FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Mercy Health System of Maine
PORTLAND, ME (July 30, 2014) — With the continued high demand for primary care services, Mercy Health Care System of Maine is pleased to announce that John Lowery, DO, Ph.D., has been named the newest primary care physician at Mercy Yarmouth Primary Care. Located on Route One in Yarmouth, this office is one of nine Mercy Primary Care Centers throughout the Greater Portland communities.
“Dr. Lowery brings a strong passion for providing community-based care. He is a wonderful addition to our team and is committed to our model of providing compassionate care throughout the cycle of life” said Eileen Skinner, President and CEO of Mercy Health System of Maine.
The Yarmouth Primary Care center opened three years ago and offers the following services: primary care – pediatric to geriatric, preventative health care, radiology and mammography, laboratory, and express care. Patients also have access to Mercy Hospital’s full spectrum of specialty services.
“More and more families are in need of primary care services, and Yarmouth is no exception,” said Dr. Lowery. “I am looking forward to getting to know my patients, as well as helping to coordinate their care and provide access to the services they need.”
Lowery cares for patients from newborns through geriatrics, and has special interests in Osteopathic manipulative medicine, sports medicine and pediatrics. Born and raised in Maine, he earned his medical degree from University of New England’s College of Osteopathic Medicine and his Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Maine, as well as completing his residency in Family Medicine at Central Maine Medical Center. Lowery is board certified in Family Medicine and Osteopathic manipulation and a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Osteopathic Association.
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.
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.