Longtime Berkshire County Physician Joins SVMC Internal Medicine

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BENNINGTON, Vt. — Dr. Richard Wiseman has joined the Internal Medicine practice at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center. With this appointment, Dr. Wiseman also joins the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Medical Group.

Since 1999, Dr. Wiseman has worked for Williamstown Medical Associates and the Williams College Health Center. He has also previously served as medical director of the VNA and Hospice of Northern Berkshire County.  He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and is a member of the American College of Physicians.

Dr. Wiseman received his undergraduate degree in biology from Duke University in North Carolina and his medical degree from University of Massachusetts Medical School. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, N.Y., serving as chief medical resident in his final year.

"Dr. Wiseman is has a wonderful reputation and a wealth of experience providing primary care to the people of our region," said Dr. Trey Dobson, SVMC's chief medical officer and medical director of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Physicians. "We are delighted to have him help SVMC advance our mission of exceptional care."
 
SVMC Internal Medicine provides primary care for patients 18 years and older. The practice is designated as a patient-centered medical home with the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and Blueprint for Health. The practice offers access to a dietitian, a diabetes educator, and other clinical professionals conveniently in the office.

SVMC Internal Medicine is located in Suite 108 of the Medical Office Building at 140 Hospital Drive in Bennington, Vt. For more information or to check availability, call 802-447-5519.

 


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SVMC ExpressCare Practice Welcomes Family Nurse Practitioner

BENNINGTON, Vt. — Southwestern Vermont Medical Center's ExpressCare in Bennington has welcomed family nurse practitioner Christine Burke. With this appointment, Burke also joins the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Medical Group.

Burke earned her master's degree in nursing from Simmons University in Massachusetts. She received her bachelor's in nursing from the University of Vermont and is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society. She is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

Most recently, Burke worked as a registered nurse at Rutland Regional Medical Center Diagnostic Imaging and Infusion and at Castleton Family Health Center Urgent Care in Castleton, Vt. She also worked in the Emergency Department at Rutland Regional Medical Center.

Open seven days a week, including holidays, except Thanksgiving and Christmas, ExpressCare is a convenient walk-in medical office. No appointment is necessary. ExpressCare offers care for minor illnesses and injuries to patients of all ages. Patients may seek care at Suite 111 of the Medical Office Building at 140 Hospital Drive. For more information, call 802-440-4077.

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