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Family practice physician Linda Lafferty, D.O. joins Saint Mary’s Medical Group

By ThisIsReno

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Saint Mary’s Medical Group (SMMG) has opened a new primary care location in south Reno. This will become the seventh practice location for the Medical Group, which currently has offices in downtown, northwest Reno, Spanish Springs and Galena. Located at 6580 S. McCarran Blvd, Suite A, the new practice will offer greater convenience and flexibility for patients in the surrounding neighborhoods. Primary care services will be available Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

A family medicine physician with over 25 years of practice history, Linda Lafferty, D.O. will lead the new SMMG primary care location. Dr. Lafferty is a Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine graduate and completed her residency at Botsford General Hospital in Farmington, Mich. After residency training, she served as a clinical trainer of the Family Medicine Residency program at Botsford General Hospital and an assistant clinical professor and graduate teaching assistant at Michigan State University. Dr. Lafferty is board certified from the American College of General Practitioners in Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 770-SMMG (7664) or visit www.saintmarysmedicalgroup.com.

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About Saint Mary’s

Saint Mary’s Network is a fully-integrated, faith-based health system in Reno, Nev. founded in 1908 by the Dominican Sisters of San Rafael. The network is comprised of Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center, an acute-care hospital, providing inpatient, outpatient and wellness services; Saint Mary’s Health Plans, a statewide insurance provider with more than 40,000 members; and Saint Mary’s Medical Group, a network of physicians and other health professionals offering primary and urgent care, retail clinics and specialty healthcare. A member of Catholic Healthcare West, Saint Mary’s is dedicated to meeting the healthcare needs of our community. For more information, visit our website at www.saintmarysreno.org.

About Dignity Health (formerly Catholic Healthcare West)

Dignity Health, headquartered in San Francisco, CA, provides integrated, patient and family centered care to more than five million people annually. It is the fifth-largest health system in the country with nearly 10,000 physicians and 55,000 employees across Arizona, California, and Nevada. Through its network of 115 ancillary care sites and 40 acute care hospitals, Dignity Health is committed to delivering compassionate, high-quality, affordable health care services with special attention to the poor and underserved. In 2011, Dignity Health provided more than $1.4 billion in charity care, community benefit, and unreimbursed patient care. For more information, please visit our website at www.dignityhealth.org.