DIXFIELD — Gary Rivard, D.O., has joined the staff of Elsemore Dixfield Family Medicine, a part of Central Maine Medical Group.

Rivard has worked with Central Maine Medical Group since 2006, when he joined the organization’s family medicine residency program in Lewiston. Between 2006 and 2009, he served as a family medicine resident physician and chief resident. Since 2009, he has worked as a faculty physician and director of medical student education with that program.

He also serves with the United States Army Reserve and is a member of the 399th Combat Support Hospital out of Devens, Mass., and served in Iraq in 2011 in support of Operation New Dawn/Iraqi Freedom.

He holds board certification in family medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine. He is certified in family practice and osteopathic manipulative treatment by the American Board of Osteopathic Family Physicians. He is recipient of an award for outstanding achievements in osteopathic principles and practice, an honor he received in 2006 from the New England Academy of Osteopathic Physicians. In 2015, he earned the Army Commendation Medal.

He has been a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, and the American Osteopathic Association, all for more than 10 years. He is a part of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine and the Society of Hospital Medicine. 

Rivard is practicing in collaboration with Anne M. Jonson, M.D., Stephanie F. Sinclair, M.D., and Joline Stevens, F.N.P. The practice can be reached at 562-8695.

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