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Seasoned Surgeon Joins the Medical Staff at MTMC

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Board Certified General Surgeon Dr. Isabella Flores-Merritt now accepting patients

SAN ANDREAS, CA – June 12, 2020 - Dr. Isabella Flores-Merritt, Board Certified General Surgeon has joined the team at Mark Twain Medical Center (MTMC). She is now accepting patients at the MTMC San Andreas Multi-Specialty Care Center.

“Dr. Flores-Merritt is arriving during a very good time for MTMC, stated MTMC President and CEO Doug Archer. “Our Medical Staff is working very hard to meet the new challenges and demands during this unprecedented time in our world. As I have expressed many times; but now more than ever- I am extremely proud of the dedication and excellence in care from our staff here at MTMC. Dr. Merritt will be another compliment to the team of skilled professionals that serve our community on a daily basis. Mark Twain Medical Center has a strong commitment in providing care for those that need medical services along with a very focused collaboration from all of our teams. Her experience and expertise is a great fit for this community.”


Dr. Flores-Merritt is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. She is board certified in General Surgery. She has more than 15 years of experience. She is an Associate Professor of Surgery, at the College of Medicine, California Northstate University, and the College of Osteopathic Medicine, Touro University. Dr. Flores-Merritt received her medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia and completed her residency in general surgery at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Temple University where she became the Chief Resident.

“I am so excited to be joining the team of professionals at Mark Twain Medical Center, exclaimed Dr. Flores-Merritt. “I look forward to delivering the latest, most technologically advanced surgical care possible to the community.”

She is Bilingual- Fluent in Spanish and English.

To make an appointment with Dr. Merritt, call (209) 754-9232.

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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. For more information, please visit our website at. Mark Twain Medical Center is also on Facebook.

Publish date: 

Thursday, June 11, 2020

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