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Dr. Wilson appointed chief medical officer at Auburn Community Hospital

Dr. Michael G. Wilson has been appointed Chief Medical Officer at Auburn Community Hospital effective December 1.

Dr. Wilson joined the staff of Auburn Community Hospital in May of 2020. Wilson is a surgeon at Auburn Orthopaedic Specialists concentrating on general orthopedic patients with an emphasis on traumatic injuries and complete care for foot and ankle issues. Additionally, Dr. Wilson serves as the Deputy Chief Medical Officer for ACH.

Dr Wilson is a native Californian, completing medical and residency training at University of Southern California / Los Angeles County Medical Center. Dr. Wilson moved his family to Boston where he completed a fellowship in Adult Orthopedic Reconstruction at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Boston Children’s Hospital.

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Dr. Wilson served as Chief of Orthopedic Surgery at the West Roxbury Veteran’s Hospital and the Faulkner Hospital in Boston. As assistant professor of Orthopedic Surgery, he founded the Harvard Fellowship in Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery in 1995 and trained dozens of fellows and hundreds of Harvard residents in foot and ankle surgery.

Prior to coming to Auburn Community Hospital in May 2020, Dr. Wilson spent eight years as the Chair of the Surgery Governance Committee at Cayuga Medical Center in Ithaca.

“We are thrilled to have Dr. Wilson as our new Chief Medical Officer replacing Dr. Paul Fu who has accepted a new role at a medical facility outside of Boston, Massachusetts. We are very grateful for Dr. Fu’s many accomplishments during his tenure at ACH and wish him and his young family well as they embark on a new chapter in their lives. We are pleased that Dr. Wilson has been working closely with Dr. Fu, and as such, he will be able to hit the ground running. Dr. Wilson not only has excellent clinical skills as an orthopaedic surgeon, but has excellent management experience,” stated Scott Berlucchi, President & CEO, Auburn Community Hospital.

Auburn Community Hospital is the largest employer in Cayuga County, with a workforce of over 1,000 employees. The Hospital has a combined medical staff of more than 300 medical professionals and multiple primary care sites.