Manuel Sanchez

LEWISTON — Central Maine Healthcare has hired Dr. Manuel Sanchez, an internal medicine provider, who will be practicing at Swift River Family Medicine in Rumford.

Swift River Family Medicine on the Rumford Hospital campus provides care to individuals of all ages in a family-oriented setting. The practice treats all types of chronic disease and acute health issues.

Sanchez is especially interested in the prevention of hypertension and diabetes and looks forward to practicing rural medicine.

Sanchez, who grew up in the country of Peru, says a having a grandfather who was also a physician played a key role in his deciding to go to medical school.

“Seeing that my grandfather could manage the whole spectrum of diseases, that’s what inspired me to go into internal medicine,” Sanchez said in a Central Maine Healthcare news release.

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