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Endocrinologist Dr. Raju Panta Joins Baystate Wing Medical Staff

PALMER — Baystate Wing Hospital announced the addition of Dr. Raju Panta, endocrinologist, to its medical staff.

Panta earned his medical degree from the College of Medical Sciences in Bharatpur, Nepal; completed his residency in internal medicine at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, Brooklyn, N.Y.; and completed his fellowship at State University of New York in Buffalo.

“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Panta to our team to provide endocrinology care in our region,” said Dr. David Maguire, chief medical officer for Baystate Health’s Eastern Region, which includes Baystate Mary Lane and Baystate Wing Hospital. “An endocrinologist is a specially trained physician that diagnoses and treats disorders such as diabetes, thyroid diseases, osteoporosis, and other hormonal disorders. Dr. Panta brings this much-needed specialty to our community.”

Prior to joining Baystate Health’s endocrinology and diabetes team, Panta was a hospitalist at Lakes Region General Hospital in New Hampshire, and also earned master’s degrees in medical education and leadership from University of New England, Maine, where he also served as the clinical assistant professor of Internal Medicine. He is board-certified in internal medicine, a fellow of American College of Physicians, and a member of the Endocrine Society and the American Assoc. of Clinical Endocrinologists. He is fluent in English, Hindi, and Nepali.

Panta is currently accepting new patients. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call Baystate Endocrinology and Diabetes at Baystate Wing Hospital at (413) 370-7881.

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