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SMH Physician Earns Board Certification

NORWAY, ME - Fernando Navarro, M.D. of Western Maine Surgery and Stephens Memorial Hospital (SMH) has received his Board Certification in General Surgery. Physicians are able to practice without a board certification; however, it is a nationally recognized standard of achievement that most physicians work to acquire.

Dr. Navarro attended Medical School at Escuela Comobiana de Medicina in Columbia, South America finishing in 1996.  From 1999 - 2001 he was a Research Fellow at Brigham & Women's Hospital, he then completed his internship in General Surgery at Boston University Medical Center.  His residency in General Surgery was at Maine Medical Center fro 2002 - 2006. 

Dr. Navarro joined Dr. Robert K. Story, Jr. and Dr. Ratnakar Andalkar to form Western Maine Surgery in 2006, Dr. Navarro resides in Norway with his wife and their son.

Anchored by SMH, the goal of Western Maine Health is to improve the health and well-being of its community through education, support and up-to-date medical technology. A not-for-profit integrated healthcare system, Western Maine Health is committed to providing medical care to all those who seek it.

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