Central Maine Healthcare is pleased to announce Tim Counihan, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.S.C.R.S. will be joining us as our new chief of surgery.
Most recently, Dr. Counihan was a clinical associate professor of surgery at Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, New Hampshire and a surgeon at the VA Medical Center, White River Junction, Vermont.
He is a retired colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve Medical Corp and made multiple deployments, including tours in Kosovo, Afghanistan and Iraq. Among other awards, he is the recipient of two Bronze Star Medals, a Combat Action Badge and a Combat Medical Badge.
A graduate of the University of Minnesota’s Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship, Dr. Counihan is an expert in colorectal cancer surgery and has lectured and published in a variety of topics in his field. A native of Massachusetts, he attended the University of Massachusetts, Boston, as an undergraduate. He spent a total of 20 years in Worcester, where he attended medical school, completed a general surgery residency program and was a staff surgeon at UMass Memorial Hospital and Saint Vincent
Hospital. Dr. Counihan was also the chair of surgery for seven years at Berkshire Medical Center.
“I am very excited to have Tim join the Central Maine Healthcare team,” said Jason Krupp, MD, FACP, president, Central Maine Medical Group. “Not only does our community gain an incredibly experienced and renowned surgeon, but our team gains an exceptional leader, as well.”
Dr. Counihan will begin his new role with Central Maine Healthcare in early August.