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  1. Shore Physicians Group Adds Rheumatology to Roster of Medical Specialties, Welcomes Rheumatologist Linda Brecher, D.O., F.A.C.O.I., F.A.C.R.

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    (SOMERS POINT, NJ – October 15, 2013) – In its ongoing effort to provide the South Jersey community with the most comprehensive, people-centered care, Shore Physicians Group (SPG) today announced that it has added rheumatology to its lineup of medical specialties. SPG’s new rheumatology practice is located at 401 Bethel Road in Somers Point, NJ, and will be led by Linda Brecher, D.O., F.A.C.O.I., F.A.C.R.

    Dr. Brecher comes to SPG from Penn Medicine Cherry Hill in Cherry Hill, NJ, and specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and management of diseases affecting the joints, muscles and bones. The conditions she treats include Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Gout and Osteoporosis.

    “In supporting our mission to Treat People Well through all the stages of their lives, we are pleased to add rheumatology to our expanding roster of medical specialties,” said SPG Chief Administrative Officer Mark Stephens. “Diseases of the joints and muscles can have a tremendous negative impact on a person’s quality of life. Dr. Brecher’s expertise will help members of our community enjoy more active, pain-free lives.”

    Dr. Brecher earned her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Des Moines, Iowa. She completed her residency in internal medicine at Delaware Valley Medical Center in Langhorne, PA, and Kennedy Memorial Hospitals, University Medical Center in Stratford, NJ. Dr. Brecher completed her fellowship in rheumatology at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. Board certified in internal medicine and rheumatology, she is a member of the American College of Osteopathic Internists and the American College of Rheumatology.

    Dr. Brecher’s contact information and office hours are as follows:

    Tel: 609-365-6200

    Fax: 609-365-6201

    Office Hours: Monday, 12 pm to 8 pm; Tuesday, 8 am to 5 pm; Wednesday, 9 am to 4 pm; Thursday, 8 am to 4 pm; every other Friday, 8 am to 3 pm

    Shore Physicians Group has offices in Egg Harbor Township, Somers Point, Northfield and Ocean City, NJ, with providers specializing in internal, family, pediatric, pulmonary and critical care medicine, rheumatology and general, laparoscopic, plastic and reconstructive surgery.

    For more information about Shore Physicians Group, visit ShorePhysiciansGroup.com.