Local Admired Medical Doctor returns to practice in San Andreas


Dr. Dean Kelaita has joined the staff at the Mark Twain Medical Center Family Clinic

SAN ANDREAS, CA, March 29, 2021 – Mark Twain Medical Center is proud to announce the return of Dr. Dean Kelaita to the San Andreas Family Medical Clinic.

“Dr. Kelaita is a natural fit for our health care delivery system, remarked Doug Archer, President and CEO of MTMC. “He is an excellent Medical Doctor, who has served this entire community for decades.”

Dr. Dean Kelaita“I have worked alongside of Dr. Kelaita for many years," stated Dr. John Krpan. “He is a very caring and dedicated physician. His leadership and professionalism will be of great support to me, our staff, and patients. Both Dr. Kelaita and I will be Co-Medical Directors, and will share in all of the responsibilities in providing daily oversight and care throughout all of our Family Medical Centers.”

Dr. Kelaita graduated from Albany Medical College Medical School and completed his Residency Program at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital & Trauma Center.

“I am excited to be joining Mark Twain Medical Center in a more formal capacity, stated Kelaita. “The organization has made tremendous strides in expanding services under the leadership of the current hospital administration. This partnership will allow me to continue to provide primary care for our community, as well as to contribute administrative expertise and experience to improve the quality of care for the entire organization."

To schedule an appointment, please call 209.754.2968.

[Photo: Dr. Dean Kelaita]

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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, the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in the nation. Mark Twain Medical Center is also on Facebook.

 


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