Pictured above: Dr. Sylvia Batong, Calvert Physician Associates
Prince Frederick, MD – Calvert Physician Associates (CPA) is pleased to welcome board-certified family medicine physician Dr. Sylvia Batong to Calvert Primary Care Prince Frederick. Dr. Batong, who has been in practice over 20 years, provides personalized health care for the entire family including health screenings, preventive medicine, complete physicals, well-baby checks and annual gynecological exams.
She joins more than 20 primary care and specialty physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants that comprise CPA, the employed provider network of Calvert Health System. Teresa Baran, executive director of CPA, says, “We are delighted to have Dr. Batong as part of our team. There is a real need for primary care physicians and she will be a great asset.”
Dr. Batong graduated from New York Medical College and completed her training in family medicine at Dewitt Army Hospital in Fort Belvoir, Virginia. A longtime Calvert County resident, Dr. Batong moved here in 1992 and joined the medical staff at Calvert Memorial Hospital. She has worked in our community ever since, both in private practice and at the hospital’s urgent care centers.
Dean Teague, president and CEO of the Calvert Health System, says, “We are a community hospital so it is important to us that our providers feel that same sense of community that we do, and Dr. Batong certainly meets that criteria. She moved here right after her military service, raised her family here and continues to be a very active member of our community. We are very happy to have her as part of the Calvert family.”
Dr. Batong treats patients of all ages and has a very holistic approach to patient care. She says, “I try to know everything I can about my patient’s life – work, marital,and social. It’s all important to providing good care.”