Thursday, April 12, 2007

General Surgeon Joins Johnston Memorial Medical Staff

Robert P. Hennon, MD, has joined the medical staff of Johnston Memorial Hospital (JMH). Dr. Hennon is board Certified in General Surgery and has earned fellowship status with the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Hennon, a native of Pittsburgh , PA , graduated from Lafayette College in Easton , PA in 1986. He received his medical training at the Medical College of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and completed residencies at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh and at Children’s Hospital in Washington , DC . For the past ten years, Dr. Hennon was actively involved in private practice, while associated with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). “There’s a significant amount of growth in Johnston County and a great need for physicians of all specialties,” said Dr. Hennon. “The hospital is also experiencing strong growth and I look forward to being a part of their future plans.” Dr. Hennon’s move to Smithfield will see him continue in private practice, located at 712 Wilkins St. near JMH. His office is in the same building as JMH-associated physicians Dr. Alicia Selden (general surgery) and Dr. Craig Carter (vascular & thoracic surgery). Dr. Hennon is now accepting patients and accepts most insurance. To contact his office, call 919-934-9129. Johnston Memorial Hospital (JMH), a 175-bed facility located in Smithfield , NC , offers the residents of Johnston and surrounding counties quality medical care in a warm, caring and compassionate environment. Established in 1951, JMH has enjoyed impressive growth, which includes numerous building projects resulting in a modern, technologically advanced facility. The hospital recently began the construction of a Central Energy Plant, the precursor to building a new patient tower, which will bring the total bed capacity to 199.


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