James G. Wigington, MD

James G. Wigington, MD – Top Family Physician

Salida, CO – James G. Wigington, MD, is being recognized by Continental Who’s Who as a Top Family Physician in the field of Medicine serving as a Family Physician at Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center.

James G. Wigington, MD

Established in 1885 at the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad Hospital, Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center first provided medical services for railroad employees and their families during Western expansion. A group of local leaders purchased the hospital in 1962, it became a publicly owned institution in 1976, and it was officially renamed in 1989. Dubbed as one of the top 100 critical access hospitals by the National Rural Health Association, the non-profit center offers a full spectrum of services, including family medicine, obstetrics, and nursery. Dr. Wigington started working at the center recently, specializing in family medicine and obstetrics, including cesareans.

An admired doctor, Dr. Wigington has eighteen years of experience as a physician. His areas of interest include family medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, and sports medicine.

In preparation for his career, Dr. Wigington earned an undergraduate degree from Colorado State University. He went on to attend the University Of Colorado Health Sciences Center for a medical degree, training as a resident at Northern Colorado Medical Center. He is board certified in family medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine.

Remaining aware of the latest developments, Dr. Wigington is a member of the Colorado Medical Society, American Academy of Family Practice, and Colorado Academy of Family Practice. An active member of his community, he works as Medical Director of the local Home Health and Hospice Agency.

In recognition of awards, Dr. Wigington Received Local award for Best of Physician in 2013-2015.

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