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Merit Health Wesley welcomes two physicians

Merit Health Wesley welcomes Deepu Thoppil, M.D., to the Internal Medicine Clinic and Sam Dabit, D.O., to the hospitalist team. Thoppil will be joining the clinic location of Drs. Fletcher and Hyer on campus at 200 West Hospital Drive. Prior to joining our hospitalist team, he served as a hospitalist at West Jefferson Medical Hospital in Marrero, LA. A New ...

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Bertschler joins Merit Health in Byram

Merit Health Medical Group has added Erica Bertschler, CFNP, to its allied health staff in Byram. Erica holds her master of science degree in nursing from the Mississippi University for Women in Columbus. Additionally, she holds her bachelor of science degree in nursing from Delta State University in Cleveland.

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Merit Health welcomes Sendra

Merit Health Medical Group has added Fidel Sendra, MD, cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon, to its active medical staff. Sendra joins the current Merit Health Medical Group cardiovascular team in both Jackson and Vicksburg. Sendra performs all aspects of adult cardiac and thoracic surgery, including cardiac stents, angioplasty and bi-pass operations. Sendra received his medical degree from the New York University ...

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Merit Health welcomes Lomax

Merit Health Medical Group has added Terica Lomax, NP-C, family medicine provider, to its staff. Lomax holds her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Howard University in the District of Columbia. She holds her master’s degree in nursing from the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. Lomax specializes in primary care and can treat your family for everything from minor ...

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Merit Health Hospital names HR Director for Rankin County

Jackie Williams Jackie Williams was recently named human resources director of Merit Health Rankin, Merit Health River Oaks and Merit Health Woman’s Hospital. Williams began her career in human resources 30 years ago with Merit Health Central and most recently was human resources director of Merit Health Madison. Williams holds her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Jackson State University ...

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Merit Health Central CEO named

Barry Moss has been named Chief Executive Officer of Merit Health Central effective March 27. Moss comes to Merit Health Central from sister facility Merit Health Rankin, where he has served as CEO since 2015. “For the last two years I’ve been privileged to serve in the Merit Health Jackson/Vicksburg market, and I look forward to working with the physicians, ...

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Merit Health Biloxi begins search for new CEO

BThe CEO of Merit Health Biloxi will resign at the end of the month after accepting a position with a hospital system in Texas. The Sun Herald reports Health Management Associates, which manages the hospital, has begun the search for a new chief executive officer to replace Monte Bostwick. The newspaper reports the job posting on the LinkedIn website said ...

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Dobbs promoted to CEO for Merit Health Mississippi

By ALAN TURNER After serving as CEO for Merit Health’s Central Mississippi facilities, Steve Dobbs has been promoted to CEO for all of Merit’s operations throughout the state of Mississippi. Dobbs is relatively new to Mississippi, arriving in 2015 after a career spanning decades in health care in Oklahoma, Florida, and Kansas. “I’m extremely excited about this new opportunity,” he said ...

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Merit announces hires, promotions

Merit Health is announcing several promotions at its hospitals throughout the Jackson/Vicksburg area. Monica Derosier joins Merit Health River Region with nearly 18 years of experience as a registered nurse. Most recently, she worked as an ICU nurse at Newport Hospital in Newport, R.I. She has also worked as a critical care nurse in 10 hospitals in eight different states. ...

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Byrd joins Merit Health

Lisa Byrd, Family Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified and Gerontological Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified, has joined the primary care clinic on the campus of Merit Health Rankin. Most recently, Byrd served as Director of Education and champion of the Community Cares program at Merit Health Central. Byrd has a variety of experience in nursing and caring for all age groups with a special ...

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