TOPSHAM — David L. Salko, M.D., a family medicine physician, has joined Topsham Family Medicine, 4 Horton Place. Other members of the staff are Cynthia J. Dechenes, M.D., Shannon Kenney, D.O., and nurse practitioner Nancy Porr.

Prior to joining the Topsham-based primary care practice, Salko was a member of the physician staff at Central Maine Family Practice in Lewiston. Topsham Family Medicine and Central Maine Family Practice are clinical departments of the Central Maine Medical Center.

Before he began his work in Maine, Salko practiced family medicine in Carbondale, Pa., where he was affiliated with Marian Community Hospital and Osprey Ridge Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, and was a member of Whites Crossing Medical Group. He also belonged to the medical staffs at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Honesdale, Pa., and Mid-Valley Hospital in Peckville, Pa.

He is a Phi Beta Kappa/magnum cum laude graduate of Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pa., where he was elected to Alpha Epsilon Delta, a national pre-medical honor society. He was recognized by Franklin and Marshall College with the Bernard L. Albert Memorial Award.

Salko earned his medical degree at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, where he was presented with the Arthur Krieger Memorial Prize in Family Medicine. He completed residency training at Maine Medical Center Family Medicine residency in Portland. After completing residency training he earned certification in medical acupuncture.

He is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine, and is an active member of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture.

Salko lives with his wife and children in Brunswick.

For more information, call the office at 798-6200.

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