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The latest news, headlines, and events from Wentworth-Douglass Hospital



Oct 27, 2022

Rev. Sandra Pontoh awarded 2022 Bob Ervin Spiritual Care Award

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Oct 20, 2022

Employee Spotlight: Diana Bisson

"Employee Spotlight" is a bi-weekly feature for staff and the community to get the know the individuals that make Wentworth-Douglass Hospital a comfortable place for patients, and a great place to… Read More

Sep 29, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass surgeon to compete in Ironman World Championship in Hawaii

When Dr. Peter Dirksmeier leaves Sept. 30 to compete in his 14th Ironman competition, it will be the culmination of a goal he set for himself 15 years ago. Read More

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November 18, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Wins Fifth Straight “Best Hospital” Record 15 Honors at Best of the Seacoast

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital was named “Best Hospital” for the fifth consecutive year, and won a Read More...

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November 16, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Awards $25K Grant to Address Youth Homelessness

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has awarded a $25,000 community benefit grant to Waypoint to assist in t Read More...

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November 16, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Awarded “A” Grade for Safety

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has been awarded an “A” grade for safety by the Leapfrog Group, an i Read More...

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October 28, 2022

Dr. Alexander Melamed joins the Seacoast Cancer Center

The Seacoast Cancer Center recently welcomed Dr. Alexander Melamed to its gynecology-oncology team. Read More...

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October 27, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Wins Multiple Excellence, Specialty Awards

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital remains among the best hospitals in the nation for patient experience an Read More...

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October 24, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Identifies Mental Health, Substance Use, and Primary Care as Community Health Needs

Mental health, substance use disorders and access to primary care services are among the most pressi Read More...

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October 12, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Seacoast Cancer Center to be Re-Named Mass General Cancer Center

The Wentworth-Douglass Seacoast Cancer Center will be re-named Mass General Cancer Center, effective Read More...

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October 12, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass urges the public to learn hands-only CPR

As the community continues to adapt to life with COVID-19, Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is urging the Read More...

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October 7, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital hosting Infant Loss Remembrance Ceremony

In recognition of National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day on Saturday, Oct. 15, Wentworth Read More...

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October 4, 2022

Experienced advanced nurse practitioners join Primary Care of Rochester

Two experienced advanced nurse practitioners with strong ties to the Rochester area, Jean Ball and L Read More...

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September 22, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Expands Primary Care into the Rochester Area

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital and the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce celebrated the addition of Read More...

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September 19, 2022

The Seacoast Cancer 5K is on the move to Portsmouth

The Seacoast Cancer 5K is returning to an in-person event and is moving to Portsmouth. Read More...

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September 15, 2022

Partnership with Mass Eye and Ear allows for specialized infant eye exams at Wentworth-Douglass

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is teaming up with retina specialists at Mass Eye and Ear to launch a ne Read More...

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September 9, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Awarded Hospital Accreditation from The Joint Commission

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Hospital Read More...

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September 6, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass departments merge to prepare patients for surgery

Two departments focused on pre-surgery admission and preparation have come together to form the Cent Read More...

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August 17, 2022

Dr. Emily Boone joins Primary Care at Pease

Wentworth Health Partners Primary Care at Pease recently added Dr. Emily Boone to its staff. Read More...

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August 15, 2022

Sahar Janjua joins Wentworth Health Partners Seacoast Arthritis & Osteoporosis

Rheumatologist Sahar Janjua, MD, recently joined the staff of Wentworth Health Partners Seacoast Art Read More...

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August 3, 2022

New Wentworth-Douglass program to focus on hernia rehab

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Rehab Services is now offering a Hernia Rehab Program, a comprehensive e Read More...

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July 29, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital to host Food & Nutrition Services Job Fair on August 2

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is hosting a Job Fair and Open House for available positions in the hosp Read More...

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July 25, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Named “High Performing” by U.S. News & World Report

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has been named “High Performing” in five Procedures & Conditions, ac Read More...

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July 22, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Awards $10,000 Grant to Camp Carefree

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has awarded a $10,000 community benefit grant to the American Diabetes A Read More...

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July 18, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Presents Paramedics With Award For Saving Man’s Life

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital recently presented five members of Dover Fire & Rescue with American Hea Read More...

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July 18, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass To Open Primary Care of Rochester in September

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is pleased to announce that it will be expanding its healthcare offering Read More...

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July 7, 2022

White House Seeks Feedback From Wentworth-Douglass On Substance Use Treatment

A Wentworth-Douglass Hospital effort supporting pregnant and parenting people and infants impacted b Read More...

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July 5, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Earns Multiple “Gold Plus” Awards From American Heart Association

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has earned multiple “Gold Plus” awards from the American Heart Assoc Read More...

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July 5, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass To Provide Athletic Training Services To Marshwood High School

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is teaming up with Marshwood High School in South Berwick, Maine to prov Read More...

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July 1, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Foundation’s Charity Classic Raises Over $206,500

The Wentworth-Douglass Foundation raised $206,515 for programs and equipment for the hospital’s Wo Read More...

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June 27, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Expands Massage, Acupuncture Therapies To Portsmouth

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is expanding its integrative therapies of massage and acupuncture to Por Read More...

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June 21, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass’ Emergency Department Earns Regional Recognition For Being ‘Pediatric Ready’

The Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Emergency Department has earned “pediatric ready” status with Al Read More...

