January 14, 2016 -
Dr. Thomas Herschmiller Joins OMP Orthopaedic Clinic
PORT ANGELES – Orthopedic Surgeon Thomas Herschmiller, MD, has joined the Olympic Medical Physicians Orthopaedic Clinic.
Dr. Herschmiller is an accomplished provider of orthopedic surgery, most recently completing an orthopedic adult reconstruction fellowship at Columbia University Center for Hip and Knee Replacement in New York City. Prior to that he performed his internship and residency at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, NC, where he provided team coverage for several Duke University athletic varsity squads and North Carolina Central University athletics. In 2013-2014 he held the distinguished position as Chief Resident. Dr. Herschmiller obtained his medical degree from University of Sydney in Australia, with honors. His undergraduate degree is from Princeton University, and he is board eligible for the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.
"We are incredibly pleased to have Dr. Herschmiller join Olympic Medical Physicians and for choosing our community for his orthopedic practice,” says Rebecca Corley, MD, chief physician officer, Olympic Medical Physicians. "His fellowship and residency experience, along with his scholarly accomplishments, illustrate how committed he is to his career, and we know he is excited to get started seeing patients as soon as possible.”
Dr. Herschmiller will join the OMP orthopedic practice consisting of fellow surgeons Dirk Gouge, DO, and Loren Larson, MD. Also working closely with Dr. Herschmiller is Meredith Teeple, certified physician assistant, who recently joined the clinic.
Teeple is a well-respected Army Reservist who recently received her Master of Physician Studies through University of Nebraska Medical Center, while stationed at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center in Fort Hood, Texas. In 2015, this particular physician assistant program was ranked 9th in the United States according to US News and World Report. Teeple is the recipient of the Army Achievement Medal, Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal, Global War on Terrorism Ribbon, National Defense Service Medal and NCO Professional Development Ribbon.
Also slated to join the OMP Orthopaedic Clinic in 2016 is Physician Assistant Matthew Kiddle, who is scheduled to start in the first few months of the year, as well as Orthopedic Surgeon John Seddon, MD, later this coming summer.
For more information on the OMP Orthopaedic Clinic – with locations in Port Angeles and Sequim – please go to www.OlympicMedical.org or call (360) 457-1500.
Olympic Medical Center (Clallam County Public Hospital District No. 2) is a comprehensive, award-winning health care provider for more than 70,000 residents of Clallam County. It has served the community since its establishment on Nov. 1, 1951, and is governed by a seven-member, publicly elected board. Olympic Medical is a sole community hospital and rural referral center, and a charter member of both the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (2003) and the Swedish Health Network (2011). Olympic Medical provides inpatient services at its 80-bed acute-care facility in Port Angeles, including a level-three trauma designated emergency department, surgical services, and labor and delivery. OMC’s outpatient services include cardiac, imaging, physical therapy and rehabilitation, laboratory, sleep medicine, surgical services, home health, physician clinics and comprehensive regional cancer care at locations in Port Angeles and Sequim.