LEWISTON — Joseph R. Taddeo, M.D., a general and trauma surgeon, has been appointed to the Central Maine Medical Center medical staff. He is practicing with Central Maine Surgical Associates in Lewiston.

He recently worked as a trauma-general surgeon at Naval Medical Center in Portsmouth, Va. While serving with the U.S. Navy, he was deployed to Kandahar, Afghanistan, where he served as chief of trauma.

His professional experience also includes several years in a private general surgery practice in Waterville.

Taddeo is certified in surgery and surgical critical care by the American Board of Surgery, and is a member of the American College of Surgeons, Eastern Association of Trauma Surgeons, and Society for Critical Care Medicine.

He practices in association with surgeons Christina M. Bertocchi, M.D., Nina K. Edwards, M.D., Shiraz Farooq, M.D., Rajeev N. Puri, M.D., James F. Reilly, M.D., Rosa E. Turcios, M.D., and Laura Withers, M.D., and certified physician assistants Sheila Boese, Sharon Brezinski, Timothy Brown, Kimberly Budd and Jane Vanni. Central Maine Surgical Associates can be reached at 795-5767.

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