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June 15, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Diabetes Program Earns Full CDC Accreditation

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital’s ‘Prevent Type 2 Program’, which targets those most at risk for d Read More...

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June 6, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Earns Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital was recently recognized as an accredited Geriatric Emergency Department Read More...

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June 2, 2022

Dr. Anthony Ippolito Joins Wentworth-Douglass Hospital

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is proud to announce that board-certified rheumatologist, Anthony Ippoli Read More...

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May 26, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass/Mass General and Boston Bruins Bring Hockey Equipment and Lessons to Somersworth

The Boston Bruins and Mass General Brigham/Wentworth Douglass Hospital donated $1,000 worth of hocke Read More...

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May 26, 2022

Marissa Parlee joins Wentworth Health Partners Adult & Children’s Medicine of Dover

Family Nurse Practitioner Marissa Parlee joined the staff of Wentworth Health Partners Adult & Child Read More...

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May 18, 2022

Dr. Irene Rupp Hodge Joins Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Wound Healing Institute

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is proud to announce that Dr. Irene (Patty) Rupp Hodge has joined Wentwo Read More...

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May 11, 2022

Sarah Gaffney Joins Wentworth-Douglass Hospital

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is proud to announce that Physician Assistant Sarah Gaffney, has joined Read More...

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May 11, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Grant Provides $50K for Community Transportation

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has awarded a $10,000 community benefit grant to the Alliance for Commun Read More...

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May 11, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass to host Career Event on May 17

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is hosting a Career Event on May 17 at the Wentworth-Douglass Profession Read More...

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May 2, 2022

Garrison Women’s Health Joins Wentworth-Douglass Hospital

Garrison Women’s Health, a premier obstetrics and gynecology practice on the Seacoast, has joined Read More...

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April 29, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital President Recognizes COVID-19 Heroes

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital employees, who helped the hospital overcome extraordinary challenges thr Read More...

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April 27, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Adds Two Former Local Journalists to Communications Team

Wentworth Douglass Hospital has added former local journalists Doug Moon and Aaron Sanborn to its co Read More...

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April 21, 2022

Jackie McCourt To Represent NH At Red Sox Nurse Night

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Jackie McCourt is the only nurse from a New Read More...

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April 12, 2022

First Patients Undergo Wentworth-Douglass’ New CardioMEMS Procedure

A sensor that monitors heart failure was successfully implanted in three patients at Wentworth-Dougl Read More...

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April 7, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Opens New Occupational Health Program

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has opened a new Occupational Health Program, providing a comprehensive Read More...

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April 6, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Staff Awarded the Organization’s Highest Honor

For the first time in the organization’s history, the Wentworth-Douglass President’s Award was a Read More...

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April 6, 2022

65 Wentworth-Douglass Doctors Named “Top Docs”

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is proud to announce that 65 of its doctors have been honored among New Read More...

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April 1, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Foundation Announces Winner of Inaugural Seacoast Culinary Challenge

Event Raises $163,325 to support Wentworth-Douglass Annual Fund Read More...

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March 22, 2022

Women’s Health Providers Join Wentworth-Douglass

Certified Nurse Midwife, Lauren Kivlen and Nurse Practitioner, Teresa Limberg, have joined Wentworth Read More...

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March 15, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Wins Eight 2022 Women’s Choice Awards

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has been awarded seven 2022 Women’s Choice Awards, including a nationa Read More...

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March 8, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Hosts Open Interviews on Wednesdays

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital will be holding open interviews for all positions (clinical and non-clin Read More...

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March 7, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Among NH Hospitals with Top Nurse Communication Scores

Wentworth-Douglass is among the top six New Hampshire hospitals receiving high marks for nurse-patie Read More...

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March 4, 2022

Newsweek Names Wentworth-Douglass Among Top 200 Hospitals in U.S.

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has been named among the best hospitals in the United States, vaulting i Read More...

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February 21, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Funds Teen Mental Health First Aid Training

The Dover Mental Health Alliance will be able to fund two years of its Teen Mental Health First Aid Read More...

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February 14, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Funds YMCA Program for ‘Second Time’ Parents

A $5,000 Community Benefit Grant awarded by Wentworth-Douglass Hospital will help the YMCA of Greate Read More...

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February 8, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Sets New Record, Leads Seacoast in Births

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital set a record in 2021 with nearly 1,500 births, more than the four other Read More...

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February 4, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Foundation Brings Exciting New Culinary Competition to The Music Hall

The Wentworth-Douglass Foundation is bringing the culinary world together for an exciting new fundra Read More...

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February 4, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Sports Medicine Physician Headed to Winter Olympics

Dr. Christopher Couture is the Team Physician for USA Nordic Combined. Read More...

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January 31, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Invests in New Location for Weight Management and Bariatric Surgery

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital’s nationally-accredited, state-of-the-art, Center for Weight Managemen Read More...

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January 11, 2022

Dr. Marcus Ortega Joins Wentworth-Douglass’ Center for Women’s Health & Wellness

Dr. Marcus Ortega, board-certified OB/GYN, is bringing his urogynecology expertise to Wentworth-Doug Read More...

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January 10, 2022

Cornhole Tournament Raises $3,000 for Wentworth-Douglass Hospital

Hundreds of cornhole enthusiasts gathered at Hilltop Fun Center in Somersworth on September 11th for Read More...

