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Full-Time Physician Needed

Finger Lakes Community Health, a Federally Qualified Health Center with several locations in central New York is seeking a full-time Physician to provide services at our Port Byron Community Health Center. Applicants must possess Board Certification and an unrestricted NYS medical license. Living in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of upstate New York offers, not only scenic beauty but safe neighborhoods and great school systems. Hours: Monday through Friday, some evenings, no weekends, friendly work atmosphere. Competitive Salary and benefits package including 401K, Health Insurance, Paid Time Off, CME, and Life Insurance. Interested applicants please send Curriculum Vitae (CV) to:  jillr@flchealth.org or mail to: Finger Lakes Community Health Attention: Jill R PO Box 423 Penn...

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Family first for this experienced physician

With over 10 years of medical experience, Dr. Walker joins Finger Lakes Community Health with board certifications in both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. As a mom and a physician, she understands the importance of family medicine and work/life balance. She says, “Listening, educating, and most of all, being compassionate are at the center of how I care for my patients.” Dr. Walker chose to become a part of a community health center because she believes FLCH puts the patient first, and that is her goal too. “I wanted a community health center because I grew up in Wayne County with very limited medical options and with many neighbors who could not afford care” she...

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An MD with a Passion for Community

Jose Canario, MD From the time he was in Kindergarten, Dr. Jose Canario always knew that he wanted to be a doctor. Family Medicine appealed to him at a young age as his father was a family physician, and Dr. Canario was amazed at how his father helped others and was appreciated for his time and efforts. Today he follows in his father’s footsteps as a family physician for the past ten years. He enjoys treating children, their parents, grandparents, and even great grandparents. He believes that family dynamics are important in the health of any individual, and this allows him the opportunity to work with both the patient and the family for better...

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Dentist Strives to Put a Smile on Each Patient’s Face

  Dr. Adesuwa Bello, DDS Unlike most children who are maybe a little scared of going to the dentist, Dr. Bello was always thrilled to visit hers, and even looked forward to it! “I decided on a career in dentistry as a young child. I still remember going to the dentist when I was seven!” she recalls. With the inspiration of her own dentist, Dr. Bello went on to get her dental degree from Howard University Dental School, and strives to bring a similar enjoyable experience to her patients today. Dr. Bello believes in an open and patient-centered approach to dental care. She always educates her patients on their oral health, as she recognizes that...

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From Medical Illustrations to Dentistry

Spencer Phippen – DMD Before his career as a dentist, Dr. Phippen was a Medical Illustrator and created anatomical and surgical drawings for medical textbooks. Although he felt that the work he was doing served an important role, Dr. Phippen felt he wanted to have more of a personal and immediate impact on the wellbeing of others. He soon realized that dentistry would allow him to make a positive contribution to patients’ health, and would utilize the fine hand skills he had developed in his years as an illustrator. Dr. Phippen has now been practicing dentistry for seven years. Dr. Phippen believes that patients should always have a clear understanding of their dental needs...

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Family Nurse Practitioner loves connecting with patients

Emma D. Dizon, FNP-C Healing patients and promoting good health has always been rewarding, meaningful, and challenging for Emma Dizon, as it has driven her to healthcare. Originally from Manila, Philippines, she worked there as both a Registered Nurse and a University Professor teaching nursing courses, and has been involved in both research and clinical practices globally to contribute to healthcare. After graduating with her second Masters in Nursing from SUNY Binghamton, Emma was offered many new opportunities to continue her love for healthcare as a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner in the U.S. and chose to work in a community health center. Emma enjoys being a part of Finger Lakes Community Health because she...

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From the Emergency Room to Primary Care

Rebecca Martin, FNP-BC Rebecca Martin chose to become a medical professional for one simple reason: she has a passion for helping people. After four years as an RN in the Emergency Department, Rebecca began noticing the critical need for primary care for patients, which pushed her towards working at Finger Lakes Community Health today. As a Family Nurse Practitioner, she wishes to help identify barriers for her patients and make essential changes to keep them out of the Emergency Department and in the hands of their primary care providers. Treating the whole patient is central in Rebecca’s approach to patient care. She believes that there is so much more to treating patients than just...

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