Two physicians join CHA medical staff
- The Cumberland Health Authority announced last week that two new physicians have recently joined its medical staff.
Family physician Dr. John Atia and child and adolescent psychiatrist Dr. Saleem Kir- mani are both now practicing in the Amherst area.
CEO Bruce Quigley said the new physicians are welcome additions to the district.
“ The arrival of Dr. Atia and Dr. Kirmani is testament to our very active and ongoing recruitment efforts,” he said. “Physician recruitment remains a very competitive process and we are pleased to welcome these doctors to our community.”
Atia comes to Cumberland County from St. Alban’s, N.L., where he has been practicing family medicine since 2006. He is a graduate of Cairo University in Egypt.
Psychiatrist Dr. Saleem Kirmani is originally from Pakistan and is a graduate of Sindh Medical College.