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New Primary Care Physician Dr. Ben Aguilar Joins Bayhealth

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Dr Ben Hur Aguilar joins the staff of Bayhealth Bayhealth welcomes the addition of Ben Hur Hill Aguilar, MD, to Bayhealth Primary Care, Dover, West. He joins Patience Ankomah MD; Zulehuma Rather, MD; Shailly Saini, MD; and Amita Jain, MD, in the practice. Dr. Aguilar is an internal medicine physician who provides primary care services to adults ages 18 and …

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Bayhealth Welcomes OB-GYN Dr. Roni Dermo

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Dr. Roni Dermo joins Bayhealth Bayhealth is pleased to announce the addition of Obstetrician-​Gynecologist (OB-GYN) Roni Dermo, MD, to Bayhealth Women’s Care, Sussex Campus. She specializes in all aspects of women’s reproductive health, including pregnancy and childbirth. Dr. Dermo joins Miaohou Xu, MD, and Melisa Edler, MD, in the practice Dr. Dermo is now accepting new patients. The practice is …

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Back to School Post-Pandemic: Let’s Talk Mental Health!

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After navigating an unusual school year, children who will be returning to a full-time, in-person school setting may face some emotional and mental challenges. For parents, helping children navigate these feelings is important to their overall wellbeing and success in the classroom. Bayhealth Pediatrician Colleen Allorto, DO, offers tips for helping children adapt seamlessly and addressing the nervousness and stress …

Christiana Care, Bayhealth, Blue Cross join to offer Medicare product

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Two Delaware hospital systems and an insurance company plan to offer a Medicare Advantage insurance plan. Photo by Roger Brown/Pexels   Two Delaware healthcare systems and an insurance company plan to form a Medicare Advantage product together to sell in 2022. ChristianaCare, which dominates health care in Delaware and particularly New Castle County, Bayhealth, which offers services primarily in Kent …

Milford LIVE Weekly Review – June 22, 2021

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Hover over the image below and a gray bar pops up at the bottom. From here, you can scroll through the pdf, forward and backward, zoom in or out in 10% increments, download the PDF, or view in full-screen mode. This Week’s Top Stories Include: Headlines Milford School Board discusses return to school plan Culture Eleanor Soltner Golf Outing planned …

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Molding future surgeons: Bayhealth launches third residency program


Pictured right to left are Program Director Bradford Mitchell, MD, FACS, ECNU, and Program Coordinator Katherine Burklew for Bayhealth’s General Surgery Residency Program. The General Surgery Residency Program is the third of Bayhealth’s Graduate Medical Education (GME) programs to launch and has recently earned accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). General Surgery Program Director Bradford Mitchell, …

Nemours holds ribbon cutting ceremony

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Although the facility has been seeing patients for several months, Nemours wanted to celebrate the opening of their new location on the Bayhealth Sussex Campus. On April 21, the organization held a virtual ribbon cutting ceremony in order to meet COVID-19 protocols. “This is the first of a vision we see for this campus,” Terry Murphy, CEO of Bayhealth, said. …

New Bayhealth Pediatrics Practice Now Open  


As the region’s healthcare leader, Bayhealth is expanding access to high-quality healthcare for families in central and southern Delaware. Bayhealth Pediatrics, the organization’s first employed pediatrics practice, opened on February 8 and is accepting new patients. Bayhealth Pediatrics comprises three board-certified pediatricians— Taqdees Afreen, MD; Colleen Allorto, DO; and Adaobi Enekwizu, MD. Located in Milford, the practice is providing expanded …

Meeting our Match! Bayhealth Announces Inaugural Physician Residents 


It was a momentous and historic day at Bayhealth as the first class of medical residents joining the Graduate Medical Education (GME) program were announced. The residents were introduced at the first ever “Match Day” event at Bayhealth. Match Day is the first step in bringing 21 new physicians to central and southern Delaware to help increase access to care …

Bayhealth Endocrinology, Dover Welcomes Wai Wai Lin, MD 

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Bayhealth Endocrinology, Dover is pleased to welcome new doctor Wai Wai Lin, MD. She joins Tadele Desalew, MD, in the practice, which is part of Bayhealth Medical Group, a partnership of highly trained physicians, their clinical staff, and an administrative support team that operates practices throughout central and southern Delaware. Dr. Lin is now accepting new patients. “We’re excited that Dr. Lin …