'Dr. Davis’ passion for delivering primary care and her dedication to helping patients better manage chronic diseases like diabetes that affect many local residents are a great fit for us,' said Dr. David Fogel, CEO of Casey Health Institute.
Gaithersburg, MD (PRWEB) June 13, 2013
Kisha Davis, MD, has joined Casey Health Institute, Gaithersburg’s newest integrative medicine primary care provider. Dr. Davis, a family physician, researcher and educator, is a Maryland native with strong ties to the city.
“Dr. Davis’ passion for delivering primary care and her dedication to helping patients better manage chronic diseases like diabetes that affect many local residents are a great fit for us,” said Dr. David Fogel, CEO of Casey Health Institute. “Her extraordinary commitment to and experience in delivering care to ethnically and socioeconomically diverse patients is greatly valued as well. As a community based health center, we strive to continuously improve patient access while fulfilling our charter to treat those residents who can afford care as well as those who cannot.”
Most recently, Dr. Davis served as a White House Fellow at the US Department of Agriculture. Prior to the Fellowship, she served as a family physician at Chase Brexton Health Services serving an ethnically and socioeconomically diverse population in Columbia, Md.
Dr. Davis has taught medical students from both Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland. She has traveled on medical missions to Zimbabwe, New Orleans, and Honduras, where her fluency in Spanish afforded her greater understanding of the health challenges facing her patients and their families. She is active in the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and serves on the board of the Maryland Academy of Family Physicians.
Dr. Davis completed an undergraduate degree in Biological Anthropology from Duke University. She received her medical degree from the University of Connecticut, where she received the Lyman Stowe Award for humanitarianism in medicine. She completed her residency at the University of Maryland where she served as Chief Resident, and later earned an MPH from Johns Hopkins University.
About Casey Health Institute
Casey Health Institute is a new integrative medicine primary care provider located in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Offering an enlightened approach that centers on the unique health needs of every person, Casey Health Institute’s team of integrative practitioners work with each patient to devise customized care plans and monitor progress. Our physicians, nurse practitioners, naturopaths, acupuncturists, chiropractors, nutritionists, therapeutic yoga practitioners, psychotherapists, massage therapists, and mind-body medicine practitioners are with our patients on every step of their journey toward optimal health.
For more information, visit http://www.caseyhealth.org.