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GMC Hires Eastern Montanan Pediatrician


Glendive, Montana, March 7, 2017Glendive Medical Center (GMC) is pleased to announce pediatrician John Harris, MD will join the GMC medical staff on February 6, 2017. "It is an honor to be able to continue my long standing commitment to caring for the children and families in the communities of Eastern Montana," shares Dr. Harris. "I am grateful for the opportunity to join my colleagues at GMC and to become an active community member in Glendive."

Dr. Harris earned his undergraduate degree at Montana State University in Bozeman and then received his Medical Technologist and Registered Microbiologist certifications at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, Washington. He then earned his medical degree from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine in East Lansing, Michigan and completed his residency at the Phoenix Hospital Affiliated Pediatrics Program in Phoenix, Arizona.

Dr. Harris has practiced pediatric medicine for the last 24 years. Most recently, he has worked at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City, Montana and Progressive Pediatrics in Clarkston, Washington. Dr. Harris will be collaborating with GMC pediatrician Dr. Potter to provide both inpatient and outpatient services. Additionally, Dr. Harris will bring pediatric services to our surrounding communities at outreach clinics at several sites in Eastern Montana.

"We are excited to have Dr. Harris join our physician staff and to grow our pediatric program for our local community and Eastern Montana," said Parker Powell, CEO of Glendive Medical Center. "Having an additional experienced pediatrician that is dedicated to serving Eastern Montana will benefit children and families both in our clinic and hospital. Please join me in welcoming Dr. Harris to our community."
For more information about GMC medical providers, please visit www.gmc.org.






ABOUT GLENDIVE MEDICAL CENTER - Glendive Medical Center (GMC) is a 25-bed critical access hospital located in eastern Montana, providing 24-hour emergency care and a full array of medical and surgical services. In addition, GMC operates two nursing homes with 151 total skilled beds-Extended Care (71 beds) and Eastern Montana Veterans Home (80 beds)-Gabert Clinic and Pharmacy, and The Heritage (Assisted Living 13-Units). Please call 406-345-3306 for inquiries or visit www.gmc.org.