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LCHS Medical Team at Harrisville Health Center Relocating to Beaver Falls Effective December 17

 

Published: November 19, 2021 at 04:40 p.m.

By: Press Release from Lewis County Health System

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 19, 2021

 

R. Brian Shambo, M.D. Relocating his Practice to the

Beaver River Health Center on December 17, 2021

 

LOWVILLE, NY─ Lewis County Health System (LCHS) received notification on Friday, November 12, 2021, that the Town of Diana would not renew the health system’s lease for the Harrisville Health Center located at 14214 Church Street in Harrisville. Due to the cancellation of the lease, Board Certified Family Practice Physician R. Brian Shambo, M.D., and his medical team will no longer be seeing patients in Harrisville, effective December 17, 2021.

 

“We are committed to providing access to primary care to the residents of northern Lewis County,” stated Gerald R. Cayer, LCHS Chief Executive Officer. “Dr. Shambo and his team will continue to see patients from the Harrisville Health Center in nearby Beaver Falls. Through this action, the patients will continue to have access to a highly-skilled medical team led by a medical doctor dedicated to evidence-based medicine and medication management.”

 

Dr. Shambo will relocate his practice to the Beaver River Health Center, located at 9559 Main Street, Beaver Falls, N.Y 13305. He will continue to offer a complete range of primary health care services for the entire family on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. All current patients are welcome to see Dr. Shambo in Beaver Falls. If you have an appointment scheduled on December 17 or beyond, it will automatically transfer to Beaver River Health Center.

 

“We are fortunate to have Dr. Shambo on our medical staff team,” stated Sean Harney, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, Employed Medical Practices. “He is an experienced physician who has been providing compassionate, high-quality health care in Lewis County and beyond for over 30 years.”

 

Brian Shambo, M.D., is a graduate of Copenhagen Central School.  He earned a bachelor's degree from St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York, and his Medical Degree at SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, New York.  Dr. Shambo worked for several years in the Lewis County General Hospital Emergency Department until he returned to family medicine in the clinic setting several over 15 years ago.

 

Patients who do not wish to see Dr. Shambo in his new office setting in Beaver Falls may transfer to any other primary care provider in the Lewis County Health System network. Please call the health center office at 315-537-5003, and the health center staff will help coordinate the transition of care.

 

To move to a provider outside of Lewis County Health System, the Harrisville Health Center office will make a copy of your medical record available to any physician/provider you designate. To comply with both state and federal law, the office requires a patient to provide written request/authorization to distribute a copy of their records. Patients of Harrisville Health Center will receive a letter and an authorization form by mail in a few days.

 

To make an appointment with Dr. Shambo at the Beaver River Health Center, please call 315-346-6824.

 

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