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Dr. Dennies Cuevas-Rivera Joins Team at Wilbraham Medical Center

WILBRAHAM — Baystate Wing Hospital announced that Dr. Dennies Cuevas-Rivera, a board-certified internal-medicine physician, has joined the medical staff and is now accepting new patients at Wilbraham Medical Center located at 2344 Boston Road in Wilbraham.

“We are proud to welcome Dr. Cuevas-Rivera to our Wilbraham medical practice,” said Dr. Mohammed Ahmed, chief operating officer and chief medical officer of the Baystate Health Eastern Region, which includes Baystate Wing Hospital and Baystate Mary Lane Hospital. “He will be a great addition to the staff and is dedicated to offering health promotion, preventive medicine, and wellness to our community members.”

Cuevas-Rivera earned his medical degree at Ponce School of Medicine, Ponce, Puerto Rico, and completed his residency in internal medicine at Brook Army Medical Center at Fort Sam in Houston. He served in Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom as a combat medical advisor. During his service, he received the Meritorious Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Humanitarian Service Medal, the NATO Non-Article 5 Service Medal, and the Army Service Ribbon.

He is a member of the American Board of Internal Medicine, the American College of Physicians, and the U.S. Army Medical Department Regiment. He is fluent in English, Spanish, and Italian.

Cuevas-Rivera is now accepting new patients. To make an appointment with him or one of the providers at the Wilbraham Medical Center — Dr. Linda Schoonover in adult medicine, Dr. Asha Sindwani in pediatrics, and physician assistants Jason Franconeri and Kate Cameron — call (413) 596-3455.