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SVHC Welcomes New Volunteer Services Coordinator

This position will allow for the expansion of volunteer programs at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center and the health systemís several campuses.

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New Sports Medicine Specialist Joins Northern Berkshire Orthopedics

Guttmann also sees patients at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) Orthopedics in Bennington and Twin Rivers Medical in Hoosick Falls, N.Y. SVMC and Northern Berkshire Orthopedics have been partners in providing orthopedic services since early 2018.

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SVMC Welcomes New Emergency Physician

Dr. Duquette is board-certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine.

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SVMC Welcomes New Doctor to SVMC General Surgery

Dr. Diaz joins doctors Simon Drew, Graham Moore and Charles Salem. Through a team-based approach, they provide minimally invasive surgery using the latest evidence-based protocols.

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Perfect Timing: How Do You Know When It's Time To Do Joint Replacement?

If you're someone who suffers from chronic joint pain and you hear about those kind of results, it's easy to think "replacement surgery is for me." And you may be right. But surgery is, shall we say, a big deal and should rarely be your first course of actio

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Protecting Children and Others During a Measles Outbreak

Worldwide, up to 2.6 million people died annually from measles every year up until a vaccine was introduced in 1963.

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SVHC Names Outstanding Volunteer of the Year

The Outstanding Volunteer Award is given to the volunteer who shows dedication to patients and staff, provides excellent customer service, quality in all work that they do, and empathy and respect in all interactions with patients, staff, visitors, and fellow volunteers.

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SVMC Nurse Named as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing

The AAN is composed of 2,400 of the nationís top nurse researchers, policy makers, scholars, executives, educators, and practitioners from across the country.

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Health Matters: Four Quick Tips to Protect Against Anaplasmosis

Like Lyme disease, the most common one, it is caused by bacteria carried by the blacklegged tick. According to the Vermont Department of Health, Vermont has the highest annual incidence of anaplasmosis nationwide.

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SVMC Offers Diabetes Prevention Program with Exercise Component

It's the Diabetes Prevention Program from Vermont Blueprint for Health and Southwestern Vermont Medical Center, part of Southwestern Vermont Health Care. And it's free.

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SVHC Offers Free Paid Training for Licensed Nursing Assistants

The training typically costs as much as $1,400. Those who enter SVHC's program agree to a one-year contract, receive free training, and earn the starting hourly rate while they train.

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SVMC, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Partner to Provide Specialty Care for Pregnant Women with Diabetes

This service uses live, two-way, secure video on large format, high-definition mobile carts to connect D-H providers with SVMC OB/GYN patients who have gestational diabetes and women who have type 2 diabetes and become pregnant.

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Southwestern Vermont Medical Center Recognizes Medical Staff

Southwestern Vermont Medical Center's medical staff was recognized at an annual event on Thursday, March 28, at the Bennington Museum.

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Primary Care Offices Offer More Than Ever

Many primary care offices are offering patients more types of care more conveniently than ever. Knowing about all of the services your primary care practice offers can help you take better care of yourself and your family.

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New Associate Provider Joins SVMC Urology

McGowan received her master of science as an Adult-Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner and her bachelor's degree in nursing both from Columbia University School of Nursing in New York. Before that, she earned a bachelor's in political science from Brown University in Rhode Island.

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Q&A: Doctor with Pro Football Pedigree Treating Sports Injuries in Bennington

Sustain a sports injury in and around Bennington, and you might discover that your doctor has more than years of medical training to bring to your recovery plan. She just might be a former professional football player, too.

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SVMC OB/GYN Service Decreases Necessity for Opioids

Nitrous oxide is now available as an alternative to opioids for pain management during childbirth. In addition, fewer opioids are needed among hysterectomy patients as a result of the introduction of a new enhanced recovery program for the procedure.

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SVMC Offers New Heart Health Screening

Cardiac Calcium Scoring uses a computed tomography (CT) scan and specialized software to allow doctors to detect calcium in the coronary artery. A score of zero on the test indicates low risk, and increasing levels indicate increasing risk of a heart attack and stroke.

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SVMC Welcomes New Emergency Physician

Dr. McDonald received his medical degree from Touro Nevada School of Medicine and completed a residency in Family Medicine at the Trios Health Family Medicine in Washington state.

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SVMC Appoints Sports Medicine Specialist

Dr. Guttmann earned her medical degree at Universidad Autonoma de Centro America in Costa Rica and completed the pediatrics residency training program at San Juan City Hospital in Puerto Rico in 2012.

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SVHC Names New Director of Volunteer Services

This position will allow for the expansion of volunteer programs at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center and the health systemís several campuses.

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Health Matters: Five Ways to Prevent Gout

Gout, a painful, red, and inflamed joint, is a type of arthritis that occurs when uric acid crystals build up in the affected area. It is most common among people with a family history, especially men. The risk of getting gout increases with age, obesity, insulin resistance and high blood pressure.

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Orthopedic Surgeon Joins SVMC

Schneiderbauer earned her medical degree at Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich, Germany, and the Harvard Medical School Program for Medical Education in Massachusetts.

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SVMC Names Family Medicine Department Chair

Tarnas has worked at the practice since 2015 and has been a member of the SVMC medical staff since 1985.

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Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation Taps New Director of Nursing Services

Reed has nearly 20 years of experience in the field, the last dozen years serving elders. She has worked at CNR as a clinical reimbursement coordinator since 2017.

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