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January 4, 2022

Booster shots required for all Mass General Brigham employees

To ensure that we are continuing to take every step to protect our patients and our employees, and i Read More...

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December 29, 2021

Wentworth-Douglass Donates $37K Training Grant to Dover Fire & Rescue

The staff of Dover Fire & Rescue will be better prepared to manage and treat medical emergencies tha Read More...

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December 24, 2021

A Message to the Community from Wentworth-Douglass Hospital President & CEO Jeffrey Hughes

As COVID-19 cases continue to climb in our area, Wentworth-Douglass is facing challenges unprecedent Read More...

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December 20, 2021

FEMA, National Guard Resources Arriving to Wentworth-Douglass

Members of the New Hampshire National Guard and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will begi Read More...

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December 7, 2021

U.S. News & World Report Names Wentworth-Douglass Among Best Hospitals for Maternity

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has been named among U.S. News & World Reports’ Best Hospitals for Mat Read More...

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December 6, 2021

Wentworth-Douglass Limiting Visitors, Elective Surgeries

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is no longer allowing most visitors, and limiting elective surgeries, du Read More...

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November 29, 2021

CDC Survey: Wentworth-Douglass in top percentile nationwide for infant care

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital received a near-perfect score in the 2020 CDC Maternity Practices in Inf Read More...

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November 23, 2021

All Wentworth-Douglass Employees Compliant with COVID Vaccine Policy

All Wentworth-Douglass Hospital employees are now compliant with Mass General Brigham’s COVID vacc Read More...

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November 23, 2021

National MS Society names Dr. Alexandra Filippakis a Partner in MS Care

Alexandra Filippakis, D.O., director of the MS Center at Wentworth-Douglass, has been named a Partne Read More...

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November 19, 2021

Wentworth-Douglass Receives 5 Stars for Heart Failure, Pneumonia Treatment

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has received five-star grades for its treatment of heart failure and pne Read More...

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November 17, 2021

Wentworth-Douglass Opening Seacoast’s Only Advanced Heart Failure Clinic

Seacoast patients will benefit from the only Advanced Heart Failure Clinic in the region, thanks to Read More...

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November 16, 2021

Wentworth-Douglass Wins ‘Best Hospital’, 4 Honors at Best of Seacoast Awards

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has once again been recognized for its outstanding commitment to patient Read More...

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November 15, 2021

Dr. Maureen Cashman Joins Wentworth-Douglass Hospital

Dr. Maureen Cashman is joining Wentworth-Douglass Hospital’s Lee Family Practice. Read More...

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November 12, 2021

Wentworth-Douglass Awarded “A” Grade for Safety

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has been awarded an “A” grade for safety by the Leapfrog Group, an i Read More...

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November 9, 2021

Doctor marks milestone of 1,000 robotic surgeries at Wentworth-Douglass

Dr. Dmytro Havaleshko, medical director of the Center for Weight Management and chair of Robotic Sur Read More...

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November 9, 2021

Wentworth-Douglass Garners Most Finalist Spots in ‘Best of the Seacoast Awards’

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has been named a finalist in more categories of the 2021 Best of the Sea Read More...

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November 8, 2021

Wentworth-Douglass Enhancing Primary Care Resources in Rochester Area

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is enhancing its primary care resources in the Rochester area, in respon Read More...

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November 5, 2021

Ricardo Plata, PA-C, accepting new patients

Ricardo Plata, PA-C, has joined Wentworth-Douglass Hospital as a Physician Assistant at Wentworth He Read More...

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October 29, 2021

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Foundation Awards $427,500 to Breast Health Center

The Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Foundation has awarded a $427,500 grant to support the purchase of a Read More...

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October 25, 2021

SOSMed To Provide All Hospital-Based Services at Wentworth-Douglass

Wentworth Health Partners Seacoast Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (SOSMed), a staple in the communi Read More...

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October 20, 2021

Survivor Celebration Bell Installed at Seacoast Cancer Center – Portsmouth

Three rings of a bell at the Seacoast Cancer Center – Portsmouth marked an end of current treatmen Read More...

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October 13, 2021

Wentworth-Douglass Named Best in NH, Top 20 in Nation for Patient Outcomes

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has been named the best hospital in the state for patient outcomes and a Read More...

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October 12, 2021

Dr. Kevin Donovan Joins Wentworth-Douglass Hospital

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is proud to announce award-winning family physician, Dr. Kevin Donovan, Read More...

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October 11, 2021

Wentworth-Douglass Only Seacoast Hospital with Five-Star CMS Rating

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is among just 455 hospitals nationwide, and the only one on the Seacoast Read More...

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October 8, 2021

Wentworth-Douglass Seeks Community Volunteers

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is seeking volunteers from the community to assist with our mission of d Read More...

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October 4, 2021

Local group raises money for bereavement cradle at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital

A local support group for families facing pregnancy and infant loss has donated $5,000 to the Wentwo Read More...

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September 30, 2021

Wentworth-Douglass Opens New Recovery Location in Hampton

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has partnered with SOS Recovery to open a new location of The Doorway, a Read More...

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September 29, 2021

Wentworth-Douglass Statement re: Dover, N.H. Water Main Break

Overnight, Wentworth-Douglass Hospital was minimally affected by a water main break. The hospital ne Read More...

