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Medical Journal 2011

Morning Sentinel

Thursday, March 24, 2011



LAKEWOOD CONTINUING CARE CENTER  Location and Telephone: 220 Kennedy Memorial Drive Waterville, ME 04901 (207) 873-5125  Chief Executive: Shannon Coro Administrator  Year founded: 1974  Number of employees: 150

 Description of services/products: Lakewood is a 105 bed skilled care and nursing facility with a distinct 25 bed nursing rehabilitation unit and 2 distinct long-term care units. We are a not-forprofit facility and a member of Inland Hospital and Eastern Maine Healthcare. Our mission is to enhance the lives of our residents and their families. We achieve this through compassionate care, enhanced training for our certified nurse’s aides, skilled nurses, qualified rehab staff, creative activities programming, and foremost by listening to and meeting your needs.

THE MAINE CENTER ON DEAFNESS  Location and Telephone: 68 Bishop St. Portland, ME 04103 (207) 797-7656 1-800-639-3884  Chief Executive: Elissa Moran  Year founded: 1988  Number of employees: 10  Description of services/products: The Maine Center on Deafness (MCD) is

 Doctors: Steve R. Witkin, M.D. James R. Putnam, M.D. Laurie L. Parks, O.D. Helen L. Bell-Necevski, O.D. Michael C. Parks, O.D.

 Description of services/products: Maine Eye Care Associates is an ophthalmology referral and general eye care practice. We provide the most current and comprehensive services in eye care. We also have a stand-alone surgery center.  Web Address:

 Headquarters: P.O. Box 247 905 Main Street North Vassalboro, ME 04962 (207) 873-2158  Chief Executive: John E. Burke, M.D.

 Number of employees: 4

MAINE E PHYSICAL L THERAPY  Location and Telephone: 28 College Ave. Waterville, ME 04901 (207) 873-4302  Chief Executive: Rick Robinson  Year founded: 1993  Number of employees: 4

 Description of services/products: Physical therapy, post surgical rehabilitation, cancer related fatigue, pre-post mastectomy shoulder rehab, sports medicine, balance training/fall prevention, Medicare Certified Rehab Agency, most insurance accepted.  Hours of Operation: Monday: 7:30 - 4 Tuesday: 9 - 6 Wednesday: 7:30 - 4 Thursday: 9 - 6 Friday: 7:30 - 3

 Chief Executive: Dan Edmondson  Year Founded: 1971  Number of employees: 2  Description of services/products: Maine Professional Hearing Center is owned and operated by Daniel Edmondson, a licensed board certified hearing specialist. Maine Professional features Starkey

digital hearing aids. Starkey is the world’s largest hearing aid manufacturer and is rated #1 in quality and services of their products. Maine Professional recently began featuring the “S Series IQ” line of hearing aids from Starkey. “S Series IQ” is the most technologically advanced hearing instrument available. “S Series IQ” provides the highest sound quality and clarity that no other manufacturer can match! Hearing aid repairs and service on all makes and models is also offered. Maine Professional provides its customers with interest free and extended payment plans. Free hearing tests are always offered. The friendly, no-pressure service practiced has earned Maine Professional Hearing Center to be voted the #1 Hearing Center in Central Maine for 8 years running.  Web Address:

 E-mail Address:  Website:

MAINE PLASTIC SURGICAL ASSOCIATES  Location and Telephone: 325D Kennedy Memorial Drive Waterville, ME 04901 873-4411

 Number of employees: 3

 Chief Executive: Donald L. Schassberger, M.D. - Board Certified

 Description of services/products: Plastic and reconstructive surgeon specializing in breast cancer reconstruction as well as abdominoplasty, liposuction, breast augmentation, breast reduction, post bariatric surgery, Juvéderm® and skin cancer reconstruction.

 Year founded: 1989

 Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

MAINE PROFESSIONAL HEARING AID CENTER  Location and Telephone: 226 Western Ave. Augusta, ME 04330 207-622-5751

 Web Address:

 Description of company: Safe and Effective Skin Procedures – Skin Rejuvenation with Fraxel Resurfacing; Laser Hair Removal; Elimination of Spider Veins and Broken Capillaries; Acne and Rosacea Treatment; Botox®, Juvéderm®, Radiesse® and Restylane® Dermal Fillers for Facial Lines; Botox® for Excessive Sweating; Latisse® for Longer, Darker, Fuller Lashes.

 Year founded: 2003

 Year founded: 1922

 Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.


MAINE EYE CARE ASSOCIATES  Location and Telephone: 325-A Kennedy Memorial Drive Waterville, ME 04901 (207) 873-2731

a non profit agency that provides hearing loss-related services across the entire state of Maine. Programs include: The Adaptive Telecommunications Program, Civil Rights Advocacy Program, Maine Relay Service Outreach, and Peer Support group activities. MCD staff are available to provide educational training to case managers, social workers, service providers, businesses and other groups.

MAINEGENERAL L HEALTH  Headquarters: • 6 East Chestnut St. Augusta, ME 04330 • 149 North Street • 30 Chase Avenue Waterville, ME 04901  Chief Executive: Scott B. Bullock  Year founded: 1898  Number of employees: 3,835  Main products/services: Health care services  Description of company: The state’s third largest health care system, MaineGeneral is an integrated non-profit organization with a range of services that includes: a

287-bed acute care medical center with campuses in Augusta and Waterville; a cancer treatment center which is the only program in the state to earn the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) certification; primary care and specialty physician practices; mental health and substance abuse services; long-term care facilities; rehabilitation; home health care and hospice services; special care for patients with memory loss; community outreach; and retirement living options.  Hours of Operation: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week  Email Address:  Web Address: