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By Kelly Shipp
For the Sentinel 

KVH hires full time surgeon


Klickitat Valley Health (KVH) has hired Dr. Jacinto Orozco of Tucson, Ariz., to be the new full-time surgeon, changing the way surgery services have been provided since the hospital opened in 1949.

KVH says the decision to replace Mid-Columbia Surgical Specialists (MCSS) was based on improving the level of patient services and the economic needs of the hospital. “Patient care is going to be hugely different. Dr. Orozco is a resource we have never had before. The community could stay here, if they choose to, to get their care. We have got all this infrastructure, and it need to be busy,” says John White, CEO and Superintendent of KVH.

White continues, “We really are very grateful for...

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