Wednesday, September 10, 2014

New Surgeon Recruited to Join Mark Twain Medical Center

SAN ANDREAS, CASeptember 10, 2014– Mark Twain Medical Center (MTMC) announces it has recruited Dr. Andrew C. McCoy to San Andreas, where he will provide surgical services for the Tri-County area. Dr. Andrew C. McCoy has joined the San Andreas-based Silver Oak Medical Office (SOMO) with Dr.’s Peter Oliver, Dean Kelaita, Shane Patterson, Sarah Grimes and Physician Assistant Ken Romans.

“Dr. McCoy is a welcome addition to the communities growing health care needs,” said Craig Marks, Hospital President. “MTMC is committed to providing more and more needed services to the residents of Calaveras County and beyond. Dr. McCoy and his family are a great fit with our community and vision for Calaveras County.”

Dr. Andrew McCoy earned his medical degree from University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Grand Forks, ND. Dr. McCoy completed his Internship at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; followed by General Surgery residency at University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Grand Forks, ND. He obtained his Fellowship in an advanced GI and Laparoscopic Fellowship Program at St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma, WA. He is board eligible.

“We are delighted and thankful to have Dr. McCoy join our practice. He adds strength and diversity to our surgical services,” commented SOMO’s Dr. Peter Oliver, adding “He is available to provide endoscopy and surgical care to new and existing patients as a community based General Surgeon at our medical office.”
“I have lived most of my life in rural communities and have sought out every opportunity to do my medical education in rural communities,” remarked Dr. McCoy. “ I know the importance of being able to receive first class care close to home and loved ones.  I feel that we at SOMO along with MTMC can provide this care for the people of Calaveras County. “
Dr. McCoy and his family are excited about living Calaveras county and reside in Angels Camp.

About Mark Twain Medical Center
Founded in 1951, Mark Twain Medical Center is a 25-bed, full-access hospital providing inpatient acute care, outpatient services and emergency services. The Medical Center’s Medical Staff represents a broad range of specialties that ensure access to high quality medical care in a rural community. In addition to being a major provider of health services, Mark Twain Medical Center is also a major source of jobs for area residents. On average, more than 300 people are employed at the hospital and its five Family Medical Centers. The Medical Center is a member of Dignity Health, the fifth largest not-for-profit healthcare system in the nation. For more information, please visit our website at Mark Twain Medical Center is also on Facebook.