Dignity Health Merced | helloHealthy | Fall 2019

2 DignityHealth.org/Merced | Fall 2019 Expanding our women’s health services Dignity Health is excited to welcome Kenia Edwards, MD, an OB-GYN now serving patients at Dignity Health Medical Group – Merced, located at 315 Mercy Ave. Dr. Edwards is passionate about general obstetrics and gynecology, as well as advanced, minimally invasive surgery and adolescent gynecology. Dr. Edwards has expertise in female reproductive health, pregnancy, and childbirth. She is currently accepting new patients looking for care related to menstruation, childbirth, menopause, and more. Personalized medicine “I believe that medicine is about teamwork,” Dr. Edwards says. “I partner with my patients to help them make the best decisions about their medical care, and I strive to do my due diligence to ensure my patients have adequate education and appropriate counsel. This way, we can land on the best decision or solution that’s right for each patient.” Get to know Dr. Edwards Dr. Edwards obtained her medical degree from New York Medical College and completed her residency at Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow, New York. Dr. Edwards shares that she became a medical provider because she finds immense joy in giving back: “Contributing to my community was a huge part of my upbringing, so serving others and knowing that I am a part of their well-being and improving their circumstances is truly an honor.” In her free time, Dr. Edwards loves to be active—participating in dance, hiking, and running. One day, she would like to obtain her pilot’s license! Now, Dr. Edwards is looking forward to establishing her practice in Merced. “I can’t wait to become an active member in this community!” she says. “I am passionate about learning, developing new skills, providing the best possible care to the Merced area, and building long-term relationships with my patients.” Dignity Health Medical Group – Merced offers many services, including family medicine, pediatrics, neurology, urology, ENT (ear, nose, and throat medicine), general surgery, and women’s health. Dr. Edwards joins a team of physicians and advanced practice providers that are dedicated to delivering high-quality, compassionate care with humankindness. We hope you enjoy this issue of HelloHealthy . Comments about the publication can be directed to the Marketing and Communications Department: DIGNITY HEALTH – MERCY MEDICAL CENTER 333 Mercy Ave., Merced, CA 95340 HelloHealthy is published by Dignity Health – Mercy Medical Center to provide general health information. It is not intended to provide personal medical advice, which should be obtained directly from a health care provider. Models may be used in photos and illustrations. 2019 © Coffey Communications, Inc. All rights reserved. Marketing and Communications Department Robin Mangarin-Scott—Vice President, Strategic Marketing and Communications–Central California Michelle Willow—Director of External Communications–Central California Cody Brutlag—Director of Marketing–Central California Lindsey Wine—Communications Manager–Central California Michelle Oliver—Marketing Manager–Central California Call today To make your appointment with Kenia Edwards, MD, call 209.564.3700 .