New Family Medicine Physician Practicing at Highland

Honesdale, PA (August 11, 2020) — Highland Physicians Family Health Center, the largest of Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers (WMCHC) primary care sites, is pleased to announce that Family Medicine Physician, Rameez Chaviwala, MD, has joined its practice. Dr. Chaviwala treats patients of all ages—pediatric to geriatric–for acute and chronic outpatient care at 1839 Fair Avenue in Honesdale.

In addition to the opportunity of practicing within a close-knit community, Dr. Chaviwala says he chose WMCHC because the values outlined in the organization’s mission statement “align closely with my own personal values as a family physician.” He also placed emphasis on patient-centered care, which is the standard at WMCHC, “I always ensure that my patients will be met with compassion, respect and personalized care to benefit their health care needs.”

Dr. Chaviwala completed his residency in Family Medicine at Hackensack Meridian Health JFK Hospital in Edison, New Jersey. He earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from Ross University School of Medicine, Bridgetown, Barbados and Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry at Brock University, Ontario, Canada.

“As a major healthcare provider, we know it’s vital for our Centers to remain staffed by qualified physicians—not only during these challenging times but as we return to normalcy,” stated Frederick Jackson, executive director. “The arrival of Dr. Chaviwala at Highland strengthens the longstanding commitment we’ve made to our community.”

Patients wishing to make an appointment with Dr. Chaviwala at Highland Physicians Family Health Center may call 570-251-6500.Most private insurance, managed care plans, Medicare and medical assistance are accepted. A sliding-fee scale is also offered for those who qualify.

WMCHC is a federally qualified health center clinically affiliated with Wayne Memorial Health System, Inc.  For more information about WMCHC and all of its services, visit or call 570-253-8390.

Photo:  Rameez Chaviwala, M.D.