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Berks Community Health Center Expands Services To Include Pediatric Primary Care

by Berks Community Health Center

Two Pediatric Providers Are Seeing Patients at BCHC’s Rockland Street Location

With nearly two decades of experience as a Pediatrician, providing care to children and educating medical students in a variety of settings, Karen Wang, MD, has joined Berks Community Health Center as Director of Pediatrics. A graduate of The Pennsylvania State University, Dr. Wang received her MD from the Boston University School of Medicine, where she was honored with the Stephen R. Preblud Memorial Award for top pediatric academic performance in her graduating class. She did her Pediatric internship and residency at the Tufts University-New England Medical Center’s Floating Hospital for Children. After working in private practice and as a school physician, she was most recently a Pediatrician at the Children’s Health Center of Reading Hospital. Along with her role at BCHC, Dr. Wang will serve as school physician for the Reading School District for the coming school year (2019-20).

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Erin Churico, CPNP, brings an array of experience to her role at BCHC. Most recently, she was a primary care provider at All About Children Pediatric Partners in West Reading. A graduate of the Reading Hospital School of Nursing, she received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the Chamberlain College of Nursing, and her Master of Science in Nursing degree and certification as a Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner from Drexel University in Philadelphia. Also from Drexel, she was awarded an Advance Certificate in Complementary and Integrative Therapies. She has previous experience as a Labor and Delivery RN, a school nurse at the Daniel Boone Area School District, and was a Breastfeeding Trainer and Educator with the American Academy of Pediatrics’ and Pennsylvania Department of Health’s EPIC program.

Pediatric appointments may be scheduled by calling BCHC at (610) 988-4838.