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Dec

15

Alice Hyde Walk-In Clinic Welcomes Linda Hunter, PA

Physician Assistant Linda Hunter, PA, is the newest member of the University of Vermont Health Network – Alice Hyde Medical Center (AHMC) Medical Staff. She joins Chris Steele, FNP, Qi Si Xue, FNP, Nia Phillips, PA-C, Nancy Denis, FNP, and Wendy Frank, FNP, in Alice Hyde Walk-In Clinic, 134 Park Street, Malone, phone number (518) 481-2800.

Hunter is a 2002 graduate of Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Boston, Mass., where she earned her Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies (PA). She is certified by both the National Physician Assistant Board and the National Physician Assistant Surgical Board. She is also a Veteran, having served in the United States Army as both a Combat Medic and a Patient Care Specialist at Ft. Sam Houston, Texas.

“Urgent care is so important for the communities we serve throughout the North Country, and using diagnostics and problem-solving to care for patients and improve their health and make a positive impact on their daily lives is what has always motivated me to want to be a health care provider,” said Hunter. “Returning to Alice Hyde and reconnecting with a region that still feels like home is wonderful, and I’m focused on helping our team meet the urgent care needs of our community.”

Prior to first joining Alice Hyde, Hunter served as a Physician Assistant at The Medical House in Mt. Carmel, Pa., from 2004 to 2010. From 2010 to 2011 she served as a Clinical Instructor in Marywood University’s Physician Assistant Program. From 2011 to 2020, Hunter served on Alice Hyde’s Medical Staff in a variety of capacities, including as a member of our Primary Care team, in Alice Hyde’s Emergency Department, and at Alice Hyde Walk-In Clinic. She most recently served as a member of the care team at West Branch Evangelical Urgent Care in Lewisburg, Pa.

The team at Alice Hyde Walk-In Clinic treats non-life-threatening injuries in an urgent care setting and provides care to children, teens and adults with minor illnesses or injuries who are unable to get an immediate appointment with their primary care doctor, or are visiting the area. The clinic is open Monday – Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., and no appointment is needed. The team treats urgent care conditions including allergic reactions, colds, flu, ear aches, sore throats, minor burns, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and stomach distress, sprains, minor broken bones and fractures, and more.

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