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Cary Campanella, MD

My Locations

WellSpan Family Medicine - Crossroads
4131 Oregon Pike
Brownstown, PA 17508
(717) 859-1123
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About Me

Why I chose to pursue a career in medicine:

I was one of those boring people who knew what he wanted to do ever since I was a child. I had a fascination with the human body and all things medical even in middle school. However, as I progressed through the years (and years!) of my education, I discovered that the practice of medicine offered far more than the intrigue of science and technology. It was the human connection. I am keenly aware that my patients entrust me with some of the most intimate details of their lives so I try to use my education and experience to provide relief and healing in as compassionate a manner as I can.


What I want my patients to know about me:

I am a primary care physician. As such, I try to view my patients as a whole person, understanding that many medical issues arise from a combination of physical, psychosocial, and spiritual factors. I will do my best to work with my patients to listen to their story and provide a treatment plan which is not only evidence-based and state-of-the-art but also practical and appropriate for the patient's individual situation and resources.


What I do when I'm not seeing patients:

I enjoy a wide variety of activities although I will do just about anything as long as I can do it with my family. I have been a musician since I was a child and remain active in music to this day, playing in my church orchestra. I enjoy swimming for exercise although a brisk walk with my dogs is always a good stress reducer. I like to read a variety of things, from the daily newspaper to historical fiction to Christian theology. And, of course, I will never turn down the chance to go out for a nice meal with family or friends.


Clinical Interests

  • Adult Dermatologic Issues
  • Adult Immunizations
  • Asthma
  • Cancer Screening
  • COPD
  • Diabetes
  • General Adult Medicine
  • General Pediatrics
  • Hypertension
  • Office Surgery
  • Office-based newborn, well child, and adolescent care
  • Pediatric Dermatologic Issues
  • Pediatric Immunizations
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases
  • Preventative Healthcare
  • Smoking Cessation

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Family Medicine | Family Medicine

Education & Credentials

  • Medical School: Temple Univeristy of Medicine
  • Residency Program: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital | Family Practice

WellSpan Hospital Affiliations

  • WellSpan Ephrata Hospital

Health Plans Accepted

WellSpan Financial Assistance Program participant

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Better Health
  • Amerihealth Caritas PA
  • Capital BlueCross
  • Cigna Healthspring
  • Cigna/Greatwest
  • EHP Significa
  • Gateway
  • Geisinger
  • Health America
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • John Hopkins Health Care
  • PA Medical Assistance
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care
  • South Central Preferred
  • Tower Health PPO
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
  • United Healthcare/ Mamsi
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • Vibra Health Plan

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