Welcome Shane Sergent, DO

Penn Highlands Healthcare is proud to announce that Shane Sergent, DO, has joined the medical staff at Penn Highlands Healthcare as the new Central Region Medical Director of Emergency Medicine.

Dr. Sergent joins the teams in the emergency departments at 1225 Warm Springs Avenue in Huntingdon and 187 Hospital Drive in Tyrone

Dr. Sergent has more than a decade of emergency medicine experience, and he has won numerous awards, including Physician of the Year.

Common treatments and procedures include symptoms of a heart attack, including chest pain and shortness of breath; symptoms of a stroke, including face droopiness, arm weakness and slurred speech; broken bones that pierce the skin or cause severe pain; difficulty breathing; loss of consciousness; severe abdominal pain; severe allergic reaction; uncontrolled bleeding; sudden, severe headache; and other serious illnesses or injuries.

Prior to joining Penn Highlands, Dr. Sergent practiced at Kingman Regional Medical Center in Kingman, Ariz.; Innova Emergency Medical Associates in Denver, Colo.; Boulder City Hospital in Boulder City, Nev.; Michigan State University College Institute of International Health in East Lansing, Mich.; Nason Medical Center in Rolling Spring; Miners Medical Center in Hastings; and Washtenaw Community College in Ann Arbor, Mich.

Dr. Sergent graduated from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in East Lansing, Mich. He completed his residency in emergency medicine at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine, American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians and Academy of Wilderness Medicine. He is also a member of the Wilderness Medical Society and International Federation for Emergency Medicine.