Release Date: 09-02-2008 Click here for a larger view
(Honesdale, September 1, 2008)… Wayne Memorial Hospital’s Medical Staff elected new officers, who officially took the reins with Hospital Board approval in July. Sean McVeigh, MD FCCP, board-certified pulmonologist and Fellow in the College of Chest Physicians, is the new President of the Medical Staff; Robert Dohner, DO, a board-certified Family Practice physician, is the Vice President; and George Tietjen, MD, Chief of Surgery, retains his position as Chief of Staff.
“I am honored to represent my colleagues in this leadership role,” said Dr. McVeigh. “Many exciting and positive changes have occurred since my arrival at Wayne Memorial Hospital and I look forward to this opportunity to serve and contribute to the health of our community.”
Dr. McVeigh, who joined the Wayne Memorial Hospital (WMH) staff in 2005, went to the University of Scranton and completed medical school at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland. He went on to complete further training programs at Walter Reed and Brooke Army Medical Centers. At WMH, Dr. McVeigh initiated and currently directs the new Sleep Medicine Laboratory. He also spearheaded the Tobacco Free Campus campaign and serves as the Cancer Liaison to the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer.
Dr. Dohner currently practices with Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers (WMCHC) in Lakewood in northern Wayne County and in Honesdale at the Honesdale Family Health Center. He was born in Stroudsburg, grew up in Philadelphia and graduated from Villanova University. He received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine in Maine. Dr. Dohner has been very active in community affairs. He’s the Medical Director for both WMCHC and the Together for Health School Program, as well as the Medical Director of the WMH Hospice program. In addition, he is the Medical Advisor for all WMH diabetes classes and management programs.