BERLIN--AVH Surgical Associates, the specialty physician practice of Androscoggin Valley Hospital, is pleased to welcome Martin S. Walko, MD, FACS, general surgeon, to its staff of physicians. A New Hampshire resident, Dr. Walko was most recently employed as a General Surgeon for Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital, St. Johnsbury. He has also served as a General Surgeon at Littleton Regional Healthcare.
A graduate of University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey / Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Dr. Walko is Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery, in the area of General Surgery. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Walko completed his residency at Abington Memorial Hospital in Abington, Penn.
Procedures/services provided by Dr. Walko include, but are not limited to:
• Colonoscopies (he has performed more than 7,000)
• Diagnostic biopsies
• General surgery including stomach, espohagus, liver and gallbladder
• Hernia repairs
• Skin lesion removal
• Treatment for skin ulcers and burns
"I am pleased to welcome Dr. Walko to AVH Surgical Associates," commented Keith Shute, MD, MMM, chief medical officer, senior vice president, Androscoggin Valley Hospital. "Along with Drs. Stephanie Allen Lilly and Christopher Glenney, we are able to meet the majority of General Surgery needs within Northern New Hampshire."
Androscoggin Valley Hospital serves the residents of and visitors to the Androscoggin Valley. For more information or an appointment with Dr. Walko, please call 752-2300.