Molly Skog, left, Zachary Newton and Clair Watson are new pediatric providers at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston.

LEWISTON — Three new pediatric providers at Central Maine Medical Center, part of Central Maine Healthcare, are accepting new patients.

The addition significantly addresses the recent shortage of pediatric services in the central Maine region, according to a Central Maine Healthcare news release.

Molly Skog is a nurse practitioner who received her undergraduate degree from Saint Joseph’s College in Standish and completed her pediatric nurse practitioner training at Boston College.

Dr. Zachary Newton also received his undergraduate degree in Maine, at Colby College. He attended medical school at the Morehouse School of Medicine in Georgia and completed his residency at Dartmouth Health Children’s in New Hampshire. 

Claire Watson is a nurse practitioner who attended the University of Utah. She worked in Las Vegas before coming to Maine. Watson said providing strong preventative and mental health care for children are the keys to building healthy adults.

Those wishing to schedule an appointment with Central Maine Pediatrics should call 207-795-5730.

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