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Teagan O’Toole-Roy, Certified Physician Assistant Joins PCHC’s Penobscot Community Health Center

Posted Sept. 23, 2011, at 9:21 a.m.
Last modified Sept. 23, 2011, at 9:44 a.m.

Bangor, ME – Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) is pleased to announce that Teagan O’Toole-Roy, PA-C, has joined the medical staff of Penobscot Community Health Center at 1012 Union Street, on PCHC’s main Bangor Campus. Ms. O’Toole-Roy’s practice centers on all aspects of high-quality family medical care, including patient physicals, acute visits, and health care maintenance.

Teagan O’Toole-Roy, PA-C, is an undergraduate of the University of Maine, Cum Laude, and recently graduated from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Boston with a Master of Physician Assistant Studies. Dr. Robert Allen, Executive Medical Director said, “Teagan is a very outgoing and thorough provider who is well trained and will be a great addition to our staff of excellent providers on Union Street.” Ms. O’Toole-Roy, a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, will be seeing new patients; for an appointment please call 945-5247.

PCHC, a non-profit organization founded in 1997, is the only Federally Qualified Health Center in the Greater Bangor area. Its purpose is to ensure access to comprehensive and integrated out-patient health care services to those on MaineCare, Medicare and those both with and without insurance – regardless of their ability to pay. PCHC clinics are staffed by about 180 full and part-time clinicians including medical and dental practitioners, mental health providers, physical therapists, pharmacists, and medical specialists. The agency will provide about 300,000 patient visits for about 50,000 individuals in 2011. Its four largest clinics in Bangor, Brewer, and Old Town are open seven days a week for the convenience of its patients.

Fifteen clinics in the Bangor area offer a wide range of services including family medicine, dental, pediatrics, geriatrics, nursing home care, psychiatry, mental health and substance abuse services, physical therapy, lab, x-ray, pharmacy and healthcare for the homeless and those at risk of homelessness. In addition, PCHC has a team of medical specialists who deliver a wide range of specialty services including allergy, gynecology, orthopedics, podiatry, dermatology and osteopathic manipulative therapy. All PCHC services are provided with a sliding fee scale based on income through its Affordable Care Program to make certain that everyone can obtain the healthcare services they need. Approximately, 6% of the projects and programs of PCHC are funded in part by Federal funds received through grants.

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