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Format: 04/19/2014
Format: 04/19/2014


Alle-Kiski Medical Center Welcomes Nithya Guhanand, MD

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

Natrona Heights, Pa., - Alle-Kiski Medical Center (AKMC) is pleased to announce that Nithya Guhanand, MD has joined Allegheny Valley Internal Medicine with staffing privileges at AKMC. Dr. Guhanand is a recent graduate of the West Penn Allegheny Health System’s Family Practice Residency Program.

Dr. Guhanand received her bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery from PSG Institute of Medical Sciences in Coimbatore, India. Her previous training took place from 1996-1998 at Residency Mandeville Public Hospital/Manchester Health Department located in Mandeville, Jamaica.

She is board certified by the Medical Council of Jamaica, has ECFMG certification, and received her medical training license from the Pennsylvania Medical Board.

Dr. Guhanand joins physicians Heather Hanzlik, MD, Dominick DeFrances, Jr., DO and Helen Wang, MD in the Natrona Heights office. Her specialty of Family Medicine provides opportunity for infants, children and adolescents to seek primary medical care services from the practice as well as providing medical care to adult patients.

Dr. Guhanand is accepting patients and can be reached at Allegheny Valley Internal Medicine at 724-226-2128.


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