Charlestown Names Dean Crawford as Medical Practice Manager

CATONSVILLE, MD--Charlestown, an Erickson Living retirement community, announced the hiring of Dean Crawford as its Medical Center Practice Manager. In this role, Mr. Crawford will oversee the daily operations of the medical center that features board-certified physicians, nurses and other health professionals who practice solely at Charlestown.  Prior to joining Charlestown, Mr. Crawford managed the Owings Mills location of Advanced Center for Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine and also served as Medical Practice Manager for Clinical Associates for ten years. "With a wealth of expertise in the Baltimore market, Dean's career has centered on creating caring environments where patients are treated with dignity and respect," stated Dr. Myla Carpenter, Medical Director at Charlestown.  "We welcome Dean to Charlestown and know that he will bring that same philosophy to enhance our mission in serving the health and wellness needs of our residents." A resident of Reisterstown, Mr. Crawford attended the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.  He currently serves on the Board of "Artists for Amy," a non-profit charitable organization that serves families in need who care for loved ones suffering from cancer.  He is also a founding member of a highly-rated country music band that performs on the east coast. The Medical Center at Charlestown also offers same-day appointments with thirty-minute follow-up visits and one-hour times for new patients. About Charlestown: Charlestown, managed and developed by Erickson Living, is a retirement community that provides worry-free living for America's seniors-the country's fastest growing population segment.  Erickson Living's financial value and predictable monthly service fees provide residents across the country financial peace of mind.  Comprehensive health and wellness services, integrated into our continuum of care, lead to demonstrated resident benefits.  A robust complement of resident programs and facilities promote an engaged, fulfilling lifestyle that is reflected in resident satisfaction levels that exceed the industry average.  For more information, please visit www.ericksonliving.com.

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