Dr. Hood, who has cared for patients at Geisinger Kulpmont clinic since 1999, earned his medical degree at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia after completing his undergraduate studies in biology at Wilkes University. He completed his family practice residency at Geisinger Medical Center.
“I’m committed to the health of this region and providing the care our patients need to help them live their healthiest lives,” said Dr. Hood. “I’m excited to remain in the area and join a unique program like 65 Forward that is designed to make better health easier for our neighbors.”
Dr. Hood, who is board certified in family medicine, is accepting new patients for Geisinger 65 Forward Shamokin-Coal Township, which is scheduled to open in late August. For more information about the program, call 570-644-6198 or geisinger.org/ForwardNewsShamokin to learn more.
Geisinger is committed to making better health easier for the more than 1 million people it serves. Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes 10 hospital campuses, a health plan with more than half a million members, a Research Institute and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. With nearly 24,000 employees and more than 1,700 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually. Learn more at Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.