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Well-Known Doctor Returns to Care for Community Calaveras County Gains Another Primary Care Physician to Mark Twain Medical Center

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SAN ANDREAS, CA – January 8, 2020 - Dr. John Krpan has returned to caring for patients in Calaveras County through the Mark Twain Medical Center system. He will now be seeing patients at the new James Dalton Medical Office in Angels Camp and serve as the Medical Director of Clinics for Mark Twain Medical Center (MTMC).

“This is a remarkable time for our organization and the patients we serve,” states Hospital President and CEO Doug Archer. “The return of Dr. Krpan represents a new beginning for MTMC and reinforces our commitment to increase access to quality care in Calaveras County. He is a well-known respected doctor with a deep dedication to this community and I look forward to partnering with him as we continue our efforts to improve clinic operations and the overall patient experience.”

Dr. Krpan graduated from the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific in 1995 and did his post-graduate training at San Joaquin General in the UC Davis Family Practice Program where he served as Chief Resident. He is board certified in Family Medicine. He and his family relocated to Calaveras County in 2002 from rural Alaska and their four

children are all Bret Harte High School alumni.

“I am very excited to work with this team in our community,” remarked Dr. Krpan. “I personally knew Jim Dalton and I am honored to work in a clinic named after him. He was a great man. He gave a lot of his time, wisdom and wealth. Jim was a quiet advocate for patient access to care and the new James Dalton Medical Center is just one of his many legacies… Our team is both honored and proud to provide care in such a truly outstanding setting.”

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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 and a part of CommonSpirit Health, one of the largest nonprofit health systems in the nation dedicated to advancing health for all and serving communities in 21 states. Mark Twain Medical Center is also on Facebook. 

Publish date: 

Tuesday, January 07, 2020

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