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Renown appoints new medical director for rural primary care practices

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Marie McCormack, M.D., has joined Renown Health as the medical director for rural primary care practices. Dr. McCormack has worked with Renown as a family practitioner for six years in Fernley.

She will oversee the Renown primary care providers in Fallon, Fernley and Silver Springs. In addition, Dr. McCormack will ensure each practice meets the purpose and fundamentals of Renown Health.

Along with her duties as Medical Director, Dr. McCormack will continue to see patients at her practice.

Dr. McCormack is a board certified practitioner of family medicine. She completed her residency in family practice at the School of Medicine in Wichita, Kan. and at the University of Kansas from 1992 to 1995. She attended medical school at the University of Nevada, Reno from 1988 to 1992.

Before working in Fernley, Dr. McCormack was a family practitioner for Churchill Community Hospital from 2001 to 2006. She also worked in family practice at the Department of Family Medicine for the Wenatchee Valley Clinic in Wenatchee, Wash. from 1995 to 2001.

Dr. McCormack is affiliated with the Nevada Academy of Family Practice and the American Academy of Family Practitioners.

About Renown Medical Groups

Renown Medical Group physicians provide preventive care and health education for all ages, and treat most common illnesses and injuries including colds, flu and aches and pains. They also coordinate their patients’ medical care including checkups, immunizations, referrals to specialists, lab and x-ray services and hospital admissions. Physicians see patients by scheduled appointment. Medical Group locations accept most insurance plans, including Hometown Health, United Healthcare, Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna, Great West, Coventry/First Health, Humana, Principal, Tricare and Medicare. For added convenience, Renown Medical Group is the only primary care provider in the region that offers a secure, online venue for patients to manage their healthcare. With MyChart, patients can schedule and keep track of appointments, obtain certain test results and request prescription refills 24 hours a day. To sign up, ask a Medical Assistant for your access code at your next office visit. Same-day appointments are available. Call 982-5000, Monday through Thursday between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. and Fridays between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Visit renown.org/medicalgroup for more information.

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