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September 28, 2021

Wentworth-Douglass Donates $125,000 in Community Involvement Grants

Community Action Partnership of Strafford County and SOS Recovery Organization recently received com Read More...

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September 22, 2021

Dr. Jeffrey Segil Marks 500th Robotic Surgery

Dr. Jeffrey Segil, gynecologist at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, recently completed his 500th robotic Read More...

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September 20, 2021

2021 Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Spiritual Care Conference

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is hosting its 13th annual Spiritual Care Conference. The event will be Read More...

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September 20, 2021

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Awarded Prestigious Nursing recognition for Second Time

For the second consecutive time, Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has achieved Magnet-accreditation from Read More...

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September 16, 2021

Dr. Rachel Kaiser Joins Wentworth-Douglass Hospital

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is proud to announce Rachel Kaiser, DO, has joined Wentworth Health Part Read More...

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September 16, 2021

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital’s Seacoast Cancer 5K Goes Virtual

The 2021 Seacoast Cancer 5K is now exclusively virtual for the second consecutive year due to the ri Read More...

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September 10, 2021

Katherine Staniforth Joins Wentworth-Douglass Hospital

Nurse Practitioner, Katherine Staniforth has joined Wentworth-Douglass Hospital and Wentworth Health Read More...

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August 10, 2021

Wentworth-Douglass to Host Virtual Event, Can My Body Heal Itself? Injuries and PRP Injections

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital and Wentworth Health Partners Seacoast Physiatry will host a free virtua Read More...

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August 5, 2021

WMUR’s Cherise Leclerc to Join Wentworth-Douglass Hospital

One of WMUR’s most recognizable faces is leaving television to join Wentworth-Douglass Hospital. Read More...

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August 3, 2021

Dr. Dinesh Atwal Joins Wentworth-Douglass Hospital

Dinesh Atwal, MD, a board-certified oncologist and hematologist, has joined Wentworth-Douglass Hospi Read More...

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July 23, 2021

Wentworth-Douglass Manager Named President of NH Occupational Therapy Association

Occupational Therapy Manager, Danielle Amero, of Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, has been elected Presi Read More...

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July 22, 2021

Wentworth-Douglass and Seacoast Orthopedics & Sports Medicine to host School Sports Physicals

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital and Wentworth Health Partners Seacoast Orthopedics & Sports Medicine are Read More...

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July 14, 2021

Dr. Vinia Mendoza joins Wentworth-Douglass Hospital

Vinia Madonna C. Mendoza, MD, a board-certified pulmonologist and critical care physician has joined Read More...

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July 13, 2021

Wentworth-Douglass Foundation Raises Over $256,000 to Support Women and Children’s Center through Charity Classic Golf Tournament

The 27th Annual Wentworth-Douglass Charity Classic presented by UnitedHealthcare raised more than $2 Read More...

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July 12, 2021

Wentworth-Douglass welcomes Certified Nurse Midwife, Emily Orlowicz

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is pleased to welcome Certified Nurse Midwife Emily Orlowicz to the medi Read More...

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July 5, 2021

Wentworth-Douglass Center for Heart Health Earns Reaccreditation

The Center for Heart Health at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has been granted an additional three-year Read More...

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July 1, 2021

Wentworth-Douglass Designated Safe Place for Mental Health, Substance Use Disorders

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has received designations as a safe place for those who struggle with me Read More...

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June 29, 2021

Wentworth-Douglass Awarded National Radiology Accreditation

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has been awarded a three-year accreditation in radiation oncology as the Read More...

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June 25, 2021

Wentworth-Douglass Named Most Racially Inclusive Hospital in New Hampshire

Wentworth-Douglass has been named the most racially inclusive hospital in the state of New Hampshire Read More...

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June 2, 2021

Public Notice re: Magnet Recognition Site Visit

PUBLIC NOTICE MAGNET RECOGNITION PROGRAM® — SITE VISIT Read More...

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May 21, 2021

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Names Jeff Hughes President & CEO

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is pleased to announce Jeffrey Hughes, MPH, FACHE, has been named perman Read More...

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May 17, 2021

Wentworth-Douglass Awarded Patient Experience Award for Eighth Consecutive Year

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital achieved the Healthgrades 2021 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ f Read More...

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May 13, 2021

Newsweek Names Wentworth-Douglass Among Best Hospitals in U.S.

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has been named among the best hospitals in the United States, according Read More...

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April 26, 2021

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Honored for High Quality Weight-Loss Surgery

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has been recognized with a nationally-designated distinction for its hig Read More...

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April 19, 2021

Wentworth-Douglass Statement on New Hampshire Mask Mandate

Current COVID-19 protocols at Wentworth-Douglass, including universal mask wearing, will remain in e Read More...

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April 5, 2021

Wentworth-Douglass Doctors earn “Top Doctors” Ranking

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is proud to announce that 47 of its doctors have been honored among New Read More...

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March 17, 2021

Wentworth-Douglass Foundation Unveils Emergency Response Fund Donor Wall

The Wentworth-Douglass Foundation recently unveiled a donor recognition wall to represent the outpou Read More...

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March 17, 2021

Dr. Michael Jordan joins Wentworth-Douglass Hospital

Michael Jordan, MD, a board-certified family medicine physician, has joined Wentworth-Douglass Hospi Read More...

