Delta County Memorial Hospital clinics are adding new physicians in the next few months.
"Delta County Memorial Hospital and clinics are actively recruiting for new physicians to continue to meet the demand for providers in Delta County," said CEO Jason Cleckler. "We have several new providers that we are negotiating with to come on board in 2016 and beyond, in addition to these three physicians who are coming to Delta in the next few months."
Dr. Marie Matthews is a board certified family medicine physician who also offers obstetrics services. She starts with DCMH Family Medicine in early June, and will split her time between the Delta and Hotchkiss clinics. She comes from a family practice in Gunnison, where she practiced for the past five years. Dr. Matthews also was a contract physician with Gunnison Valley Hospital for the past two years, and was a hospital emergency department employee for five years. She is fluent in medical Spanish. She served her internship and residency in family medicine at North Colorado Family Medicine, Greeley, and earned her M.D. degree with Albany Medical College, Albany, N.Y.
DCMH Family Medicine, 874-5777, is taking new patient applications for Dr. Matthews and setting up appointments, planning for her arrival in early June.
Dr. Michelle K. Reed (Doctor of Osteopathy, D.O.) is board certified in family medicine with an added qualification in geriatric medicine. She is moving from the Colorado Springs area to Delta July 5. Dr. Reed will practice at Internal Medicine Associates as an additional provider. She attended high school in Glenwood Springs. She has practiced with Centura Health-Penrose Primary Care, and Strode Family Practice in Colorado Springs during the past few years, and has a total of 16 years of professional experience as a family physician. Dr. Reed has a fellowship in geriatric medicine and completed her residency in family practice with the Colorado Springs Osteopathic Foundation. She earned her D.O. from Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, Calif. Internal Medicine Associates, 874-7668, will begin accepting new patient applications on behalf of Dr. Reed in June.
Dr. Brian J. Eades is a board certified obstetrics and gynecological (OB-GYN) physician, and is joining Premier Women's Healthcare of Delta Aug. 1. He brings 26 years of professional expertise in OB-GYN practice from Amarillo, Texas. For nine years he was a clinical OB/GYN instructor at Texas Tech Health Science Center in Amarillo, Texas. Dr. Eades has been a leader in creating specialized fertility services, has served over 4,000 patients and delivered 3,500 children over his medical career. He received his M.D. degree from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, and his residency at Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas.
Premier Women's Healthcare is accepting new patients for obstetrics and gynecological medical services continuously. To schedule an appointment call 874-7930.
At about 9:50 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, officers of the Delta Police Department were dispatched to a robbery reported at Arby's, located at 107 Gunnison River Drive. An extensive search of the area was conducted and the suspect was not located.
The suspect was reported to have walked into Arby's and after a brief conversation with an employee, was able to leave the store with a small amount of cash and coins.