Dr. Fred Ridge has announced the merging of his practice with Greene County Health, Inc. Ridge has long been affiliated with Premier Healthcare, a Bloomington-based physician group that has recently joined IU Health, Southern Indiana Physicians, Bloomington. Dr. Ridge and his team will continue seeing patients in his current office.
Dr. Fred Ridge is board certified in Family Medicine. Board Certified Family Physicians are medical specialists who provide continuing and comprehensive medical care, health maintenance, and preventive services to patients of all ages and conditions.
“It has been an honor and a privilege to work with Premier Healthcare,” commented Dr. Ridge, “but I wanted to be affiliated with local services and Greene County. I have been part of the Greene County General Hospital family throughout my career, and it is only natural to join my practice to Greene County Health, Inc. clinics and continue serving my patients under their umbrella.”
Greene County General Hospital and Greene County Health, Inc. are separately operated, but work together closely to provide optimal patient care to Greene County residents and the surrounding area.
“Our six locations operate as a single clinic,” said Greene County Health, Inc. Clinical Director Corianne Vanderkolk. “Dr. Ridge’s patients will benefit from those additional resources when they call for appointments. They will have access to our entire network of providers across the county. We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Ridge’s practice to our family and look forward to helping more patients be seen on a daily basis.”
“Dr. Ridge has been part of our hospital for many years, and we are proud to welcome him officially to Greene County Health, Inc.,” said Greene County General Hospital CEO, Brenda Reetz. “Our hospital remains a local community asset, and we are constantly expanding our services. With Dr. Ridge remaining close by, his patients can
Greene County Health, Inc. is a family practice physician group offering same day appointments and weekend hours at six locations throughout Greene County. They offer full spectrum family medicine, including OB-GYN, pediatrics, minor surgery, and much more, at their locations in Bloomfield, Jasonville, Linton (2), WestGate, and Worthington. Greene County Health, Inc. is currently pursuing Federally Qualified Health Center Lookalike status.