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January 19, 2021

Anders Holm, MD, joins Wentworth Health Partners Head & Neck Specialty Group

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital and Wentworth Health Partners are pleased to announce that board-certifi Read More...

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December 3, 2020

Seacoast Physiatry joins Wentworth-Douglass Hospital and Wentworth Health Partners

Seacoast Physiatry in Portsmouth and Somersworth, N.H. has joined Wentworth-Douglass Hospital and We Read More...

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December 2, 2020

Wentworth Health Partners opens Respiratory Illness Clinic

A Respiratory Illness Clinic is now open for established Wentworth Health Partners patients at 10 Me Read More...

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November 5, 2020

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Earns 2020 Best of the Seacoast Honors

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital earned Best of The Seacoast Honors in several major categories. Read mor Read More...

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November 4, 2020

Three Primary Care Providers join Wentworth-Douglass Hospital

Dr. Yulius Haryadi, Dr. Sujata Shrestha, and Vanessa Amatucci, APRN, have joined Wentworth-Douglass Read More...

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October 22, 2020

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Earns National Certification for Infant Safe Sleep Practices

Certification recognizes commitment to best practices and education on infant safe sleep. Read More...

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October 16, 2020

Wentworth Health Partners Supportive & Palliative Care Team Honored with Ira Byock & Yvonne Corbeil Award

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is pleased to announce that Agata Marszalek, MD, and the Wentworth Healt Read More...

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October 16, 2020

Wentworth-Douglass Adds TeleNewborn Program for High-Risk Newborn Care

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital's Birth Center has added a TeleNewborn Consult Program in collaboration Read More...

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October 7, 2020

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital strengthens sports medicine relationship with City of Portsmouth

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has been awarded the Sports Medicine/Athletic Training contract with the Read More...

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August 24, 2020

Wentworth-Douglass CEO Greg Walker to retire after 24 years of service

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital's president & CEO, Gregory Walker, FACHE, will retire from his position Read More...

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August 11, 2020

2020 Seacoast Cancer 5K is Now Virtual

The Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Foundation Board of Directors has announced that the Seacoast Cancer Read More...

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July 14, 2020

Dr. Christopher Couture joins Wentworth-Douglass Hospital

Christopher Couture, MD, CAQSM, a board-certified sports medicine physician, has joined Wentworth-Do Read More...

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June 26, 2020

Wentworth Health Partners welcomes new Certified Nurse Midwife

Wentworth Health Partners and Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is pleased to welcome Certified Nurse Midw Read More...

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June 5, 2020

Dr. Jennifer Hopp joins Wentworth-Douglass to start new Women’s Sports Medicine Program

Jennifer Hopp, MD, CAQSM, a board-certified sports medicine physician, has joined Wentworth-Douglass Read More...

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May 18, 2020

Statement in Response to Portsmouth Herald Article

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital understands the tremendous impact COVID-19 has had on our patients, thei Read More...

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May 7, 2020

A Message from Greg Walker: Extraordinary Times. Exceptional Care.

"Thank you for putting your trust in us and making Wentworth-Douglass Hospital your choice for healt Read More...

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May 6, 2020

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Follows Phased-In Approach to Open Patient Services

Following guidance from the State of New Hampshire, Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has launched a phase Read More...

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March 30, 2020

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Opens Community COVID-19 Hotline and Respiratory Illness Clinics

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital recently opened a Respiratory Illness Clinic and a COVID-19 Community Ho Read More...

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March 26, 2020

Wentworth-Douglass Requests Donations of Supplies to Fight COVID-19

To help us meet growing needs amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Wentworth-Douglass is seeking donations of Read More...

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March 10, 2020

Michelle Ciarlo, MD, OB/GYN, joins Wentworth-Douglass

Dr. Michelle Ciarlo, a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist recently joined the Wentworth-D Read More...

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February 11, 2020

Women’s Health Provider Dr. Nancy Blatt Joins Wentworth-Douglass Hospital

Dr. Nancy Blatt, a board-certified family medicine physician has joined the Wentworth-Douglass Hospi Read More...

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January 27, 2020

Center for Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Opens at Portsmouth Outpatient Center

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has opened expanded orthopedic, sports medicine and rehabilitation servi Read More...

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January 22, 2020

Dr. Michael Mazzini, Cardiologist, Electrophysiologist, Joins Wentworth-Douglass

Michael Mazzini, MD, board-certified cardiologist and electrophysiologist, has joined Wentworth-Doug Read More...

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January 20, 2020

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital opens Breast Health Center at Portsmouth Outpatient Center

The Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Breast Health Center is now open at the Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Read More...

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January 16, 2020

Wentworth Health Partners welcomes Certified Nurse Midwives

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital and Wentworth Health Partners are pleased to welcome Certified Nurse Mid Read More...

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December 24, 2019

Wentworth-Douglass Foundation Appoints New Board Leadership and Members

The Wentworth-Douglass Foundation recently appointed new leadership and members. Read More...

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December 18, 2019

Wentworth-Douglass names Cristine More, CFRE, Chief Philanthropy Officer

Cristine More, CFRE, has been named Vice President & Chief Philanthropy Officer at Wentworth-Douglas Read More...

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December 11, 2019

Dover Women’s Health Opens at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital’s Portsmouth Outpatient Center

Wentworth Health Partners Dover Women’s Health has opened a new office location at the Wentworth-D Read More...

