MONSON — Baystate Wing Hospital announced that Dr. Samson Hanka, a board-certified internal-medicine physician, has joined the medical staff and is now accepting new patients at Monson Medical Center located at 2 Main St. in Monson. The full team there includes Dr. John Diggs, Dr. Joanna Preibisz, and physician assistant Lindsey Marchand in adult medicine; Dr. Lori Trask in pediatrics; and registered dietitian Christine King.
“We are proud to welcome Dr. Hanka to our community,” 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. “We believe that accessibility, compassion, and communication are important qualities in patient care. And in Dr. Hanka, residents of the Monson area have a strong advocate of health promotion, preventive medicine, and wellness.”
Hanka earned his medical degree at Jimma University, Ethiopia, and completed his residency in internal medicine at Metro West Medical Center in Framingham. He is a member of the Mass. Medical Society, the American College of Physicians, and the American Medical Assoc.
“I look forward building trusting relationships and providing excellent care in the community setting,” Hanka said. “Helping my patients improve their health and quality of life is what I enjoy most in my role as a primary-care physician.”
For more information or to schedule an appointment, call Monson Medical Center at (413) 267-9101.