Local doctor certified with American Board of Family Medicine

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RANGELEY – Rangeley Family Medicine’s Dr. Amanda Hepler was recently notified that she has achieved certification with the American Board of Family Medicine.

During her certification process Dr. Hepler satisfactorily completed three years of intensive training at Excela Health, Latrobe, Pennsylvania and successfully completed a one-day, written examination of cognitive knowledge and problem-solving skills. The American Board of Family Medicine, founded in 1969, is the second largest medical specialty board in the United States. The Board’s certification confers a standard of excellence in knowledge and medical practice for participating physicians.

Dr. Hepler has been providing care at Rangeley Family Medicine since August 2008. She practices primary care for all age groups and her specific medical areas of interest include women’s health, joint injections, preventive medicine, and Suturing.

HealthReach President, Connie Coggins, expressed her appreciation for Dr. Hepler. “Amanda is an amazing individual, and you can tell how much she cares about her patients and their overall health,” Coggins said. “Rangeley is one of our more rural health center locations and we are excited to have someone of Amanda’s caliber practicing family medicine in Rangeley.”

Rangeley Family Medicine has been part of the community for almost 15 years, having joined the organization in 1994. For more information or to make an appointment with Dr. Hepler, please call Rangeley Family Medicine at (207) 864-3303.

Rangeley Family Medicine is part of the HealthReach Community Health Centers (HRCHC) family. HRCHC is a system of eleven federally qualified, community-based health centers located in central and western Maine. Dedicated providers deliver high-quality, affordable healthcare to underserved residents in over 80 rural communities. HealthReach is a private, non-profit organization with a 30-year history, funded by patient fees, grants and individual donations. For further information on HRCHC, visit HYPERLINK “http://www.HealthReachCHC.org” www.HealthReachCHC.org.

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