• Nashoba Valley Medical Center Welcomes General and Bariatric Surgeon Michael Jiser, MD, FACS to the

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    March 18, 2019

    Nashoba Valley Medical Center Welcomes
    General and Bariatric Surgeon Michael Jiser, MD, FACS to the Medical Staff
    Ayer, MA – Nashoba Valley Medical Center and Steward Medical Group recently welcomed board-certified General Surgeon Michael Jiser, MD, FACS to the medical staff. Dr. Jiser who specializes in general surgery and minimally invasive surgery has a special interest in bariatric surgery.

    “We are very pleased to have Dr. Jiser join our surgical team and the Center for Weight Control,” said Korry Dow, president of Nashoba Valley Medical Center. “The exceptional surgical skills that Dr. Jiser possess are an asset to Nashoba’s growing surgical weight loss programs.”

    Dr. Jiser received his medical degree from the New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York, and completed his residency in general surgery at Sound Shore Medical Center of Westchester in New Rochelle, New York. He is a member of the American College of Surgeons, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, and New England Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

    “I am thrilled to help patients in our community who are struggling with weight loss,” said Dr. Jiser. “We know that being overweight is a medical condition that poses serious health risks, such as heart disease and diabetes and I look forward to helping our patients achieve an active and healthy lifestyle.”

    Dr. Jiser joins the SMG Nashoba Valley Surgical Office, which is located at 190 Groton Road, Suite 250 in Ayer, Massachusetts. For more information about Nashoba Valley Medical Center’s surgical services, visit www.nashobamed.org/surgical-services.
    About Nashoba Valley Medical Center
    Nashoba Valley Medical Center (NVMC) offers community-based primary care and specialty
    services. NVMC was awarded its fourth consecutive A, the highest grade possible, in hospital safety by The Leapfrog Group for the Spring 2018 assessment period. The hospital was a recipient of the Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval and was named to Leapfrog’s annual list of Top Hospitals in 2014. Areas of clinical strength include emergency medicine, diagnostic imaging, geriatric psychiatry, cardiology, gastroenterology, ophthalmology, oncology, orthopedics, physical therapy and general surgery. NVMC also offers a comprehensive Center for Pain Management, Diabetes and Endocrine Center, Travel Clinic and Occupational Health Services. Nashoba Valley Medical Center is part of Steward Health Care, the largest private, for-profit physician-led hospital operator in the United States that is committed to providing the highest quality of care in the communities where patients live. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Steward operates 36 community hospitals in the United States and the country of Malta, that regularly receive top awards for quality and safety. The company employs approximately 40,000 health care professionals. The Steward network includes multiple urgent care centers and skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health services, over 7,900 beds under management, and approximately 1.5 to 2.2 million full risk covered lives through the company's managed care and health insurance services. Additional information is available at www.nashobamed.org.


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