Massachusetts Medical Society: Worcester District Medical Society

Worcester District Medical Society

Worcester District Medical Society Officers 2020-2021

President: Spiro Spanakis, DO
Vice President: Giles Whalen, MD
Secretary: Marianne Felice, MD
Treasurer: Dale Magee, MD
Orator: Lynn Eckhert, MD

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Contact Information 

Mailing Address: 321 Main Street, Worcester MA 01608
Telephone Number: 508-753-1579

District Event/Activity Contact: Martha G. Wright, MBA, executive director (508) 753-1579

About the Worcester District Medical Society

The Society, founded in 1794, remains dedicated to helping physicians serve their patients and maintaining and improving the quality of health care. Worcester District Medical Society is part of the federation of organized medicine which includes the Massachusetts Medical Society and the American Medical Association serving as an advocate for physicians and their patients. With its offices in beautiful Mechanics Hall, WDMS is the third oldest medical society in the United States and remains dedicated to helping physicians serve their patients. The Medical Society publishes Worcester Medicine, a bi-monthly magazine focusing on national and local health care issues. Click here to view the current and past issues. If you wish to submit an article, please contact WDMS directly.

The Worcester Medical Library, Inc., was founded by the Society in 1798. Today it exists as a collection of rare books and artifacts that has been transformed into a center for the history of medicine in this region, offering references in medical history.For more information about the library, contact the Worcester District Medical Society headquarters.

The Worcester District Medical Society website,, is your local connection to upcoming meetings, community resources, membership and scholarship applications, membership benefits and publications.

District News

Timothy HopkinsTimothy B. Hopkins, MD, FACS - MMS/WDMS 2019 Community Clinician of the Year
After graduating from Harvard Medical School, Dr. Hopkins pursued his residency in Surgery/Urology, at Children's Hospital Medical enter and subsequently, trained as a Fellow in Urology, at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital. From there he practiced at the UMass Medical Center as an Attending Physician and Associate Professor. Dr. Hopkins has authored countless publications, has given presentations at local, regional and national meetings, held dozens of faculty and committee titles and has received multiple honors and awards, including being selected as the "Top Doctor" by his peers each year since 2001. For over 40 years, Dr. Hopkins has been extremely dedicated to his patients, to the "craft of urology" and to teaching residents and students, where he has devoted his life to medicine and the "betterment of his patients". He has actively participated in several organizations including the WDMS since 1977. 

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