Southern Maine Health Care (SMHC) is extending a warm welcome to the patients and physicians of North Berwick Family Medicine. The practice joined the SMHC health care team on October 1st, enabling patients of this practice to benefit from SMHC’s extensive group of specialists, specialty programs such as wound care, sleep lab, pain clinic, and the latest in diagnostic and therapy technology available close by in Sanford, all linked by a common medical record. The providers and staff at North Berwick Family Medicine will continue to see their patients at their current office on 7 High Street.
Patients seeking women’s health services will be pleased to know that SMHC Women’s Health practice at 25A June Street is now open five days a week for gynecological care as well as prenatal and post-partum care services.
"Southern Maine Health Care is committed to providing the right care, at the right time, as close to home as possible," said SMHC President and CEO Ed McGeachey. "Expanding primary care services deeper into southern York County will make it easier for people to access the care they need and help us achieve our mission to improve the health and health care of the communities we serve."
"Teresa Breault, MD and Charles Hintermeister, DO of North Berwick Family Medicine have been affiliated with Southern Maine Health Care for many years," added SMHC Chief Medical Officer and SVP of Physician Services Mike Albaum, MD. "We are pleased to continue our partnership with them, and welcome the practice to SMHC. Having a SMHC Family Medicine office in North Berwick ensures that the residents of that community will have greater access to the full breadth of services we offer.
"We are also pleased to welcome Mary O’Hare, MD to our Sanford Women’s Health office, where she will see patients five days a week," said Dr. Albaum. "For more than 25 years Dr. O’Hare has been caring for women in our Biddeford office. She is excited to have an opportunity to provide gynecologic, pre-natal/post-natal and well-woman care to women in Sanford."