Four Local Primary Care Physicians join Saint Mary's Medical Group

Four Local Primary Care Physicians join Saint Mary's Medical Group

12-15-2014

SAINT MARY'S MEDICAL GROUP WELCOMES ADDITION OF FOUR LOCAL PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIANS

RENO, Nev. – Monday, Dec. 15, 2014 – Saint Mary's Medical Group (SMMG) has expanded its services to include four new primary care physicians, a nurse practitioner and a physician assistants at 75 Pringle Way, Suite 601 in Reno, formerly Great Basin Medical Group, Inc. This expansion will allow Saint Mary's to continue its focus on expanding access to quality resources while reducing costs and eliminating barriers to care.

Joining the Medical Group includes primary care physicians Christina Calvanese, M.D., Georgianna Duxbury, M.D., Maria Gorgona, M.D., Thomas Hope, M.D., nurse practitioner Cathy McNamara, APN and physician assistant Ben Prohaska, PA-C. These providers are now accepting patients Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Christina Calvanese, M.D. is a medical school graduate from Ross University School of Medicine in Dominica, West Indies who is board-certified in internal medicine. Georgianna Duxbury, M.D. graduated from the University of Nevada School of Medicine and is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Maria Gorgona, M.D. is a medical school graduate from the University of Santo Tomas in Manila, Philippines who is board-certified in internal medicine. Thomas Hope, M.D. graduated from the University of Nevada School of Medicine and is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Additionally, nurse practitioner Cathy McNamara, APN graduated from Pace University in New York City, N.Y. and physician assistant Ben Prohaska, PA-C graduated from Pacific University in Forest Grove, Ore.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 775-326-8380 or visit saintmarysmedicalgroup.com.

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About Saint Mary's Medical Group

Saint Mary's Medical Group is a fully-integrated Medical Group which offers a robust line of services including primary care, urgent care, The Clinic at Walmart and specialty care including the Center for Neurovascular and Stroke Care, the Center for Cardiovascular Care and the Center for Pregnancy and New Life. Designed to unite a team of board-certified physicians, specialists and nurse practitioners, the Medical Group is focused on preventive care and building medical homes. Saint Mary's Medical Group includes physicians who specialize in family practice, osteopathic physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners. As a long-standing community partner, Saint Mary's Medical Group is dedicated to ensuring the health and wellness of northern Nevada remains strong. For more information, visit www.saintmarysmedicalgroup.com.

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