Dr. John Fothergill is an internist practicing in Colebrook, NH. Dr. Fothergill specializes in the medical treatment of adults. Internists can act as a primary physician or a consultant to a primary physician. They manage both common and rare diseases. Dr. Fothergill provides comprehensive care and manages treatment with surgeons as well. Internists establish long-term relationships with their patients and incorporate disease prevention and mental health care into their practice.
Education and Training
Univ Of Ma Med Sch- Worcester Ma 1985
University of Massachusetts / Worcester Campus 1985
University Of Massachusetts Medical School 1983
UNIV OF MASS MEDICAL SCH - WORCESTER 1985
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
- Chronic Pain
- High Cholesterol
- Type 2 Diabetes
- Opiate Dependence
- Vascular Disease
- Worcester Mem Hosp-Im/Pth, Internal Medicine
- Worcester Meml Hosp
- WORCESTER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
Dr. John J Fothergill M.D.'s Practice location
Colebrook, NH 03576Get Direction
COLEBROOK, NH 03576Get Direction
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