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Dr. Michael Thomas, of Heritage Valley Health System
Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, 12:01 a.m.
 

Noteworthy: The American Board of Wound Management awarded Michael a 10-year designation as a certified wound specialist physician.

Age: 54

Residence: Center, Beaver County

Family: Wife, Martha; children, Thomas, Joseph and Marta.

Occupation: Director of the wound care center at Heritage Valley Health System's Beaver Hospital.

Education: Medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania, 1985.

Background: Michael, who grew up in Center, came to Beaver Hospital in 1990 after completing a residency at UPMC Shadyside and working in a family practice in Pittsburgh. He worked as an emergency department physician for 20 years at Beaver Hospital and transitioned into specializing in caring for chronic wounds in the late 1990s. He became director of the wound care center in 2011.

Quote: “(The designation) verifies my credentials, and verifies my knowledge in the care of chronic wounds, and gives me credibility with patients.”

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