The search for a new home for his growing family led James Daniel Wadzinski, MD, to Rhea County. In June, the family medicine practitioner joined the team at Rhea Medical Center.
“My wife, Eve Raburn, is from Rhea County, and her parents and brother still live here,” Dr. Wadzinski says. “We were looking forsomewhere to put down roots—a place where wecould really make a difference. In April, my wife gave birth to twin girls. The opportunity to work at Rhea Medical Center came at just the right time.”
Committed to Serve As a family medicine physician, Dr. Wadzinski cares for patients of all ages. The former U.S. Army combat medic and father of five welcomes the opportunity to be “on the front lines of care,”as he puts it, helping patients with common medical issues that impact their daily lives such as diabetes and hypertension.
“One of my main goals in practicing medicineis to build strong relationships with my patients,” Dr. Wadzinski says. “I want my patients to know they can be comfortable talking to me and that I always have their best interests at heart. That’s part of why I think RMC is such a good fit for me—we all want the same thing.”
Rhea Medical Center was named one of the top 100 Critical Access Hospitals in the country in 2013. RMC provides full service medical care including emergency medicine, diagnostics,cardiology, physical therapy, and surgery, all in a personalized hometown setting.
Dr. Wadzinski’s office, located at 163 Walnut Grove Church Road in Dayton, is in the same building as the office of Alan Crews, MD. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Wadzinski, please call 423.428.9495.