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November 27, 2019

Dr. Kristy Webster, Cardiologist, Joins Wentworth-Douglass

Dr. Kristy Webster has joined Wentworth Health Partners-Cardiovascular Group in Dover. Read More...

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November 18, 2019

Treatment for Mental Health, Substance Use Disorders Identified as Community Health Needs in Wentworth-Douglass Hospital’s Needs Assessment

Every three years Wentworth-Douglass works closely with community representatives to conduct a Commu Read More...

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November 14, 2019

Seacoast Hospital Boards Reaffirm Commitment to Affiliation, Seek Dialogue with State Officials

Exeter Health Resources and Wentworth-Douglass Hospital have announced the launch of a public engage Read More...

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November 7, 2019

Treatment for Mental Health, Substance Use Disorders Identified as Community Health Needs in Wentworth-Douglass Hospital’s Needs Assessment

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is dedicated to improving the health of the communities it cares for. Ev Read More...

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October 30, 2019

Wentworth-Douglass Center for Pain Management Expands to Offer More Comprehensive Care

The Wentworth-Douglass Center for Pain Management is expanding to offer patients more comprehensive Read More...

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October 18, 2019

Three Years In: Advances in Care Since Joining the Mass General Family

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has benefited from several clinical advances to our services with the he Read More...

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October 18, 2019

Wentworth-Douglass to Launch Partners eCare

New electronic medical record integrates WDH with the system used by Massachusetts General Hospital Read More...

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October 3, 2019

OB/GYN Melissa McGann Joins Wentworth-Douglass Hospital

Dr. McGann will see patients at Dover Women’s Health, a trusted local provider of comprehensive wo Read More...

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October 1, 2019

Spiritual Care Conference to focus on Cancer and Caring for Cancer Patients

The 11th Annual Spiritual Care Conference will be held on October 22, and will explore the physical Read More...

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September 30, 2019

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Center for Weight Management and Bariatric Surgery Achieves National Accreditation for Quality

The WDH Center for Weight Management & Bariatric Surgery achieved MBSAQIP accreditation for providin Read More...

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September 11, 2019

Dr. Alexandra Filippakis, MS Specialist, Joins Coastal Neurology Services

We are pleased to welcome Dr. Alexandra Filippakis to Wentworth Health Partners Coastal Neurology Se Read More...

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August 7, 2019

UNH Survey: Strong Community Support for Proposed Seacoast Hospital Affiliation

NH Seacoast area residents strongly support the proposed affiliation among Exeter Health Resources, Read More...

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August 6, 2019

Wentworth-Douglass Opens Plastic Surgery Practice in Portsmouth

Experienced plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Heidi Harrington, leads Wentworth Health Partners Read More...

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July 17, 2019

New Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Mark Cullen to Offer Services in Portsmouth

Dr. Mark Cullen joins Seacoast Orthopedics & Sports Medicine at new Portsmouth location. Read More...

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July 15, 2019

Seacoast Cancer Center Welcomes Dr. Prashant Shankar

Dr. Shankar has more than 15 years of experience in hematology/oncology and a special interest in lu Read More...

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July 12, 2019

The Seacoast Healthcare Initiative

Our Hospitals. Our Home. Our Health. Read More...

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May 28, 2019

Wentworth-Douglass to Offer Cancer Care at its Portsmouth Outpatient Center

Join us to celebrate the Grand Opening of the Seacoast Cancer Center in Portsmouth on June 5. Read More...

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May 23, 2019

Exeter Health Resources, Wentworth-Douglass Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital File an Affiliation Agreement

Agreement Would Develop a Proposed New Seacoast Network to Ensure Local Access to High Quality Healt Read More...

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February 22, 2019

WDH hosts international surgeons to observe innovative knee replacement

Dr. David Thut trains surgeons from around the world to perform total knee replacements using the Co Read More...

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January 18, 2019

Winter Storm Closings & Delays | January 20

In an effort to protect the safety of our patients and staff, the decision has been made to close or Read More...

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December 6, 2018

Wentworth-Douglass Now Provides Same-Day Appointments for Urgent Orthopedic Care

People suffering with sprains and strains, joint pain, and sports injuries, can now see an orthopedi Read More...

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November 28, 2018

Seacoast Cancer Center Welcomes Dr. Christine Wasilewski

Dr. Christine Wasilewski joins medical oncology team, offering patients personalized cancer care in Read More...

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September 4, 2018

OB/GYN Jacqueline Baselice Joins Wentworth Health Partners

Dr. Jacqueline Baselice is an obstetrician and gynecologist with more than 10 years of experience pr Read More...

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August 29, 2018

WDH Welcomes Three New Primary Care Doctors

New family medicine doctors will see patients in Dover, Barrington and Newmarket. Read More...

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August 28, 2018

Introducing Wentworth Health Partners Seacoast Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

Seacoast Orthopedics & Sports Medicine has officially joined the Wentworth-Douglass family. Read More...

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July 25, 2018

Wentworth-Douglass Welcomes Cardiologist Dr. Jean Touchan

WDH and Wentworth Health Partners (WHP) are excited to announce a new addition to our Cardiac Care t Read More...

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July 20, 2018

We are Getting Better at Pease

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is preparing to take an even bigger leap into Portsmouth, NH. Learn more Read More...

