Date: 9/8/2011 12:00:00 AM
PHILIPSBURG – Family practice physician Cara Dellegrotti, D.O., recently joined Clearfield Hospital’s medical staff.
Dr. Dellegrotti practices at Clear-Med Primary Care – Philipsburg, located in the Peebles Plaza, Philipsburg.
She earned a Doctor of Osteopathy degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, and was recognized for academic achievement as a Dean’s Scholar. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology (honors graduate) from the University of Pittsburgh.
Dr. Dellegrotti completed a Family Medicine Residency, serving as Chief Resident, at Lehigh Valley Health Network in Allentown. She is board certified in family medicine.
In 2010, she received two awards from Penn State Hershey Medical Students: the Exceptional Teacher Award and the Exceptional Role Model Award.
She is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, American Osteopathic Association and the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association.
Dr. Dellegrotti joins Gloria Zibilich, M.D., and Jim McCliment, physician assistant-certified, at the Philipsburg clinic.
Rita V. Olszewski, administrator, Clear-Med Provider Corp., said the hospital family is pleased to welcome Dr. Dellegrotti to its medical staff.
“Clearfield Hospital is very proud that Dr. Dellegrotti has chosen our health care system, and the Philipsburg clinic specifically, as her place of employment. Her training and clinical experience make her an excellent resource for our patients. Dr. Dellegrotti’s recruitment was a key step in solidifying our long-term commitment and dedication to the growth and expansion of our Philipsburg clinic. Dr. Dellegrotti, Dr. Zibilich and Jim McCliment, PA-C, along with a talented clinical and office support staff, provide a strong base upon which we can expand and sustain quality health care services to the Moshannon Valley,” she said.
Olszewski added, “We are also excited to report that Clearfield Hospital’s linkage with DuBois Regional Medical Center has created the benefit of renting additional space next to the current clinic, and we look forward to working together to add needed space and to bring additional services and specialists to the clinic over the next several months.”
To make an appointment with Dr. Dellegrotti, please call 814-342-9701. Most major insurances are accepted.