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Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center Names Senior Physician Executive

Date: 04/29/2020

James_Clarke_MD_FACS-(1).jpgBangor, Maine (April 29, 2020) - Earlier today, Rand O’Leary, Senior Vice President of Northern Light Health and President of Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center announced James Clarke, MD, FACS, has accepted the position of Senior Physician Executive and Senior Vice President for the Medical Center.
Dr. Clarke joined the organization in 2009 after transitioning from his private surgical practice in New York. Since that time, while continuing to offer surgical care to patients, he has served as Chief of Surgery and Senior Physician Executive for the Medical Center’s Medical Group. Dr. Clarke has been serving in the interim role of Senior Physician Executive since February.
“Dr. Clarke is a reflective, thoughtful leader with an ability to approach a challenge from different perspectives, champion the facts, and continue an ever-present focus on what is best for our patients,” shares Rand O’Leary. “His approach has proven to be a calming presence during our response to COVID-19 and will no doubt be extremely valuable as we continue forward,” he adds.
Dr. Clarke looks to continue the tradition of caring for those in our region, “I feel blessed to be part of this team as we work together to care for our patients, community, and each other,” he shares.