PRESS RELEASE: SOUTHERN SIERRA MEDICAL CLINIC CUTS THE RIBBON ON NEW BUILDING

SSMC Ribbon Cutting

SOUTHERN SIERRA MEDICAL CLINIC CUTS THE RIBBON ON NEW BUILDING

Monday, August 26, 2019, RIDGECREST, Calif. – Ridgecrest Regional Hospital’s (RRH) Southern Sierra Medical Clinic (SSMC) cut the ribbon on the new clinic building, located at 105 E. Sydnor Ave., Ridgecrest, standing across the street from its previous location on the main hospital site.

The new clinic boasts twenty-seven patient exam rooms, two procedure rooms and eight physician offices. RRH President/CEO Jim Suver said: “This expansion will free up additional medical office space to allow RRH to bring in additional specialties, such as urology for our community”.

The Ridgecrest Chamber of Commerce hosted the ribbon cutting ceremony in the early hours on Monday, August 26, 2019, before SSMC staff officially welcomed patients onto the new site. SSMC doctors, staff, RRH board members and members of the Ridgecrest Chamber of Commerce were on hand for the special occasion.

“It felt wonderful to finally cut the ribbon on our new building,” said Administrator of Community Care Clinics, Daphne Unhassobiscay. “It is an exciting time for SSMC, as we begin settling into our new home, we are also welcoming two new doctors to the family practice team. We are constantly working to meet the ever-changing primary care needs of our community and this new clinic space will allow us to grow and do just that.”

The Southern Sierra Medical Clinic aims to provide the highest quality medical care to all age groups and entire families. Services include: routine examinations, camp & sport physicals, adolescent medicine, women’s wellness, weight loss, preventative plans and much more.

SSMC Family Practice Providers:

Hope Wildenberg, M.D.
Love Singh, M.D.
Gul Anwar, M.D.
Paul Frenette, M.D. – new provider
Jimena Repetto-Frenette, M.D. – new provider

The Southern Sierra Medical Clinic is open 8AM to 7PM Monday – Thursday and 8AM – 5PM on Fridays. For appointments, please call (760) 446-6404.