Wright Center Physician Earns Board Certification

Dr. Karen Arscott, a board-certified primary care physician and an addiction medicine specialist at The Wright Center for Community Health’s Hawley and Mid Valley practices, recently became board certified in addiction medicine by the American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM).

ABPM was established to promote the health and safety of patients through high standards in the certification and maintenance of certification in the profession of preventive health. Physicians trained and certified as addiction medicine specialists provide comprehensive care for addiction and substance use disorders, including prevention, screening, intervention and treatment with education, experience and examination.

A graduate of Dunmore High School, Arscott earned her undergraduate degree in biology and chemistry from Marywood University and her Doctor of Osteopathy and clinical Master of Science in osteopathic manipulative medicine from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed residency programs in internal medicine, anesthesiology, osteopathic manipulative medicine and addiction medicine.

To schedule an appoint at the Hawley Practice call 570-576-8081 or Mid Valley Practice call 570-230-0019 or go to TheWrightCenter.org.