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SAN ANDREAS, CA – May 20, 2019 - Mark Twain Medical Center (MTMC) President Doug Archer has announced that Gabriel Pettersen, MD, has returned to practice at MTMC and treat patients at the San Andreas Family Medical Center. He will also conduct cardiac stress tests at Mark Twain Medical Center’s Heart Center.
“We are very happy to welcome another experienced family practice physician to our team, and to care for our patients in the San Andreas Family Medical Center,” states Archer. “Dr. Pettersen is familiar with the community and is board certified in internal medicine,” he adds.
Dr. Pettersen graduated from St. George’s University School of Medicine in 2001, completed three years of post-graduate training at King-Drew Medical Center, and attended Harbor UCLA. He specializes in internal medicine and is known for his work in analyzing cardiac stress tests, performing endoscopies, and proving compassionate patient care.
He joins the San Andreas team that includes Physician Assistant Lupe Robles, Nurse Practitioner Linda Cauliflower, Dr. Mikel Meyers, Dr. Mark Faryan, and Licensed Social Workers Karen Karam and Shannon Kelaita.
Located adjacent to the campus at Mark Twain Medical Center, the San Andreas Family Medical Center provides care in a traditional family practice setting, including treating workers compensation injuries and adolescent health. With support from a committed staff, the team of medical professionals delivers a range of medical services from preventive care to same day appointments.
“I am looking forward to providing care to the community at the San Andreas Family Medical Center,” says Dr. Pettersen. “Dignity Health is a growing organization actively working diligently to improve the health and well-being of patients and the communities in which they live. As a Physician, it is very reassuring to know that individuals needing care will be treated and cared for no matter what their personal circumstances.”
About Mark Twain Medical Center
Founded in 1951, Mark Twain Medical Center is a 25-bed, critical 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 one of the area’s largest employers. 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. Mark Twain Medical Center is also on Facebook.