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James Frommer, D.O.

James Frommer, D.O.

J.C. Blair Welcomes Dr. James Frommer to the Hospitalist Program

J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital's Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Hospitalist James Frommer, D.O. to its medical staff. "Dr. Frommer brings a wealth of experience and a friendly, patient-oriented style of care. We are very excited he has joined our hospital family," shared J.C. Blair President and CEO Lisa Mallon. Dr. Frommer joins the J.C. Blair Medical Services, Inc. physician group and will work within the hospitalist program.

Dr. Frommer has over eleven years of experience as a practicing physician. Board certified in family medicine, Dr. Frommer had his own family practice for ten years before joining the Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network.

Dr. Frommer completed a family medicine residency at Sacred Heart Hospital in Allentown and internship at Allentown Osteopathic Medical Center. He earned his medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

"I feel that J.C. Blair truly provides the community with state-of-the-art care and I am looking forward to providing the same level of care to the greater Huntingdon area that is provided in larger metropolitan areas," said Dr. Frommer. "It is my goal to work with the hospital and community to expand the services offered at J.C. Blair to allow the patient and family to get their care as close to home as possible."

As a hospitalist, Dr. Frommer cares for patients who have been admitted to J.C. Blair. He is specially trained in hospital medicine and keeps up on new hospital-based technology by practicing in the hospital every day. He and other hospitalists are readily available to talk to patients and their families, and can expedite diagnostic tests, treatment recommendations and discharge.

Dr. Frommer is relocating to Huntingdon with his wife and two dogs. In his free time, he enjoys reading, watching college football, basketball, and women's softball. He also has an interest in photography and writing.

For any questions about the Hospitalist program at J.C. Blair, please call J.C. Blair Medical Services Practice Administrator Cindy Wetzel at (814) 643-8556.