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Belchertown Internal Medicine Welcomes Dr. Bart Soar

BELCHERTOWN — Belchertown Internal Medicine recently welcomed Dr. Bart Soar to its rapidly growing primary-care practice.

A native of Western Mass. and a Holyoke High School graduate, Soar attended both the University of Vermont and the University of Massachusetts. Subsequently, he moved to Germany, where he completed medical school at Phillips Universitaet in Marburg and an internship in hospital medicine at the Staedtische Klinik in Fulda, in the Gastroenterology/Infectious Disease ward.

Upon returning to the U.S., Soar performed his residency in internal medicine at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield, and subsequently took a primary-care position at Belchertown Medical Center with Wing Memorial, where he also worked monthly as a hospitalist. For the past two years, he has also worked at the Quabbin Adult Medical Center. He has particular interest in diabetes, addiction medicine, and preventive care, and served as the medical director of the Anticoagulation Clinic while at Wing.