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St. Mary’s Health System Welcomes Joelle Gagnon, DO


Maine Native Returns to Join Women’s Health Associates in Lewiston

LEWISTON, Maine -- July 16, 2018 -- St. Mary’s Health System, a member of Covenant Health, is delighted to announce Joelle Gagnon, DO, who is a Maine native, has joined Women’s Health Associates to practice obstetrics and gynecology.

“My focus is on helping women achieve their best health and I truly love what I do,” shared Gagnon. “I look forward to partnering with women, in this close-knit community, to help them understand their personal health needs and truly appreciate the gift of good health.”

"We’re thrilled to have Dr. Gagnon join our team,” said Christopher Bowe, M.D. and Chief Medical Officer, St. Mary’s Health System. “She is an excellent addition to our committed team of physician and nurse midwives who continually strive to provide the very best care to women.”

Dr. Gagnon is a Blue Hill, Maine native. She graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Maine in Farmington. She then earned a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine in Biddeford. Prior to joining Women’s Health Associates, Dr. Gagnon was Chief Resident at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts where she completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology. She has special interest in preventive medicine, pelvic surgery and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine.

Dr. Gagnon is accepting new patients at Women’s Health Associates - 330 Sabattus Street in Lewiston. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call the office at 207.777.4300.

About Women’s Health Associates
Women’s Health Associates is part of the Corinne Croteau Lepage Women's Health Pavilion, which tends to the needs of women of all ages and in all stages of life. This integrated practice offers care from certified nurse-midwives, obstetricians/gynecologists and a urogynecologist. Services include preventive medicine, annual exams, breast care and some primary care.

About St. Mary’s Health System
St. Mary’s Health System is comprised of St. Mary’s Medical Center, a 233-bed acute care community hospital, a primary care provider network, urgent care and emergency department, an extensive complement of behavioral and mental health services as well as outpatient specialty practices. We offer the combination of talented and compassionate caregivers and state of the art medical technology to meet Androscoggin County’s health care needs. To learn more about us, please visit:

About Covenant Health
Covenant Health is an innovative, Catholic regional health care system and a leader in values-based, not-for-profit health and elder care. Covenant’s family of facilities consists of hospitals, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers, assisted living residences and community-based care organizations throughout New England. We’re fully committed to offering a continuum of high-quality, compassionate care to the individuals and communities we serve. Please visit to learn more about us or to review a list of associated locations.

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