Shore Medical Pavilion Now Open in Queenstown

Shore Health System expanded its services in Queen Anne’s County when the Shore Medical Pavilion opened at 125 Shoreway Drive in Queenstown on December 5.

Located next to the Queen Anne’s Emergency Center, Shore Medical Pavilion is home to Maryland Primary Care Physicians, which relocated from Stevensville to this more convenient location off of the Nesbit Road exit of US Rt. 50.

Other services available in the three-story medical pavilion include diagnostic and laboratory testing, physical and speech therapy, occupational health services and several physician specialty practices.

“The Shore Medical Pavilion adds primary and specialty medical services to Shore Health System’s Queen Anne’s County campus, where the Queen Anne’s Emergency Center opened in October of 2010,” says Michael Silgen, Vice President of Strategic Planning and Business Development for Shore Health System. “Opening this new medical facility is an opportunity for the University of Maryland Medical System to become the healthcare provider of choice for Queen Anne’s County and expands the array of medical services that Shore Health System offers in the Mid-Shore region.”

Also open at Shore Medical Pavilion is a Shore Health System outpatient diagnostic center, equipped to perform x-rays, digital mammography, bone density scans, diagnostic ultrasound, electrocardiograms and MRI scans. Patients can also bring prescriptions for laboratory tests to the diagnostic center.

The Shore Medical Pavilion is also the new home of Shore Rehabilitation Services, which was previously located in Centreville. Shore Rehabilitation Services has doubled its treatment space and added several pieces of state of the art equipment used in physical and speech therapy sessions with people of all ages.

Shore Works will begin offering occupational health services for employers who require pre-employment testing and whose employees need medical care for work-related injuries.

In January, several physician specialty practices will open offices at Shore Medical Pavilion. The specialists scheduled to practice in Queenstown are urology, general surgery, gynecology, otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat) and neurology.

The cardiovascular diagnostic testing center opens at Shore Medical Pavilion in December. The menu of testing will includeelectrocardiograms, basic cardiac stress testing and Holter monitoring. In January, the center will add cardiac and vascular ultrasound followed by nuclear cardiac stress testing in the spring. Other services scheduled to open in 2012 include a four-bed diagnostic sleep center.

The Shore Medical Pavilion will have a coffee shop that will serve beverages and light snacks for the convenience of staff, patients and visitors.

Shore Medical Pavilion located at 125 Shoreway Drive in Queenstown can be reached from the Nesbitt Road exit of US Rt. 50. For more information, visit www.qamedicalpavilion.org.

About Shore Health System

Shore Health System was formed in 1996 through the affiliation of the Memorial Hospital at Easton, located in Talbot County, and Dorchester General Hospital, located in the city of Cambridge in Dorchester County. Both hospitals have served their communities for over 100 years. Today, Shore Health System is a regional, not-for-profit network of inpatient and outpatient services with facilities in Talbot, Dorchester, Caroline and Queen Anne’s counties. In 2006, Shore Health System merged with the University of Maryland Medical System to expand clinical programs and facilities, and to facilitate physician recruitment. Through partnerships with the University of Maryland Medical Center and the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Shore Health System offers world class medical care to residents of Maryland’s Mid-Shore and the Delmarva Peninsula.

Shore Health System includes the Queen Anne’s Emergency Center, Maryland’s only freestanding emergency center in a rural area. The emergency center is open 24 hours a day, everyday, to respond to everything from minor injuries and illnesses to strokes, heart attacks, and traumatic injuries, with seamless coordination when patient need to be transported by ambulance or helicopter to a hospital. (Learn more at www.qaemergencycenter.org.) The Shore Health System regional network of outpatient services includes primary and specialty physician practices for people of all ages along with diagnostic testing, medical rehabilitation, cancer care, diabetes management, digestive health, home health care and hospice. For more information, visitwww.shorehealth.org.

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