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Mercy Portland Surgical Associates Welcomes Dr. Singh

Nadra Edgerley
Posted Aug. 25, 2014, at 12:34 p.m.
Last modified Aug. 26, 2014, at 1:07 p.m.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:

Susan Corliss

Mercy Health System of Maine

corlisss@emhs.org

207-879-3165

PORTLAND, ME (August 25, 2014) — Portland Surgical Associates is proud to announce Dr. Neena Kaur Singh has joined their skilled team of providers. Portland Surgical Associates (PSA) is comprised of four surgeons; Karin Cole, Christopher Rogers, Benjamin Russell and Neena Singh as of September 2014. As a general surgeon, Dr. Singh specializes in minimally invasive surgery.

“Dr. Singh brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Portland Surgical Associates. We are excited to provide yet another opportunity for Mercy patients to receive the best care possible,” said Eileen Skinner, President and CEO of Mercy Health System of Maine.

Dr. Singh strives to employ minimally invasive diagnostic and surgical techniques to help prevent serious illness, ease pain and speed recovery. PSA’s services include: surgery for complex gastrointestinal cancer and skin cancer, advances laparoscopic surgery, colon and small bowel resection, cholecystectomy, hernia repair, anti-reflex surgery, treatment of diverticulitis, hemorrhoids and anorectal problems.

“I studied and completed my Residency on the east coast and I am looking forward to practicing in Maine,” said Dr. Singh. “I’ve learned techniques that will help the patients in the Mercy community as well as my peers. Minimally invasive surgery is a benefit to patients and their families because of the faster recovery time.”

Dr. Singh earned her medical doctorate from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is a member of the American College of Surgeons and in the Society for Endoscopic and Gastrointestinal Surgeons. She completed her Residency at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University in Camden, New Jersey in June of 2013 and went on to join the University of Arizona participating in a minimally invasive surgery, robotics and bariatric surgery fellowship.

About Mercy Health Care System of Maine

Mercy Health System, a member of EMHS, includes Mercy Hospital, Gary’s House, McAuley Residence, Mercy Recovery Center, and VNA Home Health Hospice. Mercy Health System provides a broad range of medical and surgical services through nine primary care locations, five express care locations, and 17 subspecialty physician practices ranging from thoracic and spine surgery, to ENT and cancer care. A not-for-profit organization, Mercy Hospital is sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, Northeast Community. More information on Mercy is available at www.mercyhospital.org.

About EMHS

EMHS, headquartered in Brewer, Maine, is a not-for-profit health delivery system, with a strong presence in central, eastern and northern Maine. The EMHS mission is to maintain and improve the health and well-being of the people of Maine through a well-organized network of local health care providers who, together, offer high quality, cost-effective services to their communities. EMHS employs more than 10,000 people, including more than 600 physicians. The system includes eight hospitals, five emergency transport units, including half of the joint venture that is LifeFlight of Maine, a strong home care and hospice organization, and nine nursing homes and retirement communities. For more information visit www.emhs.org.

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