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Sherry Soenen, MD

Sherry Soenen, MD

Hospice & Palliative Care

Languages spoken: French, English

WellSpan Medical Group

My Locations

Map Marker A WellSpan Palliative and Supportive Care
605 S. George St., Suite 200
York, PA 17401
(717) 851-3467
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Map Marker B WellSpan Palliative and Supportive Care
25 Monument Rd.
York, PA 17403

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About Me

Why I chose to pursue a career in healthcare:

I did not grow up planning to be a doctor - my background was very modest and few people in my family had degrees much less MDs. However, I was always a passionate learner. In college, I studied everything from 17th century poetry to biostatistics. As I grew in knowledge, I started to long for ways to apply that knowledge and make the world a better place. I desperately wanted to be useful. I ended up at NIH working in a lab studying gene therapy for children with inherited immunodeficiency. While I loved research, I realized that the best days were those where our young patients visited. Being able to apply science to directly help someone in need became my passion. I am so grateful for that experience, which opened the door to a career I have found immensely fulfilling.

What I want my patients to know about me:

I really care about you! At work, I have to remain calm, focused and detail-oriented to take good care of you. I may talk about your potassium values or your cardiac testing. But at the end of the day, I sit back and reflect on you - not just about your illness but about you as a person, what you are suffering, how hard it is for some of you. I cannot cure every disease, but my goal is to be there with you and support you through the ups and downs of your medical care.

What I do when I'm not seeing patients:

I have a wonderful husband, three growing boys and a variety of furry pets, so life is full! I also care very much about this beautiful world we inhabit; I have a variety of homesteading projects where I try to do my part to live more consciously and sustainably. I'm also still a geek - after a long day of medical charts, soccer practice and home cooking, you'll probably find me reading or listening to Bach.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine | Internal Medicine

Education & Credentials

  • Medical School: University of Maryland
  • Residency Program: WellSpan York Hospital | Internal Medicine
  • Undergraduate Education: University of Maryland
  • Undergraduate Education: University of Maryland

WellSpan Hospital Affiliations

  • WellSpan York Hospital

Health Plans Accepted

WellSpan Financial Assistance Program participant

  • Advantra Medicare (Aetna)
  • Aetna
  • Aetna Better Health
  • Amerihealth Caritas PA
  • Capital BlueCross
  • Cigna Healthspring
  • Cigna/Greatwest
  • EHP Significa
  • Gateway Highmark Wholecare
  • Geisinger
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • InterGroup
  • John Hopkins Health Care
  • PA Health & Wellness (Centene)
  • PA Medical Assistance
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care
  • Railroad Medicare
  • South Central Preferred
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
  • United Healthcare/ Mamsi
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • Vibra Health Plan

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