By Stan Welch
Construction of the AnMed Health Wren Family Medicine facility is complete and the clinic is accepting patients, according to AnMed spokesperson Heidi Charalambous.
The 6624 square foot facility houses a general health care operation and contains nine examination rooms, laboratory space and an X-ray room. The facility was built at a cost of approximately $1.4 million and opened on schedule. The 1.75 acre site will sit on forty acres owned by AnMed near the intersection of Highways 8 and 81.
The facility was built partly in response to the explosive growth in the Wren/Powdersville area. The 2010 census reflected a growth rate of 32-34% in the northern end of the county.
Two primary care physicians, Dr. Michael Seemuller and Dr. Kimberly Rothman, will provide medical care at the facility, while a rotation of various specialists is established in the coming weeks.
Dr. Seemuller is a graduate of the Virginia Commonwealth University medical school and has ten years’ experience. He has extensive experience in the treatment of diabetes, hypertension, obesity management, skin cancer removal, preventive care and sports medicine.
Dr. Rothman is a graduate of the University of Kentucky Medical College. She began her career as an anesthesiologist, but during a hiatus to begin her family, she discovered her passion for family medicine. She is trained in obstetrics and internal medicine as well.
A grand opening is scheduled for February 12, from noon until 2 p.m. The public is invited to meet the staff and tour the facility. There will be refreshments, and door prizes, and a bicycle will be given away.