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York Hospital is pleased to announce three new members joining its medical staff this month. Joshua Keller, MD, has joined Rheumatology Associates, P.A., while Julie Suarez, MD and Jane Vanni, PA are the latest additions to the hospitalist team. Both Dr. Suarez and Jane Vanni, PA provide medical care for York Hospital’s hospitalized patients.

Joshua Keller, MD earned his BS from Adelphi University and his medical degree from SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY.  He went on to complete his residency in Internal Medicine at Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME, followed by a fellowship in rheumatology at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.  Dr. Keller has also participated in pulmonary critical care research with the Maine Medical Center Pulmonary Fellow during his residency. Dr. Keller joins his colleagues at the Rheumatology Associates office on York Hospital’s main campus on Monday of each week. When not working Dr. Keller enjoys fishing, hiking, and camping in Maine’s great outdoors with his wife and kids.

Julie Suarez, MD comes to York Hospital with significant experience. Her career has included the following positions: Attending at Downtown Family Care Center of NYU Downtown Hospital in New York City, primary care physician in both private practice in Rockville Centre, NY and Webhannet Internal Medicine of York Hospital, and ultimately as a hospitalist in Mercy Hospital, Portland, ME, Portsmouth Hospital, Portsmouth, NH and Southern Maine Health Care, Biddeford, Maine. Dr. Suarez earned her BA at Barnard College-Columbia University in New York City, followed by a medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, NY.  Remaining in the Bronx, she continued on, completing her internship and residency in internal medicine at Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Suarez is “excited to return to York Hospital to provide hospital-based care to the community, which includes friends, family and former patients, if and when needed.” With her limited downtime, Dr. Suarez enjoys cooking and exploring new recipes, saltwater fishing, reading and traveling with her family.

Jane Vanni, PA began her career as a clinical dietitian in Utah after earning a BS in nutritional science from the University of New Hampshire. She went on to complete her MS in physician assistant studies at University of New England in Portland, ME, and gained valuable experience in Trauma/Critical Care/Surgery at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston, Orthopedic/Urgent Care at Western Maine Mountain Clinic in Newry, ME, Urgent Care at York Hospital in Wells, White Mountain Medical in Wakefield, NH, and at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, in Oak Bluffs, MA and Frisbie Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NH. Jane is “looking forward to caring for the York Hospital community.  Having both grown up in a rural New England town and worked for a critical access hospital on an island, I appreciate the importance of providing excellent health care to those in need, along with advocating for maintaining a healthy lifestyle.” Practicing what she preaches, Jane’s lifestyle is an active one. A triathlete, she loves to ski, skate (ice & hockey), run, swim, hike, golf, kayak, paddle board, cycle and travel the world, with many of her adventures accompanied by her two chocolate labs.

For more information about the newest members of the York Hospital medical staff,
please call York Hospital at 207-351-2273. To make an appointment with Dr. Joshua Keller
at Rheumatology Associates, P.A., please call 207-774-5761. For further details about
other York Hospital providers and services, visit www.yorkhospital.com or contact
Community Relations at 207 351-2385 or info@yorkhospital.com.