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Dopson Family Medical Center Welcomes Kassie Shoup, ARNP

Please join us in welcoming Kassie Shoup, ARNP, to the Dopson Family Medical Center practice. “Kassie brings more than 13 years of nursing experience to our Family Practice,” said Edward Anderson, CEO of Ed Fraser Memorial Hospital. “Area residents will benefit from her extensive background in emergency medicine, interventional cardiology, pediatrics, and women’s services.” The…

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Radiology at Ed Fraser Memorial Hospital

We are proud to offer a full range of Radiological Services at Ed Fraser Memorial Hospital. The state-of-the-art digital imaging technology we offer along with our specialized staff not only save valuable time but also provide high quality images with the lowest reasonably achievable dose. Our comprehensive radiology services include X-ray, MRI, CT, Nuclear Medicine,…

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Quality Orthopedic Care in Baker County

Orthopedic conditions send millions of people to seek treatment every year. In fact, most people suffer at least one muscle and/or bone injury over the course of their lives. And it’s not uncommon for people of any age to experience multiple orthopedic conditions in a lifetime – including broken arms, sprained ankles, hip, knee pain…

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Cardiology Services for Heart Disease Prevention at Dopson Family Medical Center

Every year in the United States, 1 in 4 deaths is caused by heart disease. Heart disease is the leading source of death in both men and women and is becoming more prevalent among younger adults. February represents American Heart Health Month, and serves as the perfect opportunity to learn about the risks of heart…

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Your Health is Our Primary Concern

You don’t have to travel far to find a caring physician who can manage the overall health of you and your family. At Dopson Family Medical Center, we’re committed to the health and well-being of the residents in our community. Establishing a primary care physician is one of the most important things you can do for…

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ER, Urgent Care, or Primary Care? How to decide.

You’re sick or hurt — and you’re wondering where to go for treatment. With Baker County Medical Services in Macclenny, FL, you have three choices: Ed Fraser Memorial Hospital, Dopson Family Medical Center and Baker Rural Health Clinic.

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Urban v. Rural Hospitals: Study says common surgeries are often safer & cheaper in rural hospitals.

If a patient is looking for a safer and cheaper choice for common surgeries, where should he go? Should he make a visit to rural hospitals or urban hospitals? According to a 2016 study, common surgeries are often safer and more affordable in rural hospitals.

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