Dr. Wicks Joins Holy Family Hospital, Practices in Haverhill

Dr. Charles M. Wicks, a longtime internist and pulmonary specialist in Haverhill, has joined the medical staff of Holy Family Hospital and Steward Medical Group.

Wicks, who has been in practice in Haverhill since 1982, most recently at Lahey Haverhill, is board certified in internal medicine as well as pulmonary medicine.

“We are proud to welcome Dr. Wicks to Steward Medical Group,” said Dr. George Clairmont, president of Steward Medical Group. “Dr. Wicks has been a respected internist and pulmonary specialist serving the needs of Haverhill and its surrounding communities for many years. The skills he has honed during his decades of experience make him a valuable member of our team.”

He earned his medical degree at Boston University School of Medicine, completed his residency in internal medicine at Rochester General Hospital and Highland Hospital, Rochester, N.Y., and served a fellowship in pulmonary medicine at University of Rochester Affiliated Hospitals.

A member of the American College of Physicians and the American College of Chest Physicians, his special interests include persistent asthma, therapy for COPD, airway irritation, bronchitis and pneumonia.

He begins practice Aug. 31, at Merrimack Valley Medical Specialties, 62 Brown St., Suite 303, Haverhill. Patients may begin scheduling appointments now. For more information or to make an appointment, please call (978) 478-5037.

“I have been committed to serving the health care and pulmonary care needs of patients in this area for over 30 years, and I’m happy that can continue at Merrimack Valley Medical Specialties,” said Wicks. “My passion for medicine has always centered around pulmonary medicine – helping my patients with breathing problems and providing the best care modern medicine allows. My hope is that my former patients will follow me to my new Haverhill practice.”