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CMH Regional Health System Welcomes Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Kenneth Vawter

Friday, June 15, 2018

Hospital news

CMH Regional Health System and Wilmington Physicians Group have welcomed full-time orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Kenneth Vawter, to their Wilmington practice, Performance Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine.

Dr. Vawter received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland. He completed a general surgery internship and his orthopedic surgery residency at Wilford Hall Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas (now known as San Antonio Military Medical Consortium). Dr. Vawter served as a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Air Force and General Orthopedic Surgeon at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, providing care for active duty service members, dependents, and retirees since 2012. Dr. Vawter provides comprehensive orthopedic care in fracture management, joint replacement, minimally invasive arthroscopy procedures, and a vast array of soft tissue procedures. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, and is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, a fellow of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, and a member of the Society of Military Orthopedic Surgeons.

Lance Beus, CEO of CMH Regional Health System, expressed excitement for Dr. Vawter’s arrival at CMH:

“We’re excited to announce that Dr. Vawter’s joining us full-time later this month upon his retirement from the United States Air Force. Dr. Vawter is an excellent orthopaedic surgeon with years of experience in comprehensive orthopaedic care and total joint replacements. He brings a lot to our orthpaedic practice and surgery team, and we’re proud to have him join the CMH family.”

CMH will be welcoming Dr. Vawter with a community open house and ribbon cutting on Tuesday, July 10 from 1:00pm – 3:00pm, in collaboration with the Wilmington-Clinton County Chamber of Commerce. There will be light refreshments available throughout. All are welcome.

Dr. Vawter is now accepting new patients. For more information, call (937) 382-6951. Performance Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine is located in the CMH Professional Office Building at 630 W. Main St., Suite 109.

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About CMH Regional Health System

Established in 1951, CMH Regional Health System has been providing quality healthcare to area residents for over 60 years. CMH Regional Health System’s Clinton Memorial Hospital is a 165-bed hospital located centrally in Wilmington, Ohio. Clinton Memorial Hospital offers a full range of inpatient and outpatient specialized services, including emergency services, medical and radiation oncology, orthopedics, obstetrics, surgery, diagnostic and interventional radiology and more.

CMH Regional Health System’s network of outpatient physician practices and services—including primary care, internal medicine, neurology, general surgery, and gastroenterology— extends through Clinton, Fayette, and Highland counties.