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Published: April 15, 2017 5:00 AM
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Pomerene adds new physician practice

MILLERSBURG -- Pomerene Hospital is pleased to introduce Pomerene Internal Medicine, a new physician practice, to be led by Loren M. Kirchner, MD, MS, FACP, a board-certified internal medicine specialist.

Dr. Kirchner is trained and experienced in prevention, treatment and management of a wide spectrum of illnesses affecting adults including chronic, complex and multi-system diseases.

"We are really looking forward to the arrival of our new Internal Medicine physician, Dr. Loren Kirchner," stated Tony Snyder, CEO of Pomerene Hospital. "We have seen the need to expand internal medicine services in our area. We understand the community's desire for close-to-home care, access to available appointments, and short waiting room times all of which will be available through Dr. Kirchner and his staff. We are happy to have him join our team."

Dr. Kirchner received his M.D. from Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine (NEOUCOM) and completed his residency from NEOUCOM affiliated hospitals in Canton, Ohio. He has 15 years of academic, hospitalist and outpatient experience in Wooster and also served our country as Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army Reserve. He has been deployed on numerous occasions including four assignments in Iraq and Afghanistan where he has supervised and provided medical and trauma care in Combat Support Hospitals.

He and his wife Mabel live on a small farm in the Shreve area where they enjoy spending time with their daughters and grandchildren. Dr. Kirchner is active in his church and enjoys a wide variety of activities that include woodworking and working outdoors in his orchards and garden.

Dr. Kirchner will begin accepting new patients and referrals on April 17 at Pomerene Internal Medicine, currently located in the lower level of the German Village Center at 4900 Oak Street in Berlin, Ohio. Appointments and referrals can be made by calling 330-893-1318. Pomerene Internal Medicine will be open Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.


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