October 22, 2013

Two Spencer Physicians Join Harrington HealthCare System

SPENCER, Mass. - October 22, 2013 - Harrington HealthCare System has hired two popular Spencer Primary Care Physicians, Talal Bou-Harb, M.D., and Nicholas Fillipon, D.O., for its Harrington HealthCare at Spencer location on 118 West Main Street.

The hiring of Drs. Bou-Harb and Fillipon increases Harrington HealthCare System's presence in Spencer, and paves the way for a comprehensive Harrington HealthCare System medical facility at the site.

Drs. Bou-Harb and Fillipon are booking patients in advance of their arrival in mid-January. To schedule an appointment or for more information, please call 508-885-3025.

Both physicians have long-established practices in Spencer. Dr. Bou-Harb has practiced there for 14 years; Dr. Fillipon for nine years.

As part of the Harrington System, both physicians will accept all major insurances, including Fallon Senior Plan.
Drs. Bou-Harb and Fillipon are pleased their patients will be able to utilize Harrington's high-quality state-of-the-art local services as well as have access to Worcester-based services when needed. Harrington HealthCare at Charlton and Harrington Hospital in Southbridge are only minutes away from Harrington HealthCare at Spencer.

Harrington HealthCare System opened its Spencer office, at the northern end of its catchment area, in March. Dr. Leonard Waice, D.O., also a Primary Care Physician, is located at the site, as is a laboratory draw station.

"We are extremely pleased to add two very popular physicians with a following in Spencer to Harrington HealthCare at Spencer, at 118 West Main Street," said Edward H. Moore, Harrington HealthCare System President & CEO. "Drs. Bou-Harb and Fillipon are highly regarded, by their patients and by the medical community. Their arrival gives Harrington the critical mass to build out our site with added services and specialty physicians. We plan to expand Harrington HealthCare at Spencer into a large medical facility with multiple offerings, along the lines of our Harrington HealthCare at Charlton and Harrington HealthCare at Webster."

Future plans for Harrington HealthCare at Spencer include Diagnostic Imaging, Behavioral Health and a variety of medical and surgical specialties including Orthopedic Surgery, Cardiology and Gynecology.

Dr. Bou-Harb is Board-Certified in Internal Medicine. He received his Degree in Medicine at St. Joseph University Faculty of Medicine in Beirut, Lebanon. He completed his Residency and did an Internship in Internal Medicine at St. Vincent's Hospital in Worcester.

Dr. Fillipon is Board-Certified in Internal Medicine. He received his Degree in Medicine at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, and completed his Residency in Internal Medicine at St. Vincent's Hospital in Worcester.