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Methodist Physician Groups welcomes new surgeon; plans ribbon-cutting and open house event

Methodist Physician Group invites community members to a Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony and Open House for Methodist Surgical Services from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 14. Located at 1413 N. Elm Street, Suite 204 – Atkinson Park Medical Building in Henderson; the recently relocated office provides expanded patient exam rooms, parking and convenient access to the hospital.

Alan Tripp, D.O., the newest member of the Methodist Surgical Services team, along with his colleagues Rico Maddela, D.O. and Anne Gilkey, APRN, will be welcoming community members for the noon ribbon cutting ceremony alongside the Kentucky Network for Development, Leadership and Engagement (Kyndle).

Dr. Tripp attended Washburn University in Topeka, KS where he completed a bachelor's degree in biology. He then earned his medical degree from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences and completed his general surgery residency at Grandview Hospital in Dayton, OH.

Dr. Tripp has over 12 years of experience in general surgery, is board certified by the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons and is a member of the American Osteopathic Association and the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons. He will practice at Methodist Health and at Methodist Health Union County.

Speakers at the ribbon-cutting will include Tony Iriti, President and CEO at Kyndle; Stephanie Jenkins, Vice President of Methodist Physician Group; Chuck Stinnett, Vice President of Business Support at Kyndle; and Dr. Alan Tripp.

Following the ribbon-cutting ceremony, refreshments will be served.

For questions regarding this press release, please contact Brandi L. Schwartz at 270-831-7836 or bschwartz@methodisthospital.net.