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CSSMCW Welcomes Infectious Disease Specialist William F. Wright, DO

Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) is pleased to announce it is offering infectious disease services with the addition of William F. Wright, DO. He will join Lawrence Beatty, MD; David Bencie, MD; Lakshmi Madduru, MD; Ralph Aiken, CRNP; and Michelle Corle, CRNP, seeing patients at the WindberCare Physicians Office.

“I look forward to offering infectious disease services to patients in the Windber-Johnstown area, where my wife’s family members are lifelong residents. It is a privilege to be part of Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber, a local community hospital dedicated to providing exceptional quality care in a patient-focused setting,” said Dr. Wright.

Dr. Wright is currently an Assistant Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and is a full-time, active staff member in Infectious Diseases at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Additionally, he is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Infectious Disease.

Dr. Wright received his medical degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and a Masters of Public Health degree from Drexel University. He completed his internship at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, his residency at Pennsylvania State University Medical Center, and his fellowships at Pennsylvania State University Medical Center and Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Wright has been practicing medicine for more than 15 years.

Dr. Wright is now accepting new patients for infectious disease appointments for the following: bacterial infections, COVID-19, endocarditis, general vaccination issues, Hepatitis B or C, HIV – with complaints of acute colitis, HIV – inpatient with condition controlled, latent tuberculosis (TB), MRSA (staph) infections, osteomyelitis, recurring C. diff. colitis, recurring cellulitis, and recurring urinary tract infections (UTIs).

Call 814-254-4207 to make an appointment with Dr. Wright at WindberCare Physicians.

About Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber
Founded in 1906, Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) is an independent, non-profit acute care hospital in northern Somerset County, bordering Cambria County. The 54-bed hospital shares a campus and collaborates with Chan Soon-Shiong Institute of Molecular Medicine at Windber (CSSIMMW), a private, non-profit biomedical research center. With more than 450 employees, CSSMCW is the fourth largest employer in Somerset County. CSSMCW’s mission is to provide excellence in personalized, quality health care services through innovation, research and education in response to community needs. For more information visit