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General and trauma surgeon, Camille Richards, joins MVHS

By Journal Staff


Camille Richards
Dr. Camille Richards

UTICA, N.Y. — Camille Richards, MD, has joined Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) as a general and trauma surgeon at its New Hartford Medical Office - Medical Arts. She also has admitting privileges at St. Elizabeth Medical Center.

Dr. Richards previously worked at SUNY Upstate Medical University as a general surgery resident physician.

Richards earned her bachelor’s degree in biology from the Canadian University College in Lacombe, Alberta, Canada. She received her doctor-of-medicine degree from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee. Richards recently attended SUNY Upstate Medical University to complete her general surgery residency, where she was awarded technical excellence in hernia repair, according to an MVHS news release.

Dr. Richards is certified in advanced trauma operative management (ATOM), advanced trauma life support (ATLS), advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) and basic life support (BLS). She was also an instructor for ATLS classes.

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