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New OB/GYN Physician Joins Barton Women's Health

Megan Jewell, MD(South Lake Tahoe, CA) – Dr. Megan Jewell has joined the team at Barton Health as its newest OB/GYN physician. Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. Jewell’s credentials tout a da Vinci® Surgery certification in benign gynecology. Dr. Jewell joins Barton Health in a time of momentum as the health care system has been recently been recognized for its quality and safety standards for women’s health in the local community.

Dr. Jewell graduated from the University of California at Davis with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biological Sciences, where she received the Outstanding Achievement in Biological Sciences award. She continued on to Chicago Medical School, earning her Doctorate of Medicine. She is a 12-year Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

With experience at San Francisco Bay Area health care systems including Sutter Medical Foundation and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Dr. Jewell shares that she was attracted to Barton Health’s high standards in quality and patient safety, as well its friendly and welcoming company culture.

“The level of service Barton provides as a rural health care system is truly exceptional,” said Dr. Jewell. “The technology, industry recognition and women’s health team made moving my practice here an easy choice.”

Barton Memorial Hospital was recognized by the California Health and Human Services Agency as having one of the lowest Cesarean birth rates of California birthing hospitals in 2017. Additionally, Barton received a national Blue Distinction® Center for Maternity Care designation in 2017, for providing improved patient safety and better health outcomes for mothers and babies. On the women’s health screening front, the hospital’s new Women’s Suite offers the latest 3D mammogram technology in which the quality of images reduce patients’ exposure to radiation.

When not working with patients, Dr. Jewell enjoys yoga, traveling, cooking, wine tasting and outdoor activities with her family.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Jewell, new and existing patients can call Barton Women’s Health at 530.543.5711. To learn more about Barton’s services for women’s health, visit bartonhealth.org/womenshealth.