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July 17, 2018

Valsartan Recall

The FDA recently issued a voluntary recall on generic valsartan for certain manufacturers. Here's wh Read More...

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July 12, 2018

Wentworth-Douglass Welcomes Dr. Molly Buzdon

Dr. Buzdon specializes in minimally invasive surgery, as well as bariatric weight loss surgery and b Read More...

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June 27, 2018

Wentworth-Douglass Awards Training Grant to Dover Fire & Rescue

The grant will fund education to help prepare the department to treat all types of medical emergenci Read More...

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June 14, 2018

Wentworth-Douglass Welcomes Dr. George Kousaie

Dr. Kousaie is accepting new patients at Great Bay Family Practice and at Primary Care at Pease. Read More...

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May 29, 2018

Wentworth-Douglass Welcomes Dr. Cynthia Paciulli

Dr. Paciulli specializes in minimally invasive and laparoscopic abdominal surgery, as well as bariat Read More...

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May 15, 2018

Exeter Health Resources, Massachusetts General Hospital and Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Announce Plans to Explore Regional Network Opportunity

Three hospitals will explore opportunities to develop a new regional network to collaboratively deli Read More...

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May 11, 2018

Statement Regarding Dr. Hugh MacDonald

The safety and security of our patients remains our top priority. Read More...

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May 4, 2018

Physical Therapy Services Open at The Works

Wentworth-Douglass Rehabilitation Services opensoutpatient physical therapy clinic at The Works Fami Read More...

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April 16, 2018

Respected OB/GYN Jerome T. Schlachter Joins Wentworth Health Partners

WDH is proud to announce that Dr. Jerome T. Schlachter has joined Wentworth Health Partners OB/GYN & Read More...

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April 9, 2018

Wentworth-Douglass Opens New Center for Weight Management & Bariatric Surgery

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is excited to announce the opening of its new Center for Weight Manageme Read More...

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March 27, 2018

Wentworth-Douglass Physicians Named 2018 Top Doctors

New Hampshire Magazine has recognized 32 WDH physicians as among the best in the state. Read More...

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March 22, 2018

Partnering to Help Individuals with Substance Use Disorders

Wentworth -Douglass Hospital is partnering with SOS Recovery Community Organization to help individu Read More...

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March 13, 2018

WDH Trauma Team to Host Stop the Bleed Training Classes

The goal the Stop the Bleed movement is to teach the public proper bleeding control techniques so th Read More...

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February 27, 2018

Temporary Visitor Restrictions

We are temporarily resticting visitation to protect patients, staff and other visitors from the spre Read More...

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February 23, 2018

Wentworth-Douglass Nurses Honored by New Hampshire Magazine

Three Wentworth-Douglass nurses honored as recipients of New Hampshire Magazine’s inaugural Excell Read More...

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February 5, 2018

Wentworth-Douglass and Mass General Go Red for Women’s Heart Health

Events educating the community about women’s heart health. Read More...

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December 11, 2017

Heart & Vascular Symposium | January 27, 2018

For primary care and internal medicine physicians - this symposium will examine the newest insights Read More...

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November 24, 2017

Dr. Dmytro M. Havaleshko Joins WDH Surgical Staff

Dr. Dmytro M. Havaleshko is now accepting new patients and surgical consultations. Read More...

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September 21, 2017

Orthopedic Surgeon Joins Wentworth-Douglass Hospital

Dr. Joseph F. Konopka, an orthopedic specialist in hip and knee replacements, is now available to se Read More...

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September 6, 2017

Mass General Electrophysiology Studies now available at WDH

Mass General electrophysiologists will offer extensive non-invasive and invasive treatments right he Read More...

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August 16, 2017

Portsmouth Cardiologists join Wentworth-Douglass

Dr. Mark Jacobs and Dr. Whitney Coppolino form new practice, Cardiology at Pease. Read More...

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July 24, 2017

ENT Practice & New Surgeon Joins Wentworth-Douglass Hospital

Head & Neck Specialty Group of NH provides comprehensive care for disorders of the ears, nose, throa Read More...

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June 5, 2017

Mass General Neurologist Joins Wentworth Health Partners

Dr. Hoch will provide epilepsy care at Coastal Neurology Services. Read More...

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May 18, 2017

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Laboratory Receives Accreditation

Accreditation processdesigned to ensure the highest quality standard of care for all laboratory pati Read More...

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April 21, 2017

High-Tech Hybrid OR Expands Vascular Care

The new Hybrid OR has the most sophisticated 3-D imaging system in the entire country. Read More...

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March 24, 2017

Wentworth-Douglass Physicians Named Top Doctors

Nineteen WDH physicians recognized among New Hampshire Magazine's 2017 Top Doctors. Read More...

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March 8, 2017

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Earns the Outstanding Achievement Award for Cancer Care

Only cancer program in NH to earn 2016 Outstanding Achievement Award. Read More...

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February 13, 2017

Welcome to Dr. Ritoban Sen

New vascular surgeon joins Wentwoth-Douglass and Wentworth Health Partners Read More...

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January 3, 2017

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital now officially part of the Massachusetts General Hospital family

Wentworth-Douglass is now the only hospital in New Hampshire to join the Mass General system. Read More...

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January 2, 2017

Wentworth-Douglass Opens a Travel Medicine Clinic in Portsmouth

New Service Among Specialty Care Offerings at Wentworth-Douglass at Pease Read More...

