Elected Officials, Leaders, and Community Celebrate Newest  Dignity Health Medical Group Location in Tehachapi

Posted by Nichole Baxter on 7/23/19 2:01 PM

Last night, elected officials and community leaders joined Dignity Health and Dignity Health Medical Group for the grand opening of their newest medical group location in Tehachapi. The 4,000-square-foot clinic is conveniently located and will serve the growing needs of the Tehachapi community.

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Hello Tehachapi: Dignity Health Medical Group's Newest Location

Posted by Nichole Baxter on 7/8/19 4:22 PM

Q&A with Dignity Health Medical Group Director of Clinic Operations, Francie Barnett

Q: Dignity Health Medical Group chose Tehachapi for their newest clinic location. What drew you to this community?

A: We are so honored to provide primary care to the Tehachapi community with our new clinic location at 707 West Valley Blvd. We have served Kern County for a long time, and we knew that Tehachapi was a fantastic, engaged community. When Dr. Pesche, who formerly practiced in the space, was looking to retire he approached us and we jumped at the chance to continue his legacy with patient-centered, high-quality care!

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Understanding Weight Gain Related to Hypothyroidism

Posted by Mary Beth TeSelle on 5/28/19 9:07 AM

Hypothyroidism occurs when your thyroid gland doesn’t produce enough of certain hormones. It’s estimated that nearly 5 percent of the U.S. population over the age of 12 may be living with hypothyroidism. Below, Dr. Harshit Shah, an endocrinologist with Dignity Health Medical Group - Bakersfield, explains how hypothyroidism can impact weight gain. 

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Celebrating National Women Physicians Day

Posted by Brooke Burgess on 1/31/19 2:21 PM

National Women Physicians Day on February 3rd commemorates the birthday of Elizabeth Blackwell, MD, the first woman in the United States to become a doctor. As we reflect on and celebrate the achievements of women in medicine, we asked our providers to share what inspired them to choose a career in healing and humankindness. Here is what they said.

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Dignity Health Medical Foundation Names New CEO

Posted by Brooke Burgess on 11/7/18 10:04 AM

Dignity Health Medical Foundation (DHMF), which operates 14 medical groups and imaging centers and more than 124 clinic locations across California, has announced that Mark Behl, MHA, MBA, has joined the organization as CEO.

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