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Marjorie Zyirek-Bacon, MD, Joins PBMC, WCGH Palliative Care Team

October 19, 2022

ROCKPORT, Maine—Pen Bay Medical Center (PBMC) and Waldo County General Hospital (WCGH) are pleased to welcome Marjorie Zyirek-Bacon, MD, to their palliative care teams.

Dr. Zyirek-Bacon received her doctor of medicine degree from University of Massachusetts Medical School and completed her residency in internal medicine at UMass Medical Center, where she then served as chief medical resident. She then completed a fellowship in cardiology at UMass Medical Center. After her cardiology practice, she completed a fellowship in hospice and palliative medicine at Maine Medical Center. Dr. Zyirek-Bacon also served as assistant professor of medicine at UMass Medical School and at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston.

Palliative care is specialized care that focuses on providing relief from the pain, symptoms and stress of a serious illness. It also provides emotional, psychological and spiritual support to patients and their families as they plan for the future.

To learn more about palliative care services at PBMC and WCGH, please call 207-301-3090.

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About Pen Bay Medical Center
Pen Bay Medical Center is part of MaineHealth, a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of nine local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and more than 1,600 employed and independent physicians working together through an Accountable Care Organization. With more than 19,000 employees, MaineHealth is the largest health system in northern New England and provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. For more information, please visit pbmc.org.

About Waldo County General Hospital
Waldo County General Hospital is part of MaineHealth, a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of eight local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and more than 1,600 employed and independent physicians working together through an Accountable Care Organization. With more than 19,000 employees, MaineHealth is the largest health system in northern New England and provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. For more information, please visit wcgh.org.

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