Dr. Enrique Samonte Named Medical Director of Mid Valley Practice
Announcement is made that Enrique Samonte, M.D., has been named medical director of The Wright Center for Community Health’s (TWCCH) Mid Valley Practice in Jermyn. In this new leadership role, Dr. Samonte will ensure the delivery of quality, integrated patient care across the clinic’s service lines, including primary care, dental health, addiction services and behavioral health, for children and adults.
A graduate of the University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines, Dr. Samonte completed his residency at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians, the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Board of Family Physicians and the Philippine Medical Society. A diplomat of the Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology, he is waivered in Medication-Assisted Treatment for Substance Abuse Disorder.
In addition to this promotion, Dr. Samonte continues to serve as associate program director for regional family medicine as well as a member of the physician faculty. He has assisted in administrative and clinical oversight of the graduate medical educational program and has also overseen workforce development and community partnerships to enhance primary care delivery in the region.
“Throughout Dr. Samonte’s tenure with The Wright Center, he has shown that he cares deeply about our patients by embodying our core values of being an exceptional team player, striving for excellence and spreading positivity,” said Dr. Jignesh Sheth, TWCCH Chief Medical Officer.