|Dr. Alison Hastings joins Northern Berkshire OB/GYN|
Aug 14, 2009
(August 14, 2009) Alison Hastings, DO, an obstetrician/gynecologist, has joined Northern Berkshire Obstetrics & Gynecology and the medical staff of North Adams Regional Hospital. Dr. Hastings is accepting new patients and can be reached at (413) 664-4343.
Dr. Hastings earned her medical degree from the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her residency at the University of Connecticut. While attending medical school she was a National Health Service Corps scholar and volunteered in rural health clinics.
During her residency at the University of Connecticut, Dr. Hastings received extensive training in maternal-fetal medicine, reproductive endocrinology and infertility, gynecologic oncology, and uro-gynecology. She incorporated additional training in public health into her education.
“My grandfather, a devoted physician with a passion for medicine and people, was a great influence on me,” said Dr. Hastings. “I have always felt an inner call and desire to provide health care to people most in need. I have a strong interest in educating adolescents and facilitating community wellness projects that address obesity, tobacco abuse, and other lifestyle concerns.”
“We’re very pleased to welcome Dr. Hastings to NBH and the community,” said Bob Calway, vice president of business development and physician services. “Her talents are in great demand and we’re looking forward to growing our OB/GYN practice.”
Northern Berkshire OB/GYN is part of Northern Berkshire Healthcare Physicians Group. Dr. Hastings joins Dr. Charles O’Neill, Dr. Susan Yates, and nurse midwives Carol Bryan, Evelyn Resh, and Robin Rivinus. Northern Berkshire OB/GYN provides a full range of obstetrical, gynecologic, and midwifery services to residents of Berkshire County, southern Vermont and adjacent communities in New York. Northern Berkshire Healthcare has been consistently identified as a leading provider of the highest quality healthcare by several health insurers.