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December 15, 2016

Walk-in Prompt Care Welcomes Dr. Brian Collins

Dr. Collins will serve as medical director for our two Prompt Care locations. Read More...

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December 5, 2016

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Achieves Magnet® Recognition

Magnet® recognition is the nation’s highest honor for excellence in nursing. Read More...

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November 15, 2016

Wentworth-Douglass: Now in Portsmouth!

We are PEASED to meet you! Read More...

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August 15, 2016

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Named 2016 Most Wired

Most Wired Hospitals Use Technology for a Better Patient Experience Read More...

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August 2, 2016

Celebrating 110 Years

A very brief history of Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Read More...

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July 25, 2016

Public Notice: Magnet Recognition Program

Site Visit Scheduled for September 7, 8 & 9. Read More...

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July 5, 2016

WDH CEO Announced as New Board Chair of Granite Health

Gregory J. Walker, FACHE, assumes role following the retirement of Thomas E. Wilhelmsen, Jr. Read More...

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June 14, 2016

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital welcomes Dr. Sonali Shah

Sonali Shah, MD, joins Wentworth-Douglass Hospital’s Seacoast Cancer Center, specializing in hemat Read More...

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April 7, 2016

Wentworth-Douglass to Host Free Skin Cancer Screenings

To mark National Melanoma/Skin Cancer Awareness and Prevention Month in May, Wentworth-Douglass Hosp Read More...

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February 29, 2016

Wentworth-Douglass Partners with Dover Police to Focus on Opioid Abuse

$125,000 grant to the City of Dover Police Department's Community Outreach Bureau for will focus on Read More...

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February 25, 2016

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Welcomes Board Certified Oncology Pharmacist

Suzanne L. Stevens, PharmD, joins Wentworth-Douglass Hospital’s Seacoast Cancer Center as a board Read More...

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February 4, 2016

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital welcomes Dr. Amy Bessnow

Amy Bessnow, MD, MPH, joins Wentworth-Douglass Hospital’s Seacoast Cancer Center, specializing hem Read More...

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January 15, 2016

Great Bay Mental Health Joins Wentworth Health Partners

Earlier this month, Great Bay Mental Health transitioned to become Wentworth Health Partners Great B Read More...

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November 2, 2015

Father Arthur Athans Honored at Annual Spiritual Care Conference

Annual event honors local religious leaders for their commitment to pastoral care. Read More...

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November 1, 2015

Oh Baby! New name, new providers, and new services!

Gynecology & Infertility Associates becomes Wentworth Health Partners OB/GYN & Infertility and welco Read More...

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October 27, 2015

NH Hospital Association Honors Dr. Charles Blitzer for Outstanding Service in Health Care

Charles Blitzer, MD, wins the 2015 Medical Staff of the Year Award. Read More...

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July 29, 2015

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Named 2015 Most Wired

The Most Wired distinction recognizes hospitals for their use of information technology to improve q Read More...

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July 14, 2015

Seacoast Cancer Center launches STAR Program for Cancer Rehab

The STAR Program is an innovative rehabilitation program centered on physical, occupational and spee Read More...

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July 7, 2015

Seacoast Cancer 5K: Your Participation Helps People Like Hillary

Twenty months ago Hillary Myers was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer - news she never expected. Read More...

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April 1, 2015

Joint Commission Accredits Wentworth Health Partners

Wentworth Health Partners awarded Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation and Primary Medical Home Cert Read More...

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January 22, 2015

WDH Earns Baby-Friendly Designation

Baby-Friendly Designated birth facilities provide an optimum level of care for breastfeeding mothers Read More...

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July 1, 2014

Oil Painting Honors Patricia C. Adams, MD

A new oil painting of Patricia C. Adams, MD, now hangs in the main lobby at Wentworth-Douglass Hospi Read More...

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May 19, 2014

WDH wins VHA Excellence Award for Supply Chain Management

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital (WDH) is a winner of the 2014 VHA Excellence Award for Supply Chain Mana Read More...

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November 12, 2013

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital ranked among America’s Best Hospitals for Women

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has received the 2014 Women’s Choice Award® ranking among America’s Read More...

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November 5, 2013

Latest Advancement in Hip Replacements

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital (WDH) and Moby Parsons, MD, of Seacoast Orthopedics & Sports Medicine no Read More...

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June 24, 2013

Mass General and WDHS Expand Clinical Affiliation

Massachusetts General Hospital and Wentworth-Douglass Health System (WDHS) today announce a new clin Read More...

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March 7, 2013

Surgeon First in NH to Remove Gallbladder Through Belly Button Incision

A surgical team performed the first da Vinci Single-Site Cholecystectomy in New Hampshire. Read More...

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January 1, 2013

Behavioral Health Rises to Top of 2013 Community Health Needs Assessment

The Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Board of Trustees approved funding to expand behavioral health servi Read More...

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January 1, 2012

WDH is First Primary Stroke Center in New Hampshire

The Joint Commission recently recognized WDH with Advanced Certification as a Primary Stroke Center. Read More...

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July 1, 2011

WDH Receives Gold Plus Award for Stroke Care

WDH received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines Read More...

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July 28, 2010

WDH receives Silver Plus Performance Achievement Award for Quality Stroke Care

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Read More...