HAGERSTOWN, Md. — Meritus Health’s chief medical officer will begin seeing pediatric patients in Smithsburg starting in February.
Dr. Anand Budi, M.D., who has served our community as a pediatrician for 30 years, said the additional responsibilities are important to his role as the health system’s chief medical officer.
He will maintain his role on Meritus Health’s senior leadership team and provide outpatient pediatric care in Smithsburg.
“To effectively lead physicians in our hospital and our community, it is very important that I also take care of patients,” he said. “Right now, we continue to need pediatric care and I’m thrilled to be able to provide hands-on care to our community once again.”
Dr. Budi will see patients from noon to 5 p.m. Fridays starting Feb. 2 at Meritus Pediatric & Adult Medicine, 22911 Jefferson Blvd. in Smithsburg.
Dr. Budi will maintain his duties the rest of the week at the hospital, including leading hospitalist and pediatric hospitalist teams at Meritus Medical Center.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, visit meritushealth.com/smithsburg, or call 301-824-3343.