Dr. Cristina Tarantola New Clinic Dermatologist

BREWTON, AL - The Brewton Medical Center is pleased to announce the addition of a new Board Certified Dermatologist to the Brewton medical community. Cristina Tarantola, M.D. will begin her specialty clinic practice at the Brewton Medical Center beginning November 14, 2016.

"Dr. Tarantola is a great addition to the Brewton medical community," said Tommy Shehan, administrator for the Brewton Medical Center. "We are excited to be able to now offer a dermatologist for the patients in our community."

Dr. Tarantola joins the Brewton medical community and plans to hold clinic each week on Monday and Thursday. In addition, she sees patients from other locations in Pensacola, Fairhope and Gulf Breeze. Prior to opening her practice, Dr. Tarantola was an Assistant Professor at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Mo.

A graduate of the University of Florida, School of Medicine, Dr. Tarantola then pursued her residency training at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. Also during her residency, she was recognized for her cancer research on Merkel cell carcinoma.

"I am happy we were able to establish a clinic with Dr. Tarantola at the Brewton Medical Center," said Chris Griffin, hospital administrator. "She brings experience and knowledge that will be a great addition to our medical community."

Dr. Tarantola will begin seeing patients at the Brewton Medical Center on November 14, 2016. We hope that everyone will welcome her to our medical community. New patients will be able to schedule an appointment by contacting the Brewton Medical Center at (251)-867-6071 or Dr. Tarantola's main office at (850)-439-5394. You can also view her website at www.tarantoladerm.com.

About D.W. McMillan Memorial Hospital
Governed by the Escambia County Healthcare Authority Board of Director, D.W. McMillan Memorial Hospital is an acute care hospital that has been a part of the Brewton, Alabama, community for over fifty years. The hospital's facilities include an eight bed intensive care unit; a 24 hour emergency room; general medical, surgical and obstetrical services; and a women & infants unit. In addition, D.W McMillan offers programs and support to area citizens through health education.