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General Surgeon Courtney Olmsted, MD Joins Copley Hospital

August 2, 2018

General Surgeon Courtney Olmsted, MD

Copley Hospital welcomes General Surgeon Courtney Olmsted, MD, MSCI to its Medical Staff.  Dr. Olmsted has extensive surgical experience involving the gastrointestinal tract, liver, colon, breasts, and other major parts of the human body. She has a special interest in returning surgical breast care services at Copley, along with surgical care of the thyroid. Dr. Olmsted joins fellow general surgeon Donald Dupuis, MD in Copley’s Multi-Specialty Clinic.

“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Olmsted to our team of top medical providers. We value her expertise and knew as soon as we met her that she is a great fit for our community,” says Copley Hospital CEO Art Mathisen.

“I choose to practice at Copley because they share my philosophy of the patient being the most important member of the healthcare team,” said Dr. Olmsted.  “The medical staff has great depth and breadth of expertise and experience, which is what I want for my patients. Plus I enjoy being an active member in a small community. Copley is a great fit.”

Dr. Olmsted holds a Master of Science in Clinical Investigation from the University of Iowa, with a Medical Degree from the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. She completed a 7-year general surgery residency at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, with training in the Veterans Affairs National Quality Scholar (VAQS) Fellowship Program in the Iowa City Veterans Affairs Healthcare System in Iowa City, Iowa. She was first attracted to general surgery while studying engineering at Duke University. She attended Medical School after obtaining her Bachelor of Science in engineering with a focus on biomedical engineering. Prior to joining Copley, Dr. Olmsted was Chief Resident of General Surgery at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa.

An avid outdoors enthusiast, Dr. Olmsted enjoys skiing, biking, scuba diving, rugby, and golf. She has finished and placed in many triathlons, duathlons and runs. Dr. Olmsted also enjoys stained glass, painting, and wheel ceramics.

A video introduction of Dr. Olmsted is available.

Copley Hospital is greater Lamoille County’s community hospital and one of the area’s largest employers. Copley offers 24-hour emergency services, a family-friendly Birthing Center, and excellent inpatient and outpatient care with more than 60 specialists, including Cardiology, General Surgery, Mansfield Orthopaedics, The Women’s Center, Rehabilitation Services and Diagnostic Imaging on its campus in Morrisville. Visit www.copleyvt.org or call 802-888-8888 for more information.