The Guthrie Clinic and Southern Tier Pediatrics have announced that Southern Tier Pediatrics will join the Guthrie Medical Group effective April 1, 2018.
“Southern Tier Pediatrics is a practice with a rich tradition of providing outstanding care to children and families in our region,” said Dr. Frederick Bloom, President, Guthrie Medical Group. “The relationship that families have built with Southern Tier Pediatrics providers will not change. This group of exemplary providers shares our organization’s vision and values, which makes this new relationship a wonderful fit.”
Dr. Tina Nichols, President and Medical Director, Southern Tier Pediatrics said, “Joining with Guthrie will allow us to continue to provide the best pediatric care for our families while maintaining our high standard of care. With the support of Guthrie and its networking and resources, our quality of care will continue to improve.”
Southern Tier Pediatrics employs a staff of 60, who will all become Guthrie employees. The group’s offices in Corning and Horseheads will both remain open and staffed by Southern Tier Pediatrics providers and staff.
About Southern Tier Pediatrics
Southern Tier Pediatrics is a long-standing member of the medical community in the Southern Tier of New York, with offices in Horseheads and Corning, NY. Their six physicians and six nurse practitioners provide general pediatric outpatient care. In addition, individual Southern Tier Pediatrics’ providers focus on various specialized pediatric care that includes: adolescent issues; screening and treatment for anxiety, depression and ADHD; child abuse evaluation; and pediatric diabetes/endocrine disorders.
Guthrie is a non-profit integrated health system located in north central Pennsylvania and upstate New York, serving patients from an 11-county service area. Guthrie is a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, and is the first health system based in Pennsylvania and New York to join this network. Guthrie is comprised of a research institute, home care/hospice, hospitals in Sayre, Pa., Corning, N.Y., Towanda, Pa., and Troy, Pa., as well as a multi-specialty group practice of more than 300 physicians and 190 advanced practice providers in a regional office network encompassing 45 sub-specialty and primary care sites in 21 communities throughout Pennsylvania and New York. Guthrie offers a wide range of services and programs designed to enhance the health and well-being of those it serves.