07/31/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/31/2020 07:32
Wetzel Family Medicine Joins UPMC Provider Network
Wetzel Family Medicine, located at 312 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, will join the UPMC network of providers effective Aug. 1. The new practice name is UPMC Primary Care Gettysburg. Chris Wetzel, MD, and the staff will remain at their current location.
'We are excited to have Dr. Wetzel join our team of primary care providers,' said Philip Guarneschelli, FACHE, president, UPMC Pinnacle. 'He is committed to the Gettysburg community and is dedicated to providing compassionate, family care.'
Specializing in family medicine, Dr. Wetzel sees patients of all ages and provides disease management for a variety of acute and chronic conditions.
The addition of UPMC Primary Care Gettysburg expands the UPMC footprint of services in Adams County, which includes:
UPMC Primary Care Gettysburg is open Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Friday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. To schedule an appointment, call 717-334-9535. Most major insurances are accepted.
A $21 billion health care provider and insurer, Pittsburgh-based UPMC is inventing new models of patient-centered, cost-effective, accountable care. The largest nongovernmental employer in Pennsylvania, UPMC integrates more than 90,000 employees, 40 hospitals, 700 doctors' offices and outpatient sites, and a 3.8 million-member Insurance Services Division, the largest medical insurer in western Pennsylvania. In the most recent fiscal year, UPMC contributed $1.4 billion in benefits to its communities, including more care to the region's most vulnerable citizens than any other health care institution, and paid more than $500 million in federal, state, and local taxes. Working in close collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences, UPMC shares its clinical, managerial, and technological skills worldwide through its innovation and commercialization arm, UPMC Enterprises, and through UPMC International. U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside among the nation's best hospitals in many specialties and ranks UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh on its Honor Roll of America's Best Children's Hospitals. For more information, go to UPMC.com.