons Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program.
This recognition highlights the program’s commitment to providing and supporting quality improvement and patient safety efforts for metabolic and bariatric surgery.

740539_830605-Carl-DeMarsCarl DeMars, M.D., a primary care physician with Mid Coast Medical Group in Bath, recently completed the fundamentals of value-based health care certificate program with The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice.
The year-long training provides insight and skills to improve health care delivery. DeMars, who is also the senior medical director of the hospital’s accountable care program, plans to integrate the strategies and concepts learned through the Dartmouth Institute program to help navigate the challenges of patient-centered, high-value health care.

RETIRING

David G. Fitz, M.D.

David Fitz, M.D. is planning to retire Nov. 1 after 28 years of practice as a plastic surgeon with Plastic & Hand Surgical Associates.
Fitz has also served as a member of the teaching faculty of the Lahey Clinic, and as an assistant clinical professor at Maine Medical Center for Tufts University School of Medicine.

 

 

 

GENERAL

Dr. Brian Boynton

Dr. Brian Boynton

Dr. James Pound, a dentist who has practiced in Gray Center for 20 years, is making a transition to retirement.
He sold his dental office, formerly known as Total Family Dentistry, to Dr. Brian Boynton, of Cumberland. As part of the sale, Boynton changed the name of the practice to Patriot Dental.
Pound and Boynton will work together over the next two years, as Pound transitions to part-time work.
Boynton and his wife Marcy have been operating Yarmouth Dental for the past 17 years.