Falmouth Physician is Honored by Barnstable District Medical Society as 2013 Community Clinician of the Year

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Crago - 2013 Community Clincian of the Year - Barnstable
Falmouth physician Dr. Arthur Crago, with his wife Marcia, accepting the Community Clinician of the Year Award from the Barnstable County District Medical Society.

Waltham – April 30 -- Falmouth physician Arthur E. Crago, M.D. has been honored by his physician peers as the 2013 Community Clinician of the Year for the Barnstable District Medical Society, an honor recognizing his professionalism and contributions as a physician.

The Community Clinician of the Year Award was established in 1998 by the Massachusetts Medical Society to recognize a physician from each of the Society’s 20 district medical societies who has made significant contributions to his or her patients and the community. The Barnstable District is comprised of nearly 500 physicians who live or work on Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket. The award was presented April 17 at the district society’s annual meeting at the Coonamesett Inn in Falmouth.   

Board-certified in internal medicine and a member of Cape Cod Preferred Physicians, Dr. Crago has practiced primary care in the Department of Medicine at Falmouth Hospital since 1971. He has served as vice president and president of the hospital’s medical staff and has held teaching positions at Brown University Medical School and Tufts University Medical School. For 25 years, he served as Medical Co-Director of the Falmouth Road Race.

Dr. Crago received his medical degree from Albany Medical College of Union University in Albany, New York and has been named a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine.  

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