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James Kent, MD

My Locations

WellSpan Hospitalists
112 N. 7th St.
Chambersburg, PA 17201
(717) 267-3000
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About Me

Why I chose to pursue a career in healthcare:

I chose medicine because I had worked in other areas previous to deciding to enter medical school and wasn’t quite satisfied that I was helping enough. Medicine gives me an opportunity to offer help to people which is important to me. It is also constantly changing as we discover new things so the opportunities for learning are endless. Family Medicine in particular is fun because I can build long term relationships with my patients and their families, and see a wide age range of people and disease courses.

What I want my patients to know about me:

When people come to see me, they can expect someone who listens, someone who will give an honest opinion and someone who will certainly talk with them about preventative health.

What I do when I'm not seeing patients:

When I am not seeing patients, you can often find me trying something new in the woodshop or on a mechanical project, archery hunting, spending time with my wife or my extended family, or other outdoor activities.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Family Medicine | Family Medicine

Education & Credentials

  • Medical School: Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
  • Graduate School: Ashland Theological Seminary
  • Undergraduate Education: Eastern Mennonite University at Lancaster
  • Undergraduate Education: Penn State University Undergraduate

WellSpan Hospital Affiliations

  • WellSpan Chambersburg Hospital
  • WellSpan Waynesboro Hospital

Health Plans Accepted

WellSpan Financial Assistance Program participant

  • UHC
  • United Healthcare

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