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People news: Heather Finger joins St. Joseph’s Physicians Family Medicine in Clay

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — St. Joseph’s Health announced that Dr. Heather Finger has joined St. Joseph’s Physicians Family Medicine at its North Medical Center location in Clay.

Before St. Joseph’s Physicians, Finger practiced as a family medicine provider in Central Square. She has 11 years of practical experience in a rural primary care environment caring for patients of all ages, including the diagnosis, ongoing management, and education of individuals and families about disease and preventive care, according to a St. Joseph’s Health news release.

 “Dr. Finger’s experience in family and rural medicine coupled with her professional interests in women’s care and diabetes is a great asset to our team of skilled physicians.” Julianne Himes, chief operating officer for St. Joseph’s Physicians, said in the release.

Finger’s interests include women’s health, the assessment and treatment of cervical dysplasia through colposcopy, and the management of Diabetes Mellitus including insulin pump therapy.

She earned her doctor of medicine degree from SUNY Upstate Medical University and completed her residency in family practice at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center.

Dr. Finger is currently accepting new patients at St. Joseph’s Physicians Family Medicine – North Medical Center, located at 5100 W. Taft Road.

St. Joseph’s Health is a nonprofit regional health-care system based in Syracuse, providing services to patients throughout Central New York and northern Pennsylvania. St. Joseph’s Health is affiliated with Franciscan Companies and St. Joseph’s Physicians, and is part of Trinity Health.

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