Dr. Dawn Pingleton is a hospitalist practicing in Norton, VA. Dr. Pingleton specializes in the comprehensive medical care of hospitalized patients. As a hospitalist, Dr. Pingleton manages the clinical problems of hospitalized patients and the acutely ill, while working to improve the performance of the hospital. Dr. Pingleton works in collaboration with all of the different doctors that are working with the patient. Hospitalists are involved in the diagnosis, treatment and medical procedures of patients.
Education and Training
Pikeville College / College of Osteopathic Medicine 2005
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