Winchester Recruits International Physician Dr. Fernando Dorrego for Local Medical Community.

August 31, 2015


Primary Care Physician a great addition to our local medical community

Winchester (August 31, 2015) – Southern Tennessee Regional Health System today announced that Fernando Dorrego, M.D., has joined its staff and will be offering primary care in Winchester beginning on September 8. Dr. Dorrego is the seventh primary care provider to join Southern Tennessee Regional Health System this year as the STRHS continues to enhance the quality of local healthcare.

“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Dorrego to Winchester,” said Jerry Dooley, Interim CEO of Southern Tennessee Regional Health System.  Dooley continued “Internal medicine is one of the cornerstones of our commitment to make our communities healthier and Dr. Dorrego is a prime example of Southern Tennessee Regional’s dedication to searching the globe and attracting the finest doctors to practice, right here, in the Tennessee valley”.

A graduate of Santiago’s prestigious School of Medical Sciences in Cuba, Dr. Dorrego completed his residency at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in New York City and his internal medicine residency at the exclusive Celia Sanchez Manduley Facility in Holguin, Cuba. During his 20 plus years in medicine, Dr. Dorrego spent three years working on the detection and treatment of chronic diseases in emerging Hispanic communities like Carabobo, Venezuela. It was this passion for providing excellent healthcare in rural communities that made Dr. Dorrego such a strong addition to Winchester’s health system.

Dr. Dorrego’s services will include the treatment for Hypertension, Diabetes, Heat Disease, Respiratory Disease, Arthritis and Gastrointestinal Disease. He will begin seeing patients on September 8 at Southern Tennessee Internal Medicine located at 81 Memorial Drive right here in Winchester. For a referral or to schedule an appointment call (931) 967-7171.

About Southern Tennessee Regional Health System

A part of LifePoint Health®, a leading health and wellness company dedicated to providing quality care and services close to home, Southern Tennessee Regional Health System is on the forefront of innovation and the STRHS model is a great example of how the future of healthcare in rural America is changing for the better.

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